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Annual outdoor show features lighter gear

Annual outdoor show features lighter gear

July 31st, 2013 12:40 pm by PAUL FOY, Associated Press

It's a showcase of technology for everything from socks that can take a beating to water bottles equipped with battery-powered ultraviolet purifiers.

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O.J. wins small parole victory on some charges

O.J. wins small parole victory on some charges

July 31st, 2013 12:30 pm by Associated Press

O..J. Simpson won a small victory Wednesday in his bid for freedom as Nevada granted him parole on some of his convictions in a 2008 kidnapping and armed robbery.

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Sevier Co. jury convicts woman of trying to set baby seat afire

Sevier Co. jury convicts woman of trying to set baby seat afire

July 31st, 2013 12:29 pm by Associated Press

Becky Eury has been in jail since the May 2010 incident. Her five-week-old son was not injured, nor was her 3-year-old son, who was also in the car.

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Obama reassures Dems on health care, immigration

Obama reassures Dems on health care, immigration

July 31st, 2013 12:23 pm by JIM ABRAMS and JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press

President Barack Obama sought Wednesday to reassure Democrats nervous about the impact of his health care law and the prospects for immigration legislation, telling them "You're on the right side of history."

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Tenn. county bans paddling at school

Tenn. county bans paddling at school

July 31st, 2013 8:00 am by Associated Press

According to The Commercial Appeal, the school board spent minimal time debating the issue Tuesday before voting 13-2 to eliminate corporal punishment.

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Senate panel looking at limits on surveillance

Senate panel looking at limits on surveillance

July 31st, 2013 7:46 am by PETE YOST, Associated Press

Senators are questioning top Obama administration officials about the NSA's surveillance programs for the first time since the House narrowly rejected a proposal last week to effectively shut down the NSA's secret collection of phone records.

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J.I. Burton announces three new coaches

J.I. Burton announces three new coaches

July 30th, 2013 11:16 pm by George Thwaites

Jared Coffey is the new head of the girls basketball program. Laura Potter will be heading the volleyball and girls’ tennis teams. Jim Holdway takes over as the new softball coach.

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Local legislators tout favorable Tennessee rankings at  legislative barbecue

Local legislators tout favorable Tennessee rankings at legislative barbecue

July 30th, 2013 10:56 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — Tennessee’s top rankings for everything from low debt to net job growth were showcased by Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey and other Northeast Tennessee lawmakers at a Kingsport Chamber of Commerce Legislative Barbecue Tuesday night.

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Four parents appear before Hawkins judge on child neglect charges

Four parents appear before Hawkins judge on child neglect charges

July 30th, 2013 10:51 pm by Jeff Bobo

Four parents accused in separate child neglect cases appeared before Hawkins County Sessions Judge J. Todd Ross Monday, including a man found in a park with his son and a large amount of drugs earlier this month.

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Hawkins couple nabbed on N.C. shooting warrants

Hawkins couple nabbed on N.C. shooting warrants

July 30th, 2013 10:39 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — A Hawkins County couple wanted in North Carolina in connection with a shooting earlier this month were arrested Saturday by a persistent deputy who kept a close eye on their residence.

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