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Saturday’s Mount Carmel Block Party to be focused on community fun

Saturday’s Mount Carmel Block Party to be focused on community fun

July 4th, 2013 6:00 am by Jeff Bobo

MOUNT CARMEL — Organizers of this year’s annual Mount Carmel Block Party are trying something new, doing away with the antique car and tractor show in favor of a “new” car show.

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Man accused of attacking pregnant woman during burglary takes plea deal

Man accused of attacking pregnant woman during burglary takes plea deal

July 4th, 2013 6:00 am by Jeff Bobo

Court officials told the Times-News that the robbery charge was dismissed because the prosecution case was weakened after some of the victims were arrested on unrelated charges.

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Man who killed self during traffic stop was former Sullivan corrections officer

Man who killed self during traffic stop was former Sullivan corrections officer

July 3rd, 2013 9:39 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — Those with knowledge of the investigation identified the man who shot himself as Jeffery Mathes, 51. Mathes was arrested for DUI twice in a single day last week.

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Wise localities line up full slate of events for Independence Day

July 3rd, 2013 9:03 pm by STEPHEN IGO

NORTON — Fireworks of one sort or another will fill the skies around Wise County after dark on Thursday. The city of Norton has at least announced a rain date for Friday just in case Mother Nature doesn’t prove cooperative Thursday.

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Roe questions Obama’s authority to delay ACA mandate

Roe questions Obama’s authority to delay ACA mandate

July 3rd, 2013 7:46 pm by Hank Hayes

Roe, R-Tenn., is serving on a House GOP committee called the “Obamacare Accountability Project.” The Obama administration announced on Tuesday it would not impose tax penalties on employers not offering health insurance when ACA takes effect next year.

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Thousands march in Pickett’s Charge commemoration

Thousands march in Pickett’s Charge commemoration

July 3rd, 2013 6:36 pm by Associated Press

GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Visitors by the thousands took a mile-long commemorative march Wednesday across the Gettysburg field where the Confederate Army made its final, ill-fated charge 150 years ago in the last clash of the pivotal battle of the Civil War.

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Gas prices begin summer slide

Gas prices begin summer slide

July 3rd, 2013 6:11 pm by Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — The national average for a gallon has fallen for 21 days straight and is now below $3.50 for the first time since February. Oil prices have been stable, and refineries are turning out more gasoline after completing spring maintenance.

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Dobyns-Bennett names Rutherford head soccer coach

Dobyns-Bennett names Rutherford head soccer coach

July 3rd, 2013 3:51 pm by Pat Kenney

Rutherford had been an assistant coach in the program for six years. He takes over for former head coach Chris Woods who resigned in May.

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Pot plant bust leads HCSO to man who didn’t show up for animal cruelty trial

Pot plant bust leads HCSO to man who didn’t show up for animal cruelty trial

July 3rd, 2013 3:25 pm by Jeff Bobo

William Harville was charged with animal cruelty in March, accused of moving out of a house on Slate Hill Road in Mooresburg, leaving a dog trapped in a bedroom.

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Egypt army ousts Morsi, calls early vote

Egypt army ousts Morsi, calls early vote

July 3rd, 2013 3:14 pm by Associated Press

Egypt's military has ousted the nation's Islamist president, replacing him with the chief justice of the Supreme Constitutional Court, calling for early presidential election and suspending the Islamist-backed constitution.

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