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Suspect in rash of Mooresburg burglaries nabbed in Grainger

Suspect in rash of Mooresburg burglaries nabbed in Grainger

July 4th, 2013 11:35 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — A Newport man wanted for a rash of auto burglaries in the Mooresburg community of Hawkins County on June 21 was arrested in Grainger County last week.

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Rogersville pawn broker pleads guilty to improper record keeping

Rogersville pawn broker pleads guilty to improper record keeping

July 4th, 2013 11:25 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Rogersville businessman Rick Allen Stewart was sentenced Wednesday to 11 months and 29 days probation and fined $1,000 on charges related to improper record keeping at his pawn shop.

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Officials downplay talk of Innovation Academy ‘divorce’

Officials downplay talk of Innovation Academy ‘divorce’

July 4th, 2013 11:21 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Local education officials say a “divorce” between Kingsport and Sullivan County school systems and custody proceedings for their only child, Innovation Academy of Northeast Tennessee, are not a certainty.

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Rain forces cancellation of Friday's racing at Kingsport Speedway

Rain forces cancellation of Friday's racing at Kingsport Speedway

July 4th, 2013 8:59 pm by Pat Kenney

The five-division NASCAR Whelen All-American Series will now be held next Friday, July 12.

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Republican AG candidate Obenshain says he will fight for SW Va. coal industry

Republican AG candidate Obenshain says he will fight for SW Va. coal industry

July 4th, 2013 7:55 pm by Wes Bunch

KINGSPORT — The Republican candidate for Virginia’s attorney general’s office had harsh words for the Obama administration’s stance on coal following a recent stop at a Wise County power plant.

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Entertainment
Del Toro’s ‘Pacific Rim’ resurrects the Kaiju film

Del Toro’s ‘Pacific Rim’ resurrects the Kaiju film

July 4th, 2013 6:55 pm by JAKE COYLE, Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — “Pacific Rim,” the latest film from director Guillermo Del Toro, is predicated on the simple, childlike thrill of seeing big ol’ robots and big ol’ monsters slug it out.

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What now? Q&A about latest snag in health care law

What now? Q&A about latest snag in health care law

July 4th, 2013 4:58 pm by CONNIE CASS, Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nothing’s ever easy with President Barack Obama’s health care law. The latest hitch gives employers an additional year before they must offer medical coverage to their workers or pay a fine.

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Dollar General employees sue over lunch hours

July 4th, 2013 3:38 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE (AP) — Two Dollar General employees have filed a lawsuit against the retailer saying they were forced to work unpaid lunch periods in violation of federal law. Both were supervisors at a Dollar General Store in Bulls Gap.

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Independence Day celebrations

July 4th, 2013 12:22 pm by David Grace

In spite of the threat of rain, parade goers turned out for the Independence Day celebrations.

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Statue of Liberty officially reopens for July 4th

Statue of Liberty officially reopens for July 4th

July 4th, 2013 11:26 am by COLLEEN LONG, Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — The Statue of Liberty reopened on the Fourth of July, eight months after Superstorm Sandy shuttered the national symbol of freedom, as Americans around the country celebrated with fireworks and parades.

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