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Palestinian leaders discussing Kerry proposal

Palestinian leaders discussing Kerry proposal

July 18th, 2013 10:23 am by MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH,Associated Press

President Mahmoud Abbas convened a special gathering of top Palestinian officials in the West Bank on Thursday for what could be a make-or-break decision on U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's latest efforts to restart peace talks with Israel.

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Senators ready to restore lower college loan rates

Senators ready to restore lower college loan rates

July 18th, 2013 9:06 am by PHILIP ELLIOTT,Associated Press

Senators are ready to offer students a better deal on their college loans this fall, but future classes could see higher interest rates.

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Volunteers gearing up for 14th Remote Area Medical Health Expedition in Wise County

Volunteers gearing up for 14th Remote Area Medical Health Expedition in Wise County

July 17th, 2013 11:15 pm by STEPHEN IGO

WISE — Around 1,400 volunteers will begin to swell the ranks at the Wise County Fairgrounds today as final preparations proceed toward Friday’s start of the 14th Remote Area Medical Health Expedition in Wise County.

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Con artist who targeted Mount Carmel couple claims to be with Justice Department

Con artist who targeted Mount Carmel couple claims to be with Justice Department

July 17th, 2013 10:21 pm by Jeff Bobo

MOUNT CARMEL — Police said a con artist who bilked a Mount Carmel couple out of nearly $650 by claiming to be with the U.S. Department of Justice also made his caller ID number the same as the local police department.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Downtown Kingsport flooded in Market Street area

July 17th, 2013 9:24 pm by Ned Jilton

A heavy afternoon downpour produced a rare flood on Market Street forcing the closure of the area and evacuation of some buildings. Photo by Ned Jilton II

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PHOTO GALLERY: FUN FEST Splash Dance!

July 17th, 2013 9:02 pm by Ned Jilton

Wet Fest Fest fun and a break from the heat courtesy of the Kingsport Fire Dept. Photo by Ned Jilton II

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Severe storm downs eight electric poles in Hawkins

Severe storm downs eight electric poles in Hawkins

July 17th, 2013 7:59 pm by Jeff Bobo

SURGOINSVILLE — Wednesday’s severe storm hit Hawkins County just as hard as the rest of the region, but the only serious damage was isolated to the southwestern section of Surgoinsville near the airport, where eight electric poles were downed.

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Updated: Readers share flood pictures - VIDEO

July 17th, 2013 6:43 pm by Staff Report

Times-News readers answered the call for photos of Wednesday's flooding.

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Update: Severe storm inundates Kingsport, sparks fires in Scott

Update: Severe storm inundates Kingsport, sparks fires in Scott

July 17th, 2013 5:58 pm by Wes Bunch and Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — An emergency shelter was opened after torrential rains flooded streets and homes, stranded motorists and triggered mudslides. In Scott County, officials dealt with flooding and a multiple structure fire sparked by a downed power line.

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UPDATE: New area flood warning issued for NE Tenn., SW Va.

UPDATE: New area flood warning issued for NE Tenn., SW Va.

July 17th, 2013 4:28 pm by Wes Bunch

KINGSPORT -- The threat of severe thunderstorms across the region Wednesday afternoon has caused the National Weather Service in Morristown to issue alerts for portions of Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.

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