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Dog that was shot in the face may be ready for adoption in three weeks

Dog that was shot in the face may be ready for adoption in three weeks

July 24th, 2013 9:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — In an odd sort of way, getting shot in the face may be the luckiest thing that ever happened to Riley. Now she’s in a place where she is receiving medical care, regular meals and treats and the things she craves most — love and attention.

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Telethon, contributions bring in nearly $27,000 for downtown businesses

Telethon, contributions bring in nearly $27,000 for downtown businesses

July 24th, 2013 9:08 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — The Downtown Kingsport Association estimates downtown’s top 12 businesses lost an estimated $210,000 in cleanup and other damage from the flood. An estimated 65 businesses were affected in some way by the flood, according to DKA.

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Sentencing delayed for Bristol man convicted in Christmas murder of Scott man

Sentencing delayed for Bristol man convicted in Christmas murder of Scott man

July 24th, 2013 7:55 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — Charlie Joe Ramey, 61, is now set to be sentenced in Scott County Circuit Court on Aug. 28 at 10 a.m. by 30th Circuit Court Judge John Kilgore. Ramey was convicted in March of felony murder, robbery and distribution of Schedule III drugs.

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No more mail at your door? Delivery changes eyed

No more mail at your door? Delivery changes eyed

July 24th, 2013 6:53 pm by Staff Report

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans for generations have come to depend on door-to-door mail delivery. It’s as American as apple pie. But with the Postal Service facing billions of dollars in annual losses, the delivery service could be virtually phased out.

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Marketing ‘Obamacare’ shaping up as big challenge

Marketing ‘Obamacare’ shaping up as big challenge

July 24th, 2013 5:50 pm by CARLA K. JOHNSON, Associated Press

CHICAGO (AP) — It will make you stronger. It will give you peace of mind and make you feel like a winner. Health insurance is what the whole country has been talking about, so don’t be left out. Sound like a sales pitch? Get ready for a lot more.

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Tech Tips: New phone upgrade plans akin to renting

Tech Tips: New phone upgrade plans akin to renting

July 24th, 2013 5:33 pm by ANICK JESDANUN, Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Over the past few weeks, three major U.S. wireless providers unveiled plans to combat phone envy: Let’s say you just bought a phone, and then one with better features comes out a month later. You no longer have to wait to get it.

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Two arrested in Kingsport burglary spree

Two arrested in Kingsport burglary spree

July 24th, 2013 2:50 pm by Rain Smith

An 18-year-old and a juvenile have been arrested after allegedly being caught with items stolen from two vehicles, then admitting to at least seven other auto burglaries.

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Body found in river near Big Stone Gap

Body found in river near Big Stone Gap

July 24th, 2013 2:46 pm by Stephen Igo

Big Stone Gap authorities confirmed on Wednesday that a body was recovered from the Powell River just west of the downtown area on Tuesday evening. Authorities can't yet say whether the body is a town resident missing since May 9.

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Baptist group helps Kingsport veteran recover from flooding

Baptist group helps Kingsport veteran recover from flooding

July 24th, 2013 1:17 pm by Rain Smith

"This is the first volunteer work I've ever had done in my life," says 92-year-old James Collins. "I really appreciate this."

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Palace: Royal baby gets a name

Palace: Royal baby gets a name

July 24th, 2013 1:15 pm by JILL LAWLESS, Associated Pres

LONDON (AP) — Royal officials say Britain's new prince has been named. Earlier in the day, the baby met his great-grandmother Queen Elizabeth II.

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