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Former TCRA director considers return to airport

Former TCRA director considers return to airport

July 2nd, 2013 11:59 am by Hank Hayes

After eight years on the job, Patrick Wilson left TCRA earlier this year to take a deputy director’s job at Raleigh-Durham International (RDI) Airport.

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Pigeon Forge police chief fires 3 who discussed killing other officers

Pigeon Forge police chief fires 3 who discussed killing other officers

July 2nd, 2013 10:50 am by Lance Coleman, Knoxville News Sentinel

Pigeon Forge Police Chief Jack Baldwin said today that he fired three officers who were caught on an in-cruiser video discussing the killing of other officers.

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Long-time lawyer Michael LaGuardia dies

Long-time lawyer Michael LaGuardia dies

July 2nd, 2013 10:38 am by Nick Shepherd

Long time lawyer and life time Kingsport resident Michael LaGuardia passed away yesterday. He leaves behind his wife and three children.

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Gun pulled in dinnertime dispute, two arrested

Gun pulled in dinnertime dispute, two arrested

July 2nd, 2013 10:26 am by Rain Smith

A third party called police to a residence off Forest View Road, claiming a man had pointed a gun at a female. The suspect told a responding deputy that the woman actually had the weapon, had been, "waving it around and cursing."

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Record rainfall for year drenches Northeast Tennessee; more predicted

Record rainfall for year drenches Northeast Tennessee; more predicted

July 2nd, 2013 8:21 am by Jennifer Sprouse, NET News Service

Total rainfall in the region since January has been recorded at 33.06 inches, which put the region at 11.77 inches above the normal of 21.29 inches

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Arizona firefighters lacked a proper escape route

Arizona firefighters lacked a proper escape route

July 2nd, 2013 8:18 am by By Julie Cart and Evan Halper, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

The 19 wildland firefighters killed in Arizona appeared not to have established an escape route to a safe site large enough for the entire group, a forestry official said Monday.

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US factory activity expands in June, jobs decline

US factory activity expands in June, jobs decline

July 2nd, 2013 8:03 am by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer

U.S. manufacturing activity grew in June behind a pickup in new orders, exports and production. Better economic growth overseas is boosting U.S. exports and could help American factories rebound in the second half of the year.

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Judge tosses 3 NY lawsuits against ex-Elmo actor

Judge tosses 3 NY lawsuits against ex-Elmo actor

July 2nd, 2013 8:00 am by LARRY NEUMEISTER, Associated Press

Three lawsuits brought by men who said former Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash sexually abused them when they were underage were tossed out by a judge who said in a decision published Monday that the men waited too long to sue.

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K-Mets outhit Twins but drop 8-4 decision

K-Mets outhit Twins but drop 8-4 decision

July 2nd, 2013 12:14 am by Greg Peters

The Kingsport Mets were able to get their offense in gear Monday evening at Hunter Wright Stadium. Unfortunately for the K-Mets, their pitching went out of control in an 8-4 loss to the Elizabethton Twins.

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Sullivan Board of Education budget strips $3 million from last year

Sullivan Board of Education budget strips $3 million from last year premium content

July 1st, 2013 11:39 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County’s school board passed a balanced $86,991,947 2013-14 budget Monday night. It is $3,019,463 less than the amended 2012-13 budget.

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