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Sighting: Missing Hawkins girl, sex offender sought in Wythe County

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Sighting: Missing Hawkins girl, sex offender sought in Wythe County

July 6th, 2015 8:15 am by Jeff Bobo

The U.S. Marshals Service is interviewing witnesses who may have seen Hayleigh Wilson, 14, and 41-year-old convicted sex offender Benjamin Joseph "Ben" Shook in a makeshift camp in Rural Retreat.

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ATF says Johnson City medical office was bombed, person in custody

ATF says Johnson City medical office was bombed, person in custody

July 6th, 2015 11:43 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Saying terrorism was not involved, a federal agent confirmed this morning that a Johnson City medical office was bombed over night and a person was in custody amid the investigation.

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Kingsport expanding demolition landfill

Kingsport expanding demolition landfill

July 6th, 2015 1:03 pm by Matthew Carroll

Kingsport's demolition landfill is nearing capacity and will be full in about a year. Time to dig a new hole. A nearly 13-acre hole in fact.

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FC Dallas TRI launches Tri-Cities League and Competitive Program

FC Dallas TRI launches Tri-Cities League and Competitive Program

July 6th, 2015 12:30 pm by Katy Stigers

The new Tri-Cities League is a partnership with local recreational clubs to provide a competitive opportunity for those who want to complement their recreational experience or explore between recreational soccer and the advanced competition

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Lawsuit over Rainbow Family arrest is dismissed

Lawsuit over Rainbow Family arrest is dismissed

July 6th, 2015 12:01 pm by J. H. Osborne

A West Virginia man sought $1.5 million due to his arrest on drug charges in June 2012 at the Rainbow Family Gathering in Cherokee National Forest. He was later cleared of all charges by the Sullivan County grand jury.

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'Dog Gone Bikers' motorcycle run to benefit the Hawkins County Humane Society

'Dog Gone Bikers' motorcycle run to benefit the Hawkins County Humane Society

July 6th, 2015 12:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

The ride will take participants through the scenic country back roads of Hawkins County and ends at the Hawkins County Humane Society shelter, 5180 Highway 11-W, Rogersville.

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'That ain't hay': Hawkins seeks funds for airport mower now that hay cutting is banned

'That ain't hay': Hawkins seeks funds for airport mower now that hay cutting is banned

July 6th, 2015 11:00 am by Jeff Bobo

For the past year the state prohibited public airports from utilizing their grounds for agricultural activities, which put an end to the Hawkins County Airport's policy of trading hay for mowing.

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Zealots put everyone's religious freedom at risk

Zealots put everyone's religious freedom at risk

July 6th, 2015 10:30 am by Editorial Board

The Oklahoma Constitution prohibits religious symbols on public property, and the Ten Commandments are a religious symbol. And there's also no denying the monument was erected for religious purposes.

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'They're my children': Church adds pet food for weekly Meals on Wheels recipients

'They're my children': Church adds pet food for weekly Meals on Wheels recipients - VIDEO

July 6th, 2015 9:00 am by Jeff Bobo

"For some of these recipients, their pet is their only companion. ... That gives them a reason to get up out of bed in the morning. So now the pets are getting fed, and the people are getting fed." -- Jenny Trumbo

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Congress heads back to work with looming funding deadline

Congress heads back to work with looming funding deadline

July 6th, 2015 8:48 am by ERICA WERNER, Associated Press

Members of Congress return Tuesday from July Fourth fireworks and parades facing a daunting summer workload and an impending deadline to fund the government or risk a shutdown in the fall.

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Earnhardt wins rain-delayed Daytona ahead of Dillon's crash

Earnhardt wins rain-delayed Daytona ahead of Dillon's crash

July 6th, 2015 8:20 am by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

A horrific last-lap accident that left drivers fearing for Austin Dillon's safety muted Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s victory in the rain-delayed race at Daytona International Speedway.

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