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U.S. evacuates embassy in Libya amid clashes

U.S. evacuates embassy in Libya amid clashes

July 26th, 2014 2:16 pm by MATTHEW LEE and LARA JAKES, Associated Press

The United States shuttered its embassy in Libya on Saturday and evacuated its diplomats to neighboring Tunisia under U.S. military escort as fighting intensified between rival militias.

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Historic Civil War battle sites have a mobile app

Historic Civil War battle sites have a mobile app

July 26th, 2014 2:00 pm by Associated Press

This week marks the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Atlanta, one of the key conflicts of the Civil War, and researchers at Emory University's Center for Digital Scholarship have released a mobile app for the tour.

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The week in crime

The week in crime

July 26th, 2014 12:00 pm by Staff reports

This week's stories include professional thieves making off with a large haul, burglary suspects captured on a trail camera, a fire revealing a large marijuana farm and a classic car being seized along with an ounce of 'Ice,' among others

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Fast food workers prepare to escalate wage demands

Fast food workers prepare to escalate wage demands

July 26th, 2014 10:00 am by Associated Press

Fast food workers say they're prepared to escalate their campaign for higher wages and union representation, starting with a national convention in suburban Chicago

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Carjacked SUV hits crowd, killing 3 young siblings

Carjacked SUV hits crowd, killing 3 young siblings

July 26th, 2014 2:03 am by Associated Press

Two men carjacked a woman at gunpoint but soon sped out of control, killing three children Friday when they plowed into a group selling fruit to raise money for their church, Philadelphia police said.

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KPD searching for Walmart shoplifters

KPD searching for Walmart shoplifters

July 25th, 2014 9:00 pm by Staff reports

Three suspects, two females and a male, allegedly fled the Walmart on Stone Drive with more than $1,000 worth of merchandise, which included an above ground swimming pool, a box fan and multiple items of clothing.

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HCSO investigating $3,628 theft from Green Tomato Grill

HCSO investigating $3,628 theft from Green Tomato Grill

July 25th, 2014 8:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Hawkins County Sheriff's Office is still investigatinga $3,628 theft that from the popular Green Tomato Grill in Mooresburgthat apparently took place on the afternoon of July 14.

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HCSO serves arrest warrant stemming from alleged undercover 'Ice' buys

HCSO serves arrest warrant stemming from alleged undercover 'Ice' buys

July 25th, 2014 6:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County deputies arrested a man Thursday wanted inconnection with several alleged undercover purchases of the higher grade"Ice" type of meth made during a recent investigation.

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Former Kingsport alderman Jantry Shupe pleads guilty to DUI

Former Kingsport alderman Jantry Shupe pleads guilty to DUI

July 25th, 2014 4:26 pm by Matthew Lane

Shupe, who was arrested last month by the Tennessee Highway Patrol and charged with DUI and violation of implied consent, entered the guilty plea on Thursday before Judge Mark Toohey.

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Tennessee has 760 of the children crossing into US

Tennessee has 760 of the children crossing into US

July 25th, 2014 4:20 pm by Associated Press

Tennessee has received about 2.5 percent of the unaccompanied children crossing into the United States.

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