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2 killed when hit by train in Chilhowie, Va., boy survives

2 killed when hit by train in Chilhowie, Va., boy survives

June 30th, 2014 8:31 am by Associated Press

CHILHOWIE, Va. (AP) — A man and a girl were hit by a train and killed Sunday while fishing from a railroad bridge, and a boy who was with them survived by dropping roughly 30 feet to the ground below, officials said.

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Anti-meth law among those taking effect July 1

Anti-meth law among those taking effect July 1

June 30th, 2014 8:24 am by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

A law limiting the purchase of cold and allergy medicines used to make illegal methamphetamine is among those taking effect Tuesday, as are statutes that require more disclosure from the Tennessee Department of Children's Services.

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Denied pepper permission at Phipps Bend, farmer will plant cucumbers

Denied pepper permission at Phipps Bend, farmer will plant cucumbers

June 29th, 2014 8:52 pm by Jeff Bobo

The federal Food and Drug Administration wouldn't allow a Grainger County produce grower to plant bell peppers on floodplain property at Phipps Bend, so the farmer will now be planting cucumbers instead.

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Registration for Aug. 7 election ends July 8

Registration for Aug. 7 election ends July 8

June 29th, 2014 8:46 pm by J. H. Osborne

Sullivan County residents who are not registered to vote have less than two weeks to do so and be eligible to cast a ballot in the county general election or party primaries for state races on Aug. 7.

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National Weather Service issues severe thunderstorm warning

National Weather Service issues severe thunderstorm warning

June 29th, 2014 7:05 pm by Staff Report

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Johnson County, Northern Carter County, Eastern Sullivan County, Washington County, Va., and the city of Bristol until 7:45 p.m.

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AmeriCorps helps local man find his path

AmeriCorps helps local man find his path

June 29th, 2014 6:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Cameron Perkins studied at East Tennessee State University and was approaching his third year, but still had not declared a major. He said he needed to take some time off because it was pointless to keep going if he didn't know what to do.

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22 dead in India building collapses; five construction officials  detained

22 dead in India building collapses; five construction officials detained

June 29th, 2014 5:57 pm by ASHOK SHARMA, Associated Press

Police in southern India detained five construction company officials Sunday as rescuers searched for dozens of workers believed buried in the rubble of a building that collapsed during monsoon rains.

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Despite the grousing, voters rarely fire lawmakers

Despite the grousing, voters rarely fire lawmakers

June 29th, 2014 5:46 pm by CONNIE CASS, Associated Press

Congress is wildly unpopular. In fact, two-thirds of Americans want their own House member booted. So incumbents are sweating out this year's election, right? Nope. Mostly they're not.

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Border Patrol has lots of agents — in wrong places

Border Patrol has lots of agents — in wrong places

June 29th, 2014 5:35 pm by ELLIOT SPAGAT, Associated Press

On an average day, hundreds of migrants are questioned on camera by agents in San Diego and other stations on the U.S.-Mexico border.

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A man, a plan, a log, a chainsaw: bear sculptures

A man, a plan, a log, a chainsaw: bear sculptures

June 29th, 2014 4:00 pm by MICHAEL HILL, Associated Press

At his home just south of New York's Adirondack Mountains, Tyoe carves soaring eagles, grizzled mountain men and wolves from white pine. But he mostly carves bears, his specialty.

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