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Phillips accuses Shipley of telling merchants to sue city over flooding last year

Phillips accuses Shipley of telling merchants to sue city over flooding last year

July 13th, 2014 9:00 am by Hank Hayes

"(The merchant) did say something however about your telling merchants that they should file a lawsuit against the city because of the flooding problems," Phillips told Shipley in the letter, which can be found at the bottom of this article.

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New principal named at Mount Carmel Elementary

New principal named at Mount Carmel Elementary

July 12th, 2014 7:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Kelli Campbell, who most recently served as an academic intervention consultant for the Tennessee Department of Education, and spent extensive time in Hawkins County, has been named the new principal at Mount Carmel Elementary School.

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Israel leader: World pressure won't stop offensive

Israel leader: World pressure won't stop offensive

July 12th, 2014 2:00 pm by JOSEF FEDERMAN, Associated Press

Addressing a news conference, Benjamin Netanyahu brushed off a question about possible cease-fire efforts, signaling there was no end in sight to the operation.

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Virginia cautions bikers after rash of fatalities

Virginia cautions bikers after rash of fatalities

July 12th, 2014 1:00 pm by Stephen Igo

Seven motorcyclists were killed on Virginia roads over the past two weekends, four over the July 4 weekend and three the weekend of June 28.

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On the rebound: 7-year-old Kingsport boy recovering after illness suddenly left him unable to walk

On the rebound: 7-year-old Kingsport boy recovering after illness suddenly left him unable to walk

July 12th, 2014 12:05 pm by Nick Shepherd

Every day, Dace Potts would go to a huge water fountain in Duke hospital and throw in pennies. Every time, he wished to walk again.

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PHOTO GALLERY & VIDEO: 'Anchors Aweigh' wins Crazy Cardboard Boat Race in photo finish - VIDEO

July 12th, 2014 11:25 am by Jeff Bobo

The big winner of the event was "Anchors Aweigh" which edged out "Kelly's Cutter" in a photo finish during the championship race.

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3 Democratic Supreme Court justices launch TV ad

3 Democratic Supreme Court justices launch TV ad

July 12th, 2014 11:00 am by Associated Press

The three Supreme Court justices facing retention elections next month have launched a television ad to stress their dedication to the federal and state constitutions.

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'Street preacher' predicts arresting officer's demise, siblings nabbed in dad's stolen car and more this week in crime

'Street preacher' predicts arresting officer's demise, siblings nabbed in dad's stolen car and more this week in crime

July 12th, 2014 10:00 am by Staff Report

The most viewed crime stories written by the Times-News staff, for the week of July 4-11.

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Fun Fest kicks off with annual Mardi Gras

Fun Fest kicks off with annual Mardi Gras

July 12th, 2014 8:00 am by Lurah Lowery, llowery@timesnews.net

Activities at the event on Broad Street in downtown Kingsport included all new inflatables, a Slip-N-Slide, a zip line, face painting and Bead Station Bingo. Golf-Zilla also returned this year.

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House chairman: $3.7 billion request 'too much'

House chairman: $3.7 billion request 'too much'

July 11th, 2014 10:00 pm by ERICA WERNER, Associated Press

A key Republican said Friday that President Barack Obama's multibillion-dollar emergency request for the border is too big to get through the House, as a growing number of Democrats rejected policy changes Republicans are demanding

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