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Alexander raises more than $900K, launches new ad

Alexander raises more than $900K, launches new ad

July 2nd, 2014 4:29 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander has raised more than $900,000 in the second quarter and has more than $3.4 million on hand in the final weeks before the primary.

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Wife of Kingsport veterinarian killed in traffic accident in Georgia

Wife of Kingsport veterinarian killed in traffic accident in Georgia

July 2nd, 2014 3:13 pm by Wes Bunch

KINGSPORT — The wife of a prominent Kingsport veterinarian died this past weekend following a traffic accident in the Atlanta area.

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KPD announces 26 indictments in drug cases

KPD announces 26 indictments in drug cases

July 2nd, 2014 2:34 pm by Rain Smith

A lengthy investigation into the illegal sale of prescription drugs in Kingsport has netted 26 indictments and numerous arrests, including suspects who allegedly sold narcotics from their hospital bed and while on the clock at a fast food restaurant.

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Rival's allegations against Sheriff Anderson yield no criminal charges

Rival's allegations against Sheriff Anderson yield no criminal charges

July 2nd, 2014 12:07 pm by Rain Smith

Allegations made by a former Sullivan County police officer turned political opponent of Sheriff Wayne Anderson have been investigated, with the TBI finding the incumbent did not misappropriate county resources during his re-election campaign.

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New VA secretary nominee not a health care expert

New VA secretary nominee not a health care expert

July 2nd, 2014 8:49 am by MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press

A onetime Army Ranger and former CEO of a Fortune 500 consumer products company, Robert McDonald may face his toughest challenge yet in fixing the huge, scandal-plagued Veterans Affairs Department.

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NSA's Internet monitoring said to be legal

NSA's Internet monitoring said to be legal

July 2nd, 2014 8:43 am by KEN DILANIAN, AP Intelligence Writer

A new report found that the NSA's collection of Internet data within the United States passes constitutional muster and employs "reasonable" safeguards designed to protect the rights of Americans.

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Tropical storm threatens East Coast July 4th plans

Tropical storm threatens East Coast July 4th plans

July 2nd, 2014 7:26 am by RUSS BYNUM, Associated Press

A hurricane watch was issued for part of North Carolina's coast early Wednesday as Tropical Storm Arthur moved northward. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Arthur was expected to strengthen and become a hurricane by Thursday.

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Measles outbreak complicates two big Amish events

Measles outbreak complicates two big Amish events

July 1st, 2014 10:06 pm by Associated Press

Visitors from around the world to two upcoming events in Ohio's Amish country could come away with more than they bargained for, health officials fear.

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Obama blames GOP for looming highway crisis

Obama blames GOP for looming highway crisis

July 1st, 2014 10:00 pm by JIM KUHNHENN, Associated Press

President Barack Obama says 700,000 jobs could be at risk next year if Congress doesn't quickly agree on how to pay for highway and transit programs.

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In dry California, water fetching record prices

In dry California, water fetching record prices

July 1st, 2014 9:40 pm by Associated Press

As a third parched summer forces farmers to fallow fields and lay off workers, two water districts and a pair of landowners in the heart of the state's farmland are making millions of dollars by auctioning off their private caches.

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