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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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Regional Fourth of July schedule changes

Regional Fourth of July schedule changes

July 1st, 2014 9:00 pm by Staff Report

Alterations to many services and office schedules begin before and extends past Friday's holiday.

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The South prescribes more painkillers, CDC says

The South prescribes more painkillers, CDC says

July 1st, 2014 8:46 pm by Associated Press

Powerful painkillers have been driving the nation's rising rate of overdose deaths, and now the government is singling out the states where doctors write the most prescriptions.

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Militant leader urges Muslims to build Islamic state

Militant leader urges Muslims to build Islamic state

July 1st, 2014 7:55 pm by Associated Press

In a recording posted online Tuesday, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi declared he wants to turn the enclave his fighters have carved out in the heart of the Middle East into a magnet for militants.

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Red Cross offers tips for keeping cool in summer swelter

Red Cross offers tips for keeping cool in summer swelter

July 1st, 2014 7:00 pm by J. H. Osborne

Temperatures are predicted to be in the 90s on Wednesday across the region, before dipping into the 80s for the Independence Day holiday, then back into the 90s for several more days.

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CORRECTION UPDATE: Hawkins men accused of luring 13-year-olds to sex party sentenced to probation

CORRECTION UPDATE: Hawkins men accused of luring 13-year-olds to sex party sentenced to probation

July 1st, 2014 3:34 pm by Jeff Bobo

One of the males, Corey Aulburn Cinnamon, 19, 1900 Route 66-S, Bulls Gap, will also be added to the convicted sex offender registry.

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Aaron Hernandez featured in Gators 2014 calendar

Aaron Hernandez featured in Gators 2014 calendar

July 1st, 2014 2:48 pm by Associated Press

Ex-Florida and NFL star Aaron Hernandez, jailed while awaiting trial in the killing of three men, is Mr. July in the Gators' 2014 sports calendar.

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KPD charges woman with fraudulent spending spree

KPD charges woman with fraudulent spending spree

July 1st, 2014 1:34 pm by Rain Smith

A woman who had been staying with a Kingsport acquaintance, and allegedly handed over the individual's "lost" credit cards as if she had found them, faces more than two dozen charges related to fraud and identity theft.

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Referee punched during soccer game reportedly dies

Referee punched during soccer game reportedly dies

July 1st, 2014 11:42 am by Associated Press

DETROIT (AP) — A hospital and a longtime friend say a man who was punched while refereeing an adult-league soccer match has died.

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NETWORKS board restructures

NETWORKS board restructures

July 1st, 2014 10:55 am by Rick Wagner

After a decade in business for business, Sullivan County's regional economic development effort is changing the way its board does business.

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