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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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Al-Qaida breakaway formally declares Islamic state

Al-Qaida breakaway formally declares Islamic state

June 29th, 2014 3:45 pm by RYAN LUCAS, Associated Press

The al-Qaida breakaway group that has seized much of northern Syria and huge tracks of neighboring Iraq formally declared the creation of an Islamic state — the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant — on Sunday in the territory under its control.

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Mars 'flying saucer' splashes down after NASA test

Mars 'flying saucer' splashes down after NASA test

June 29th, 2014 3:30 pm by CHRISTOPHER WEBER, Associated Press

NASA on Saturday tested new technology designed to bring spacecraft — and one day even astronauts — safely down to Mars. The $150 million experiment was the first of three involving the Low Density Supersonic Decelerator vehicle.

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Attempts to get sister jailed prompts woman's own arrest

Attempts to get sister jailed prompts woman's own arrest

June 29th, 2014 2:00 pm by Rain Smith

The suspect called 911 multiple times on her sister, claiming the woman has a no contact order with her own children, but is in their presence.

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