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Hurricane Arthur forms in the Atlantic

Hurricane Arthur forms in the Atlantic

July 3rd, 2014 6:22 am by EMERY P. DALESIO, Associated Press

Arthur strengthened to a hurricane early Thursday and threatened to give North Carolina a glancing blow on Independence Day, prompting the governor to warn vacationers along the coast not to risk their safety.

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Man accused of  macing mom's boyfriend charged with aggravated burglary, auto burglary

Man accused of macing mom's boyfriend charged with aggravated burglary, auto burglary

July 2nd, 2014 10:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man who had been wanted for allegedly macing his mother's boyfriend in January was arrested Sunday morning along with another man during a residential burglary.

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Evacuation ordered for island on  Outer Banks

Evacuation ordered for island on Outer Banks

July 2nd, 2014 9:06 pm by BRUCE SMITH, Associated Press

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Emergency officials are ordering a mandatory evacuation of a fragile barrier island along North Carolina's Outer Banks as Tropical Storm Arthur approaches.

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Hulsey names chairmen for House campaign following death of Locke

Hulsey names chairmen for House campaign following death of Locke

July 2nd, 2014 8:30 pm by Hank Hayes

Kingsport businessman Mike Locke was killed June 23 by an alleged hit-and-run drunk driver while Locke was placing campaign signs next to Fort Henry Drive.

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Kingsport man electrocuted while loading grain into silo in McMinn County

Kingsport man electrocuted while loading grain into silo in McMinn County

July 2nd, 2014 8:25 pm by Staff Report

MCMINN COUNTY, Tenn. — A man was electrocuted Wednesday morning while unloading grain into a silo.

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Palestinians say Israeli extremists killed teen

Palestinians say Israeli extremists killed teen

July 2nd, 2014 8:06 pm by JOSEF FEDERMAN, Associated Press

JERUSALEM — The Palestinians accused Israeli extremists of abducting and killing an Arab teenager and burning his body Wednesday, sparking hours of clashes in east Jerusalem.

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Whip-elect visits Kingsport, promises to push for vote on Obamacare alternative

Whip-elect visits Kingsport, promises to push for vote on Obamacare alternative

July 2nd, 2014 7:00 pm by Hank Hayes

Steve Scalise (R-La.) joined U.S. Rep. Phil Roe during a visit to Eastman Chemical Company's Kingsport headquarters and talked to about 85 Realtors, lenders and insurers during a Food City breakfast hosted by Town and County Realty.

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JC police: Mom on drugs leaves children in SUV for hours

JC police: Mom on drugs leaves children in SUV for hours

July 2nd, 2014 4:39 pm by NET News Service

Two young children were left alone in an SUV for hours at a Johnson City shopping center Tuesday night, resulting in their mother's arrest on child abuse and neglect charges, police said.

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Scientists withdraw report on simpler stem cells

Scientists withdraw report on simpler stem cells

July 2nd, 2014 4:35 pm by MALCOLM RITTER, AP Science Writer

U.S. and Japanese scientists who reported that they'd found a startlingly simple way to make stem cells withdrew that claim Wednesday, admitting to "extensive" errors in the research.

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Target asks customers not to bring guns to its stores

Target asks customers not to bring guns to its stores

July 2nd, 2014 4:32 pm by By Kavita Kuman, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) (MCT)

The matter became a surprising controversy for the Minneapolis-based retailer in recent months when activist gun owners in Texas and other states chose the company's stores to demonstrate their belief in the right to openly bear arms.

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