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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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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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