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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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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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