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Flow of child immigrants slows along Texas border

Flow of child immigrants slows along Texas border

August 7th, 2014 9:00 pm by CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN, Associated Press

Fewer unaccompanied immigrant children are crossing the Texas-Mexico border, allowing the federal government to close the temporary shelters that it hurriedly opened to handle the surge, authorities say.

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DCS asks TBI to review teen deaths

DCS asks TBI to review teen deaths

August 7th, 2014 8:00 pm by Associated Press

The Associated Press reports DCS chief Jim Henry asked the TBI and the Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth to review what happened in both incidents at the Mountain View Youth Development Center in East Tennessee.

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Salvation is free, and so is the food at Church Hill Community Celebration

Salvation is free, and so is the food at Church Hill Community Celebration

August 7th, 2014 7:51 pm by Jeff Bobo

Churches have pooled their resources to give away a couple thousand hamburgers and hot dogs, as well as free corn on the cob, funnel cakes, cotton candy, popcorn, and other goodies.

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Stocks decline on concerns about global growth

Stocks decline on concerns about global growth

August 7th, 2014 7:06 pm by Associated Press

The S&P 500 index fell 10.67 points, or 0.6 percent, to 1,909.57. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 75.07 points, or 0.5 percent, to 16,368.27. The Nasdaq composite fell 20 points, or 0.5 percent, to 4,334.97.

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Baby giraffe born at local zoo

Baby giraffe born at local zoo

August 7th, 2014 6:00 pm by Max Hrenda, NET News Service

Valerie the giraffe has given birth to a boy at Bright's Zoo in Limestone.

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Tough anti-abortion laws examined in federal court

Tough anti-abortion laws examined in federal court

August 7th, 2014 5:00 pm by DAVID CRARY, AP National Writer

Even with legislatures in summer recess, there's no lull in the battle over state anti-abortion laws as several federal courts decide whether to uphold or strike down some of the most sweeping measures.

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Police seek info on burglary, fraud suspect

Police seek info on burglary, fraud suspect

August 7th, 2014 3:33 pm by Staff Report

Kingsport police are seeking information on a suspect in a recent auto burglary and credit card fraud case.

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KPD: Speed warning prompts brass knuckle assault on senior citizen

KPD: Speed warning prompts brass knuckle assault on senior citizen

August 7th, 2014 2:10 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man has been arrested after allegedly exiting a BMW that was told to slow down in a mobile home park, then placing his brass knuckle embossed fist to the face of a 66-year-old woman.

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Amputee arrested after throwing prosthetic leg

Amputee arrested after throwing prosthetic leg

August 7th, 2014 12:58 pm by Rain Smith

A woman said she was getting ready for church when her husband — who had "been drinking for two days" — began throwing things and cursing.

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Sullivan voters to decide on county offices, state representative today

Sullivan voters to decide on county offices, state representative today

August 7th, 2014 8:58 am by J. H. Osborne

The county general election includes most county government offices, including county mayor, county sheriff, all 24 members of the Sullivan County Commission, highway commissioner, county trustee, register of deeds, and county clerk.

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