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Gun pulled in dinnertime dispute, two arrested

Gun pulled in dinnertime dispute, two arrested

July 2nd, 2013 10:26 am by Rain Smith

A third party called police to a residence off Forest View Road, claiming a man had pointed a gun at a female. The suspect told a responding deputy that the woman actually had the weapon, had been, "waving it around and cursing."

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Record rainfall for year drenches Northeast Tennessee; more predicted

Record rainfall for year drenches Northeast Tennessee; more predicted

July 2nd, 2013 8:21 am by Jennifer Sprouse, NET News Service

Total rainfall in the region since January has been recorded at 33.06 inches, which put the region at 11.77 inches above the normal of 21.29 inches

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US factory activity expands in June, jobs decline

US factory activity expands in June, jobs decline

July 2nd, 2013 8:03 am by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer

U.S. manufacturing activity grew in June behind a pickup in new orders, exports and production. Better economic growth overseas is boosting U.S. exports and could help American factories rebound in the second half of the year.

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Judge tosses 3 NY lawsuits against ex-Elmo actor

Judge tosses 3 NY lawsuits against ex-Elmo actor

July 2nd, 2013 8:00 am by LARRY NEUMEISTER, Associated Press

Three lawsuits brought by men who said former Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash sexually abused them when they were underage were tossed out by a judge who said in a decision published Monday that the men waited too long to sue.

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Sullivan Board of Education budget strips $3 million from last year

Sullivan Board of Education budget strips $3 million from last year premium content

July 1st, 2013 11:39 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County’s school board passed a balanced $86,991,947 2013-14 budget Monday night. It is $3,019,463 less than the amended 2012-13 budget.

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Action on Sullivan County courthouse resolution deferred

Action on Sullivan County courthouse resolution deferred

July 1st, 2013 11:21 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — A proposal that could ultimately see the historic Sullivan County Courthouse become weapons friendly failed Monday to get the endorsement of the Sullivan County Commission’s Administrative Committee.

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Wise native Adkins begins work as Lenowisco  regional planner

Wise native Adkins begins work as Lenowisco regional planner premium content

July 1st, 2013 9:02 pm by Stephen Igo

DUFFIELD — A native son of the town of Wise began his first day on the job on Monday as a regional planner for the Lenowisco Planning District Commission.

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Hawkins sheriff steps up patrols around churches following burglaries

Hawkins sheriff steps up patrols around churches following burglaries

July 1st, 2013 8:48 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Two Hawkins County church burglaries that occurred within less than a week of each other aren’t believed to be connected, but Sheriff Ronnie Lawson is still advising area churches to take security precautions.

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Authorities  search woman's text messages,  charge her with pill trafficking

Authorities search woman's text messages, charge her with pill trafficking

July 1st, 2013 8:13 pm by Jeff Bobo

SURGOINSVILLE — A Church Hill woman is facing a pill trafficking charge based on revealing text messages and recently filled prescriptions that are almost empty.

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Hawkins man charged with statutory rape after his mother called authorities

Hawkins man charged with statutory rape after his mother called authorities

July 1st, 2013 7:57 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — A 25-year-old Hawkins County man was charged with statutory rape early Sunday morning after his mother reported an alleged sexual encounter he was having with a 14-year-old girl.

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