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Sheriff: Abingdon man 'acted appropriately' in shooting intruder

Sheriff: Abingdon man 'acted appropriately' in shooting intruder

July 3rd, 2014 10:30 am by Nick Shepherd

A Washington County, Va., man was shot late Wednesday night while trying to break into a home, according to a press release.

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Rogersville City School exceeds state mandated student intervention guidelines

Rogersville City School exceeds state mandated student intervention guidelines

July 3rd, 2014 7:00 am by Jeff Bobo

In a nutshell, the program calls for students who are struggling in math or reading to spend time with an "interventionist" in a setting where they receive more personal instruction.

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University of Texas student pleads guilty to terrorism charges

University of Texas student pleads guilty to terrorism charges

July 3rd, 2014 6:45 am by By Jazmine Ulloa, Austin American-Statesman (MCT)

Law enforcement officials and retired military officers hailed the investigations that they said brought two men to swift justice, citing concerns over homegrown terrorism and a possible rise in Westerners joining an al-Qaida offshoot.

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KFD: Leave fireworks to the pros

KFD: Leave fireworks to the pros

July 3rd, 2014 6:40 am by Matthew Lane

In Sullivan County, fireworks can be used between the hours of 2 and 10 p.m., on July 4. Fireworks must be at least 100 feet away from residences unless permission is given by the homeowner. Violators could be fined up to $500.

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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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