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Police find man lying in road with pillow, liquor

Police find man lying in road with pillow, liquor

July 29th, 2013 3:14 pm by Rain Smith

Shortly before 6 a.m., police responded to a report of a man sprawled across Princeton Road. The caller said the man appears to be alive, but is unresponsive.

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Tennessee school districts show sustained growth on statewide assessments

Tennessee school districts show sustained growth on statewide assessments

July 29th, 2013 2:20 pm by Staff Report

Scores increased for the majority of districts in nearly every subject. The district-by-district results follow continued improvement at the state level, where students made gains, particularly in STEM subjects.

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Man charged with kidnapping Kingsport children

Man charged with kidnapping Kingsport children

July 29th, 2013 1:09 pm by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — A man has been arrested for reportedly taking his girlfriend's children during a weekend domestic dispute, forcing Kingsport police to contact him several times before the children were located.

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KPD: Man wrecks while fleeing police with child in car

KPD: Man wrecks while fleeing police with child in car

July 29th, 2013 12:08 pm by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — A Kingsport man faces felony charges after allegedly crashing his car into a culvert while fleeing police — partially submerging his vehicle and tossing a child from her car seat onto the floorboard.

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Pope Francis says he won't judge gay priests

Pope Francis says he won't judge gay priests

July 29th, 2013 11:26 am by NICOLE WINFIELD,Associated Press

Pope Francis reached out to gays, saying he won't judge priests for their sexual orientation in a remarkably open and wide-ranging news conference Monday as he returned from his first foreign trip.

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Undercover operation nets 45 in Greene County

Undercover operation nets 45 in Greene County

July 29th, 2013 11:02 am by NET News Service

Authorities rounded up 45 people Monday morning on drug and other charges from an undercover operation, Greene County Sheriff Steve Burns announced in a news release.

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Gunman robs Kingsport pharmacy

Gunman robs Kingsport pharmacy

July 29th, 2013 10:18 am by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — A man wielding a pistol reportedly entered a Kingsport pharmacy Sunday night and made away with medication.

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10 Things to Know for Today

10 Things to Know for Today

July 29th, 2013 8:14 am by Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

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Student loan bill expected to get quick approval

Student loan bill expected to get quick approval

July 29th, 2013 1:33 am by Associated Press

If Congress approves the legislation and it is signed by President Obama before students start returning to campus, families would see better deals on some federal loans this year than they did in 2012.

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Morsi backers defiant in face of  threats from Egyptian government

Morsi backers defiant in face of threats from Egyptian government

July 29th, 2013 12:24 am by Associated Press

After clashes Saturday that left 83 supporters of Egypt’s ousted Islamist president dead, Morsi’s Muslim Brotherhood has denounced the bloodshed as evidence of the brutality of the military-backed regime.

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