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Local girl makes it to Turner Syndrome Society conference with help from community

Local girl makes it to Turner Syndrome Society conference with help from community

July 21st, 2013 7:13 pm by Nick Shepherd

KINGSPORT — When one little girl came to a newspaper to tell her dream, she never imagined it would become reality. But that is exactly what happened to Katie Browder.

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Three years after  vowing to 'repeal and replace' Obamacare, GOP effort 'in progress'

Three years after vowing to 'repeal and replace' Obamacare, GOP effort 'in progress'

July 21st, 2013 6:21 pm by DAVID ESPO, AP Special Correspondent

WASHINGTON — Three years after campaigning on a vow to “repeal and replace” President Obama’s health care law, House Republicans have yet to advance an alternative for the system they have voted more than three dozen times to abolish in whole or in part.

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UPDATE: Police identify suspect in deaths of three Ohio women

UPDATE: Police identify suspect in deaths of three Ohio women

July 21st, 2013 5:40 pm by THOMAS J. SHEERAN, Associated Press

EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio — Authorities responding to a report of a foul odor from a home discovered a body and arrested a registered sex offender who led police on a gruesome hunt through a poor Ohio neighborhood in a search for more victims.

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Pentagon chief says furloughs will continue, may get worse

Pentagon chief says furloughs will continue, may get worse

July 21st, 2013 5:32 pm by LARA JAKES, AP National Security Writer

JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, S.C. — The audience gasped in surprise and gave a few low whistles as Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel delivered the news that furloughs probably will continue next year, and it might get worse.

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Johnson City woman killed in golf cart hit-and-run accident

Johnson City woman killed in golf cart hit-and-run accident

July 21st, 2013 3:39 pm by Associated Press

Investigators say they have charged a 36-year-old man with hit-and-run in a wreck in Fountain Inn that killed a 75-year-old Janice Patterson riding on a golf cart.

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Tea party activists hold 'counter rally' to Alexander re-election event

Tea party activists hold 'counter rally' to Alexander re-election event

July 21st, 2013 3:13 pm by Staff Report

“We’re just sick and tired of the Republican establishment telling us we can’t have an open debate on Lamar Alexander’s record.” - Nashville Tea Party member Ben Cunningham

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Heavy rain, t-storms expected to linger through Monday, flooding possible

Heavy rain, t-storms expected to linger through Monday, flooding possible

July 21st, 2013 1:29 pm by Wes Bunch

KINGSPORT — The National Weather Service issued a weather statement for Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia earlier today warning of the possibility of heavy rainfall through Monday.

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Storm floods region, Bays Mtn. wolf dies, Mouse's Ear may rebuild and other stories you may have missed

July 21st, 2013 9:08 am by Staff Report

Check out these stories you may have missed last week.

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Woman’s fatal fall from Six Flags roller coaster probed

Woman’s fatal fall from Six Flags roller coaster probed

July 20th, 2013 11:49 pm by Associated Press

ARLINGTON, Texas — A woman who died while riding a roller coaster at a Six Flags amusement park in North Texas fell from the ride, an Arlington police sergeant said Saturday.

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Kingsport candidates spent more than $65,500 in May election

Kingsport candidates spent more than $65,500 in May election premium content

July 20th, 2013 10:43 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — Candidates raised nearly $68,000 in campaign funds and spent more than $65,500 in the May 21 city election, according to the latest filings with the Sullivan County Election Commission.

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