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Update: Three arrested after police find bloody woman crawling for help

Update: Three arrested after police find bloody woman crawling for help

July 18th, 2013 2:53 pm by Rain Smith

Three Kingsport residents have been arrested after a battered woman was spotted crawling to a door for help — directly behind the back of her husband, who was telling officers nothing was wrong.

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Woman charged with exposing Bluff City man, baby to hepatitis C

Woman charged with exposing Bluff City man, baby to hepatitis C

July 18th, 2013 1:48 pm by Rain Smith

A woman has been arrested after allegedly neglecting a Bluff City baby she was left to care for, then attacking the child's irate father when he found she had passed out while drinking moonshine.

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Drying out: Kingsport businesses regroup after flooding

Drying out: Kingsport businesses regroup after flooding

July 18th, 2013 11:13 am by Rain Smith

Approximately 12 hours after heavy rains flooded sections of downtown Kingsport — rushing an estimated three and half feet of water down some streets — brooms were swishing over debris-strewn sidewalks and shop vacs were humming inside many stores.

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Senate Committee clears nomination of new FBI head

Senate Committee clears nomination of new FBI head

July 18th, 2013 10:27 am by Associated Press

The Senate Judiciary Committee has unanimously approved the nomination of James Comey to be director of the FBI, clearing the way for a full Senate vote.

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Carter County authorities investigating shooting

Carter County authorities investigating shooting

July 18th, 2013 10:27 am by NET News Service

The Carter County Sheriff’s Department was investigating a report of man being shot in the chest Wednesday night.

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Palestinian leaders discussing Kerry proposal

Palestinian leaders discussing Kerry proposal

July 18th, 2013 10:23 am by MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH,Associated Press

President Mahmoud Abbas convened a special gathering of top Palestinian officials in the West Bank on Thursday for what could be a make-or-break decision on U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's latest efforts to restart peace talks with Israel.

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Senators ready to restore lower college loan rates

Senators ready to restore lower college loan rates

July 18th, 2013 9:06 am by PHILIP ELLIOTT,Associated Press

Senators are ready to offer students a better deal on their college loans this fall, but future classes could see higher interest rates.

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Volunteers gearing up for 14th Remote Area Medical Health Expedition in Wise County

Volunteers gearing up for 14th Remote Area Medical Health Expedition in Wise County

July 17th, 2013 11:15 pm by STEPHEN IGO

WISE — Around 1,400 volunteers will begin to swell the ranks at the Wise County Fairgrounds today as final preparations proceed toward Friday’s start of the 14th Remote Area Medical Health Expedition in Wise County.

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Severe storm downs eight electric poles in Hawkins

Severe storm downs eight electric poles in Hawkins

July 17th, 2013 7:59 pm by Jeff Bobo

SURGOINSVILLE — Wednesday’s severe storm hit Hawkins County just as hard as the rest of the region, but the only serious damage was isolated to the southwestern section of Surgoinsville near the airport, where eight electric poles were downed.

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Updated: Readers share flood pictures - VIDEO

July 17th, 2013 6:43 pm by Staff Report

Times-News readers answered the call for photos of Wednesday's flooding.

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