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TDOT may order closure of Surgoinsville bridge

TDOT may order closure of Surgoinsville bridge

July 14th, 2013 10:22 pm by Jeff Bobo

SURGOINSVILLE — The Longs Bend Road Bridge in Surgoinsville may be closed this week until the Hawkins County Highway Department can repair deficiencies identified in a recent state inspection.

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Tennessee camp counselor held on sex charges in Georgia

Tennessee camp counselor held on sex charges in Georgia

July 14th, 2013 6:56 pm by Associated Press

CARROLLTON, Ga. — A Tennessee man is jailed on charges of exposing himself to minors at a west Georgia church camp.

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Ramsey, Campfield reject entreaties to oppose Sen. Alexander

Ramsey, Campfield reject entreaties to oppose Sen. Alexander

July 14th, 2013 6:36 pm by Tom Humphrey, Knoxville News Sentinel

NASHVILLE — Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey and state Sen. Stacey Campfield both say they are being urged to run against U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander in next year’s Republican primary, but have no intention of doing so.

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Kingsport budget work delays police chief search

Kingsport budget work delays police chief search

July 14th, 2013 6:13 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — City Manager John Campbell has yet to select all of the members of a special committee charged with reviewing the candidates who have applied to be Kingsport’s next police chief.

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For 2014 elections, abortion returns to forefront

For 2014 elections, abortion returns to forefront

July 14th, 2013 6:01 pm by BILL BARROW, Associated Press

ATLANTA — With no immediate hope of overturning the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision legalizing abortion, Republicans around the country are increasingly pushing legislation to restrict the procedure.

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Justice Department says Zimmerman case under review

Justice Department says Zimmerman case under review

July 14th, 2013 6:00 pm by ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department said Sunday it is looking into the shooting death of Trayvon Martin to determine whether federal prosecutors will file criminal civil rights charges now that George Zimmerman has been acquitted.

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Mouse’s Ear owners likely to announce plans Monday

Mouse’s Ear owners likely to announce plans Monday

July 14th, 2013 4:52 pm by Becky Campbell, Johnson City Press

Owners of an adult entertainment business destroyed by fire in January are expected to announce Monday their decision about the future of the establishment.

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Stories you may have missed

Stories you may have missed

July 14th, 2013 10:00 am by Staff Report

A sampling of the most popular and important stories posted over the last week on TimesNews.net.

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Texas Republicans finally pass new abortion limits

Texas Republicans finally pass new abortion limits

July 13th, 2013 11:15 pm by Associated Press

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican lawmakers in Texas passed a bill that would give the state some of the nation’s most restrictive abortion laws and force most of its clinics to close, leading Democrats to promise a fight in the courts and at the polls.

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Update: Jury finds Zimmerman not guilty

Update: Jury finds Zimmerman not guilty

July 13th, 2013 9:46 pm by Associated Press

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — Neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman was cleared of all charges Saturday in the shooting of an unarmed black teenager whose killing unleashed furious debate across the U.S. over racial profiling, self-defense and equal justice.

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