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Head of House Judiciary Committee: No 'special pathway to citizenship' for illegals

Head of House Judiciary Committee: No 'special pathway to citizenship' for illegals

June 30th, 2013 9:35 pm by PHILIP ELLIOTT, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — The Republican chairman of the House Judiciary Committee said Sunday that any attempt at comprehensive immigration legislation cannot offer a “special pathway to citizenship” for those in the United States illegally.

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Director of the Sullivan County/Bluff City/Kingsport Animal Control Center  resigns

Director of the Sullivan County/Bluff City/Kingsport Animal Control Center resigns

June 30th, 2013 8:52 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — After just two years on the job, the director of the Sullivan County/Bluff City/Kingsport Animal Control Center has resigned.

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Scott County tax rates unchanged under  2013-14 budget

Scott County tax rates unchanged under 2013-14 budget

June 30th, 2013 6:54 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — Real estate and personal property tax rates in Scott County will remain the same for another year after supervisors voted last week to approve the Fiscal Year 2013-14 budget.

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New NSA spying allegations rile European allies

New NSA spying allegations rile European allies

June 30th, 2013 6:52 pm by FRANK JORDANS, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration faced a breakdown in confidence Sunday from key foreign allies who threatened investigations and sanctions against the U.S. over secret surveillance programs.

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Police: Johnson City man tried to stab woman intervening in argument

Police: Johnson City man tried to stab woman intervening in argument

June 30th, 2013 5:49 pm by NET News Service

JOHNSON CITY — A Lamont Street man was arrested Saturday on a charge that he tried to stab a woman who tried to intervene in an argument.

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Guns in parking lots among new laws in Tennessee

Guns in parking lots among new laws in Tennessee

June 30th, 2013 5:33 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

NASHVILLE — A measure that allows people with handgun carry permits to store firearms in their vehicles no matter where they are parked is among a number of new state laws that take effect Monday.

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Morristown man drowns while swimming with family

June 30th, 2013 5:18 pm by Associated Press

A Morristown man drowned late Saturday afternoon while swimming with friends at a Morristown marina, officials said.

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Three Hawkins grads honored for perfect or near perfect attendance

Three Hawkins grads honored for perfect or near perfect attendance - VIDEO

June 30th, 2013 2:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

Three Cherokee High School 2013 graduates were honored by the Hawkins County Board of Education Thursday for perfect, or near perfect K-12 attendance.

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Some interesting stories you may have missed

June 30th, 2013 9:20 am by Staff Report

A dump truck falls 80 feet off a Kingsport bridge, area residents have mixed reactions to Supreme Court gay-marriage rulings, Eastman receives a national award and a black bear breaks into the Knoxville zoo.

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Kingsport looks to buy old armory property

Kingsport looks to buy old armory property

June 30th, 2013 9:05 am by Matthew Lane

The Model City is currently negotiating with the State of Tennessee to purchase the old Kingsport National Guard Armory property, with a possible use being an expansion site for the Holston Business Development Center.

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