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'Hear me Roar' event set to raise money, awareness about cochlear implants

'Hear me Roar' event set to raise money, awareness about cochlear implants

July 27th, 2014 12:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

"It all started about a year and a half ago," said Shannon Ball, one of the founders of the organization. "That's when we found out our daughter lost her hearing."

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A father's last dance, $114 million natural gas pipeline project, new license tag decals and more stories you may have missed

A father's last dance, $114 million natural gas pipeline project, new license tag decals and more stories you may have missed

July 27th, 2014 10:15 am by Staff Report

Take a look back at some of the interesting and important stories you may have missed over the past week.

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States' use of execution drugs varies widely

States' use of execution drugs varies widely

July 27th, 2014 8:00 am by Associated Press

The prolonged execution of an Arizona death row inmate with a new, two-drug combo has highlighted the patchwork quilt approach that states now take with lethal drugs, with types, combinations and dosages varying widely.

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STREAM getting larger pilot program

STREAM getting larger pilot program

July 26th, 2014 6:00 pm by Rick Wagner

STREAM, which is science, technology, reading, engineering, arts and math, had a pilot program at four city elementary schools this past school year for fifth graders

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Gibson Mill Bridge to be named for last Kingsport casualty of Vietnam War

Gibson Mill Bridge to be named for last Kingsport casualty of Vietnam War

July 26th, 2014 4:00 pm by Matthew Lane

U.S. Army Spc. 4 David Lee Hann was the last Kingsport resident to be killed in the line of duty during the Vietnam War. Now, 43 years later, his life and service will be remembered and memorialized.

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U.S. evacuates embassy in Libya amid clashes

U.S. evacuates embassy in Libya amid clashes

July 26th, 2014 2:16 pm by MATTHEW LEE and LARA JAKES, Associated Press

The United States shuttered its embassy in Libya on Saturday and evacuated its diplomats to neighboring Tunisia under U.S. military escort as fighting intensified between rival militias.

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Historic Civil War battle sites have a mobile app

Historic Civil War battle sites have a mobile app

July 26th, 2014 2:00 pm by Associated Press

This week marks the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Atlanta, one of the key conflicts of the Civil War, and researchers at Emory University's Center for Digital Scholarship have released a mobile app for the tour.

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The week in crime

The week in crime

July 26th, 2014 12:00 pm by Staff reports

This week's stories include professional thieves making off with a large haul, burglary suspects captured on a trail camera, a fire revealing a large marijuana farm and a classic car being seized along with an ounce of 'Ice,' among others

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Fast food workers prepare to escalate wage demands

Fast food workers prepare to escalate wage demands

July 26th, 2014 10:00 am by Associated Press

Fast food workers say they're prepared to escalate their campaign for higher wages and union representation, starting with a national convention in suburban Chicago

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Carjacked SUV hits crowd, killing 3 young siblings

Carjacked SUV hits crowd, killing 3 young siblings

July 26th, 2014 2:03 am by Associated Press

Two men carjacked a woman at gunpoint but soon sped out of control, killing three children Friday when they plowed into a group selling fruit to raise money for their church, Philadelphia police said.

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