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TVA moving water in attempt to reduce potential for flooding

TVA moving water in attempt to reduce potential for flooding

July 10th, 2013 10:03 pm by Wes Bunch

KNOXVILLE — The Tennessee Valley Authority announced Wednesday that it is working to move large volumes of water along the Tennessee River system to help reduce the potential for flood damage from record rainfall.

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Egypt’s Christians face backlash over Morsi's ouster

Egypt’s Christians face backlash over Morsi's ouster

July 10th, 2013 8:12 pm by Staff Report

CAIRO (AP) — With a mob of Muslim extremists on their tail, the Christian businessman and his nephew climbed up on the roof and ran for their lives, jumping from building to building in their southern Egyptian village. Finally they ran out of rooftops.

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Feds say 2012 safest year on record for U.S. mines

Feds say 2012 safest year on record for U.S. mines

July 10th, 2013 6:09 pm by Associated Press

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — U.S. mining operations had the lowest death and injury rates in their history last year with 36 on-the-job fatalities, federal regulators said Wednesday.

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Two arrested on felony drug charges in Kingsport parking lot

Two arrested on felony drug charges in Kingsport parking lot

July 10th, 2013 2:05 pm by Rain Smith

Two men face felony drug charges after they were allegedly located outside a Kingsport convenience store with marijuana packaged for resale, cocaine and syringes.

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Update: Meth labs found at Kingsport motel

Update: Meth labs found at Kingsport motel

July 10th, 2013 1:36 pm by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — Two people are in police custody following the discovery of a methamphetamine operation at a Kingsport motel, which led to the quarantine of four rooms.

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Kingsport man charged with attempted murder of wife

Kingsport man charged with attempted murder of wife

July 10th, 2013 1:28 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport woman's multiple trips to the hospital — where she was eventually placed on life support with a ruptured spleen — have spurred an attempted murder charge against her husband.

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Kingsport man allegedly grabs driver's steering wheel, sparking I-26 crash

Kingsport man allegedly grabs driver's steering wheel, sparking I-26 crash

July 10th, 2013 12:36 pm by NET News Service

Bradley M. Harris, 25, 633 Jackson St., Kingsport, was accused of grabbing the steering wheel from the driver during an argument.

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Grand jury won't indict former Pigeon Forge officers who discussed killing police

Grand jury won't indict former Pigeon Forge officers who discussed killing police

July 10th, 2013 12:04 pm by Associated Press

A grand jury in Sevier County has declined to indict three former Pigeon Forge police officers on criminal charges.

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Police pepper spray golf club-wielding burglary suspect

Police pepper spray golf club-wielding burglary suspect

July 10th, 2013 11:14 am by Rain Smith

A burglary suspect faces multiple charges after he allegedly assaulted officers who attempted to remove him from his hiding place under the insulation in the loft of a Kingsport house.

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Update: Liquor shots, political argument fueled Johnson City murder

Update: Liquor shots, political argument fueled Johnson City murder

July 10th, 2013 8:14 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Three shots of vodka and a political disagreement preceded a bedroom altercation that turned deadly between a boyfriend and girlfriend, according to court documents filed that charges the woman with murder.

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