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Giffords  the face of the fight for gun control

Giffords the face of the fight for gun control

July 6th, 2013 10:48 pm by STEVE PEOPLES, Associated Press

DOVER, N.H. — Thirty months after she was shot through the head, former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords sits in a New Hampshire restaurant facing parents of children killed in the nation’s latest school shooting.

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Pilot telemedicine program proposed for 10 local schools

Pilot telemedicine program proposed for 10 local schools

July 6th, 2013 9:14 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Students in 10 local schools, five in Kingsport and five in Sullivan County, soon could have access to Holston Medical Group primary health care at their schools.

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Frank Theatres sets Aug. 1 as target date for opening

Frank Theatres sets Aug. 1 as target date for opening

July 6th, 2013 9:11 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — Frank Theatres re-affirmed this week the company still plans to reopen the theaters in the Kingsport Town Center this summer, offering a more firm target date of Aug. 1 for when the theaters would open for business.

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Tri-Cities Regional Airport seeking aviation-related companies for park

Tri-Cities Regional Airport seeking aviation-related companies for park

July 6th, 2013 8:00 pm by Hank Hayes

BLOUNTVILLE — Economic development potential is all coming together on the south-side airfield at Tri-Cities Regional Airport.

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11 rescued from Little River

11 rescued from Little River

July 6th, 2013 6:12 pm by Lance Coleman, Knoxville News Sentinel

A sudden increase in the amount of water flowing in the Little River on Saturday afternoon left 11 people clinging to branches before emergency personnel rescued them.

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Tragedy and Triumph: First Miss Kingsport remains a ‘positive role model’

Tragedy and Triumph: First Miss Kingsport remains a ‘positive role model’

July 6th, 2013 5:40 pm by Rebekah Wilson

Sixty years after the pageant, people still recognize her as the first Miss Kingsport. The rest of her life unfolded in tragedy and triumph — in a 60-year love story that led her to Belgium and Africa and carried her through the loss of her twin sons.

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Video of Tennessee Libertarian’s confrontation with deputy goes viral

Video of Tennessee Libertarian’s confrontation with deputy goes viral

July 6th, 2013 5:07 pm by Becca Andrews, Gannett Tennessee

MURFREESBORO — A video of Rutherford County deputies stopping a MTSU student at a DUI checkpoint, then asking him to pull over and searching his car for drugs, is nearing 2 million hits on YouTube.

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Autopsy: BB killed 4-year-old boy in Carter County

Autopsy: BB killed 4-year-old boy in Carter County

July 6th, 2013 4:53 pm by John Thompson, NET News Service

ELIZABETHTON — The autopsy conducted on a 4-year-old boy who died last week revealed a BB had penetrated his skull.

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UPDATE: Asiana Airlines flight crash in San Francisco kills at least two

UPDATE: Asiana Airlines flight crash in San Francisco kills at least two

July 6th, 2013 4:26 pm by TERRY COLLINS, Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO — An Asiana Airlines flight from Seoul, South Korea, crashed while landing at San Francisco International Airport on Saturday, killing at least two people.

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Zimmerman jury to ponder conflicting testimony

Zimmerman jury to ponder conflicting testimony

July 6th, 2013 1:30 pm by KYLE HIGHTOWER and MIKE SCHNEIDER, Associated Press

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — Jurors in the George Zimmerman trial are heading into their weekend with a lot of courtroom drama and conflicting testimony to digest.

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