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Arizona copper mine stirs debate pitting profits vs religion

Arizona copper mine stirs debate pitting profits vs religion

July 2nd, 2015 12:00 pm by RYAN VAN VELZER, Associated Press

Outside of an aging mining town in the mountains east of Phoenix, a copper company has burrowed a shaft 1.3 miles into the high desert landscape in what is believed to be the deepest such mine in the U.S.

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Judge sentences couple caught with meth while being arrested for probation violations

Judge sentences couple caught with meth while being arrested for probation violations

July 2nd, 2015 12:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

As a condition of her plea agreement, Brytnei Pintze must serve 100 percent of her three year sentence before she is eligible for parole, while George McCoy has 30 percent release eligibility on his eight year sentence.

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Retired military dogs find new purpose in US meth wars

Retired military dogs find new purpose in US meth wars

July 2nd, 2015 11:00 am by JENI O'MALLEY, Associated Press

Five retired military dogs that spent years working in war zones are putting their noses to new uses by helping police in the U.S. combat methamphetamine and other drugs.

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Plan to remove Forrest statue from Memphis park moves ahead

Plan to remove Forrest statue from Memphis park moves ahead

July 2nd, 2015 10:19 am by Associated Press

Plans to remove the statue and gravesite of Confederate cavalryman Nathan Bedford Forrest from a Memphis park are moving forward.

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U.S. employers add 223K jobs; jobless rate falls to 5.3 pct.

U.S. employers add 223K jobs; jobless rate falls to 5.3 pct.

July 2nd, 2015 9:51 am by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer

In addition, the percentage of Americans working or looking for work fell to a 38-year low, a possible sign of more discouraged job seekers.

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Train derailment, fire prompts evacuation in Tennessee

Train derailment, fire prompts evacuation in Tennessee

July 2nd, 2015 9:50 am by STEVE MEGARGEE, Associated Press

A car on a CSX train carrying a flammable and toxic substance derailed and caught fire in eastern Tennessee, prompting the evacuation of thousands within a 2-mile radius.

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Kingsport, Bristol arts organizations receive nearly $110,000 in grants

Kingsport, Bristol arts organizations receive nearly $110,000 in grants

July 2nd, 2015 9:20 am by J. H. Osborne

The Tennessee Arts Commission has awarded $3,925,710 to help fund arts and cultural activities for arts organizations, schools, local governments, nonprofits and artists - including nearly $110,000 to recipients in Sullivan County.

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7th shark attack hits North Carolina coast

7th shark attack hits North Carolina coast

July 2nd, 2015 8:15 am by Spencer Parts, The News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.) (TNS)

North Carolina experienced its seventh shark attack in a month Wednesday, just as the coast prepared for one of its busiest weekends of the year. At around noon Wednesday a 68-year-old man in waist-deep water on Ocracoke Island.

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KFD: Best to leave the fireworks to the pros

KFD: Best to leave the fireworks to the pros

July 2nd, 2015 7:09 am by Matthew Lane

Not only can fireworks be potentially dangerous for people, they happen to be illegal to use and possess within the Kingsport city limits. Any person found guilty of violating this ordinance could be fined up to $110 for each offense.

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Six year sentence for shooting suspect found with large amount of pills, pot

Six year sentence for shooting suspect found with large amount of pills, pot - VIDEO

July 1st, 2015 6:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

The HCSO Narcotics Unit found 122 pills and nine ounces of pot at the home pf a man arrested for shooting at his neighbors over a property dispute.

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