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Update: Man stabbed while trying to defuse argument between coworkers

Update: Man stabbed while trying to defuse argument between coworkers

July 23rd, 2014 6:54 am by Rain Smith

An argument between members of a construction crew staying at a Kingsport motel allegedly led to an attempted murder Tuesday night when police say an individual was stabbed while trying to defuse the altercation between his coworkers.

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US pushes for truce as Gaza battle rages

US pushes for truce as Gaza battle rages

July 23rd, 2014 6:41 am by IBRAHIM BARZAK and PETER ENAV, Associated Press

John Kerry landed in Tel Aviv despite a Federal Aviation Administration ban following a Hamas rocket near the airport the day before, reflecting his determination to achieve a cease-fire agreement between the warring sides.

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New decals speed up license plate renewals in Sullivan County

New decals speed up license plate renewals in Sullivan County

July 23rd, 2014 6:40 am by J. H. Osborne

Gone are the boxes of stickers that the clerk's staff used to have to keep track of, verify with each transaction, and hand-staple to each vehicle registration. Gone, too, is the arbitrary serial number each sticker used to bear.

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Survey finds sharp increase in teen use of HGH

Survey finds sharp increase in teen use of HGH

July 23rd, 2014 6:17 am by DAVID CRARY, AP National Writer

Experimentation with human growth hormones by America's teens more than doubled in the past year, as more young people looked to drugs to boost their athletic performance and improve their looks, according to a new, large-scale national survey.

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Bluff City woman pleads guilty to false claims about a relative poisoning Tropicana products

Bluff City woman pleads guilty to false claims about a relative poisoning Tropicana products

July 23rd, 2014 5:00 am by Matthew Lane

Elizabeth Ann Carrier was indicted in U.S. District Court in Greeneville in July 2013. The one-count indictment charges her with falsely communicating reports of consumer tampering.

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Bank inspector walks in on residential copper theft in progress

Bank inspector walks in on residential copper theft in progress

July 22nd, 2014 10:20 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man who was allegedly caught red-handed attempting to steal copper wiring from a vacant, bank-owned residence was arraigned Monday on charges including burglary and felony vandalism.

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Airlines ban flights to Israel after rocket strike near airport

Airlines ban flights to Israel after rocket strike near airport

July 22nd, 2014 9:40 pm by Associated Press

Israel declared that Ben-Gurion Airport was safe and said there was no reason to "hand terror a prize" by halting flights. The rare flight ban came as Israel grappled with news that a soldier went missing after an attack in the Gaza Strip.

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Democrats to unveil $2.7B bill on alien children

Democrats to unveil $2.7B bill on alien children

July 22nd, 2014 9:00 pm by Associated Press

Senate Democrats are preparing to significantly cut President Barack Obama's request for emergency funding to deal with an influx of Central American children streaming across the border with Mexico.

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Hunt on for possible anaconda in New Jersey lake

Hunt on for possible anaconda in New Jersey lake

July 22nd, 2014 7:41 pm by Associated Press

Reports of a 16-foot-long exotic snake slithering through New Jersey's largest lake have stoked fears among residents and led to searches and questions about what exactly is in the water.

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Plane crash bodies removed from war zone

Plane crash bodies removed from war zone

July 22nd, 2014 7:00 pm by SERGEI CHUZAVKOV, Associated Press; JUERGEN BAETZ, Associated Press

Five days after the plane was blown out of the sky, a refrigerated train bearing victims' bodies — gathered up after several days in the sun — finally rolled out of the war zone and into a weedy railyard in the government-held city of Kharkiv.

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