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New video shows more of Sandra Bland's time in Texas jail

New video shows more of Sandra Bland's time in Texas jail

July 29th, 2015 12:00 pm by MICHAEL GRACZYK, Associated Press

Texas authorities released additional footage from Sandra Bland's three days in jail, saying they wanted to dispel rumors that she was dead before arriving.

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Bulls Gap mayor says town will respond to flag burning incident

Bulls Gap mayor says town will respond to flag burning incident

July 29th, 2015 11:25 am by Jeff Bobo

Bulls Gap Mayor Mike Solomon said Tuesday the town will have a response to the flag burning incident that occurred Sunday afternoon, but whether or not that involves a private prosecution is to be determined.

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New York prison worker got 'caught up' in escape plot

New York prison worker got 'caught up' in escape plot

July 29th, 2015 11:00 am by MICHAEL HILL, Associated Press

A prison worker who got "caught up in the fantasy" of a prison escape planned by two killers told investigators she performed sex acts with one man and took naked photos of herself for the other.

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Tenn. Democratic Party head wants review of Jackson role

Tenn. Democratic Party head wants review of Jackson role

July 29th, 2015 10:06 am by Associated Press

The chairwoman of the Tennessee Democratic Party wants to begin a discussion about whether to keep naming an annual fundraiser after President Andrew Jackson.

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Wadlow Gap Ruritan donates supplies to Ketron, Weber City elementaries

Wadlow Gap Ruritan donates supplies to Ketron, Weber City elementaries

July 29th, 2015 9:37 am by Nick Shepherd

Some area students will be able to concentrate more on school work and less on supplies after two schools received a large donation on Tuesday.

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Health care spending to accelerate, US report says

Health care spending to accelerate, US report says

July 29th, 2015 8:09 am by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press

A combination of expanded insurance coverage under President Barack Obama's law, an aging population, and rising demand will be squeezing society's ability to pay.

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Average US vehicle age hits record 11.5 years

Average US vehicle age hits record 11.5 years

July 29th, 2015 8:07 am by DEE-ANN DURBIN, AP Auto Writer

The aging car population could mean that Americans will be slow to adapt safety and semi-autonomous features that have car company executives and experts heralding a new age of the automobile.

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Kingsport man indicted in robbery, carjacking

Kingsport man indicted in robbery, carjacking

July 29th, 2015 7:47 am by Matthew Lane

A 22-year-old Kingsport man is facing federal charges for the alleged armed robbery of a local pharmacy and the carjacking of a woman at a nearby gas station to make his getaway.

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Video: Kingsport leaders take pies to the face

Video: Kingsport leaders take pies to the face

July 29th, 2015 5:00 am by Matthew Lane

Small Miracles Therapeutic Equestrian Center hosted its first ever "Pie in the Sky" fundraiser on Tuesday, with city officials kicking off the event at the Toy F. Reid employee center.

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Costa to analysts: Expect Eastman cash to be used for dividend and share repurchases

Costa to analysts: Expect Eastman cash to be used for dividend and share repurchases

July 28th, 2015 9:00 pm by Hank Hayes

That's the forward-looking game plan Eastman Chemical Co. Chairman and CEO Mark Costa laid out for Wall Street analysts Tuesday.

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