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TWRA: Girl's parents involved in fatal Boone Lake jet ski crash

TWRA: Girl's parents involved in fatal Boone Lake jet ski crash

July 13th, 2014 5:49 pm by NET News Service

PINEY FLATS — The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has released updated information on an incident that occurred Friday on Boone Lake that left a 14-year-old girl dead.

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Woman who spent nearly 11 years in captivity says fame comes with complications

Woman who spent nearly 11 years in captivity says fame comes with complications

July 13th, 2014 5:19 pm by MARK GILLISPIE, Associated Press

CLEVELAND — Michelle Knight has discovered that the fame that followed her escape from Ariel Castro's house of horrors cuts both ways.

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More traffic improvements on tap for Kingsport

More traffic improvements on tap for Kingsport

July 13th, 2014 1:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Elsea said the changes will take place after Fun Fest and motorists will see "stop legends" at two of the intersections. Stop legends are basically stop signs that sit on the ground.

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Mayor: Cop killer lay in wait for police to arrive

Mayor: Cop killer lay in wait for police to arrive

July 13th, 2014 12:12 pm by JILL COLVIN, Associated Press

A man who fatally shot an officer responding to a report of an armed robbery never tried to rob the drugstore and instead lay in wait for police to arrive, telling a witness to watch the news because he was "going to be famous," authorities said.

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U.S. border effort sputters as migrants cross again

U.S. border effort sputters as migrants cross again

July 13th, 2014 12:00 pm by ELLIOT SPAGAT, Associated Press

A U.S. effort to discourage immigrants' repeated attempts to enter the country illegally by dropping them back in Mexico hundreds of miles away from where they were caught has been sharply scaled back after producing relatively modest gains.

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Hawkins BOE member wants tobacco free policy strictly enforced at games

Hawkins BOE member wants tobacco free policy strictly enforced at games

July 13th, 2014 11:29 am by Jeff Bobo

Anyone who regularly attends outdoor Hawkins County school sporting events knows that tobacco chewing is fairly common among adults, and isn't unheard of among students.

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City official says IMAX project is 'stuck,' Leeper looks to be on Wheaties box and more stories you may have missed

City official says IMAX project is 'stuck,' Leeper looks to be on Wheaties box and more stories you may have missed

July 13th, 2014 10:15 am by Staff Report

Take a look back at some of the interesting and important stories you may have missed over the past week.

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Phillips accuses Shipley of telling merchants to sue city over flooding last year

Phillips accuses Shipley of telling merchants to sue city over flooding last year

July 13th, 2014 9:00 am by Hank Hayes

"(The merchant) did say something however about your telling merchants that they should file a lawsuit against the city because of the flooding problems," Phillips told Shipley in the letter, which can be found at the bottom of this article.

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New principal named at Mount Carmel Elementary

New principal named at Mount Carmel Elementary

July 12th, 2014 7:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Kelli Campbell, who most recently served as an academic intervention consultant for the Tennessee Department of Education, and spent extensive time in Hawkins County, has been named the new principal at Mount Carmel Elementary School.

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Israel leader: World pressure won't stop offensive

Israel leader: World pressure won't stop offensive

July 12th, 2014 2:00 pm by JOSEF FEDERMAN, Associated Press

Addressing a news conference, Benjamin Netanyahu brushed off a question about possible cease-fire efforts, signaling there was no end in sight to the operation.

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