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Church Hill splits vote in defeating new retirement plan for police

Church Hill splits vote in defeating new retirement plan for police

July 20th, 2014 6:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Aldermen Mark Drinnon and James Grigsby accused those who voted against the plan of "reneging" on a promise to the police department during budget workshops to approve the plan.

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Thousands flee major battle with Israel in Gaza

Thousands flee major battle with Israel in Gaza

July 20th, 2014 3:38 pm by KARIN LAUB and PETER ENAV, Associated Press

Escalating their ground offensive, Israeli troops backed by tanks and warplanes battled Hamas militants in a crowded neighborhood of Gaza City early Sunday.

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Parking lot affection leads to attempted vehicular assault

Parking lot affection leads to attempted vehicular assault

July 20th, 2014 3:00 pm by Rain Smith

An employee of a Memorial Boulevard insurance company noticed a car in the parking lot for an extended period of time, prompting them to go outside and check on the occupants.

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Neighbors file suit seeking removal of new Bulls Gap Family Dollar store

Neighbors file suit seeking removal of new Bulls Gap Family Dollar store

July 20th, 2014 1:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

Residential neighbors of the new Family Dollar store under construction in Bulls Gap have filed a lawsuit against the town, the store, and the current and past property owners alleging that zoning setback and public notice laws were violated.

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A mother's love

A mother's love

July 20th, 2014 12:05 pm by Nick Shepherd

Most adults may have some kind of surgery in their lifetime, possibly later in life. But young Solomon, at the tender age of almost five months, has already had multiple surgeries, including two eye surgeries and surgery on his tiny stomach.

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Rare blue-colored red king crab caught in Alaska

Rare blue-colored red king crab caught in Alaska

July 20th, 2014 12:00 pm by Associated Press

A rare blue-colored red king crab was part of an Alaska fisherman's catch on the Fourth of July.

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Fatal Boone Lake jet ski crash, Kingsport wants its money back, it's dark on the river bridge and more stories you may have missed

Fatal Boone Lake jet ski crash, Kingsport wants its money back, it's dark on the river bridge and more stories you may have missed

July 20th, 2014 10:15 am by Staff Report

Some of the interesting and important stories you may have missed this week on TimesNews.net.

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Florida jury slams R.J. Reynolds with $23.6B in damages

Florida jury slams R.J. Reynolds with $23.6B in damages

July 20th, 2014 12:25 am by JENNIFER KAY, Associated Press

A Florida jury slammed the nation's No. 2 cigarette maker, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., with $23.6 billion in punitive damages on Friday in a lawsuit filed by the widow of a longtime smoker who died of lung cancer in 1996.

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Bluff City racial discrimination lawsuit partially dismissed

Bluff City racial discrimination lawsuit partially dismissed

July 19th, 2014 10:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Mayor Irene Wells, former police officer Lee McClintock and former public works employee Milton Boyd filed a lawsuit in Sullivan County Chancery Court in February, naming Bluff City, City Manager Judy Dulaney and the aldermen as defendants.

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6.5 mile gas pipeline taking shape in Sullivan County

6.5 mile gas pipeline taking shape in Sullivan County

July 19th, 2014 8:00 pm by Hank Hayes

In 2013, Eastman announced plans to convert power boilers at its Kingsport facility from coal to natural gas. The goal is to achieve "significant reductions" in greenhouse gases and other emissions.

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