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Fall Branch man fined for killing birds with pesticide

Fall Branch man fined for killing birds with pesticide

April 29th, 2015 1:03 pm by Matthew Lane

An officer with the TWRA received a complaint in April 2013 from a property owner in Washington County about several dead animals on their property. The dead animals included a coyote, raccoon, opossum, skunk, vultures, hawks and a blue jay.

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Mount Carmel creates committee to advise on formation of new senior center

Mount Carmel creates committee to advise on formation of new senior center - VIDEO

April 29th, 2015 10:02 am by Jeff Bobo

It wasn't quite the Baltimore riots, but Mount Carmel senior citizens displayed some minor civil disobedience during Tuesday's Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting as the town moved closer to creating a new municipal senior center.

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Graffiti's arrival at national parks infuriates outdoor enthusiasts

Graffiti's arrival at national parks infuriates outdoor enthusiasts

April 29th, 2015 9:57 am by By Louis Sahagun, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

Federal officials say graffiti is surging in some parks, even as it has been declining in most others. Hardest hit are those near population centers, such as Golden Gate National Recreation Area in the San Francisco Bay Area and Joshua Tree

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NASA spacecraft to impact planet Mercury on Thursday

NASA spacecraft to impact planet Mercury on Thursday

April 29th, 2015 9:54 am by MARCIA DUNN, AP Aerospace Writer

NASA's Mercury-orbiting spacecraft, Messenger, is going out with a bang this week, adding a hefty crater to the little planet closest to the sun.

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US Supreme Court considering challenge to execution drug

US Supreme Court considering challenge to execution drug

April 29th, 2015 9:53 am by TIM TALLEY, Associated Press

Exactly one year after a botched lethal injection, attorneys for other Oklahoma death row inmates were set to ask the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday to outlaw a sedative used in the procedure

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Horror and grief darken theater shooting victims' testimony

Horror and grief darken theater shooting victims' testimony

April 29th, 2015 9:52 am by SADIE GURMAN, Associated Press; DAN ELLIOTT, Associated Press

Prosecutors called 10 witnesses Tuesday in the trial of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes, and they created a powerful image of the carnage and grief left behind after the July 20, 2012, assault on a suburban Denver movie theater.

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DUI crash closes Kingsport street, knocks out power

DUI crash closes Kingsport street, knocks out power

April 29th, 2015 9:07 am by Rain Smith

As of 8:45 a.m., traffic was still blocked near the location of the incident, which occurred approximately seven hours earlier. That's when a deputy found a car lying on its top in the yard of a residence.

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Early Voting begins today for city elections

Early Voting begins today for city elections

April 29th, 2015 8:25 am by J. H. Osborne

Kingsport voters will elect a new mayor, three aldermen and four members of the city's board of education. Bristol voters will elect two city council members, two members of the city's board of education, a juvenile court judge and a juvenile court judge.

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Poll: Americans evenly split on gay marriage case

Poll: Americans evenly split on gay marriage case

April 29th, 2015 7:45 am by EMILY SWANSON, Associated Press

Americans are split down the middle on what action the Supreme Court should take later this year, with 50 percent saying it should rule that same-sex marriage must be legal nationwide and 48 percent saying that it should not.

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Marinas on extra-low lake will get break from Sullivan County property assessor

Marinas on extra-low lake will get break from Sullivan County property assessor

April 29th, 2015 7:01 am by J. H. Osborne

Ron Hillman says any harm to residential values won't become clear until time passes and any change in home sales prices can be shown to have changed market value.

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