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Phillips picks Andy Hall as Shupe's replacement on BMA

Phillips picks Andy Hall as Shupe's replacement on BMA

July 9th, 2014 9:45 pm by Matthew Lane

Mayor Dennis Phillips has tapped a longtime Kingsport resident and Wellmont Health Systems executive to fill the seat of Alderman Jantry Shupe, who resigned from the Board of Mayor and Aldermen on Monday after a DUI arrest last week.

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Israel hits key Hamas targets in Gaza offensive

Israel hits key Hamas targets in Gaza offensive

July 9th, 2014 9:30 pm by DANIEL ESTRIN, Associated Press

Israel stepped up its offensive on the Hamas-run Gaza Strip on Wednesday, pummeling scores of targets and killing at least 22 people as Israeli leaders signaled a weeks-long ground invasion could be quickly approaching.

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Top Senate Dem blocking votes on gun proposals

Top Senate Dem blocking votes on gun proposals

July 9th, 2014 9:00 pm by Staff Report

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid blocked a parade of campaign-season votes on gun rights on Wednesday that could have been a political thorn for Democrats seeking to retain control of the chamber in this fall's elections.

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New York police see risks with drones' popularity

New York police see risks with drones' popularity

July 9th, 2014 7:46 pm by Associated Press

Even though it's illegal to fly the devices just about anywhere in New York City without permission, the incidents and breathtaking videos of Manhattan's steel-and-glass canyons and sweeping skyline photos suggest that the rules are being widely flouted.

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Tennessee accused of failing to follow health law

Tennessee accused of failing to follow health law

July 9th, 2014 7:00 pm by Associated Press

Tennessee health officials say they disagree with numerous aspects of a letter from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services that accuses the state of failing to provide services for people as required by the federal health care law.

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Ky. pastor arrested in Tenn. on sex charges

Ky. pastor arrested in Tenn. on sex charges

July 9th, 2014 6:00 pm by Associated Press

Police say a Kentucky pastor who is a registered sex offender has been arrested in Tennessee on rape charges involving a juvenile.

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Tenn. man charged with murder after daughter's death, 22 years after beating

Tenn. man charged with murder after daughter's death, 22 years after beating

July 9th, 2014 3:12 pm by Associated Press

An autopsy by the state medical examiner's office found that Amanda Michelle Lane-Woodall died from complications of blunt-force head injury inflicted by a beating when she was 5 weeks old.

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Wise County RAM preps for 15th event

Wise County RAM preps for 15th event

July 9th, 2014 2:37 pm by Stephen Igo

The nation's largest health care outreach of its kind, Wise County RAM typically features over a thousand medical professionals, and over a thousand other volunteers, providing free medical, dental and eye care services.

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The Haggle Shop is 50 years young

The Haggle Shop is 50 years young

July 9th, 2014 12:46 pm by Hank Hayes

Memorable moments for the business include furnishing the house for the 1984 movie "The River," a drama shot in Hawkins County and featuring Mel Gibson and Sissy Spacek.

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Government made $100B in improper payments

Government made $100B in improper payments

July 9th, 2014 7:34 am by STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press

By its own estimate, the government made about $100 billion in payments last year to people who may not have been entitled to receive them — tax credits to families that didn't qualify, unemployment benefits to people who had jobs.

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