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Ready to spend? Sales tax holiday is this weekend in Tennessee

Ready to spend? Sales tax holiday is this weekend in Tennessee

July 31st, 2014 10:41 am by Hank Hayes, NET News Service

Since 2006, Tennessee has been holding a Sales Tax Holiday the first weekend in August each year.

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Crime
Pair arrested after puppy found locked in hot car at Kingsport mall

Pair arrested after puppy found locked in hot car at Kingsport mall

July 31st, 2014 10:27 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

The vehicle was locked, while the dog was reportedly unconscious.

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News Crime Regional & National
Knox man shot as opened door at 1 a.m., unsure about pressing charges

Knox man shot as opened door at 1 a.m., unsure about pressing charges

July 31st, 2014 10:21 am by Don Jacobs, Knoxville News-Sentinel

He was taken to the University of Tennessee Medical Center with a nonfatal injury

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News Local News Elizabethton
UPDATE: Carter commission easily overrides mayor's budget veto

UPDATE: Carter commission easily overrides mayor's budget veto

July 31st, 2014 9:47 am by John Thompson

The Carter County Commission on Thurday easily overrode last week's veto by Mayor Leon Humphrey of the 2014-15 county budget. The vote to override the veto of the proposed $2.45 tax rate was 16-7. The 2013-14 tax rate was $2.33.

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News Local News Erwin
Unicoi Co. takes advantage of state program to replace bridges

Unicoi Co. takes advantage of state program to replace bridges

July 31st, 2014 9:17 am by Brad Hicks

The Highway Department intends to replace several of the county's more than 100 bridges at a discounted price by taking advantage of recent changes to the State Aid Bridge Grant Program.

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Off the Wall News
Off the Wall News: Couple finds naked intruder asleep in bed

Off the Wall News: Couple finds naked intruder asleep in bed

July 31st, 2014 9:09 am by Associated Press

He grabbed a Sprite from the fridge before taking his nap.

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Crime
Banned from Walmart: Greeneville woman arrested after incident in Johnson City

Banned from Walmart: Greeneville woman arrested after incident in Johnson City

July 31st, 2014 8:48 am by Staff Report

Police said she tried to steal more than $900 worth of merchandise without paying.

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Sports JC Cards
Cards crushed by Jays

Cards crushed by Jays

July 30th, 2014 10:56 pm by Trey Williams

Jesus Gonzalez went 3-for-5 with a home run, a triple and four RBIs to help power the Bluefield Blue Jays to a 13-6 victory at Cardinal Park on Wednesday.

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Sports Elizabethton Twins
German, Astros shut down E-Twins

German, Astros shut down E-Twins

July 30th, 2014 9:53 pm by Joe Avento

Devonte German overcame a shaky start and held the Twins to one hit over four scoreless innings as the Astros rolled to a 5-1 victory Wednesday night at Joe O'Brien Field.

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Sports High schools
Hilltoppers look to continue success on links

Hilltoppers look to continue success on links

July 30th, 2014 9:34 pm by Douglas Fritz

Golf has been synonymous with success at Science Hill for a long time, but it has usually been the boys making the noise. These days, the Lady Hilltoppers are grabbing their share of the attention as they enter the 2014 season as defending Class AAA state

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