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Thousands of Palestinians flee northern Gaza

Thousands of Palestinians flee northern Gaza

July 13th, 2014 4:17 pm by KARIN LAUB and JOSEF FEDERMAN, Associated Press

Thousands of Palestinian residents of the northern Gaza Strip fled their homes on Sunday and sought safety in U.N. shelters, heeding warnings from the Israeli military about impending plans to bomb the area in the sixth day of an offensive against Hamas t

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Crime
Police: Woman struck employee with car in shoplifting attempt

Police: Woman struck employee with car in shoplifting attempt

July 13th, 2014 3:44 pm by Staff Report

Police said a city woman hit a store employee with her car in an effort to escape a shoplifting charge.

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Sports
Watson, Hall win for injured relative

Watson, Hall win for injured relative

July 12th, 2014 11:03 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Johnson City boxers Blayton Watson and Robert Hall Jr. were fighting for family Saturday night at the Evolution Sports Gym.

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High need, high costs prompt early Christmas Box requests

High need, high costs prompt early Christmas Box requests

July 12th, 2014 10:45 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

In spring 2012, a Carter County couple well into their 70s took custody of three of their great-grandchildren who were at risk of being placed in state custody because of their parents' involvement in illegal drugs.

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Founders kept: Community, creativity celebrated in park dedication

Founders kept: Community, creativity celebrated in park dedication

July 12th, 2014 10:39 pm by Max Hrenda

One week after the installation of the 16th piece of art at Founders Park, members of the community gathered with local government, business and art officials to welcome it into the community.

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News Local News Election 2014
State rep. candidates tackle Q&A before taking it to the House

State rep. candidates tackle Q&A before taking it to the House

July 12th, 2014 10:32 pm by Gary B. Gray

Here are the responses from three candidates for the Tennessee House of Representatives to questions asked by the Johnson City Press. Clayton Stout is a candidate in the 6th House District while Phil Carriger and Todd Franklin are both candidates in the 7

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All about choice: Locals live, work with developmental disabilities

All about choice: Locals live, work with developmental disabilities

July 12th, 2014 10:20 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

David Coleman works two part-time jobs. One he has held for eight years and the other for 30.

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News Regional & National
Firefighters want funding from Bluff City

Firefighters want funding from Bluff City

July 12th, 2014 10:04 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET NEWS SERVICE

Firefighters with the Bluff City Volunteer Fire Department are not happy about being left out in the cold in Bluff City's latest budget, which allocated no money for the department.

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Security Council urges Gaza truce; no sign of lull

Security Council urges Gaza truce; no sign of lull

July 12th, 2014 10:00 pm by KHALED KHAZZIHA and MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH, Associated Press

Ignoring international appeals for a cease-fire, Israel on Saturday widened its range of Gaza bombing targets to civilian institutions with suspected Hamas ties and announced it would hit northern Gaza "with great force" to prevent rocket attacks from the

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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 12th, 2014 9:22 pm by Staff Report

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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