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Cards, Twins split pair

Cards, Twins split pair

August 3rd, 2014 9:59 pm by Jeff Birchfield

The Cardinals stayed in the pennant race in the Appalachian League West Division after the Twins won 9-7 earlier in the completion of a game which was suspended the previous Sunday.

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Restauranteur says Dickey's led him into financial pit

Restauranteur says Dickey's led him into financial pit

August 3rd, 2014 9:53 pm by Nathan Baker

James Neighbors sat with his wife Nancy Friday afternoon in a darkened retail suite in the Kroger-anchored shopping center off State of Franklin Road.

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KPD investigating shooting near middle school

KPD investigating shooting near middle school

August 3rd, 2014 9:33 pm by Hayes Hickman, Knoxville News Sentinel

Police are investigating a shooting that left one man wounded in East Knoxville on Sunday afternoon, authorities said.

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Crusaders overcome injuries to have fruitful trip to Florida

Crusaders overcome injuries to have fruitful trip to Florida

August 3rd, 2014 9:31 pm by Trey Williams

Despite losing two of their pitchers shortly prior to the tournament, the Crusaders rallied to finish tied for fifth in a field featuring many of the nation's premier 11- and 12-year-old baseball players.

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Local racing champion Laymon Utsman dead at 81

Local racing champion Laymon Utsman dead at 81

August 3rd, 2014 9:29 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Laymon Utsman, whose driving career spanned from 1955-78, made three starts in NASCAR's top series. He drove two races in 1959 for Johnson City car owner Jess Potter at Asheville-Weaverville and North Wilkesboro Speedways.

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Erwin downtown construction ready to move above surface

Erwin downtown construction ready to move above surface

August 3rd, 2014 9:26 pm by Brad Hicks

Since work on the second phase of Erwin's downtown revitalization project began in April, it has been hard not to notice the construction crews in the area.

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Crockett quarterback looks for continued success

Crockett quarterback looks for continued success

August 3rd, 2014 9:21 pm by Jeff Birchfield

David Crockett, a program never known for putting up big passing numbers, remains a threat to pick up huge chunks of yardage with Burger throwing the football.

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Ukraine's army on outskirts of rebel stronghold

Ukraine's army on outskirts of rebel stronghold

August 3rd, 2014 8:38 pm by YURAS KARMANAU, Associated Press

Fighting raged Sunday on the western outskirts of Donetsk as the advancing Ukrainian army tried to seize control of the rebel stronghold. In danger of being encircled, the separatists renewed their calls for Russia to send troops to their aid.

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Israel withdraws most troops from Gaza

Israel withdraws most troops from Gaza

August 3rd, 2014 8:33 pm by KARIN LAUB and JOSEF FEDERMAN, Associated Press

Israel withdrew most of its ground troops from the Gaza Strip on Sunday in an apparent winding down of the nearly monthlong operation against Hamas that has left more than 1,800 Palestinians and more than 60 Israelis dead.

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Carriger opts out of District 7 debate

Carriger opts out of District 7 debate

August 3rd, 2014 12:07 am by Max Hrenda

One of the challengers for the Republican nomination for the District 7 seat in the state House of Representatives will not be participating in a debate scheduled to take place three days before the Thursday primary election.

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