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Old Butler Days set for Aug. 8-9

Old Butler Days set for Aug. 8-9

July 14th, 2014 1:30 pm by Staff Report

The event will feature local musicians, vendors, games, rides, an auction and door prizes. There will be no charge for parking or participating in the festivities.

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Citigroup to pay $7B in subprime mortgages probe

Citigroup to pay $7B in subprime mortgages probe

July 14th, 2014 1:05 pm by ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press

The settlement stems from the sale of securities made up of subprime mortgages, which led to both the housing boom and bust that triggered the Great Recession at the end of 2007.

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Jack and the Tomato Stalk

Jack and the Tomato Stalk

July 14th, 2014 12:45 pm by Staff Report

How's Your Garden Growing? Send Us Your Photos.

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Off the Wall News
Off the Wall News: Ex-Tennessee sheriff arrested after 115-mph chase by troopers, cemetery crash

Off the Wall News: Ex-Tennessee sheriff arrested after 115-mph chase by troopers, cemetery crash

July 14th, 2014 11:56 am by Associated Press

Police say he ran into at least one tombstone while leading law enforcement on a high-speed chase.

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VW to build new SUV in Tennessee, add 2,000 jobs

VW to build new SUV in Tennessee, add 2,000 jobs

July 14th, 2014 11:43 am by ERIK SCHELZIG and TOM KRISHER, Associated Press

The German automaker announced Monday that it will invest $600 million to expand the factory and set up a new research center that will employ about 200 engineers.

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Nitrogen plant's plan to discharge treated water into Nolichucky draws concerns

Nitrogen plant's plan to discharge treated water into Nolichucky draws concerns

July 14th, 2014 11:30 am by AP

US Nitrogen, a subsidiary of Austin Powder Co., plans to produce ammonium nitrate, an ingredient used in industrial explosives, at its plant in Midway,

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Kingsport mayor accuses state legislator of telling merchants to sue city over flooding

Kingsport mayor accuses state legislator of telling merchants to sue city over flooding

July 14th, 2014 11:27 am by Hank Hayes, NET News Service

Tony Shipley denies Dennis Phillips' assertion.

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Light poles removed from I-26 bridge over Holston

Light poles removed from I-26 bridge over Holston

July 14th, 2014 11:20 am by Matthew Lane, NET News Service

The lights have been off for years. Now, the poles are gone, too.

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Crime
Police arrest man accused of swinging knife at Johnson City Kmart employees over earrings

Police arrest man accused of swinging knife at Johnson City Kmart employees over earrings

July 14th, 2014 10:04 am by Staff Report

Matthew R. Harris was charged with two counts of aggravated assault and theft of property over $500.

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No response from Hill, Van Huss on Press' election questions, no participation in forum

No response from Hill, Van Huss on Press' election questions, no participation in forum

July 14th, 2014 10:00 am by Gary B. Gray

Challengers Phil Carriger and Todd Franklin, who are seeking the District 7 spot, and Clayton Stout, who is running for the District 6 seat, accepted the forum invitations and responded to questions.

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