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Storm Clean Up

Storm Clean Up

July 29th, 2014 12:30 pm by Jessica Jaynes

Beneath the broken trees on Cox Hollow Road

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Off the Wall News
Off the Wall News: Skull-donation mystery leads others to turn in human remains

Off the Wall News: Skull-donation mystery leads others to turn in human remains

July 29th, 2014 12:14 pm by By Erin Heffernan, The Seattle Times (MCT)

Quite a few people apparently have skeletons in their closets.

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News Regional & National
Powerful insecticide turns up in major U.S. rivers

Powerful insecticide turns up in major U.S. rivers

July 29th, 2014 12:09 pm by By Josephine Marcotty, Star Tribune/Minneapolis (MCT)

A pervasive agricultural insecticide that has been linked to the decline of honeybees is now a near-constant presence in the small and great rivers that flow through Midwestern farm country, according to the first major review of its kind.

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Traffic jam relief: Erwin railroad overpass project gaining steam

Traffic jam relief: Erwin railroad overpass project gaining steam

July 29th, 2014 11:59 am by Brad Hicks

The bridge portion of the long-awaited railroad overpass project in Erwin is nearly in place, giving residents a clearer idea of the shape the project will take once it is complete.

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Crime Off the Wall News
Off the Wall News: Kingsport police say twister turned up stolen goods at destroyed home

Off the Wall News: Kingsport police say twister turned up stolen goods at destroyed home

July 29th, 2014 11:50 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

The discovery was made by a resident of Rock Springs Road who ran to his neighbor's home after witnessing it being leveled by the storm.

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Manhunt: Murder suspect sought after 1 killed in Kingsport shooting, 2nd victim critical

Manhunt: Murder suspect sought after 1 killed in Kingsport shooting, 2nd victim critical

July 29th, 2014 11:38 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A Monday night shooting in Kingsport has left one man dead and another in critical condition, with police saying a suspect has been identified but not yet located.

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Crime
Sheriff: 2 caught stealing metal, car parts from land behind church

Sheriff: 2 caught stealing metal, car parts from land behind church

July 29th, 2014 11:31 am by Staff Report

Washington County deputies caught two Jonesborough residents stealing metal and car parts from land off McKinley Church Road on Monday, Sheriff Ed Graybeal said today in a news release.

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Opinion
Justices' fair calls have earned them retention

Justices' fair calls have earned them retention

July 29th, 2014 9:24 am by Johnson City Press

Earlier this month, Chief Justice Gary Wade of the state Supreme Court told the Press his job is much like that of a baseball umpire. Wade said he and other members of the court are required "to call balls and strikes" based on the rules of the game.

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Community Voices

Reliving the days of horror that were the Great War

July 29th, 2014 9:20 am by Larry French

We have reached that date in history. Monday is the 100th anniversary of the date (July 28, 1914) Austria declared war on Serbia in retaliation for Gavrilo Princip's (a Serbian nationalist) June 28, 1914, assassination of the heir to the Austro-Hungarian

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Solar power, not 'dirty coal,' is the future

July 29th, 2014 9:15 am by Jennie Young

One electronic advertising panel bordering the field at the World Cup stadium in Brazil grabbed my family's attention. Its huge letters spelled out YINGLI SOLAR, as bold as the usual ones like VISA, COCA COLA, NIKE, MACDONALD'S, POWERADE, FLY EMIRATES and

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