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Clark, Smith prep for Tuesday DA debate

Clark, Smith prep for Tuesday DA debate

July 13th, 2014 9:45 pm by Becky Campbell

Voters have an opportunity Tuesday to hear the two men trying to become the next District Attorney General for the First Judicial District say why they would be the best choice in next month's election.

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Police, physicians caution against leaving children in hot cars

Police, physicians caution against leaving children in hot cars

July 13th, 2014 9:37 pm by Elizabeth Saulsbury

Recent arrests across the country have captured the public's attention and have cautioned parents about leaving children in a hot car.

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Update: Police say 2 dead in apparent murder/suicide

Update: Police say 2 dead in apparent murder/suicide

July 13th, 2014 6:35 pm by Max Hrenda

Police said a man and a woman were found dead in their apartment in what appears to be a murder-suicide.

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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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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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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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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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