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Update: Family begins recovery after tornado destroys home

Update: Family begins recovery after tornado destroys home

July 29th, 2014 12:43 pm by Becky Campbell

Dylan Compton was home with six family members when an EF-1 tornado struck Washington County Sunday evening, and their Kitzimller Road home took a direct hit.

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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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Scores killed as Israel hits symbols of Hamas rule

Scores killed as Israel hits symbols of Hamas rule

July 29th, 2014 12:18 pm by KARIN LAUB and PETER ENAV, Associated Press

The heavy strikes were a new blow to international efforts to reach a sustainable truce in the fighting, now in its fourth week.

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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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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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Tornadoes confirmed, now cleanup begins

Tornadoes confirmed, now cleanup begins

July 28th, 2014 10:12 pm by Becky Campbell

It's official - the National Weather Service station in Morristown confirmed the storms that ravaged parts of Washington and Sullivan counties over the weekend were tornadoes.

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Poore pleads guilty to using daughters in child porn

Poore pleads guilty to using daughters in child porn

July 28th, 2014 10:03 pm by Max Hrenda

A Hampton woman who was accused of performing and photographing sex acts with her 8-, 6- and 2-year-old daughters pleaded guilty to those charges in federal court this week.

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Commission dodges suit, pays ex-deputy $30K

Commission dodges suit, pays ex-deputy $30K

July 28th, 2014 10:00 pm by Brad Hicks

Facing the threat of litigation by a former Unicoi County Sheriff's Department deputy, the Unicoi County Commission took action Monday to avert a possible lawsuit.

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WC Commission throws support behind TN abortion amendment

WC Commission throws support behind TN abortion amendment

July 28th, 2014 9:55 pm by Gary B. Gray

Washington County commissioners approved a resolution Monday in support of "Amendment One," a change to Tennessee's Constitution that would insert language empowering the General Assembly to enact, amend or repeal state statutes regarding abortion, includ

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