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Local Fourth of July events still on schedule

Local Fourth of July events still on schedule

July 3rd, 2013 6:19 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

As cities across the state are canceling their annual fireworks celebrations on account of the heavy rain throughout the region and more expected today, officials with local Fourth of July events have said they will continue with their scheduled plans rai

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Carter Co. Sheriff's Office says dead child suffered severe head trauma

Carter Co. Sheriff's Office says dead child suffered severe head trauma

July 3rd, 2013 3:23 pm by John Thompson

The Sheriff's Department is awaiting the results of an autopsy that was conducted on Wednesday at Quillen College of Medicine to determine the cause of the death of 4-year-old Coty Cox.

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Update: Egyptian military ousts President Morsi, who claims 'full coup'

Update: Egyptian military ousts President Morsi, who claims 'full coup'

July 3rd, 2013 3:10 pm by Associated Press

Army troops backed by armor and including commandos have deployed across much of the Egyptian capital, surrounding protests by the president's supporters, and at key facilities and major intersections.

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Update: Man who killed himself during SW Va. traffic stop was former Sullivan Co. corrections officer

Update: Man who killed himself during SW Va. traffic stop was former Sullivan Co. corrections officer

July 3rd, 2013 2:34 pm by Wes Bunch, NET News Service

Scott County Sheriff John Puckett said Jeffery R. Mathes was wanted at the time of the shooting on four felony charges

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Update: Carter Co. Sheriff's Office: Crash that killed 2 boys, mother followed argument; father, 2 others face meth charges

Update: Carter Co. Sheriff's Office: Crash that killed 2 boys, mother followed argument; father, 2 others face meth charges

July 3rd, 2013 2:32 pm by John Thompson

The Carter County Sheriff's Department said Wednesday a traffic accident on U.S. Highway 19E that took the lives of two children and their mother in October was preceded by an argument in a CVS Pharmacy parking lot between the mother and the children's fa

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Some Tennessee cities canceling, delaying fireworks displays because of rain

Some Tennessee cities canceling, delaying fireworks displays because of rain

July 3rd, 2013 1:30 pm by Associated Press

Many Tennesseans looking to celebrate the Fourth of July will have to make do with a lightning display for now.

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Unicoi-based Hotshots elite firefighters keeping eyes on Arizona tragedy

Unicoi-based Hotshots elite firefighters keeping eyes on Arizona tragedy

July 3rd, 2013 1:30 pm by Brad Hicks

The Cherokee Hotshots crew is not expected to be called out to assist with the fire in Arizona.

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Weather service issues flood watch for Tri Cities area through Friday night

Weather service issues flood watch for Tri Cities area through Friday night

July 3rd, 2013 11:20 am by Wes Bunch, NET News Service

The prospect of persistent heavy rain moving into the region for the Fourth of July holiday has prompted the National Weather Service in Morristown to issue a flood watch for portions East Tennessee and Southwest Virginia through Friday.

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The Buzz: Local stories you should know today

The Buzz: Local stories you should know today

July 3rd, 2013 10:54 am by Staff Report

In case you missed these posts, here are 11 stories worth knowing today from Johnson City Press.

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Johnson City father jailed on abuse charge after hospital reports bruising on 18-day-old child

Johnson City father jailed on abuse charge after hospital reports bruising on 18-day-old child

July 3rd, 2013 10:00 am by Staff Report

Both Mark Vincent Kendall and his wife, Melissa G. Hyatt-Kendall, were accused in the case after hospital staff members reported bruising all over the infant's body.

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