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National News Alert: Detroit files for bankruptcy

National News Alert: Detroit files for bankruptcy

July 18th, 2013 4:00 pm by Associated Press

State-appointed emergency manager Kevyn Orr on Thursday asked a federal judge permission to place the city into Chapter 9 bankruptcy protection.

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Carter mayor vetoes tax increase

Carter mayor vetoes tax increase

July 18th, 2013 3:29 pm by John Thompson

Carter County Mayor Leon Humphrey has vetoed the 2013-2014 Budget and the $2.33 tax rate resolutions approved by the County Commission on Monday.

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3 arrested after Sullivan deputies find bloody woman crawling for help

3 arrested after Sullivan deputies find bloody woman crawling for help

July 18th, 2013 3:12 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Three Kingsport residents have been arrested after a battered woman was spotted crawling to a door for help — directly behind the back of her father, who was telling officers nothing was wrong.

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Drying out: Kingsport businesses regroup after flooding

Drying out: Kingsport businesses regroup after flooding

July 18th, 2013 1:43 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Approximately 12 hours after heavy rains flooded sections of downtown Kingsport — rushing an estimated three and half feet of water down some streets — brooms were swishing over debris-strewn sidewalks and shop vacs were humming inside many stores.

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No charges placed yet against alleged shooter in Butler killing

No charges placed yet against alleged shooter in Butler killing

July 18th, 2013 1:40 pm by John Thompson

R.L. Hartley, the victim's father-in-law, told investigators he shot Kenneth Jeffery Dugger one time in the chest.

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Chattanooga police: Man pulls gun on young children, tells them they're going to die

Chattanooga police: Man pulls gun on young children, tells them they're going to die

July 18th, 2013 1:03 pm by Beth Burger, Chattanooga Times Free Press

A 29-year-old man faces seven counts of aggravated assault after police said he pointed an air soft gun at his neighbors, including several young children.

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The Buzz: Today's look at local news worth knowing

The Buzz: Today's look at local news worth knowing

July 18th, 2013 10:04 am by Staff Report

In case you missed these posts, here are 10 local and regional items that will get you talking today from JohnsonCityPress.com.

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Trayvon Martin's parents remain shocked by Zimmerman verdict

Trayvon Martin's parents remain shocked by Zimmerman verdict

July 18th, 2013 9:20 am by Staff Report

Martin's mother said she believes the verdict sends a "terrible message to other little black and brown boys."

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Senators ready to restore lower college loan rates

Senators ready to restore lower college loan rates

July 18th, 2013 9:08 am by PHILIP ELLIOTT, Associated Press

The Senate could vote as early as Thursday on a bipartisan compromise that heads off a costly increase for returning students.

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10 Things to Know for Today

10 Things to Know for Today

July 18th, 2013 8:23 am by Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

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