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Kingsport police searching for suspect in Stone Drive pharmacy robbery

Kingsport police searching for suspect in Stone Drive pharmacy robbery

May 3rd, 2015 9:11 pm by Staff Report

Kingsport Police Department patrol officers and detectives responded to an armed robbery of CVS Pharmacy, located at 128 W. Stone Drive, on Sunday at 3:25 p.m.

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Kingsport library leaping into 21st century with new software

Kingsport library leaping into 21st century with new software

May 3rd, 2015 8:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Helen Whitaker describes the new system's search as "Amazon-style" with better looks and icons more recognizable where patrons will easily know if the item is a book or a DVD or other item. People will be able to better target what they're looking for.

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Sports
Warriors wear out Grizzlies 101-86 in Game 1 of series

Warriors wear out Grizzlies 101-86 in Game 1 of series

May 3rd, 2015 7:47 pm by ANTONIO GONZALEZ, AP Basketball Writer

Stephen Curry had 22 points and seven assists, and the Warriors wore down undermanned Memphis in a 101-86 victory in Sunday's second-round series opener.

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Man with Kingsport ties experiences Nepal earthquake first-hand

Man with Kingsport ties experiences Nepal earthquake first-hand

May 3rd, 2015 6:00 pm by Marci Gore

"That said, there are several houses right here in our neighborhood that have completely collapsed. Quite a few people died in that. Unfortunately, on top of the earthquake and permanent or temporary homelessness, now they're sleeping out on the streets."

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Earnhardt cruises to first Talladega win since 2004

Earnhardt cruises to first Talladega win since 2004

May 3rd, 2015 5:27 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Dale Earnhardt Jr. won Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway in front of an adoring crowd that gave him a rousing ovation as he pumped his fist outside the car window during a slow victory lap.

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Opinion
Opinion: Troubles mounting for Hillary's campaign

Opinion: Troubles mounting for Hillary's campaign

May 3rd, 2015 4:00 pm by Editorial Board

As more voters see that the empress has no clothes, potential Democratic candidates for president will increasingly test the waters.

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News Regional & National
Baltimore mayor lifts curfew six days after riots

Baltimore mayor lifts curfew six days after riots

May 3rd, 2015 3:20 pm by JULIET LINDERMAN and BEN NUCKOLS, Associated Press

The curfew was ordered Tuesday after a night of violence, looting and arson sparked by the death of Freddie Gray. About 3,000 National Guard soldiers were deployed to the city along with 1,000 extra police officers.

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Federal panel seeks ideas to protect children

Federal panel seeks ideas to protect children

May 3rd, 2015 2:15 pm by Associated Press

A federal commission is looking for new methods that could be used to help stop deadly child abuse. "It's time we start looking for visionary ideas to protect these children," said Chris Newlin of the National Children's Advocacy Center.

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Need for IT: DigiGirlz Day promotes females in information technology careers

Need for IT: DigiGirlz Day promotes females in information technology careers

May 3rd, 2015 2:00 pm by Rick Wagner

Wanted: Females to go into information technology careers. That's the message of the DigiGirlz Day at the Kingsport Higher Education Center, where area high school females got a glimpse at IT careers

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Pace of death sentences, executions slows in Virginia

Pace of death sentences, executions slows in Virginia

May 3rd, 2015 1:55 pm by LARRY O'DELL, Associated Press

Virginia, which once operated one of the busiest execution chambers in the nation, has sent only six people to death row in the past nine years after sending 40 over the previous eight years.

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