Kingsport Times News Thursday, December 18, 2014
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Gunfire at Kingsport shopping center prompts arrest

Gunfire at Kingsport shopping center prompts arrest

December 12th, 2014 11:58 am by Rain Smith

A woman and two men arguing over "personal matters" in a Kingsport parking lot has led to a felony arrest, as a gun was pulled during the heated exchange with one round fired.

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SULLIVAN COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 12.12.14 - VIDEO

December 12th, 2014 11:00 am by Matthew Carroll

We meet some new adoptable shelter animals on this week's Furry Friends video. This week we meet: Roxy, Maggie, Chico, Nelly, Sweety, and Possum . Also, the photo gallery below has photos of new adoptable shelter animals that have come in

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Grift cards: Elderly shopper reports pocket picked

Grift cards: Elderly shopper reports pocket picked

December 12th, 2014 10:51 am by Rain Smith

A 79-year-old man called police to the Kingsport Town Center after he purchased gift cards, followed by assistance to his car from another shopper.

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Readers invited to share cherished traditions

Readers invited to share cherished traditions

December 12th, 2014 9:45 am by Sunday Scrapbook

Twelve Christmas stockings are attached to our family room mantle at Christmas time. They are all handmade for each member of our family.

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150 years ago, Kingsport's fall opened the door for Union advance into SW Va.

150 years ago, Kingsport's fall opened the door for Union advance into SW Va.

December 12th, 2014 9:37 am by Ned Jilton

On Dec. 13 1864, all the plans and preparation of the Confederates' defenses were undone by a man from Kingsport who knew the North Fork of the Holston River.

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Ramsey: Medicaid expansion a possibility in Tenn.

Ramsey: Medicaid expansion a possibility in Tenn.

December 12th, 2014 6:51 am by Associated Press

Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey says that if fellow Republican Gov. Bill Haslam succeeds in his negotiations with President Obama's administration on a special Tennessee deal for Medicaid expansion, the result could be "sellable" to skeptical lawmakers.

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DOJ says tribes can decide whether to legalize pot

DOJ says tribes can decide whether to legalize pot

December 12th, 2014 12:27 am by Associated Press

The U.S. Justice Department said Thursday Indian tribes can grow and sell marijuana on their lands as long as they follow the same federal conditions laid out for states that have legalized the drug.

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Gate City ambushes Sullivan East

Gate City ambushes Sullivan East

December 11th, 2014 11:10 pm by Dave Ongie

The Lady Blue Devils were much more disciplined on offense without sacrificing an ounce of their defensive tenacity and they made all the right moves down the stretch to claim a 51-46 home win over a talented group of Lady Patriots.

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America's Health Rankings says it's unhealthy to be us

America's Health Rankings says it's unhealthy to be us

December 11th, 2014 11:05 pm by Nick Shepherd

High obesity rates, lack of physical activity and the worst violent crime rate in the country contributed to Tennessee being ranked close to the bottom in overall health, according to a recent report which ranks all 50 states in overall health.

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Judge gives Rogersville businessman maximum sentence in fatal wreck

Judge gives Rogersville businessman maximum sentence in fatal wreck

December 11th, 2014 10:02 pm by Jeff Bobo

Following a two-day trial in October, Roger Dale Stewart, 63, 5281 Highway 11-W, Rogersville, was convicted by a Hawkins County jury of criminally negligent homicide and two counts of felony reckless endangerment — all of which are class E felonies.

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