Kingsport Times News Friday, December 19, 2014
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Elderly woman struck by van in Kingsport crosswalk

Elderly woman struck by van in Kingsport crosswalk

December 11th, 2014 4:51 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport motorist has been cited by police after striking a pedestrian in a crosswalk, leaving the elderly woman hospitalized with incapacitating injuries.

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Opinion
Obama should OK Purple Hearts for Hasan's victims

Obama should OK Purple Hearts for Hasan's victims

December 11th, 2014 3:28 pm by Editorial Board

The award of the Purple Heart to the Fort Hood victims was included in the FY15 National Defense Authorization Act, which must be signed before the end of the lame duck session.

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Attempted murder suspect allegedly poisoned husband prior to shooting

Attempted murder suspect allegedly poisoned husband prior to shooting

December 11th, 2014 3:07 pm by Nick Shepherd

A Bluff City woman who allegedly shot her husband in the back, leaving him paralyzed and crawling through the woods for help while she went to Pigeon Forge with their children, is now being accused of poisoning him for the last three years.

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Photos: KPD searches for G2K burglars

Photos: KPD searches for G2K burglars

December 11th, 2014 2:25 pm by Rain Smith

Kingsport police have released surveillance footage from a burglary first reported by the Times-News on Dec. 3, when a glass door was shattered to make entry into a video game store but only empty cases were stolen.

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Alleged copper thief hit with $60K vandalism charge

Alleged copper thief hit with $60K vandalism charge

December 11th, 2014 12:48 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Rogersville man reportedly claimed he was at an asphalt plant to meet his "mistress," but officers discovered he had stolen copper wiring from machinery.

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Wellmont delays decision on partner

Wellmont delays decision on partner

December 11th, 2014 12:08 pm by Hank Hayes

With the holiday season in full swing and the need for the board to further review information it has received, a decision about Wellmont's future is not imminent, System Chairman Roger Leonard said.

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Opinion
Kingsport teachers deserve a bonus

Kingsport teachers deserve a bonus

December 11th, 2014 11:27 am by Letters to the Editor

Keep in mind that the $150 bonus is for school employees, not non-school employees. I think every educator deserves a bonus and a big thank you for what they do day after day.

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Rescue Fund might not be able to help as many needy families this year

Rescue Fund might not be able to help as many needy families this year

December 11th, 2014 11:24 am by Editorial Board

Last year on this date, the Rescue Fund had received $28,839 in donations. On this date in 2012, the fund had received $30,578. Today, donations for this year's campaign are at $16,957.

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KINGSPORT ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 12.11.14 - VIDEO

December 11th, 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: Shorty, Max, Marley, Chewie, and Oscar. Also, the photo gallery below has photos of adoptable shelter animals.

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Hawkins man allegedly rapes, takes 1,300 explicit photos of juvenile

Hawkins man allegedly rapes, takes 1,300 explicit photos of juvenile

December 11th, 2014 10:59 am by Jeff Bobo

In September of 2013 Church Hill police began an investigation into allegations of rape and sexual exploitation of a minor against Bethel Lee Farmer, 40, 424 W. Morgan Street, Church Hill.

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