Kingsport Times News Thursday, January 29, 2015
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Reckless driver boasts that he 'smoked' Kingsport police

Reckless driver boasts that he 'smoked' Kingsport police

January 21st, 2015 10:49 am by Rain Smith

Being arrested on multiple felony charges should probably humble a 19-year-old youth. But apparently not Kingsport's Gregory A. Fletcher, who allegedly fled police at approximately 100 mph in Lynn Garden, then bragged "I smoked your ass."

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Community TriCityMom Food
Crab mongole recipe starts with condensed soups

Crab mongole recipe starts with condensed soups

January 21st, 2015 9:30 am by Sharon Harris, Community Columnist

People will tell you that there are no original recipes. There is merit in that theory, but I am not above begging for a recipe if the dish sparks my interest.

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Opinion
National standards are needed for security guards

National standards are needed for security guards

January 21st, 2015 9:14 am by Editorial Board

Armed security guards are everywhere it seems, but a report from CNN and the Center for Investigative Reporting found that 15 states require no firearms training for them; 46 states ignore mental health status

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Sullivan OKs TIF request for 'upscale' apartments in Bristol

Sullivan OKs TIF request for 'upscale' apartments in Bristol

January 21st, 2015 8:25 am by J. H. Osborne

The Sullivan County Commission agreed Tuesday to devote about $1 million worth of property tax revenue to help pay redevelopment costs at a former — long gone — commercial center in Bristol.

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Kingsport man pleads no contest, found guilty in vehicular homicide in JC crash

Kingsport man pleads no contest, found guilty in vehicular homicide in JC crash

January 21st, 2015 8:04 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Cody Dingus, 23, now stands convicted of vehicular homicide by reckless conduct and evading arrest. It's a reduction from the original charge of vehicular homicide by intoxication.

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Haslam hits the road to promote Insure Tennessee proposal

Haslam hits the road to promote Insure Tennessee proposal

January 21st, 2015 7:35 am by Associated Press

Haslam's Insure Tennessee proposal has been met with a largely cool response in the Legislature because it draws on federal money available under President Barack Obama's health care law.

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Local News
McIntire won't run for mayor, will seek another term as alderman

McIntire won't run for mayor, will seek another term as alderman

January 21st, 2015 4:21 am by Matthew Lane

"While many have encouraged me to run for mayor, several factors have converged to cause me to rethink my plans for the 2015 city elections," McIntire wrote in an email to the Times-News. "I have thus decided to seek re-election as an alderman."

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Crime Local News
Hawkins County woman claims houseguest stole, wrecked car

Hawkins County woman claims houseguest stole, wrecked car

January 21st, 2015 3:45 am by Jeff Bobo

In a separate complaint Sunday, the victim reported that a Morristown woman had stolen several power tools and hand tools. The Hawkins County Sheriff's Office is investigating both allegations.

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Woman: Boyfriend's attack intended to harm unborn child

Woman: Boyfriend's attack intended to harm unborn child

January 21st, 2015 2:30 am by Jeff Bobo

The victim reportedly stated that she had been assaulted by her boyfriend, who was identified as Jonathan Edward Potts, 21,735 Mt. Carmel Road, Mosheim.

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Sports Vols Sports
Vols go to 4-1 in SEC with win over Gamecocks

Vols go to 4-1 in SEC with win over Gamecocks

January 21st, 2015 2:01 am by PETE IACOBELLI, AP Sports Writer

Kevin Punter and Josh Richardson had 13 points each and the Vols hung on to win their 15th straight over South Carolina, 66-62 on Tuesday night.

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