Kingsport Times News Thursday, July 30, 2015
Opinion
Islamic nations should cleanse religion of radical elements

Islamic nations should cleanse religion of radical elements

April 30th, 2015 9:40 am by Editorial Board

Yet as ISIS plunders and smashes the world's historic treasures, most other nations in the Mideast that have all the more reason to stop it are doing little to destroy these madmen when, collectively, they would be easily capable of it.

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FBI says it is looking for 3 in kidnapping, robbery plot

FBI says it is looking for 3 in kidnapping, robbery plot

April 30th, 2015 8:39 am by Associated Press

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Federal officials say they are looking for two men and a woman after the family of an East Tennessee bank employee was briefly kidnapped in an attempted extortion and robbery plot.

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Alpha Natural Resources reports lower first quarter revenues

April 30th, 2015 8:20 am by Hank Hayes

"As all participants in the industry are acutely aware, we are more than two years into a prolonged coal market downturn," Kevin Crutchfield, chairman and CEO, said in a prepared release.

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Baltimore officials: No immediate decision in Gray case

Baltimore officials: No immediate decision in Gray case

April 30th, 2015 8:06 am by AMANDA LEE MYERS and DAVID DISHNEAU, Associated Press

Having weathered two all-night curfews with no major disturbances, Baltimore officials are now trying to manage growing expectations they will immediately decide whether to prosecute six police officers involved in the arrest of a Freddie Gray.

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Photo gallery: High-speed crash closes I-26 in Kingsport

Photo gallery: High-speed crash closes I-26 in Kingsport

April 30th, 2015 7:21 am by Rain Smith

A Kingsport crash seriously injured three people when a car struck a guardrail along Interstate 26 at a high rate of speed, then rolled and came to rest upside down to be hit by a passing SUV.

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KHRA faces budget cuts, layoffs

KHRA faces budget cuts, layoffs

April 29th, 2015 10:04 pm by Matthew Lane

Due to cuts in federal housing funds, the Kingsport Housing and Redevelopment Authority has had to freeze employee salaries, modify its health care benefits and eliminate a few positions in order to reduce costs and balance its budget.

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Attorneys say Mount Carmel mayor violating city code on two issues

Attorneys say Mount Carmel mayor violating city code on two issues

April 29th, 2015 9:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

Legal experts from the University of Tennessee believe Mount Carmel Mayor Larry Frost is violating city code by denying aldermen requests to place items on meeting agendas and allowing citizen comments only at the end of meetings.

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'Audrey 2' seeking victims as VHS production of Little Shop of Horrors opens Friday - VIDEO

April 29th, 2015 8:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

"Audrey 2" is famished and hoping there are plenty of potential victims in the audience for Friday's opening of Volunteer High School's production of Little Shop of Horrors.

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Holston Valley patient info found in Bristol recycling bin

Holston Valley patient info found in Bristol recycling bin

April 29th, 2015 4:50 pm by Hank Hayes

A nurse's notes on 1,726 Holston Valley patients were disposed in a bin at Steele Creek Park. Wellmont said the notes were not part of any patients' legal medical record, and patients "were likely not" identity theft victims.

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Lee man guilty of wife's murder

Lee man guilty of wife's murder

April 29th, 2015 4:42 pm by Stephen Igo

According to past reports, authorities were initially notified by Timothy Carter's mother that her daughter-in-law had shot herself. But investigators became suspicious of the self-inflicted gunshot report almost immediately upon responding to the scene.

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