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Co-pilot 'intentionally' destroyed plane, prosecutor says

Co-pilot 'intentionally' destroyed plane, prosecutor says

March 26th, 2015 3:29 pm by LORI HINNANT and DAVID McHUGH, Associated Press

Ignoring the captain's frantic pounding on the door, the co-pilot of the Germanwings jet barricaded himself inside the cockpit and deliberately rammed the plane full speed into the French Alps as passengers screamed in terror, a prosecutor said Thursday.

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Attorney: Moving citizens comments to end of BMA meeting not a code violation

Attorney: Moving citizens comments to end of BMA meeting not a code violation

March 26th, 2015 3:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

It may not be popular, but Mount Carmel City Attorney Chris Raines told the Times-News Wednesday that Mayor Larry Frost's decision to move citizens comments to the end of board meetings doesn't violate city code.

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Sign-up for Tennessee Reconnect grant scheduled for this weekend

Sign-up for Tennessee Reconnect grant scheduled for this weekend - VIDEO

March 26th, 2015 1:53 pm by Rick Wagner

Program for most students 24 and older will be at Centers of Applied Technology this fall and at community colleges in the fall of 2016.

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KPD: Motorcyclist killed in crash was intoxicated

KPD: Motorcyclist killed in crash was intoxicated

March 26th, 2015 1:04 pm by Rain Smith

An investigation into September's fatal head-on Stone Drive motorcycle crash has been concluded, with police saying the rider was intoxicated and traveling into oncoming traffic.

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UPDATE: Suspect arrested in Kingsport pharmacy robbery

UPDATE: Suspect arrested in Kingsport pharmacy robbery

March 26th, 2015 11:43 am by Rain Smith

Exactly one year to the day since a Kingsport pharmacy was last held up by a man claiming to have a gun, police report narcotics were once again stolen from the same store on Wednesday, and in a nearly identical fashion.

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Historic Places: Netherland Inn boasts rich history

Historic Places: Netherland Inn boasts rich history

March 26th, 2015 10:00 am by Collin Brooks

During its grandest days, the Inn hosted many famous persons including Presidents Andrew Jackson, Andrew Johnson and James K. Polk.

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Man arrested in alleged Big Stone Gap murder

Man arrested in alleged Big Stone Gap murder

March 26th, 2015 9:52 am by Stephen Igo

A Big Stone Gap man faces a 2nd degree murder charge following a fatal shooting on Wednesday. Police say many specific details of the incident could not be released Thursday morning because the matter is still under investigation.

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Opinion
It's senseless to ignore plight of thousands of uninsured Tennesseans

It's senseless to ignore plight of thousands of uninsured Tennesseans

March 26th, 2015 9:23 am by Editorial Board

Insure Tennessee deserves a vote on the floor of the Senate, and the House. And it deserves approval. It would be senseless for state lawmakers to throw that away and to ignore the plight of hundreds of thousands of uninsured state residents

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Official kickoff of Healthy Kingsport set for April 20

Official kickoff of Healthy Kingsport set for April 20

March 26th, 2015 8:33 am by Heather Cook, community news contributor

Healthy Kingsport is a coalition of community partners whose mission is to create a community culture of healthy living by promoting awareness, influencing policy, and enhancing infrastructure.

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Assault on Jonesborough special ed students nets probation

Assault on Jonesborough special ed students nets probation

March 26th, 2015 7:40 am by Sue Guinn Legg, NET News Service

A former special education teacher charged with assaulting three students in his classroom at Jonesborough Middle School in 2013 pleaded no contest to two of the charges Wednesday in Washington County Criminal Court.

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