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Why didn't NYC cops taze Garner?

Why didn't NYC cops taze Garner?

December 30th, 2014 7:00 pm by Letters to the Editor

I'm guessing one officer didn't like the man's refusal to obey orders, so a choke hold was quickly applied even though "the criminal" had backed away saying, "Please don't touch me."

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The Little Engine That Could: Dolly Parton's Imagination Library earns national 'Best Practices in Literacy' award

The Little Engine That Could: Dolly Parton's Imagination Library earns national 'Best Practices in Literacy' award

December 30th, 2014 5:00 pm by Amanda J. Vicars

The organization is dedicated to the monthly distribution of free, age-appropriate books to all children from birth to age 5 who are enrolled in the program.

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E.R. patient arrested after threatening staff, patients

E.R. patient arrested after threatening staff, patients

December 30th, 2014 4:09 pm by Jeff Bobo

Shortly before 10:30 p.m.Rogersville Police Department Officer Chris Funk was dispatched to the emergency room of the Hawkins County Memorial Hospital — for the second time — due to Willis Danny Gunno causing a disturbance.

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Congressman calls speaking to white supremacist group a 'mistake'

Congressman calls speaking to white supremacist group a 'mistake'

December 30th, 2014 3:57 pm by By Kurtis Lee, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

Reports have surfaced that House majority whip Steve Scalise spoke at a 2002 convention of the European American Unity and Rights Organization, when he was a Louisiana state lawmaker. The group was founded by David Duke.

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Scott Co. Animal Shelter awarded emergency grant after fire

Scott Co. Animal Shelter awarded emergency grant after fire

December 30th, 2014 2:41 pm by Staff Report

The Humane Society of the United States was alerted to the situation by the Scott County Humane Society, which partners with the county to arrange support and raise funds for the animals' care and a new shelter building.

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Sullivan Co. blotter oddities: Shrouded woman prompts check with Homeland Security, nude sunbathing ignites brawl

Sullivan Co. blotter oddities: Shrouded woman prompts check with Homeland Security, nude sunbathing ignites brawl

December 30th, 2014 1:30 pm by Rain Smith

Take a look back at some of 2014's most bizarre, disturbing and audacious police calls in Sullivan County, derived from central dispatch records and incident reports.

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City, county must make big decisions about education

City, county must make big decisions about education

December 30th, 2014 12:50 pm by Editorial Board

The initial public reception of draft recommendations from the facilities studies of Sullivan County and Kingsport schools has been a bit tepid at best, although naysayers seem to be in the majority, judging by online and Facebook posts.

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Kingsport animal complaint spirals to armed assault

Kingsport animal complaint spirals to armed assault

December 30th, 2014 11:45 am by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man has been arrested after allegedly bursting into his grandmother's apartment while wielding a handgun, threatening that he "had a bullet" for whoever called animal control about his dog.

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Top news stories for 2014

Top news stories for 2014

December 30th, 2014 9:00 am by Staff reports

Take a look back at the most popular and top viewed stories from 2014 on Timesnews.net.

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Hawkins BOE honors students

Hawkins BOE honors students

December 30th, 2014 8:18 am by Jeff Bobo

The Hawkins County Board of Education honored several students at its regular monthly meeting earlier this month including a group of artists whose work was put on display for every school system in Tennessee.

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