Kingsport Times News Thursday, November 27, 2014
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Aquatic Center unveils new attraction

Aquatic Center unveils new attraction

November 26th, 2014 7:00 pm by Matthew Lane

The attraction consists of two, clear plastic panels, with hand and foot holds similar to those found on traditional rock climbing walls. The panels are attached to the side of the deep end of the pool.

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KPD looking for suspect in theft of electric shopping cart

KPD looking for suspect in theft of electric shopping cart

November 26th, 2014 6:52 pm by Staff report

On October 16, at approximately 7:45 a.m., a man took the cart, valued at $2,5000 from the Food City located at 300 Clinchfield St.

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Kingsport police request public's assistance in identifying suspect in motor vehicle theft

Kingsport police request public's assistance in identifying suspect in motor vehicle theft

November 26th, 2014 6:39 pm by Staff Report

KINGSPORT — The Kingsport Police Department is investigating a September 2014 motor vehicle theft from a Kingsport parking lot.

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Elizabethton wedding gone wrong: Bride drags groom with car

Elizabethton wedding gone wrong: Bride drags groom with car

November 26th, 2014 6:02 pm by JOHN THOMPSON, NET News Service

Mary Ashley Henderson, 30, and Robert Shaun Hicks, 33, told Officer Dustin Johnson of the Elizabethton Police Department that they agreed to meet in a parking lot in order to talk before going to the courthouse to get married.

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Lane closures on tap for 126 TDOT says

Lane closures on tap for 126 TDOT says

November 26th, 2014 5:00 pm by Staff reports

Starting on Monday, Dec. 1, one lane will be closed in both directions between Industry Drive and Lincoln Street on State Route 126. Lanes are expected to re-open on Dec. 23.

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Health insurance sign-ups coming to shopping malls

Health insurance sign-ups coming to shopping malls

November 26th, 2014 3:43 pm by CARLA K. JOHNSON, AP Medical Writer

The Obama administration will promote health insurance coverage at shopping malls starting on Black Friday and continuing through the busiest shopping days of the holiday season, officials announced Wednesday.

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Opinion
Haslam should consider local talent for state ed job

Haslam should consider local talent for state ed job

November 26th, 2014 2:36 pm by Editorial Board

Having a Northeast Tennessean overseeing the state's education system from Nashville would be a feather in the region's cap, but of course the most important thing is that Haslam make the right choice.

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Opinion
Ferguson rioting helps no one's cause

Ferguson rioting helps no one's cause

November 26th, 2014 2:35 pm by Letters to the Editor

No one outside of this grand jury and those presiding over it has heard all of the evidence in as much detail as they have. And even if someone disagrees with their decision how does it help your cause to loot, steal and burn down someone's business

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Fire fight: Woman trapped in bathroom by  boyfriend started fire to escape

Fire fight: Woman trapped in bathroom by boyfriend started fire to escape

November 26th, 2014 1:58 pm by Jeff Bobo

Police say a Rogersville woman who was trapped in her bathroom late last Friday night after allegedly being choked and head-butted by her live-in boyfriend, started a small fire to distract him so she could escape.

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Akira's battle: Rogersville child to have first of three brain surgeries on Thanksgiving Day

Akira's battle: Rogersville child to have first of three brain surgeries on Thanksgiving Day

November 26th, 2014 11:09 am by Jeff Bobo

As 16- month-old Akira Arnold begins the first of three major brain surgeries Thanksgiving Day in Cincinnati, her parents David and Misty Arnold will be thankful if this is the beginning of the end of Akira's constant pain.

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