Kingsport Times News Friday, October 24, 2014
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Lawsuit filed over Tenn. child's surname

Lawsuit filed over Tenn. child's surname

October 13th, 2014 8:13 am by Associated Press

The Tennessean reports Brentwood parents Carl Abramson and Kimberly Sarubbi kept their own last names after getting married and decided their child should have a combination of their names: Sabr.

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Sports
Cards tie up NLCS on Wong homer in ninth

Cards tie up NLCS on Wong homer in ninth

October 13th, 2014 2:23 am by R.B. FALLSTROM, AP Sports Writer

Kolten Wong hit a leadoff home run in the bottom of the ninth inning and the resilient Cardinals beat the Giants 5-4 on Sunday night, tying the National League championship series at one game apiece.

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Regional & National
Some Mormons pushing church on gay marriage

Some Mormons pushing church on gay marriage

October 13th, 2014 12:41 am by Associated Press

Court decisions this week paving the way for same-sex marriage to become legal in dozens of states have emboldened a growing group of Latter-day Saints who are pushing the conservative church to become more accepting of gay members.

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Community Local News
Free meals for all Ketron students ups numbers served

Free meals for all Ketron students ups numbers served

October 13th, 2014 12:32 am by Rick Wagner

According to Lisa Holt, school nutrition manager for Sullivan County schools, the hard numbers are that this year over 37 days in the first two months of the school year Ketron served 35,210 meals or an average of 952 a day.

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Local News
Early voting gets underway Wednesday

Early voting gets underway Wednesday

October 13th, 2014 12:24 am by J. H. Osborne

The Nov. 4 ballot includes state and federal offices, four state constitutional questions, and gives voters in Kingsport, Bristol and Johnson City the chance to vote yes or no on allowing the sale of wine in retail food stores.

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Local News
Kingsport leaders, staff hope meetings soothe annexation antagonism

Kingsport leaders, staff hope meetings soothe annexation antagonism

October 13th, 2014 12:20 am by Matthew Lane

Can the city of Kingsport build better relationships with the people living in the outlying communities of Colonial Heights, Rock Springs and Fall Creek? Mayor Dennis Phillips certainly hopes so through some upcoming community meetings later this month.

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Crime Local News
Kingsport convenience store robbed at gunpoint

Kingsport convenience store robbed at gunpoint

October 12th, 2014 10:55 pm by Staff reports

At approximately 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Kingsport Central Dispatch was notified of an armed robbery that had just occurred at Golda's Mart, located at 813 North Eastman Road.

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Local News
Sullivan BOE reviews policies for out-of-zone attendance

Sullivan BOE reviews policies for out-of-zone attendance

October 12th, 2014 8:36 pm by Rick Wagner

Sullivan County school officials are revamping the system's attendance policy in anticipation of recommendations from a school facilities study, which is to result in a facilities master plan for the next 10 to 20 years.

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News Local News
Trickle troubles: Two Sullivan school ball fields need drainage improvements

Trickle troubles: Two Sullivan school ball fields need drainage improvements

October 12th, 2014 8:00 pm by Rick Wagner

Drainage on two Sullivan County high school athletic fields must be addressed, according to the head of the school system.

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Community INK
D-B Band named Grand Champion at BOA Regional

D-B Band named Grand Champion at BOA Regional

October 12th, 2014 6:46 pm by Staff Report

The Dobyns-Bennett High School band had its first competition of the season on Saturday at the Bands of America (BOA) Regional competition hosted at Wake Forest University.

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