Kingsport Times News Sunday, September 21, 2014
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NYC police: Terror threat more complex than ever

NYC police: Terror threat more complex than ever

September 9th, 2014 8:25 pm by Associated Press

Air strikes in Iraq, ongoing unrest in Syria and the beheadings of two American journalists are casting a long shadow over the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks.

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Regional & National
Apple unveils smartwatch, bets on wearable devices

Apple unveils smartwatch, bets on wearable devices

September 9th, 2014 7:58 pm by Associated Press

Apple is a late arrival to the still-nascent market for wearable technology. Several other companies already sell smartwatches that have been greeted with widespread indifference.

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Sports Sports Live
Bucs announce 2014-15 men's hoops schedule

Bucs announce 2014-15 men's hoops schedule

September 9th, 2014 5:50 pm by Staff Report

A lineup of opponents that includes longtime SoCon rivals, road games at Tennessee and VCU and plans to play the entire home portion of the schedule at Freedom Hall highlight the 2014-15 ETSU men's basketball schedule released Tuesday.

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Stocks fall for second day; Apple slips

Stocks fall for second day; Apple slips

September 9th, 2014 5:42 pm by Associated Press

The Dow lost 97.55 points, or 0.6 percent, to 17,013.87, its biggest one-day drop in a month. The Standard & Poor's 500 index lost 13.10 points, or 0.7 percent, to 1,988.44 and the Nasdaq composite lost 40 points, or 0.9 percent, to 4,552.29.

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Armed Blountville man fights police along highway

Armed Blountville man fights police along highway

September 9th, 2014 4:52 pm by Rain Smith

At 6:30 p.m. police were advised of a pedestrian "stumbling in and out of traffic" on Highway 394 in Blountville. They responded to find him carrying two knives, a pick axe and a pair shovels — with him then swinging the tools to strike an officer's car.

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Tennessee defense getting tougher on third down

Tennessee defense getting tougher on third down

September 9th, 2014 4:20 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee opponents have converted just seven of their 31 third-down situations through the first two weeks of the season, a remarkable turnaround for a defense that struggled in those scenarios the last few years.

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Community Photos Sunday Stories

Scrapbook Showcase: America the Beautiful

September 9th, 2014 3:40 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

Today's Scrapbook Showcase features a collection of national park photos. The photos were submitted by John and Bette Jeffries of Kingsport.

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United Way of Greater Kingsport kicks off community campaign

United Way of Greater Kingsport kicks off community campaign

September 9th, 2014 1:30 pm by Nick Shepherd

This year's goal is to raise $4 million for the United Way of Greater Kingsport. United Way has very specific goals in mind for the money, such as literacy and hunger.

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Local News
Christian 'honored' to be elected Hawkins BOE's new chairman

Christian 'honored' to be elected Hawkins BOE's new chairman

September 9th, 2014 11:54 am by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — With only two years of experience under his belt on the Hawkins County Board of Education, Chris Christian has been elected by his fellow board members to serve as board chairman.

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Entertainment Local News
Kingsport couple's granddaughter a finalist on 'America's Got Talent'

Kingsport couple's granddaughter a finalist on 'America's Got Talent'

September 9th, 2014 11:07 am by Rick Wagner

A ballet dancer with ties to Kingsport will be on the finals of "America's Got Talent" Tuesday on NBC.

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