Kingsport Times News Sunday, October 26, 2014
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Gay Abingdon couple cautiously optimistic about Supreme Court ruling

Gay Abingdon couple cautiously optimistic about Supreme Court ruling

October 14th, 2014 8:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

"This date for me is as important as the day they signed the civil rights act for blacks," Callahan said. "I never thought I'd see it in my lifetime. So when they gave us these (marriage papers), you know, I cried. It's a big deal."

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NASCAR fines Keselowski, Stewart after Charlotte

NASCAR fines Keselowski, Stewart after Charlotte

October 14th, 2014 7:16 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

NASCAR fined Brad Keselowski and Tony Stewart on Tuesday for their roles in the fracas after Saturday night's race at Charlotte. However, Matt Kenseth and Denny Hamlin were not penalized for their parts in the post-race skirmishes.

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Hulsey's thin campaign finances got well after outside help from Advance Tennessee PAC

Hulsey's thin campaign finances got well after outside help from Advance Tennessee PAC

October 14th, 2014 7:00 pm by Hank Hayes

Hulsey also benefited from nearly $70,000 in primary expenses that happened outside of his campaign. Advance Tennessee, the political action committee (PAC) with a Washington, D.C. address, spent nearly $16,000 advocating Hulsey

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Rack 'em: City planners tweak bike parking rules

Rack 'em: City planners tweak bike parking rules

October 14th, 2014 6:00 pm by Matthew Lane

A proposed ordinance requiring bike racks at all new commercial developments within the city is coming back to the Kingsport Regional Planning Commission. But this time with some changes.

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Hawkins schools OK $34K for new state-mandated intervention program

Hawkins schools OK $34K for new state-mandated intervention program

October 14th, 2014 5:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Earlier this month the Hawkins County Board of Education approved the purchase of the AIMSweb Progress Monitoring software which supports the new state mandated Response to Instruction and Intervention (RTI) program.

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Tennessee man charged with raping Holly Bobo

Tennessee man charged with raping Holly Bobo

October 14th, 2014 3:21 pm by Associated Press

Authorities say the brother of a man charged with kidnapping and killing a Tennessee woman has been charged with raping her.

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Reckless entanglement: Man wrecks while avoiding traffic stop

Reckless entanglement: Man wrecks while avoiding traffic stop

October 14th, 2014 1:47 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport motorist who fled a traffic stop for speeding now faces felony charges, as he allegedly passed a vehicle on the double yellow line — while topping the crest of a hill — and then crashed into a box van.

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Mom calls cops on pigskin pinchers

Mom calls cops on pigskin pinchers

October 14th, 2014 11:39 am by Rain Smith

A woman requested police at a youth football game at a Sullivan County school, stating her son had been pinched but the "refs won't call it."

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Weigh-ins take on a whole new meaning in friendly competition

Weigh-ins take on a whole new meaning in friendly competition

October 14th, 2014 10:00 am by Carmen Musick

The Seventh Annual Student Food Drive, a month-long hunger relief campaign, was held Sept. 4 through Oct. 9 to help stock the food bank's shelves for the busy fall and holiday seasons.

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Tenn. voters to decide on veterans gaming measure

Tenn. voters to decide on veterans gaming measure

October 14th, 2014 9:39 am by Associated Press

State law limits nonprofit gaming activities to raffles, reverse raffles, cakewalks and cakewheels. It does not authorize bingo, which was responsible for one of the darkest and bloodiest phases in Tennessee's political history.

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