Kingsport Times News Friday, August 29, 2014
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Bridge Home groundbreaking to be held Wednesday

Bridge Home groundbreaking to be held Wednesday

August 16th, 2014 6:00 pm by Staff reports

It's been a long time coming and represents a lot of answered prayers, according to a Bridge Home No-Kill Animal Rescue official who said the organization will finally break ground on a permanent home.

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Special state senate election is Tuesday

Special state senate election is Tuesday

August 16th, 2014 4:00 pm by Stephen Igo

Vying for the senate seat are state Del. A. Benton 'Ben' Chafin Jr., R-Lebanon, Democrat Mike Hymes, a member of the Tazewell County Board of Supervisors, and independent Rick A. Mullins, director of a Clintwood funeral home.

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Crime Regional & National
Two dead, two hurt in shooting involving Knoxville cadet

Two dead, two hurt in shooting involving Knoxville cadet

August 16th, 2014 3:45 pm by Associated Press

A Knoxville police cadet and another person were killed and two other people injured in a shooting stemming from a family feud, police said Saturday.

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Entertainment
Wilder memoir to give gritty view of prairie life

Wilder memoir to give gritty view of prairie life

August 16th, 2014 3:42 pm by KEVIN BURBACH, Associated Press

Laura Ingalls Wilder penned one of the most beloved children's series of the 20th century, but her forthcoming autobiography will show devoted "Little House on the Prairie" fans a more realistic, grittier view of frontier living.

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Facilities study about to get underway

Facilities study about to get underway

August 16th, 2014 2:00 pm by Rick Wagner

The timeline is for the final report and recommendations, shaped by separate steering committees and community input sessions for each system, are to be done and presented to the Kingsport and Sullivan County Boards of Education in early March.

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This week in crime

This week in crime

August 16th, 2014 12:00 pm by Staff reports

This weeks stories include a robbery victim recognizing the robber as her grandson's friend, a Kingsport man being charged with child abuse, a DUI driver triggering a head-on collision and a woman thwarting an abduction attempt, among others

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Hawkins lawyer suspended for not responding to new complaint of misconduct

Hawkins lawyer suspended for not responding to new complaint of misconduct

August 16th, 2014 11:08 am by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County attorney John Anderson is facing complaints of misconduct which included allegations of lying to a judge, lying to his clients, ignoring clients, and filing paperwork for clients which was "replete with errors."

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Coming back from the dark: Scott County teacher shares her story of suicide attempt, battle with depression

Coming back from the dark: Scott County teacher shares her story of suicide attempt, battle with depression

August 16th, 2014 10:00 am by Marci Gore

Christi Copeland Stapleton was just 16 when, after an argument with a boyfriend, she decided she wanted to end her life. "I went and got a bottle of sleeping pills and swallowed 15 of them," she said.

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Candlelight vigil outside Graceland marks Elvis' death

Candlelight vigil outside Graceland marks Elvis' death

August 16th, 2014 3:20 am by ADRIAN SAINZ, Associated Press

Holding flickering candles, fans of Elvis Presley made a slow, nighttime walk past his gravesite at Graceland on Friday, marking the anniversary of his death 37 years ago.

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K-Mets fend off Pirates in wild Appy affair

K-Mets fend off Pirates in wild Appy affair

August 16th, 2014 12:30 am by Dave Ongie

The K-Mets overcame the ejection of manager Jose Leger and held off a furious rally by the Pirates to escape with an 11-9 victory Friday night, bolstering their playoff chances by pulling within 2 1/2 games of West Division-leading Elizabethton.

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