Kingsport Times News Monday, March 30, 2015
Opinion
Bodad the Pothole Demon munching away on our city streets

Bodad the Pothole Demon munching away on our city streets

March 16th, 2015 9:39 am by Editorial Board

People in charge of streets have their version of how potholes occur. We beg to differ. We know there's pure evil involved in the form of Bodad, the Pothole Demon. Bodad feasts on pavement year round but prefers it flavored with salt, chilled with snow

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NASCAR's TV deal helps BMS overcome attendance downturn

NASCAR's TV deal helps BMS overcome attendance downturn

March 16th, 2015 8:50 am by Hank Hayes

NASCAR and Bristol Motor Speedway aren't having sellout crowds like they did in the past, but they do have a saving benefactor. BMS Speedway Motorsports Inc., is participating in a new 10-year, $8.2 billion TV deal.

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GOP to offer budget blueprint with Medicare, food stamp cuts

GOP to offer budget blueprint with Medicare, food stamp cuts

March 16th, 2015 8:41 am by ANDREW TAYLOR, Associated Press

Republicans now in charge of Congress offer their budget blueprint this week with the pledge to balance the nation's budget within a decade and rein in major programs such as food stamps and Medicare.

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Hawkins commissioners blast EMS over harassment, slander

Hawkins commissioners blast EMS over harassment, slander - VIDEO

March 16th, 2015 7:05 am by Jeff Bobo

When an ambulance employee giggled during the Hawkins County Public Safety Committee meeting Thursday, it was the last straw for chairman Bob Palmer.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Four in a row for Harvick at Phoenix

Four in a row for Harvick at Phoenix

March 15th, 2015 8:19 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Defending Sprint Cup champion Kevin Harvick won his fourth consecutive race at Phoenix International Raceway on Sunday with yet another rout of the field.

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Sports
No-brainer: Kentucky heads field entering March Madness

No-brainer: Kentucky heads field entering March Madness

March 15th, 2015 7:50 pm by EDDIE PELLS, AP National Writer

The Kentucky Wildcats ended up where everyone expected them on Selection Sunday: seeded No. 1 on their quest to become the first undefeated team since 1976. Oh, but there were surprises when the bracket came out, too.

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Bays Mountain offering naturalist program for first time

Bays Mountain offering naturalist program for first time

March 15th, 2015 6:00 pm by Matthew Lane

"It allows people to become educated in the natural history of Tennessee. The flora and fauna...just to have a more general education," Krystal Haney said.

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Local News Education
Kingsport schools announces personnel changes

Kingsport schools announces personnel changes

March 15th, 2015 5:36 pm by Rick Wagner

Kingsport City Schools has announced two district administrative appointments, effective July 1, including a lawyer from outside the school system and a principal moving up from a middle school position.

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Residents band together to bring back bridge damaged in Scott County flooding

Residents band together to bring back bridge damaged in Scott County flooding

March 15th, 2015 5:25 pm by Marci Gore

The Slant footbridge, located between Fort Blackmore and Clinchport, right off of Highway 65 on Slant Lane, joined the Slant community to the Starnes Bluff Community on the other side of the Clinch River.

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Man, 20, charged with shooting officers in Ferguson

Man, 20, charged with shooting officers in Ferguson

March 15th, 2015 5:21 pm by JIM SALTER, Associated Press

A 20-year-old charged Sunday with shooting two police officers watching over a demonstration outside the Ferguson Police Department told investigators he wasn't targeting the officers, officials said.

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