Kingsport Times News Monday, November 24, 2014
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Dangling window washers rescued from World Trade Center

Dangling window washers rescued from World Trade Center

November 12th, 2014 5:55 pm by Associated Press

The workers' ordeal began on the building's south side at around 12:40 p.m. when one of the platform's four cables abruptly developed slack, Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro said. The platform tilted sharply and swayed between the 68th and 69th floors.

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Volkswagen establishes labor policy in  Tennessee

Volkswagen establishes labor policy in Tennessee

November 12th, 2014 5:00 pm by Associated Press

Volkswagen Chattanooga says it has established a policy that sets guidelines to interact with labor organizations, but the policy stops short of providing a pathway toward a collective bargaining agreement.

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Global banks fined billions for rigging market

Global banks fined billions for rigging market

November 12th, 2014 2:02 pm by DANICA KIRKA and MARCY GORDON, Associated Press

Traders plotted over Internet chat rooms to manipulate currency markets for years, profiting at the expense of clients — and then congratulating themselves for their brilliance — regulators said Wednesday, as they fined five banks $3.4 billion.

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News Crime Local News
DNA links Surgoinsville man, now deceased, to 1984 murder

DNA links Surgoinsville man, now deceased, to 1984 murder

November 12th, 2014 12:40 pm by Associated Press

A Hawkins County man who died in a 2011 boating accident and a retired San Diego police criminalist who committed suicide last month were linked by DNA to the murder of a 14-year-old girl three decades ago.

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Opinion
Make the criminals dread jail time, and other letters

Make the criminals dread jail time, and other letters

November 12th, 2014 11:32 am by Anthony Roberts, Mahima Kundu and Joe Moody

Sullivan County jail overcrowding could be resolved by making jail time hard time instead of motel time. Criminals should fear jail and not be treated like a tourist.

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Mike Faulk passes away

Mike Faulk passes away

November 12th, 2014 10:30 am by Hank Hayes

Mike Faulk, Circuit Court judge for the 3rd Judicial District, has passed away, Tennessee Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey reported Wednesday morning. Faulk, a Church Hill attorney, had served one term in the Tennessee state Senate.

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Community Sunday Stories INK
Kingsport's Billie Henard rides away with two AQHYA world titles

Kingsport's Billie Henard rides away with two AQHYA world titles

November 12th, 2014 10:00 am by Amanda J. Vicars

The 18-year-old Equine Studies major at Emory & Henry College began riding horses at the age of 4 and will continue to ride for the rest of her life.

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News Regional & National
NWS says wintry weather on tap for region

NWS says wintry weather on tap for region

November 12th, 2014 8:07 am by Tony Casey, NET News Service

Friday and Saturday mornings should see the lowest thermometer marks, with temperatures reaching the low 20s in the outlying areas.

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Opinion
Narcissist-in-chief tunes out loud cries for change

Narcissist-in-chief tunes out loud cries for change

November 12th, 2014 8:00 am by Editorial Board

Most of us when our behavior is corrected find ourselves contrite and repentant, disappointed in our personal failure and compelled to correct it. Then there's Barack Obama, narcissist-in-chief.

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Local News
Wise School Board member steps down, leaving two empty seats

Wise School Board member steps down, leaving two empty seats

November 12th, 2014 12:23 am by Stephen Igo

Big Stone Gap member John Schoolcraft announced his resignation, effective immediately, citing work and other factors. Schoolcraft said his post-retirement endeavor as a management consultant took more time than he anticipated.

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