Kingsport Times News Monday, August 3, 2015
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Congress sends Homeland bill to Obama without conditions

Congress sends Homeland bill to Obama without conditions

March 3rd, 2015 6:10 pm by ERICA WERNER and DAVID ESPO, Associated Press

Bitterly admitting defeat, House Republicans on Tuesday abandoned their attempts to use the Homeland Security Department's spending bill to force concessions from President Barack Obama on immigration.

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Eastman CEO: We're not finished making acquisition deals

Eastman CEO: We're not finished making acquisition deals

March 3rd, 2015 5:30 pm by Hank Hayes

Eastman Chemical Co. remains in an acquisition mindset after buying four companies during 2014, Eastman Chairman and CEO Mark Costa advised more than 200 business people and elected officials at a Regional Leaders Breakfast on Tuesday.

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Hawkins woman allegedly assaults probation officer

Hawkins woman allegedly assaults probation officer

March 3rd, 2015 3:48 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE - A woman accused by her probation officer of falsifying a urine test allegedly elbowed the probation company owner in the head while trying to flee before police arrived.

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East roof work gets green light

East roof work gets green light

March 3rd, 2015 2:48 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE - The Sullivan County school budget for 2015-16 isn't even in draft form yet, but roofing needs at a high school could take almost $300,000 from $800,000 in 2015-16 renovation funds.

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Johnson students get to 'Read with Ralph'

Johnson students get to 'Read with Ralph'

March 3rd, 2015 12:25 pm by Nick Shepherd

Ralph Buck, 54, occasionally stumbled over words. Sometimes he would skip words or mispronounce them. The students remained patient because they understood why he got tripped up. He only began reading seven years ago.

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Why aren't cops on Stone Drive?

Why aren't cops on Stone Drive?

March 3rd, 2015 9:46 am by Letters to the Editor

Most cars are going 50 to 60 miles per hour. Where are the police? I have seen two cops on my way to work in the last two years. We would not have a budget problem if the police were out doing their job.

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Community Scrapbook: Kingsport Parks & Rec Basketball

March 3rd, 2015 9:30 am by Jason Wilburn, Community Contributor

The Kingsport Parks & Rec Department salutes its 9-10 rookie boys, 11-12 junior boys and 10-12 junior girls teams on a great season.

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Mount Carmel seniors won't give up Center without a fight

Mount Carmel seniors won't give up Center without a fight

March 3rd, 2015 8:00 am by Jeff Bobo

The Senior Center board met Monday evening to discuss the surprise - some would say ambush - 4-3 Board of Mayor and Aldermen vote on Feb. 24 in favor of a senior center municipal takeover.

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Curator oversees vintage furnishings, art collection at Inn at Wise

Curator oversees vintage furnishings, art collection at Inn at Wise

March 3rd, 2015 7:48 am by Stephen Igo

Restoring the structure to its original charm is huge, but it is what is contained within the century-plus original hotel that provides the restoration effort all the final, special touches.

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US considers banning type of popular rifle ammunition

US considers banning type of popular rifle ammunition

March 3rd, 2015 7:42 am by ALICIA A. CALDWELL, Associated Press

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is proposing the ban of some types of 5.56 mm rounds - or .223-caliber - used in widely available and popular AR-15-style rifles because the bullets can also be used in new types of handguns.

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