Kingsport Times News Tuesday, April 28, 2015
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Boyd named chairman of Sullivan jail committee

Boyd named chairman of Sullivan jail committee

April 27th, 2015 12:22 pm by J. H. Osborne

The committee has meet several times and has toured different portions of the current jail and "extension." The goal: find potential solutions to issues that have caused the two facilities to have been threatened with loss of TCI certification.

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Eagle Scout builds storage shed for Kingsport church

Eagle Scout builds storage shed for Kingsport church

April 27th, 2015 11:33 am by Nick Shepherd

When one local church started running out of storage space, a young member going for the rank of Eagle Scout decided to help out by building a new storage shed from scratch.

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Bristol man gets 10-year sentence for child porn

Bristol man gets 10-year sentence for child porn

April 27th, 2015 9:45 am by Matthew Lane

GREENEVILLE - A Bristol, Tenn., man who downloaded hundreds of pictures and videos of child pornography over a two-year period has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for the crime.

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Quake-aid need acute in Nepal capital, more so in villages

Quake-aid need acute in Nepal capital, more so in villages

April 27th, 2015 9:24 am by KATY DAIGLE and BINAJ GURUBACHARYA, Associated Press

The death toll soared past 3,700, even without a full accounting from vulnerable mountain villages that rescue workers were still struggling to reach two days after the disaster.

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Merger advocates note Indian Path's importance

Merger advocates note Indian Path's importance

April 27th, 2015 8:20 am by Hank Hayes

How Kingsport's two main hospitals - especially Indian Path Medical Center - will be used in the future isn't yet completely on the radar screen of the main players trying to merge Mountain States Health Alliance with Wellmont Health System.

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Tenn. lawmakers can't agree on mechanism to reject judges

Tenn. lawmakers can't agree on mechanism to reject judges

April 27th, 2015 8:10 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

State lawmakers concluded the legislative session without an agreement on how they would go about exerting their newfound power to reject gubernatorial nominations to fill judicial vacancies.

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Camo casket lets sportsmen enter eternity the way they lived

Camo casket lets sportsmen enter eternity the way they lived - VIDEO

April 26th, 2015 7:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Word of mouth about a camouflage casket on display spread so fast during the April 11-12 gun show at the Meadowview Convention Center that people were asking for directions to it from the ticket taker.

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Busch leads 291 laps in dominating Richmond victory

Busch leads 291 laps in dominating Richmond victory

April 26th, 2015 5:23 pm by HANK KURZ Jr., AP Sports Writer

Kurt Busch dominated once he took the lead and won the rain-delayed NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Richmond International Raceway on Sunday.

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Prom 2015: Cherokee High School

April 26th, 2015 4:00 pm by Staff Report

Here's a collection of photos from the Cherokee High School prom, which was held April 24 at MeadowView Conference, Resort & Convention Center in Kingsport. The theme was "Electric Youth."

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Internet billionaires face off in renewed Texas space race

Internet billionaires face off in renewed Texas space race

April 26th, 2015 2:33 pm by MICHAEL GRACZYK, Associated Press

SpaceX and Blue Origin are among several U.S. companies engaged in the private space business. The owner of each company, Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos, respectively, has seemingly unlimited resources and lofty aspirations.

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