Kingsport Times News Saturday, August 29, 2015
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Update: Florida suspect nabbed in Norton was wanted for killing his wife and her friend

Update: Florida suspect nabbed in Norton was wanted for killing his wife and her friend

August 28th, 2015 12:51 pm by Stephen Igo

A man sought by Florida authorities following a double homicide in that state on Thursday was apprehended Thursday night by Norton police officers investigating a 911 call from a female driver she was being harassed.

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Sports Sports Live Outdoors
Fishing Report: The bass bite has slowed down, but the hybrids and stripers are still active

Fishing Report: The bass bite has slowed down, but the hybrids and stripers are still active

August 28th, 2015 12:30 pm by George Thwaites

Sluggish bass fishing, solid striper action and better than average fly fishing for trout highlight this week's look at what's occupying anglers in the Tri-Cities area.

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Opinion
Tragedy highlights need for stronger gun laws

Tragedy highlights need for stronger gun laws

August 28th, 2015 12:00 pm by Editorial Board

Once again, senseless murders by someone mentally ill. Once again, politicians using tragedy to push gun legislation. Good. Because we need stronger laws on who has access to guns.

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News Local News
Jesse Jackson cancels speaking engagement in Bristol

Jesse Jackson cancels speaking engagement in Bristol

August 28th, 2015 11:58 am by Nick Shepherd

Jackson, a civil rights activist and founder and president of the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition, was scheduled to be one of the featured speakers at the Great Golden Gathering this weekend.

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Community Photos TriCityMom Furry Friends Pets

Sullivan County SBK Animal Shelter adoptable animals this week.

August 28th, 2015 10:30 am by Staff Report

Click on the gallery to see new animals at the SBK Sullivan County Animal Shelter. Contact: 423-279-2741, or visit all of the animals at: 380 Massengill Rd, Blountville, TN.

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Community Upcoming Events
Free swim day for seniors at Kingsport Aquatic Center

Free swim day for seniors at Kingsport Aquatic Center

August 28th, 2015 9:30 am by Community Contributor

Seniors ages 55 and over will be admitted free to the aquatic center that day, while other guests will received half-priced admission.

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Sports Sports Live
Dobyns-Bennett set to collide with talented Oak Ridge

Dobyns-Bennett set to collide with talented Oak Ridge

August 28th, 2015 8:05 am by George Thwaites

The Tribe D will be looking to cage an entirely different animal when the Wildcats roll into J. Fred Johnson Stadium tonight for a non-conference football tilt.

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News Regional & National
Businesses reopening at scene of deadly on-air shootings

Businesses reopening at scene of deadly on-air shootings

August 28th, 2015 6:21 am by ALAN SUDERMAN and ADAM GELLER, Associated Press

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) - Businesses are reopening at the scene of this week's on-air shooting as more details surface of the gunman's long history of confronting and bullying co-workers at a succession of television and customer-service jobs.

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Sports Sports Live
Bad Moon Rising: Raiders mauled by Bears in day-early season opener

Bad Moon Rising: Raiders mauled by Bears in day-early season opener

August 28th, 2015 12:49 am by George Thwaites

Capitalizing on some catastrophic opening night mistakes, Union's talented defense stifled the J.I. Burton offense and the Bears ran off with a 52-6 victory at Lawson-Fitchko Stadium on Thursday night.

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Community Education Local Entertainment
Emory & Henry to host Global Street Fair to celebrate International Month

Emory & Henry to host Global Street Fair to celebrate International Month

August 28th, 2015 12:00 am by Community contributor

Live music will be provided by the Afro-Caribbean band Orquesta Tropikiimba from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. International cuisine will be served at the event, and local vendors will have goods for sale that have an international focus. The public is invited to atte

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