Kingsport Times News Monday, September 22, 2014
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Kingsport interested in buying unnamed property

Kingsport interested in buying unnamed property

April 1st, 2014 9:33 pm by Matthew Lane

The BMA approved a measure that would allow for a potential contribution to the Kingsport Economic Development Board of up to $60,000 a year for up to 10 years, but are not revealing which property they have their eyes on.

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Crime Local News
Five more drug suspects arrested in 'Shamrock Shakedown'

Five more drug suspects arrested in 'Shamrock Shakedown'

April 1st, 2014 9:10 pm by Wes Bunch

The latest arrests by Scott County authorities bring the total number of suspects apprehended in the operation to 50. A Scott County grand jury indicted 59 individuals on 218 charges March 13. Those indictments were sealed pending arrest.

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Sports Vols Sports
UT AD Hart reworking Martin's contract

UT AD Hart reworking Martin's contract

April 1st, 2014 8:40 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee athletic director Dave Hart said the university is reworking the contract of men's basketball coach Cuonzo Martin, who said Tuesday he intends to remain with the Volunteers.

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Crime Local News
Woman accused of giving teen marijuana in seduction attempt

Woman accused of giving teen marijuana in seduction attempt

April 1st, 2014 8:13 pm by NET News Service

On March 27, deputies arrested Victoria Rose Coffey, 24, 2203 McKinley Road, after they said she admitted to kissing and offering marijuana to a 15-year-old boy.

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Regional & National
Study on U.S. children's well-being finds striking racial disparities

Study on U.S. children's well-being finds striking racial disparities

April 1st, 2014 8:07 pm by Associated Press

The report, released Tuesday by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, detailed nationwide racial disparities that put Asian and white children in a far more advantageous position than black, Latino and American Indian children.

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Crime Local News
Carter County substitute teacher accused of stapling three students

Carter County substitute teacher accused of stapling three students

April 1st, 2014 6:30 pm by JOHN THOMPSON, NET News Service

Sheriff Chris Mathes said Alysha Lynn Cook, 43, was arrested at 4 p.m. Tuesday on three counts of simple assault after his department's investigation. Cook was booked into the Carter County Jail on $5,000 bond.

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News Crime Local News
Facebook fight video prompts three Kingsport arrests

Facebook fight video prompts three Kingsport arrests

April 1st, 2014 3:33 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport woman's decision to post a Facebook video of her fighting a juvenile has prompted her own arrest, along with two additional adults who didn't immediately intervene and appeared to encourage the confrontation.

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News Regional & National
Tennessee police find decomposed bodies of twins in home

Tennessee police find decomposed bodies of twins in home

April 1st, 2014 2:36 pm by Associated Press

Police are investigating the discovery of the decomposed bodies of 63-year-old twins in a Chattanooga home.

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News Regional & National
Clarksville couple moving over medical marijuana

Clarksville couple moving over medical marijuana

April 1st, 2014 2:36 pm by Associated Press

A U.S. Army veteran and his wife say they are moving from Clarksville to Pueblo, Colo., in order to obtain the marijuana that helps control the pain Max Bailey suffers from injuries acquired in Afghanistan.

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News Crime Local News
Motorist arrested after driving through gas line construction in Kingsport

Motorist arrested after driving through gas line construction in Kingsport

April 1st, 2014 2:09 pm by Rain Smith

A motorist allegedly paid no heed to a construction detail at a Kingsport gas line on Monday morning, accelerating through orange cones which were blocking the roadway and nearly striking workers.

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