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Sullivan to get dose of grants to fight prescription problem

Sullivan to get dose of grants to fight prescription problem

November 28th, 2014 8:59 pm by Nick Shepherd

"There are lots of national indicators saying Tennessee has high rates of opioid use," said Angie McKinney Jones, director of Prevention Services for the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services.

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Local News Outdoors
Off-target: Vandals damaging Carter County shooting range

Off-target: Vandals damaging Carter County shooting range

November 28th, 2014 6:39 pm by JOHN THOMPSON, NET News Service

The Pond Mountain Shooting Range was meant to provide marksmen with targets set up at 25, 50 and 100 yards. But those targets apparently aren't enough for some.

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Regional & National Business & Technology
Nashville police watching shoppers by air

Nashville police watching shoppers by air

November 28th, 2014 5:45 pm by Associated Press

Two of the helicopters are equipped with thermal imaging technology, and the pilots all fly with night vision goggles for nighttime operations. Helicopters will patrol various areas at various times during the long shopping weekend.

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Regional & National Business & Technology
S&P 500 slips as crude oil sinks

S&P 500 slips as crude oil sinks

November 28th, 2014 5:32 pm by Associated Press

The S&P 500 index lost 5.27 points, or 0.3 percent, to close at 2,067.56. As a group, energy companies lost 6 percent, the worst drop of the 10 sectors in the S&P 500 by far.

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City's oldest continuinally operated business honors shared by five businesses

City's oldest continuinally operated business honors shared by five businesses

November 28th, 2014 5:15 pm by Vince Staten

Gail Cole's question: "What is Kingsport's longest continuously operating business at this time? The last brochure states it's Citizens Supply Company. However, that, as an entity, has closed."

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Honor roll: Kingsport schools one of eight Tennessee districts to make listing

Honor roll: Kingsport schools one of eight Tennessee districts to make listing

November 28th, 2014 4:15 pm by Rick Wagner

"I applaud these students for the perseverance and dedication they have shown through attempting and succeeding in such rigorous course offerings," D-B Principal Chris Hampton said.

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Sports
Rice wins appeal, 'suspension vacated'

Rice wins appeal, 'suspension vacated'

November 28th, 2014 3:44 pm by BARRY WILNER, AP Pro Football Writer

An arbitrator ruled Friday that Ray Rice's suspension for punching his fiancee, now his wife, should be vacated immediately. The NFL said Rice, a free agent, is "eligible to play upon signing a new contract."

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Entertainment
Lennox finds sweet dreams in 'Nostalgia'

Lennox finds sweet dreams in 'Nostalgia'

November 28th, 2014 3:15 pm by By MARK A. STEVENS, Special to the Times-News

Few people get to change career directions at 59 years old — and even fewer would find success in doing so. But there's no one quite like Annie Lennox.

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Sports Vols Sports
Ellis, Alexander lift Kansas over Tennessee 82-67

Ellis, Alexander lift Kansas over Tennessee 82-67

November 28th, 2014 3:00 pm by MARK DIDTLER, Associated Press

Perry Ellis scored 24 points, Cliff Alexander added 16 and No. 11 Kansas beat Tennessee 82-67 Friday in an Orlando Classic semifinal.

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Sticky fingers? Police: Woman lifted $100,000 worth of hair gel

Sticky fingers? Police: Woman lifted $100,000 worth of hair gel

November 28th, 2014 2:59 pm by Associated Press

A Millington woman has been charged with taking $100,000 worth of hair gel from an Ampro factory in Tennessee. Officers say 44-year-old Lisa Dowell took 24 pallets of the product during a three-month period last year.

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