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Pal's big fan, local wrestler's "dream job," Kingsport looks at Fort Henry Drive improvements and more stories you may have missed

Pal's big fan, local wrestler's "dream job," Kingsport looks at Fort Henry Drive improvements and more stories you may have missed

March 16th, 2014 10:00 am by Staff Report

A sampling of some of the interesting and important stories appearing this past week on TimesNews.net.

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Regional & National Education
Food pantries on the rise at U.S. college campuses

Food pantries on the rise at U.S. college campuses

March 16th, 2014 3:15 am by FRANK ELTMAN, Associated Press

Stony Brook, where the average cost for an undergraduate residential student is $19,358 a year, opened a food pantry after learning that students had started a website sharing information about events where free food was being offered.

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Sports Sports Live NASCAR/Racing
Back to the future? New tire could lead to return of Old Bristol racing in Food City 500

Back to the future? New tire could lead to return of Old Bristol racing in Food City 500

March 16th, 2014 12:30 am by Dave Ongie

On Saturday, the NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers completed their final two practice sessions for Sunday's Food City 500 in race cars, but they may as well have been in time machines.

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News Regional & National
Officers' body cameras raise privacy concerns

Officers' body cameras raise privacy concerns

March 15th, 2014 10:46 pm by TAMI ABDOLLAH, Associated Press

Officers at thousands of law enforcement agencies are wearing tiny cameras to record their interactions with the public, but in many cases the devices are being rolled out faster than departments are able to create policies to govern their use.

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Sports Sports Live
Central girls beat rival Gate City for 2A state championship

Central girls beat rival Gate City for 2A state championship

March 15th, 2014 10:33 pm by Pat Kenney

With less than five minutes to go in the VHSL 2A girls basketball championship game, Wise Central had the lead, the ball and Logan Reynolds. That was the winning combination.

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Local News
10 finalists selected for Kingsport city manager

10 finalists selected for Kingsport city manager

March 15th, 2014 10:04 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — Ten candidates have been selected as finalists to be Kingsport's next city manager and are expected to be presented to the Board of Mayor and Aldermen this week for consideration.

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Local News
Drug court offers road to recovery

Drug court offers road to recovery

March 15th, 2014 10:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

David Ray was quickly reaching bottom. He was smoking bath salts and crack, doing pills and drinking all day long.

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Crime Local News
Kingsport man accused of robbing gas station

Kingsport man accused of robbing gas station

March 15th, 2014 9:43 pm by Wes Bunch

KINGSPORT — A Kingsport man is facing multiple felony charges after he allegedly robbed a Memorial Drive gas station while wearing a cartoon character blanket to conceal his identity.

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Crime Local News
Suspect in Walgreens robbery indicted in federal court

Suspect in Walgreens robbery indicted in federal court

March 15th, 2014 7:52 pm by Matthew Lane

GREENEVILLE — A Rogersville man who attempted to rob a Walgreens pharmacy in October has been indicted on federal gun and robbery charges.

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Community Local News
Booming senior population swells ranks of hungry

Booming senior population swells ranks of hungry

March 15th, 2014 7:48 pm by Hank Hayes

BLOUNTVILLE — Senior hunger and living needs were highlighted at a Friday legislative breakfast hosted by Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee.

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