Kingsport Times News Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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Keselowski wins opening round of NASCAR's Chase

Keselowski wins opening round of NASCAR's Chase

September 14th, 2014 7:24 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

JOLIET, Ill. — With a daring drive through the middle, Brad Keselowski showed how badly he wants to win another championship.

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Skin shocks used at Massachusetts school draw look from FDA

Skin shocks used at Massachusetts school draw look from FDA

September 14th, 2014 5:14 pm by JENNIFER C. KERR, Associated Press

CANTON, Mass. — Some cut themselves. Others slam their heads against walls or desks — so hard that one girl detached both retinas and a young man triggered a stroke. Another pulled out all his teeth.

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KPD reports improved traffic safety

KPD reports improved traffic safety

September 14th, 2014 5:00 pm by Rain Smith

The Model City's seat belt usage is up and injuries are down, according to the Kingsport Police Department, resulting in an award at last week's Tennessee Lifesavers Conference in Murfreesboro.

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Cowboys beat Titans 26-10 for first win

Cowboys beat Titans 26-10 for first win

September 14th, 2014 4:40 pm by TERESA M. WALKER, AP Pro Football Writer

The Dallas Cowboys avoided an 0-2 start after getting a dominating performance from DeMarco Murray and their beleaguered defense on Sunday against the Tennessee Titans.

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Diplomatic push grows against Islamic State group

Diplomatic push grows against Islamic State group

September 14th, 2014 3:23 pm by LORI HINNANT, Associated Press

Newly outraged by the beheading of yet another Western hostage, diplomats from around the world are in Paris pressing for a coherent global strategy to combat extremists from the Islamic State group.

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Hall of Fame golfer Norman recovering from chain-saw accident

Hall of Fame golfer Norman recovering from chain-saw accident

September 14th, 2014 3:05 pm by DOUG FERGUSON, AP Golf Writer

Greg Norman is recovering from a chain-saw accident that nearly cost him his left hand but not his sense of humor. "At least I can still play tennis," Norman told The Associated Press by phone Sunday morning.

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Former IA principal hired by Tennessee STEM Innovation Network

Former IA principal hired by Tennessee STEM Innovation Network

September 14th, 2014 1:00 pm by Rick Wagner

NASHVILLE — Former Innovation Academy of Northeast Tennessee Principal Sandy Watkins has joined a new program to train principals and other school leaders.

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Happy Snaps Photographer at Oktoberfest 2014 in downtown Kingsport

September 14th, 2014 10:56 am by Staff Report

The Times-News Happy Snaps photographer was out and about catching people having fun at Kingsport Oktoberfest 2014.

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Wellmont CEO resigns, Kingsport couple's granddaughter a finalist on 'America's Got Talent' and more stories you may have missed

Wellmont CEO resigns, Kingsport couple's granddaughter a finalist on 'America's Got Talent' and more stories you may have missed

September 14th, 2014 10:15 am by Staff Report

Take a look back at some of the interesting and important stories you may have missed over the past week.

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Intoxication plea fails to win Scott County burglar a new sentence

Intoxication plea fails to win Scott County burglar a new sentence

September 14th, 2014 10:00 am by Nick Shepherd

Devan Wayne Statzer was convicted for breaking into a local attorney's office, an auto sales store and an auto repair shop. He was sentenced to eight years in prison for his crimes.

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