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Russell Johnson, 'Gilligan' professor, dead at 89

Russell Johnson, 'Gilligan' professor, dead at 89

January 16th, 2014 6:01 pm by FRAZIER MOORE, Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Johnson was a busy but little-known character actor when he was cast in the slapstick 1960s comedy about seven people marooned on an uncharted Pacific island.

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Local News
New Surgoinsville bridge nearing completion

New Surgoinsville bridge nearing completion

January 16th, 2014 4:43 pm by Jeff Bobo

Uncooperative weather has extended what was going to be a 3-4 week final leg of the new bridge construction into almost two months.

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Community Sunday Stories TriCityMom
Farm Expo returns to MeadowView this weekend

Farm Expo returns to MeadowView this weekend

January 16th, 2014 4:31 pm by Amanda Marsh

Farm Expo will also feature a little something extra for Times-News subscribers. Be sure to check in at the front door, and you'll automatically be entered to win a 42-inch color television. You may also get a chance to spin the Farm Wheel of Fortune.

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News Crime Local News
Wallens Ridge guard arrested in Kingsport drug bust

Wallens Ridge guard arrested in Kingsport drug bust

January 16th, 2014 4:18 pm by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — A corrections officer at a Wise County prison was arrested Thursday morning in a Kingsport parking lot, accused of selling prescription medication to an undercover officer.

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Crime Web picks
Thief stopped by pulling on a "push" door

Thief stopped by pulling on a "push" door

January 16th, 2014 4:09 pm by Interesting stories we found around the web

A would be thief in Chicago was stopped from breaking into a bar when he came across the hardest of obstacles, pulling on a door that says "push." The thief spent several minutes trying to get in and having no success.

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Man accused of threatening neighbors with gas can, lit cigarette

Man accused of threatening neighbors with gas can, lit cigarette

January 16th, 2014 3:20 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Mount Carmel man who allegedly threatened to burn his neighbors and their house with a gas can and a lit cigarette Wednesday night was charged with aggravated assault and public intoxication.

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Octogenarian allegedly attacks 'smart-mouth' grandson

Octogenarian allegedly attacks 'smart-mouth' grandson

January 16th, 2014 2:15 pm by Rain Smith

Police responded to a domestic assault call in Blountville, where a man and his grandfather, 85, were arguing "over a dog."

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Community Sunday Stories
Senior Connect offers wealth of information for senior adults and their caregivers

Senior Connect offers wealth of information for senior adults and their caregivers

January 16th, 2014 2:00 pm by Katina Rose

The website offers a comprehensive list of providers and covers a variety of topics, such as medical care, quality of life activities, volunteer opportunities, church groups and even travel groups.

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Haslam announces anti-meth proposal

Haslam announces anti-meth proposal

January 16th, 2014 1:37 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Gov. Bill Haslam is proposing legislation that would require a prescription for more than a 20-day supply of cold medicines that are used to make methamphetamine.

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News Regional & National
3 dead after shooting at Indiana supermarket

3 dead after shooting at Indiana supermarket

January 16th, 2014 1:34 pm by By Adam Sege, Chicago Tribune (MCT)

A man armed with a semi-automatic handgun and a large hunting knife shot and killed a shopper and a store worker before he was shot by police at a supermarket in northern Indiana late Wednesday night.

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