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Connecticut-based company buys Portola, employer of 100 in Kingsport

Connecticut-based company buys Portola, employer of 100 in Kingsport

August 17th, 2013 12:00 pm by Hank Hayes

Portola, with sales of approximately $200 million in 2012, operates eight facilities in North America and Europe, including one in Kingsport.

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The week in crime

The week in crime

August 17th, 2013 10:00 am by Staff Report

A look back at the most viewed crime stories written by the Times-News staff, for the week of Aug. 9 through the 16.

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News Regional & National
CIA acknowledges Area 51 — but not UFOs or aliens

CIA acknowledges Area 51 — but not UFOs or aliens

August 16th, 2013 11:30 pm by Associated Press

LAS VEGAS (AP) — UFO buffs and believers in alien encounters are celebrating the CIA’s clearest acknowledgement yet of the existence of Area 51, the top-secret Cold War test site that has been the subject of elaborate conspiracy theories for decades.

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Local News
Kingsport  buying back land to keep promise to carousel volunteers

Kingsport buying back land to keep promise to carousel volunteers

August 16th, 2013 10:05 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — The Model City will be buying back a small piece of property from Food City, a 0.6 acre lot on Clinchfield Street. Earlier this month, the Board of Mayor and Aldermen gave final approval for the purchase of the lot at a price of $140,000.

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Crime Local News
Washington County police believe deaths in Leesburg area to be  murder-suicide

Washington County police believe deaths in Leesburg area to be murder-suicide

August 16th, 2013 7:06 pm by NET News Service

According to Sheriff Ed Graybeal, when deputies arrived they noticed a strong odor and insects, giving them reason to enter the residence, where they located two bodies — a man and a woman — near the back door.

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NBC bets big on English Premier League soccer

NBC bets big on English Premier League soccer

August 16th, 2013 6:50 pm by Associated Press

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — As part of its three-year contract, NBC Sports Group will broadcast all 380 games from the Premier League this season in some form — more than what’s even available in the United Kingdom.

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Crime Local News
Tipster leads HCSO to cache of Percocet

Tipster leads HCSO to cache of Percocet

August 16th, 2013 6:06 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — An anonymous tipster led the Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office to a woman who had allegedly just made an illegal drug purchase and was driving home with a suspended license.

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Travel in Blountville will be affected by SCSO 5k and 2 mile walk

Travel in Blountville will be affected by SCSO 5k and 2 mile walk

August 16th, 2013 3:44 pm by Staff reports

Some of the roads that could expereince travel delays include Blountville Blvd., Birch Street, Oak Street, Cherry Street, Keystone Drive, Highway 126, Fain Road, Rhea Ave., Spurgeon Drive, School Road, School Avenue, Franklin Drive and Highway 126.

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Crime Local News
KPD interrupts drug deal in progress

KPD interrupts drug deal in progress

August 16th, 2013 3:32 pm by Staff reports

A small amount of pot was recovered from two men when officers responded to a call about drug activity in a parking lot, according to a police report.

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Feds say child porn found on Greeneville police computer; officer charged

Feds say child porn found on Greeneville police computer; officer charged

August 16th, 2013 3:12 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Thousands of pornographic photos, including more than 80 of children, were found on a Greeneville Police patrol car laptop, according to federal documents charging an officer with receiving and possession child porn.

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