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Parade, candlelight service among events scheduled for Dr. Martin Luther King Day

Parade, candlelight service among events scheduled for Dr. Martin Luther King Day

January 18th, 2014 9:38 pm by Staff Report

KINGSPORT — The 14th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade will be held Monday from noon to 1 p.m. in Kingsport, to be immediately followed by a luncheon and a candlelight service in the evening.

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Obama fuels reform on some but not all NSA spying

Obama fuels reform on some but not all NSA spying

January 18th, 2014 6:05 pm by LARA JAKES, AP National Security Writer

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s orders to change some U.S. surveillance practices put the burden on Congress to deal with a national security controversy that has alarmed Americans and outraged foreign allies.

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Sports Vols Sports
No. 13 Wildcats shoot down Vols 74-66

No. 13 Wildcats shoot down Vols 74-66

January 18th, 2014 3:07 pm by GARY B. GRAVES, AP Sports Writer

Freshman Andrew Harrison scored a season-high 26 points and No. 13 Kentucky used nearly perfect free throw shooting to pull away from Tennessee for a 74-66 victory Saturday.

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Analysis: Congress aims to fix busted budgeting

Analysis: Congress aims to fix busted budgeting

January 18th, 2014 1:39 pm by ANDREW TAYLOR, Associated Press

In President Ronald Reagan's final State of the Union address, he slammed Congress for sending him a 14-pound, 1,053-page single spending bill. He warned lawmakers not to try his patience by doing it again.

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W.Va. spill latest case of coal tainting US waters

W.Va. spill latest case of coal tainting US waters

January 18th, 2014 1:38 pm by DINA CAPPIELLO and SETH BORENSTEIN, Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — The chemical spill that contaminated water for hundreds of thousands in West Virginia was only the latest and most high-profile case of coal sullying the nation's waters.

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NASCAR considering overhaul of points, Chase

NASCAR considering overhaul of points, Chase

January 18th, 2014 1:35 pm by Jim Utter, The Charlotte Observer (MCT)

NASCAR is planning a vast restructuring of the points system in its premier Sprint Cup Series that would greatly emphasize winning races and feature eliminations in its Chase playoff system, according to multiple sources briefed on the plan.

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Scott house fire blamed on electrical malfunction

Scott house fire blamed on electrical malfunction

January 18th, 2014 1:09 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — Scott County authorities said an electrical malfunction was to blame for a fire Friday morning that destroyed a home near Gate City.

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The week in crime

The week in crime

January 18th, 2014 12:00 pm by Staff reports

This week's stories include a man accused of beating his 11 week old infant son, a Wallens Ridge guard arrested in a drug bust, Kingsport man who may face a second attempted murder charge and a Hawkins County man threatening his neighbors.

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Happy Snaps Photo Booth - Farm Expo 2014 Saturday

January 18th, 2014 10:00 am by Staff Report

Come on down to Farm Expo 2014 at Meadowview Convention Center and get your free farm photo taken at the Times-News Happy Snaps Photo Booth!

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Prep results - Friday, Jan. 17

Prep results - Friday, Jan. 17

January 18th, 2014 12:30 am by Staff Report

Friday's high school basketball scores from Tennessee and Virginia.

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