Kingsport Times News Wednesday, October 22, 2014
News Local News Police Blotter
Best of the blotter: Animal instincts

Best of the blotter: Animal instincts

January 1st, 2014 2:00 pm by Rain Smith

The past year saw two women brawling over a pet monkey, a "very friendly pig" blocking traffic and an amorous dog knocking a woman from her porch.

Comments
Entertainment
NASA families object to Beyonce’s use of Challenger recordings

NASA families object to Beyonce’s use of Challenger recordings

January 1st, 2014 1:45 pm by By August Brown, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

Beyonce’s single “XO” begins with a warning: Former NASA public affairs officer Steve Nesbitt is sampled saying, “Flight controllers here looking very carefully at the situation. Obviously a major malfunction.”

Comments
News Business & Technology
New year means new challenges for health care law

New year means new challenges for health care law

January 1st, 2014 1:40 pm by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — This could be the year that things finally turn around for President Barack Obama's health care law.

Comments
News Business & Technology
New US health law needs youth to sign up

New US health law needs youth to sign up

January 1st, 2014 1:38 pm by KELLI KENNEDY, Associated Press

Healthy young adults are so important to the success of the U.S. health care overhaul that takes effect Wednesday that both supporters and critics are spending millions to reach them with racy ads, social media campaigns and celebrity endorsements.

Comments
Community Education Local Entertainment
Critical Darlings: Northeast State shows earn regional acclaim

Critical Darlings: Northeast State shows earn regional acclaim

January 1st, 2014 10:00 am by Entertainment Staff

Two Northeast State Theatre productions have earned a slew of nominations to the Region IV Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival.

Comments
Entertainment Regional & National
Ball drops in Times Square, ushering in 2014

Ball drops in Times Square, ushering in 2014

January 1st, 2014 12:21 am by DAVID B. CARUSO and JAKE PEARSON, Associated Press

A sea of horn-tooting, hat-wearing revelers cheered and some even smooched as the famed crystal ball dropped in freezing New York City's Times Square to ring in 2014, capping a world-wide wave of celebrations.

Comments
News Regional & National
Justice delays health law's birth control mandate

Justice delays health law's birth control mandate

December 31st, 2013 11:57 pm by JESSE J. HOLLAND, Associated Press Writer

A Supreme Court justice on Tuesday blocked implementation of part of the new health care law that would have forced some religion-affiliated organizations to provide health insurance for employees that includes birth control.

Comments
Sports Sports Live
Greater Atlanta captures 31st Arby's title

Greater Atlanta captures 31st Arby's title

December 31st, 2013 11:30 pm by George Thwaites

In the Arby’s Classic championship game, Milton found a way to shut down the scoring of Greater Atlanta Christian’s Isaiah Wilkins for the entire second half. That still wasn’t enough to deny Wilkins the MVP trophy — or the Spartans the title.

Comments
News Crime Local News
Meth labs found in Sullivan County home

Meth labs found in Sullivan County home

December 31st, 2013 10:27 pm by Wes Bunch

PINEY FLATS — A Sullivan County home was quarantined Tuesday after sheriff’s deputies allegedly found an active methamphetamine operation inside.

Comments
News Regional & National
Barbara Bush hospitalized in Houston

Barbara Bush hospitalized in Houston

December 31st, 2013 9:38 pm by Associated Press

Former first lady Barbara Bush has been hospitalized in Houston with a respiratory-related issue, her husband's office said Tuesday night.

Comments