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Inmate who died in Kingsport jail suspected of being on bath salts

Inmate who died in Kingsport jail suspected of being on bath salts

November 6th, 2013 11:08 am by Rain Smith

A man who allegedly vandalized a Kingsport home on Monday and fought with responding officers was suspected of being on bath salts, according to an incident report, and had to be secured in a restraint chair prior to his death in jail.

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Anabel McConnell, now 100, was first female doctor in Scott County

Anabel McConnell, now 100, was first female doctor in Scott County

November 6th, 2013 8:56 am by Marci Gore

Anabel Shawkey McConnell grew up the daughter of a doctor and was raised by parents who instilled in her the belief that a woman could do — and should do — anything she wanted to do.

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KTN Editorial: Restricting gun rights serves only the criminal

KTN Editorial: Restricting gun rights serves only the criminal

November 6th, 2013 8:41 am by Staff Report

In an increasingly dangerous world where terrorists are now aiming at targets such as shopping malls, schools and hospitals, an imperative of government should be a call for citizens to be trained in the use of firearms and to arm themselves.

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Smartphone makers add features to stymie thieves

Smartphone makers add features to stymie thieves

November 6th, 2013 8:32 am by By Dana Hull, San Jose Mercury News (MCT)

The theft of iPhones and iPads is so widespread it’s known as “Apple picking.” But Apple devices aren’t the only targets. Nearly one in three robberies nationwide involves the theft of a mobile phone, according to the FCC.

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Casinos, pot, secession among US ballot measures

Casinos, pot, secession among US ballot measures

November 6th, 2013 8:23 am by Associated Press

Voters faced ballot measures Tuesday ranging from whether to approve seven casinos in New York to the fate of Houston's Astrodome. Colorado voters approved a 25 percent tax on newly legal recreational marijuana to fund school construction.

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Sports
23-year-old pro wins WSOP title, $8.4M

23-year-old pro wins WSOP title, $8.4M

November 6th, 2013 2:03 am by HANNAH DREIER, Associated Press

A 23-year-old poker professional from Michigan won the World Series of Poker main event late Tuesday, lasting roughly 3½ hours in a dramatic card session to push past his last opponent for the $8.4 million title.

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Tennessee freshman QB Dobbs eager to show how much he’s learned

Tennessee freshman QB Dobbs eager to show how much he’s learned

November 6th, 2013 12:20 am by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee quarterback Joshua Dobbs has a reputation as a quick learner on the field and in the classroom. Now the freshman is eager to show just how much of an education he received last week in his first career start.

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Kingsport BMA delays rezoning  for gun shop near Jackson Elementary

Kingsport BMA delays rezoning for gun shop near Jackson Elementary

November 5th, 2013 11:21 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — Freedom Firearms is located in a building owned by Kingsport businessman Paul Bellamy at 771 West Stone Drive. Last month, Bellamy requested the property be rezoned from its current B-1 designation to B-3.

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Kern ousts Cornett from Wise County School Board

Kern ousts Cornett from Wise County School Board

November 5th, 2013 11:18 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE — Big Stone Gap and East Stone Gap voters made it a convincing win for Kern. Kern pulled a little more than 59 percent of the vote in Tuesday’s unofficial returns to Cornett’s 40.7 percent (1,183 Kern, 816 Cornett).

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East Tennessee State football: Slow rollout

East Tennessee State football: Slow rollout

November 5th, 2013 11:15 pm by NATHAN BAKER, NET News Service

Everyone who’s interested in East Tennessee State University’s resurrected football program already knows that coach Carl Torbush will direct the team with help from former players and assistant coaches Teddy Gaines and Billy Taylor.

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