Kingsport Times News Friday, November 28, 2014
Opinion
It's the duty of Congress to impeach a president who has gone rogue

It's the duty of Congress to impeach a president who has gone rogue

November 25th, 2014 11:53 am by EDITORIAL BOARD

The president of the United States swore an oath to uphold the nation's laws; it doesn't matter whether he agrees with them. In suspending deportations by executive order in direct contradiction to existing law, he is violating that oath.

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Local News Education
Sullivan teachers get promise now, pay later

Sullivan teachers get promise now, pay later

November 25th, 2014 10:44 am by Rick Wagner

Pay for new Sullivan County teacher salary scale for 2014-15 will come in a lump sum in January or February checks.

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Kingsport organization shows off one of its two new supportive living homes

Kingsport organization shows off one of its two new supportive living homes

November 25th, 2014 10:33 am by Matthew Lane

"This is exactly the type of project the redevelopment trust fund is for," said Ralph Perrey, executive director of THDA. "(The partnerships) make it a lot easier to put our funds to work."

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Kingsport alderman launches campaign for mayor

Kingsport alderman launches campaign for mayor

November 25th, 2014 8:46 am by Matthew Lane

Alderman Tom Parham has been planning a run for mayor for months, having campaign cards printed up earlier this year and privately discussing the matter with friends, family and supporters in the community.

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News Photos Regional & National
Photos: Fires burn in Ferguson, gunshots heard in streets

Photos: Fires burn in Ferguson, gunshots heard in streets

November 25th, 2014 8:10 am by JIM SUHR and ANDALE GROSS, Associated Press

Protesters smashed windows out of police cars and buildings, several of which were later looted and set ablaze, and officers lobbed tear gas from inside armored vehicles to disperse crowds.

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News Crime Local News
Twenty firearms seized from Hawkins  man convicted of domestic assault

Twenty firearms seized from Hawkins man convicted of domestic assault

November 25th, 2014 12:33 am by Jeff Bobo

On Thursday, Hawkins County Sheriff's Office Cpl. Sam Wilhoit received a petition for an order of protection against Brandon Leroy McBrayer, 33, 307 E. McKinney Ave., Rogersville.

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Local News Business & Technology
Hawkins County commissioners table EMS franchise proposals

Hawkins County commissioners table EMS franchise proposals

November 25th, 2014 12:23 am by Jeff Bobo

There was substantial support on the commission for awarding the ambulance franchises Monday to Church Hill EMS and Hawkins County EMS. But the majority of commissioners agreed that a little more study is needed before action is taken.

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News Regional & National
Cleveland police: Video of officer shooting boy is 'clear'

Cleveland police: Video of officer shooting boy is 'clear'

November 24th, 2014 8:04 pm by JOHN P. COYNE and KANTELE FRANKO, Associated Press

A Cleveland officer was less than 10 feet away when he fatally shot a 12-year-old boy carrying a pellet gun near a playground, and video of the shooting is clear about what happened, police said Monday.

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Sports Vols Sports
UT men's assistant coach Howard resigns

UT men's assistant coach Howard resigns

November 24th, 2014 7:14 pm by Associated Press

Tennessee men's basketball assistant coach Adam Howard, who worked with Vols coach Donnie Tyndall at Morehead State and Southern Mississippi, has resigned for what the school has described as personal reasons.

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News Local News Police Blotter
Timber! Tree-cutter trashes house, utilities

Timber! Tree-cutter trashes house, utilities

November 24th, 2014 7:00 pm by Rain Smith

Police responded to a report of extensive property damage on Bays Mountain Trail, where the resident hired a tree-cutter who was neither licensed, bonded, nor insured.

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