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Blackface costumes revive controversy at Halloween

Blackface costumes revive controversy at Halloween

October 29th, 2013 5:48 pm by LEANNE ITALIE, Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Is donning blackface to dress up as a favorite TV character ever OK for Halloween? How about a bloody hoodie and blackface for a costume riff on the slain teen Trayvon Martin, or full-on minstrel at a party for the fashion elite in Milan?

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Vols' Jones has history with Mizzou QB Mauk

Vols' Jones has history with Mizzou QB Mauk

October 29th, 2013 5:01 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee coach Butch Jones remembers when he thought he might be coaching Missouri quarterback Maty Mauk instead of trying to stop him. Jones recruited Mauk during his stint as Cincinnati's coach.

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Kingsport mother arrested after child overdoses

Kingsport mother arrested after child overdoses

October 29th, 2013 2:39 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport woman has been arrested after her 1-year-old son overdosed on Suboxone — a prescription medication used to treat opioid dependence — and she delayed seeking help for the vomiting child.

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Eastman breaks ground on new corporate business center

Eastman breaks ground on new corporate business center

October 29th, 2013 2:28 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — The five-story facility will be an expansion of Eastman’s corporate campus and will be located on the site of its existing ballfields on South Wilcox. It is the first major component of “Project Inspire” — a $1.6 billion reinvestment plan.

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HCSO: Accused drug dealer said gun was ‘to intimidate people’

HCSO: Accused drug dealer said gun was ‘to intimidate people’

October 29th, 2013 1:46 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Kingsport man who was allegedly found in possession of a pistol and large quantity of pills following a vehicular crash Friday afternoon reportedly told police he had the gun “to intimidate people.”

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US weighing changes after allies object to spying

US weighing changes after allies object to spying

October 29th, 2013 11:55 am by JULIE PACE, Associated Press; KIMBERLY DOZIER, Associated Press

Faced with a flood of revelations about U.S. spying, President Barack Obama and key lawmakers say it's time to look closely at surveillance programs that may have gone too far.

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Medicare chief apologizes for 'Obamacare' woes

Medicare chief apologizes for 'Obamacare' woes

October 29th, 2013 11:51 am by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press; STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press

Stressing that improvements are happening daily, the senior Obama official closest to the administration's malfunctioning health care website apologized Tuesday for problems that have kept Americans from successfully signing up for coverage.

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Man convicted in 'Facebook murders' gets 2 consecutive life sentences

Man convicted in 'Facebook murders' gets 2 consecutive life sentences

October 29th, 2013 11:35 am by John Thompson, NET News Service

A man convicted of killing a couple in what has been dubbed the "Facebook murders" received double life sentences in prison this morning.

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Scrapbook Gallery: Week of Oct. 20

October 29th, 2013 10:40 am by Sunday Scrapbook

Our weekly Scrapbook Gallery features a collection of photos submitted by various readers. Scrapbook photos also appear in the Sunday Stories section of the newspaper each week.

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Kingsport man arrested in investigation at technical school

Kingsport man arrested in investigation at technical school

October 29th, 2013 9:35 am by John Thompson, NET News Service

Two teachers of the Tennessee College of Applied Technology — Elizabethton were arrested Monday as a part of the ongoing investigation of some faculty and staff members by the Carter County Sheriff’s Department.

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