Kingsport Times News Friday, January 30, 2015
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Mike Huckabee hints at presidential run during stop in JC

Mike Huckabee hints at presidential run during stop in JC

January 27th, 2015 7:06 am by Max Hrenda, NET News Service

On Monday afternoon, Huckabee appeared at Barnes & Noble at 3030 Franklin Terrace to promote his latest book, "God, Guns, Grits, and Gravy," through a signing event.

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US snowstorm totals downgraded

US snowstorm totals downgraded

January 27th, 2015 6:52 am by MEGHAN BARR, Associated Press

Tens of millions of people along the U.S. East Coast hunkered down for a storm that for most failed to live up to predictions that it would be one of the worst they'd ever seen.

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Woman accused of selling drugs near Bluff City school

Woman accused of selling drugs near Bluff City school

January 26th, 2015 11:26 pm by Nick Shepherd

Shannon Arnold, 36, Windsor Avenue, Bristol, Tenn., became the subject of an investigation after police received information that she was selling narcotics on Carter Street in Bluff City.

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Hawkins County adopts ambulance regulations

Hawkins County adopts ambulance regulations

January 26th, 2015 9:35 pm by Jeff Bobo

Regardless of whether it's previously operated for decades, months, or not at all, beginning June 30 any ambulance service that wants to do business in Hawkins County must apply and be approved by the county commission.

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Tennessee faring better away from home thus far in SEC play

Tennessee faring better away from home thus far in SEC play

January 26th, 2015 6:41 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

KNOXVILLE — Tennessee is finding life on the road easier than the supposed comforts of home thus far in Southeastern Conference competition.

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Milk industry fights back against 'anti-dairy folks'

Milk industry fights back against 'anti-dairy folks'

January 26th, 2015 6:26 pm by CANDICE CHOI, AP Food Industry Writer

As Americans continue turning away from milk, an industry group is pushing back at its critics with a social media campaign trumpeting the benefits of milk.

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Video: Kingsport robbery hoax annoys police

Video: Kingsport robbery hoax annoys police

January 26th, 2015 6:00 pm by Rain Smith

An attempt to "go viral" with surveillance footage from a local music store — showing a staged robbery in which the owner pulls a gun on a knife-wielding man, making him "faint" — has drawn the ire of Kingsport police.

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Construction builds small head of steam in Sullivan

Construction builds small head of steam in Sullivan

January 26th, 2015 4:05 pm by J. H. Osborne

During 2014, the department issued 831 building permits, up from 810 in 2013 — which was the low point of the last 10 years

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Public input meetings set on city, county school studies

Public input meetings set on city, county school studies

January 26th, 2015 3:24 pm by Rick Wagner

The school facilities studies for Kingsport and Sullivan County continue to move ahead this week, with the systems holding community dialogue sessions on Monday and Tuesday night.

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Campaign underway for VFD substation

Campaign underway for VFD substation

January 26th, 2015 2:02 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — About 80 people turned out last week for a public meeting on a proposed volunteer fire station in Indian Springs. The new facility also would serve as a community center and possibly house a sheriff's substation.

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