Kingsport Times News Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Prison doctor fired after Kentucky inmate on hunger strike dies

Prison doctor fired after Kentucky inmate on hunger strike dies

April 21st, 2014 6:43 pm by BRETT BARROUQUERE, Associated Press

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A prison doctor has been fired and two other staffers are in the midst of being dismissed after an inmate at the Kentucky State Penitentiary starved himself to death.

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THP says alcohol possible factor in crash that injured two Washington County deputies

THP says alcohol possible factor in crash that injured two Washington County deputies

April 21st, 2014 6:25 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Alcohol may have been a factor in a single-vehicle car crash that seriously injured two off-duty Washington County sheriff's deputies, a Tennessee Highway Patrol spokesperson said Monday.

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Community Local News Faith
The Promise Church fulfills pastor's promise to God

The Promise Church fulfills pastor's promise to God

April 21st, 2014 5:35 pm by Marci Gore

Jonathan Lovelace grew up in church, but says, when he got to high school, he gave in to peer pressure. "As so often happens, I let so many different things come against me," Lovelace said.

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Sports
American man wins Boston Marathon for first time in three decades

American man wins Boston Marathon for first time in three decades

April 21st, 2014 5:00 pm by BOB SALSBERG, Associated Press

Nearly 36,000 runners hit the streets Monday in the first Boston Marathon since last year's deadly bombing, and an American won the men's division for the first time in more than 30 years.

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Woman pushes mom off porch to steal a beer

Woman pushes mom off porch to steal a beer

April 21st, 2014 4:08 pm by Rain Smith

A Bristol woman called police on her daughter, who lives next door, after she entered her home and claimed to need, "something out of the refrigerator."

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As Army shrinks, young officers being pushed out

As Army shrinks, young officers being pushed out

April 21st, 2014 3:43 pm by LOLITA C. BALDOR, Associated Press

After the 9/11 attacks, many Americans joined the military and headed to Afghanistan and Iraq. But as the wars wind down and Pentagon budgets shrink, thousands of young officers are being told they have to leave.

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Hawkins assault suspect allegedly attacks deputy after complaining cuffs too tight

Hawkins assault suspect allegedly attacks deputy after complaining cuffs too tight

April 21st, 2014 3:39 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man who'd already been arrested for allegedly choking, kicking and punching a woman Sunday night was additionally charged with assault on an officer when he allegedly attacked a deputy.

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Bluff City bath salts suspect charged with child abuse

Bluff City bath salts suspect charged with child abuse

April 21st, 2014 2:23 pm by Rain Smith

The alleged hysterics of a bath salts user during a Sullivan County fishing trip — including holding a juvenile in the woods for hours under the direction of "Jesus" — have prompted charges of child abuse and neglect.

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Teen stowaway survives flight from San Jose to Maui in jet's wheel well

Teen stowaway survives flight from San Jose to Maui in jet's wheel well

April 21st, 2014 12:42 pm by By Kurt Streeter, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

A 16-year-old boy survived a harrowing trip halfway across the Pacific Ocean after climbing into the wheel well of a Hawaiian Airlines jet, emerging unharmed despite freezing temperatures and a lack of oxygen.

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Construction to cause delays on I-26

Construction to cause delays on I-26

April 21st, 2014 11:07 am by Kristen Swing, NET News Service

Rolling roadblocks are expected today around 2 p.m. to accommodate blasting going on at the construction project at Exit 13 in Gray.

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