Kingsport Times News Thursday, November 27, 2014
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Road rage fuels machete attack in Kingsport

Road rage fuels machete attack in Kingsport

November 23rd, 2014 12:33 pm by Rain Smith

Road rage on Interstate 26 in Kingsport escalated to attempted murder, according to police, as a man wielded a machete to attack the occupant of another vehicle at an exit ramp.

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Scott twins arrive early and at home — but in different states, Kingsport's 99-year contract with AEP and other stories you may have missed

Scott twins arrive early and at home — but in different states, Kingsport's 99-year contract with AEP and other stories you may have missed

November 23rd, 2014 12:00 pm by Staff Report

Take a look at some of the interesting and important stories you may have missed over the past week.

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Yennie on list of prospects for new state education commissioner

Yennie on list of prospects for new state education commissioner

November 23rd, 2014 10:00 am by Rick Wagner

Sullivan County Director of Schools Jubal Yennie and at least one other Northeast Tennessee school chief, Greene County Director of Schools Vicki Kirk, have made at least one list of potential replacements for Kevin Huffman.

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Former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry dies at 78

Former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry dies at 78

November 23rd, 2014 4:00 am by BEN NUCKOLS, Associated Press

Former District of Columbia Mayor Marion Barry, whose four terms were overshadowed by his 1990 arrest after being caught on videotape smoking crack cocaine, died Sunday morning. He was 78.

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No. 19 Missouri upends Tennessee 29-21

No. 19 Missouri upends Tennessee 29-21

November 23rd, 2014 1:47 am by STEVE MEGARGEE, Associated Press

Missouri found a way to win on the road once again. Now the Tigers return home with a chance to earn their second straight trip to the Southeastern Conference championship game. Tennessee must win next week at Vanderbilt to become bowl-eligible.

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Facilities studies now on snow schedule

Facilities studies now on snow schedule

November 23rd, 2014 1:35 am by Rick Wagner

Wintry weather the week of Nov. 17 has delayed by a month the schedule for the parallel but separate facilities studies for Kingsport and Sullivan County schools.

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Santa Train rolls on 'flawless day'

November 22nd, 2014 10:56 pm by J. H. Osborne

The Santa Train made its 72nd annual 110-mile rail trek from CSX's Shelby Yard, near Pikeville, Ky., to downtown Kingsport on Saturday with special guest Amy Grant.

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Herron antics extract payback from Knights in Blue Devils' romp

Herron antics extract payback from Knights in Blue Devils' romp

November 22nd, 2014 10:19 pm by George Thwaites

Gate City's Blue Bolt big-played Buckingham to death with four consecutive touchdowns and Gate City (10-2) went on to collect a 48-13 debt in VHSL 2A West football playoff action at Legion Field.

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Advocates continue their fight against Tennessee voter ID law

Advocates continue their fight against Tennessee voter ID law

November 22nd, 2014 9:30 pm by Associated Press

A legendary lawyer whose push for voting rights dated back to the civil rights movement died last summer, not long before a new federal report found evidence that he might have had a point about Tennessee's voter identification law.

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Militants kill 28 in Kenya for being unable to recite Islamic creed

Militants kill 28 in Kenya for being unable to recite Islamic creed

November 22nd, 2014 8:52 pm by Associated Press

One gunman shot from the right, one from the left, each killing the non-Muslims lying in a line on the ground, growing closer and closer to Douglas Ochwodho, who was in the middle.

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