Kingsport Times News Sunday, May 24, 2015
Opinion
People of America must wake up

People of America must wake up

May 19th, 2015 10:30 am by Letters to the Editor

Obama and the devil are trying to pull us all down to their level, and it appears that he is beginning to succeed. People that worked hard their whole lives so they could take care of themselves when they get old are the ones carrying the biggest loads.

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News Regional & National
Search continues for possible downed plane in SW Va.

Search continues for possible downed plane in SW Va.

May 19th, 2015 9:32 am by Stephen Igo

Search efforts resumed at 8 a.m. Tuesday for a possible downed private airplane in Southwest Virginia, according to the Virginia State Police.

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Local News Education
Cherokee ranked among the best high schools in the nation

Cherokee ranked among the best high schools in the nation

May 19th, 2015 9:05 am by Jeff Bobo

On Saturday Cherokee High School's new graduates will take with them a variety of individual achievements, but as a group the class of 2015 will always share an accomplishment of national significance.

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Area hemp farmers waiting for delivery of seeds

Area hemp farmers waiting for delivery of seeds

May 19th, 2015 8:08 am by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

Delayed while the state awaited import permits from the federal Drug Enforcement Agency for the seeds, some farmers in Tennessee were doubtful the approval would come in time to grow a useable crop of industrial hemp this year.

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Sports Sports Live
After South's head-turning sectional win, no sneaking up on state

After South's head-turning sectional win, no sneaking up on state

May 19th, 2015 7:00 am by Pat Kenney

The Rebels take on CPA on Tuesday at 5 p.m. in the opening round of the TSSAA Class AA baseball tournament in Murfreesboro.

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Sports Vols Sports
UT's Jones tells caravan stop to temper expectations

UT's Jones tells caravan stop to temper expectations

May 19th, 2015 6:47 am by Dave Ongie, NET News Service

With another impressive recruiting class under his belt, Jones arrived at Bristol Motor Speedway on Monday night for a Big Orange Caravan stop not to preach hope for the future, but to temper the oversized expectations sprouting up around his team.

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Griffith, Roe attack EPA's 'Clean Power Plan'

Griffith, Roe attack EPA's 'Clean Power Plan'

May 19th, 2015 6:35 am by Hank Hayes

U.S. Reps. Morgan Griffith of Southwest Virginia and Phil Roe of Northeast Tennessee voiced their fierce opposition against the plan before a MeadowView Marriott audience of embattled coal operators.

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Benefit scheduled for Scott County couple whose home burned

Benefit scheduled for Scott County couple whose home burned

May 18th, 2015 10:00 pm by Marci Gore

On the morning of May 2, Paul and Kathy Babb's clothes dryer caught on fire and, in a matter of minutes, their East Carters Valley home and all of its contents were destroyed.

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News Crime Regional & National
Charges filed against 170 motorcycle gang members in Texas

Charges filed against 170 motorcycle gang members in Texas

May 18th, 2015 8:45 pm by Associated Press

WACO, Texas - About 170 members of rival motorcycle gangs were charged with engaging in organized crime Monday, a day after a shootout at a Texas restaurant that killed nine people and wounded 18.

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Love letters: Hawkins inmates charged for scratching notes to boyfriends into table

Love letters: Hawkins inmates charged for scratching notes to boyfriends into table

May 18th, 2015 7:12 pm by Jeff Bobo

Two female Hawkins County Jail inmates found out last week that scratching love notes into the recreation yard tables is not an acceptable mode of communicating with their incarcerated significant others.

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