Kingsport Times News Sunday, December 21, 2014
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U.N. climate report offers stark warnings, hope

U.N. climate report offers stark warnings, hope

November 2nd, 2014 11:59 am by KARL RITTER, Associated Press

Climate change is happening, it's almost entirely man's fault and limiting its impacts may require reducing greenhouse gas emissions to zero this century, the United Nation's panel on climate science said Sunday.

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News Regional & National
Probe into space tourism rocket crash may take year

Probe into space tourism rocket crash may take year

November 2nd, 2014 11:40 am by BRIAN MELLEY, Associated Press

Billionaire Richard Branson is promising to find out what caused the crash of his Virgin Galactic prototype space tourism rocket that killed a test pilot, but federal investigators are cautioning that it may take up to a year to learn exactly what went wr

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Sports
Gators chomp SEC hopes for two in CFP

Gators chomp SEC hopes for two in CFP

November 2nd, 2014 9:00 am by RALPH D. RUSSO, AP College Football Writer

Florida's upset of No. 9 Georgia took a chunk out of the SEC's chance to get two teams in the College Football Playoff. It's all about the West now in the SEC, as far as the CFP is concerned. The best the East teams can do is not get in the way.

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Community
Editorial: Kingsport BOE should lift restrictions on facilities study

Editorial: Kingsport BOE should lift restrictions on facilities study

November 2nd, 2014 8:30 am by Staff Report

What's needed is a professional, objective analysis which gives direction to city and county governments in developing best-use plans for facilities, given student load projections and other criteria.

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Opinion
Kingsport BOE should lift restrictions on facilities study

Kingsport BOE should lift restrictions on facilities study

November 2nd, 2014 8:00 am by Editorial staff

Significant investments by Kingsport and Sullivan County taxpayers into school facilities studies may be money well spent — provided, that is, that the Kingsport Board of Education gets out of the way.

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Opinion
Amendment 1 intended to help women, and other letters

Amendment 1 intended to help women, and other letters

November 2nd, 2014 8:00 am by Dave Gander and Tim Chapman

Amendment 1 would once again allow common-sense abortion regulations to protect women and children, including the following informed consent to provide accurate information related to women's health issues and fetal development

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Sports Sports Live
Barnard leads Boone to state cross country title

Barnard leads Boone to state cross country title

November 2nd, 2014 2:50 am by Jeff Birchfield, NET News Service

Boone senior Adam Barnard blistered the field during the TSSAA Class AAA cross country meet Saturday, but his winning run of 15:43 was secondary to leading the Trailblazers' program to a third state championship.

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Sports Vols Sports
Tennessee rallies for improbable 45-42 win over South Carolina in overtime

Tennessee rallies for improbable 45-42 win over South Carolina in overtime

November 2nd, 2014 12:19 am by PETE IACOBELLI, AP Sports Writer

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Joshua Dobbs threw a 9-yard pass to Jason Croom with 11 seconds left to tie the game at 42 before Aaron Medley's 32-yard field goal in overtime lifted Tennessee to a win over South Carolina.

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Crime Local News
TBI handling inquiry into Greene County shooting

TBI handling inquiry into Greene County shooting

November 1st, 2014 6:47 pm by Associated Press

TUSCULUM, Tenn. — Prosecutors in East Tennessee have asked the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation to handle the inquiry into a body found in Greene County.

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Crime Regional & National
Teen's disappearance helps reveal Alabama sex ring

Teen's disappearance helps reveal Alabama sex ring

November 1st, 2014 6:34 pm by JAY REEVES, Associated Press

BAY MINETTE, Ala. — By most accounts, 19-year-old Brittney Wood was with uncle Donnie Holland the night of May 30, 2012, the last time anyone saw her.

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