Kingsport Times News Thursday, March 5, 2015
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Update: French police kill gunmen in twin attacks, free 16 hostages

Update: French police kill gunmen in twin attacks, free 16 hostages

January 9th, 2015 3:33 pm by LORI HINNANT and SAMUEL PETREQUIN, Associated Press

With explosions and gunfire, security forces ended a three-day terror spree around Paris, killing the two al-Qaida-linked brothers who staged a murderous rampage at a satirical newspaper and an associate who seized a kosher supermarket.

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Jonesborough man killed in crash

Jonesborough man killed in crash

January 9th, 2015 2:56 pm by NET News Service

The head-on collision occurred on Tennessee Highway 107 in Washington County, after the victim reportedly swerved to avoid an oncoming car that had crossed the center line.

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Hawkins BOE approves firing teacher arrested on drug charges

Hawkins BOE approves firing teacher arrested on drug charges

January 9th, 2015 2:02 pm by Jeff Bobo

Melissa Ellen Williams was arrested at school on Sept. 26 after allegedly being found intoxicated in her classroom, and in possession of 19 hydrocodone pills, among other drugs.

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Midtown redo: Lee Apartments area eyed for redevelopment

Midtown redo: Lee Apartments area eyed for redevelopment

January 9th, 2015 1:14 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — The idea began more than two years ago when the KHRA received a $300,000 Choice Neighborhoods Initiative planning grant to develop a transformation plan for the Midtown Neighborhood — from Myrtle to Dale and Tennessee to Poplar.

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Suspended players, alleged rape victim not enrolled at UT

Suspended players, alleged rape victim not enrolled at UT

January 9th, 2015 12:45 pm by Associated Press

Two suspended football players and the alleged victim of an off-campus rape are not enrolled at Tennessee this semester.

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France: Shooting, hostage-taking in eastern Paris

France: Shooting, hostage-taking in eastern Paris

January 9th, 2015 8:34 am by Associated Press

A gunman took hostages at a kosher market on the eastern edges of Paris Friday, wounding several people, while the two suspects in the earlier deadly terror attack against a newspaper were cornered near Charles de Gaulle airport.

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Obama proposes publicly funded community college for all

Obama proposes publicly funded community college for all

January 9th, 2015 7:14 am by NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press

The proposal was inspired by the Tennessee plan signed into law last year, pioneering a scholarship program that provides free community and technical college tuition for two years.

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Cable series on Sullivan County Sheriff's Office  back for second season

Cable series on Sullivan County Sheriff's Office back for second season

January 9th, 2015 12:17 am by J. H. Osborne

Sheriff Wayne Anderson said producers of "Southern Justice" are expected to visit next month, with filming slated possibly to begin in March.

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Proposal would virtually ban pain clinics in Hawkins County

Proposal would virtually ban pain clinics in Hawkins County

January 9th, 2015 12:08 am by Jeff Bobo

Most Hawkins County municipalities have pain clinics placed in a zone that prohibits them from belong located within 1,000 feet of a school, park, church, or business that sells alcohol. But there is no zoning in the unincorporated areas.

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What about Cora Cox? Officials mull possibilities

What about Cora Cox? Officials mull possibilities

January 8th, 2015 11:51 pm by Rick Wagner

Cora Cox Academy may be on the move in 2016, but the historic building that houses it would remain — with a new use as part of a redevelopment plan.

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