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Local gun stores see run on ammo that ATF proposes to ban

March 6th, 2015 7:47 am by Nick Shepherd

"They've been trying to do it for a long time," said Gregg Smith, a salesman at Gun Rack in Kingsport. "But it kind of opens a big can of worms because that's not the only thing you can shoot in a handgun that is technically armor piercing."

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City schools to use 'banked' days to make up for those missed due to snow

City schools to use 'banked' days to make up for those missed due to snow

March 5th, 2015 10:33 pm by Rick Wagner

Pay no heed to speculation about Kingsport City Schools going in session on Saturdays, extending the school day beyond the current seven hours, canceling or curtailing spring break or extending the school year.

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17 years after fatal fire, Kingsport family loses second home

17 years after fatal fire, Kingsport family loses second home

March 5th, 2015 9:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

"I had Dharma by the hand at one point. But the lights went out and it was pitch black and you can't see through that smoke. She disappeared. I heard her scream as she fell down the stairs into the fire."

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Latest Tennessee winter storm claims 3 lives

Latest Tennessee winter storm claims 3 lives

March 6th, 2015 7:09 am by Associated Press

This is the second wintry mix to blanket the state in recently. After the first storm hit Feb. 16, 30 people died from traffic accidents, hypothermia and a house fire.

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Harrison Ford survives crash-landing on golf course

Harrison Ford survives crash-landing on golf course

March 5th, 2015 10:46 pm by Associated Press

It was the latest and most serious in a series of crashes and close calls for the 72-year-old action-adventure A-lister, who like his "Star Wars" alter-ego Han Solo has a taste for aerial thrills.

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Virginia State Police recover body from car in Buchanan river

Virginia State Police recover body from car in Buchanan river

March 5th, 2015 8:52 pm by Staff

As the car tried to drive through water Wednesday, the vehicle began to float. Its driver was able to escape, but the passenger was swept away with the vehicle into the Russell Fork River.

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Scott County shelter sees increase in adoptions

Scott County shelter sees increase in adoptions

March 5th, 2015 7:00 pm by Marci Gore

GATE CITY - Soon after the Scott County dog pound building was destroyed by fire in December, county officials began to hope that maybe something good could come from something bad.

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Prosecutors: No criminal charge for Busch

Prosecutors: No criminal charge for Busch

March 5th, 2015 5:30 pm by RANDALL CHASE, Associated Press

NASCAR driver Kurt Busch will not face criminal charges over claims by his ex-girlfriend that he smashed her head into a bedroom wall and choked her, Delaware prosecutors said Thursday.

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Congressman Phil Roe's wife passes away

Congressman Phil Roe's wife passes away

March 5th, 2015 2:58 pm by Staff Report

A statement recalls Pamela Roe as a devoted mother, grandmother, wife, friend and philanthropist who will be sorely missed.

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Community Scrapbook: Weather Woes

March 5th, 2015 2:40 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

The changing weather is wreaking havoc across the region. Here's a look at what some area folks are seeing today. Share your photos at sundayscrapbook@timesnews.net

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KPD responds to criticism about 'doing their job'

KPD responds to criticism about 'doing their job'

March 5th, 2015 2:08 pm by Rain Smith

The Kingsport Police Department has rebutted Times-News letters to the editor which asked "where are the police" on the "racetrack called Stone Drive" - providing 1,300 examples of traffic enforcement along the thoroughfare.

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