Kingsport Times News Wednesday, September 3, 2014
BMA urges Wellmont, MSHA  to weigh impact of loss of local control

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BMA urges Wellmont, MSHA to weigh impact of loss of local control

September 2nd, 2014 9:54 pm by Matthew Lane

"My concern is if they sell to an out-of-state outfit ... they'll do whatever is necessary to make a profit. ... I don't want to see eventually $150 to $200 million leave the area," Mayor Dennis Phillips said.

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Couple accused of killing child with grape soda indicted on murder charges

Couple accused of killing child with grape soda indicted on murder charges

September 2nd, 2014 6:31 pm by Jeff Bobo

"Allegedly the child, as a form of punishment, was forced to drink grape drinks, as well as a great deal of water, to the point that her body became water intoxicated." -- Former Attorney General Berkeley Bell

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Suspect in box cutter double slashing named in Hawkins sealed indictment

Suspect in box cutter double slashing named in Hawkins sealed indictment

September 2nd, 2014 6:17 pm by Jeff Bobo

It took more than two hours for witnesses to call 911 following the double stabbing on the night of Feb. 1, and only after a woman attempted, and failed, to sew up a serious cut with a needle and thread.

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SCSO searching for man who fled police with small child in car

SCSO searching for man who fled police with small child in car

September 2nd, 2014 6:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

In his attempt to get away, authorities say Brian Hawkins crossed the double yellow lines several different times, into oncoming traffic. Hawkins then pulled onto Lynn Road and allegedly refused to pull over for the officer.

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Update:  JC police identify man who killed himself following pharmacy robbery

Update: JC police identify man who killed himself following pharmacy robbery

September 2nd, 2014 5:48 pm by BECKY CAMPBELL, NET News Service

Anthony Eugene Goad, 46, 2421 Clearview Dr., Johnson City, died outside his vehicle at Blakemore Circle and Mayfield Drive after police pursued him following the robbery at Val-U-Pharmacy on West Market Street.

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Wanted suspect in Kingsport murder arrested in North Carolina

Wanted suspect in Kingsport murder arrested in North Carolina

September 2nd, 2014 4:43 pm by Nick Shepherd

KPD Detectives developed Ross as a suspect during the course of their investigation. They obtained a warrant for his arrest and since that time he was indicted by a grand jury for those charges.

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Underwear clad man arrested in front of Kingsport elementary school

Underwear clad man arrested in front of Kingsport elementary school

September 2nd, 2014 12:25 pm by Nick Shepherd

During this time, parents were driving through the school zone with children in their cars. Police said Davis stepped from his vehicle in the middle of Stone Drive wearing only underwear.

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Police: 'Handsy' groom, two others arrested after wedding brawl

Police: 'Handsy' groom, two others arrested after wedding brawl

September 2nd, 2014 11:00 pm by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (MCT)

The waitress told police that Mark Williams touched her and became "handsy" with her while she was working during his wedding cruise. She also said he tried to pour alcohol down her throat, police said.

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Lady Rebels clap Bucs in irons

Lady Rebels clap Bucs in irons

September 2nd, 2014 10:28 pm by George Thwaites

Kaitlin Barrett scored three of Sullivan South's six second half goals in an 8-1 District 1-AA soccer rout of visiting University High Tuesday.

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Sullivan BOE re-elects leaders Wells, Bales

Sullivan BOE re-elects leaders Wells, Bales

September 2nd, 2014 10:21 pm by Rick Wagner

Sullivan County's school board split and nearly deadlocked over the election of a vice chairman Monday night. The board narrowly re-electing Jack Bales over Todd Broughton.

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Study: Playing music helps sharpen kids' brains

Study: Playing music helps sharpen kids' brains

September 2nd, 2014 10:00 pm by JOHN ROGERS, Associated Press

A two-year study of 44 children in the program shows that the training changes the brain in ways that make it easier for youngsters to process sounds, according to results reported in Tuesday's edition of The Journal of Neuroscience.

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