Kingsport Times News Thursday, October 23, 2014
Too hot for teachers? Union High pep rally irksome for many

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Too hot for teachers? Union High pep rally irksome for many

October 23rd, 2014 2:23 pm by Stephen Igo

At issue is a video posted on YouTube — but since taken down — portraying teachers engaged in a skit during the rally. Many Facebook commenters who saw the video were appalled at what they felt was a de facto lap dance by teachers in front of students.

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Mold closes Sullivan County school

Mold closes Sullivan County school

October 23rd, 2014 4:14 pm by Rick Wagner

According to a Thursday afternoon news release from Director of Schools Jubal Yennie, children in the affected classrooms were relocated Thursday to give maintenance personnel the opportunity to investigate and remediate the affected areas.

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Armed Kingsport shoplifter assaults employees, flees police

Armed Kingsport shoplifter assaults employees, flees police

October 23rd, 2014 11:45 am by Rain Smith

An attempt to swipe $72 in Walmart merchandise escalated to felony charges, according to Kingsport police, as the suspect pulled a knife on store employees and was Tasered by a responding officer, then briefly escaped across a parking lot while handcuffed

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Purse snatcher sought by police

Purse snatcher sought by police

October 23rd, 2014 5:00 pm by Rain Smith

A woman who allegedly walked out of a Kingsport store with $500 worth of merchandise is now implicated in a separate theft from a city club, with police seeking information on her alleged accomplice in that incident.

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Photo Gallery: Girls Region 1 Cross County meet at Daniel Boone High School.

October 23rd, 2014 4:28 pm by Ned Jilton

Photo highlights from the Girls Region 1 AAA and AA-A cross country meets at Daniel Boone High School. Photos by Ned Jilton II

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SPEAK OUT: What's the biggest rivalry in the region?

SPEAK OUT: What's the biggest rivalry in the region?

October 23rd, 2014 4:00 pm by Carmen Musick

We want to know who has the biggest rivalry in the region. So SPEAK OUT and share your opinion. Voting runs from 4 p.m., Thursday, to 4 p.m, Friday. Your votes decide the outcome!

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Photos: Dolly's dream house tops out

Photos: Dolly's dream house tops out

October 23rd, 2014 1:00 pm by J. H. Osborne

PIGEON FORGE — Reservations for Dollywood's first ever on-site hotel, the 307-room DreamMore Resort, will begin being offered in mid-January. Wednesday marked a special day, as construction crews placed the final spire atop the entrance tower.

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KINGSPORT ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 10.23.14 - VIDEO

October 23rd, 2014 11:00 am by Matthew Carroll

We meet some new adoptable shelter animals on this week's Furry Friends video. This week we meet: Skeeter, Shelly Ray, Molly Hatchet, Angus, Marla, and Cassie. Also, look through photos of new shelter animals that have come in this week!

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Haunts & Happenings: Fun for all ages

Haunts & Happenings: Fun for all ages

October 23rd, 2014 10:15 am by Carmen Musick

From haunted attractions that dial up the fear factor to the frolicking fun of hay rides and seasonal shows, the area is rich with choices this month.

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Latest White House fence jumper assaults police dogs

Latest White House fence jumper assaults police dogs

October 23rd, 2014 8:34 am by DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press

Dominic Adesanya of Bel Air, Maryland, is in custody of the U.S. Marshals Service for previous outstanding warrants, Secret Service spokesman Brian Leary said.

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Fire destroys SW Va. funeral home

Fire destroys SW Va. funeral home

October 23rd, 2014 8:28 am by Stephen Igo

St. Paul Volunteer Fire Department Chief Earl Carter said a motorist passing the site first reported the Holding Funeral Home blaze at around 3 a.m., and the structure was fully involved when his department got to the scene.

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