Kingsport Times News Thursday, December 18, 2014
KPD: Motorist's rage towards estranged wife prompts felony charges

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KPD: Motorist's rage towards estranged wife prompts felony charges

December 18th, 2014 11:44 am by Rain Smith

Police are searching for a man who allegedly pursued his estranged wife on multiple Kingsport streets — striking her vehicle with his own on East Stone Drive — then side-swiping another motorist while fleeing an attempted traffic stop.

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Committee recommends new Sullivan County high schools

Committee recommends new Sullivan County high schools

December 18th, 2014 8:00 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — The days of Sullivan County's Rebels and Raiders could be coming to a close, and the Cougars and Patriots could enter the history books, too.

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Woman arrested after allegedly showing gun to Gray School receptionist

Woman arrested after allegedly showing gun to Gray School receptionist

December 18th, 2014 6:10 pm by NET News Service

According to the affidavit of complaint, Sheri Traylor told the receptionist she would be willing to "take care of it" if someone came in the door.

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ETSU releases 2015 football schedule

ETSU releases 2015 football schedule

December 18th, 2014 9:01 pm by Staff Report

The Buccaneer's 2015 football schedule will feature six homes games and four road matchups, and includes contests against NCAA Division I FCS opponents, Charleston Southern, Mercer and Gardner-Webb.

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Two states challenge Colorado marijuana legalization

Two states challenge Colorado marijuana legalization

December 18th, 2014 7:51 pm by Associated Press

"This contraband has been heavily trafficked into our state," Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning said at a news conference in Lincoln. "While Colorado reaps millions from the sale of pot, Nebraska taxpayers have to bear the cost."

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Tenn., 6 other states have bans on atheists holding office

Tenn., 6 other states have bans on atheists holding office

December 18th, 2014 7:00 pm by Associated Press

Such bans are unenforceable, according to a 1961 Supreme Court decision. The high court ruled unanimously in a Maryland case that states cannot have a "religious test" for public office.

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Lee County warrant leads to drugs, arrests

Lee County warrant leads to drugs, arrests

December 18th, 2014 6:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Looking for a person wanted on an arrest warrant led Pennington Gap police to arrest two different people on drug charges, according to press release.

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Toker blames crash on catastrophic brake, steering failure

Toker blames crash on catastrophic brake, steering failure

December 18th, 2014 2:14 pm by Rain Smith

A car crossed the center line of a residential Kingsport street, striking two parked vehicles on the other side of the road. The driver, 18, had an odor of marijuana when police arrived, and "first stated his steering went out."

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KINGSPORT ANIMAL SHELTER - Adopt a Furry Friend! 12.18.14 - VIDEO

December 18th, 2014 11:00 am by Matthew Carroll

This will be the last Furry Friends episode of 2014. We will be back in January. This week we meet: Cassie, Cindy Lou Who, Flash, Rasputin, and Wilson. Also, the photo gallery below has photos of adoptable shelter animals.

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Kingsport Idol: Winners of competition to perform holiday show at Renaissance Center

Kingsport Idol: Winners of competition to perform holiday show at Renaissance Center

December 18th, 2014 10:28 am by Nick Shepherd

The idea to bring back some of the talent has been kicked around for a couple of years but really got off the ground this year, William Stephanos said. Previous winners and acts were contacted about performing and were excited to return

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Feeling under the weather? Health officials say flu other viruses aren't making season bright

Feeling under the weather? Health officials say flu other viruses aren't making season bright

December 18th, 2014 9:03 am by Marci Gore

With only a week left until Christmas, no one has time to be sick. But, chances are, if you're not sick yourself, you know someone else who is.

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