Kingsport Times News Tuesday, July 28, 2015
KPD: DUI motorcyclist flees crash, wrecks again

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KPD: DUI motorcyclist flees crash, wrecks again

July 28th, 2015 3:08 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man faces a litany of charges after allegedly crashing a Harley Davidson into a pickup truck, eluding police, then wrecking a second time after illegally passing motorists on the double yellow line.

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UPDATE: Kingsport man killed in Russell County crash

UPDATE: Kingsport man killed in Russell County crash

July 28th, 2015 12:01 pm by Stephen Igo

He reportedly died at the scene, with fatigue appearing to have been a factor in the incident.

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Where Marsh Regional Blood Bank will be the next two weeks for blood donations

Where Marsh Regional Blood Bank will be the next two weeks for blood donations

July 28th, 2015 2:30 pm by Community contributor

All blood types are needed. Donors with O-negative blood type are especially encouraged to donate as O-negative is the universal blood type, given to patients in an emergency situation when their own blood type is unknown.

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Kingsport's Ailshie could receive raise, contract extension

Kingsport's Ailshie could receive raise, contract extension

July 28th, 2015 2:18 pm by Rick Wagner

City Superintendent of Schools Lyle Ailshie may be up for a raise and contract extension at the Aug. 6 Board of Education meeting. His current compensation package is approximately $184,000 a year, and his current contract runs to 2018.

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NY prison worker pleads guilty in escape of 2 killers

NY prison worker pleads guilty in escape of 2 killers

July 28th, 2015 12:50 pm by MICHAEL HILL, Associated Press

A northern New York prison worker admitted Tuesday to smuggling hacksaw blades in frozen hamburger meat to two killers who later broke out and spent more than two weeks on the run.

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Two named department chairs at Tusculum College

July 28th, 2015 12:30 pm by Community contributor

Dr. Deborah Bryan has been appointed chair of the department of fine arts, and Dr. Melissa Keller has been appointed chair of the department of natural sciences.

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Fun Fest must improve accessibility

Fun Fest must improve accessibility

July 28th, 2015 11:30 am by Letters to the Editor

Thirty-nine handicapped parking spaces for the Saturday evening concert were grossly inadequate. Our 5:15 p.m. arrival found them all taken.

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Three sought in connection with phony $100 bill, dated 1934

Three sought in connection with phony $100 bill, dated 1934

July 28th, 2015 10:55 am by Jeff Bobo

Area businesses may want to keep an eye out for three young males, possibly juveniles, who were reported Sunday evening allegedly attempting to pass a bogus $100 bill dated from 1934.

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Photo gallery: Kingsport Senior Center goes whitewater rafting

July 28th, 2015 9:30 am by Community Contributor

The 90-minute rafting excursion is an annual event at the senior center and one greatly enjoyed by the seniors who attend.

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Injured miner reportedly doing well

Injured miner reportedly doing well

July 28th, 2015 9:26 am by Stephen Igo

The Big Stone Gap man was operating a roof bolt machine in Dickenson County when his left arm got twisted around the drill steel at around 10:30 Monday morning.

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Johnson City Marine protected 2 during Chattanooga shooting

Johnson City Marine protected 2 during Chattanooga shooting

July 28th, 2015 8:35 am by Dylan Chesser, NET News Service

Staying cool under unimaginable circumstances made all the difference for Marine Staff Sgt. Chase Estep as a killer opened fire at the U.S. Naval Reserve Center in Chattanooga nearly two weeks ago.

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