Kingsport Times News Friday, November 28, 2014
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Evangelicals with gay children challenging church

November 27th, 2014 8:52 pm by Associated Press

Rob and Linda Robertson did what they believed was expected of them as good Christians. When their 12-year-old son Ryan said he was gay, they told him they loved him, but he had to change.

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Final defendants sentenced in Kingsport counterfeiting scheme

Final defendants sentenced in Kingsport counterfeiting scheme

November 25th, 2014 8:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Prosecutors say the defendants stole ink cartridges and purchased a scanner, paper and other equipment to make counterfeit $5 and $20 bills, then passed the money at various retail businesses.

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BOE set to turn Kingsley over to county as surplus

BOE set to turn Kingsley over to county as surplus

November 28th, 2014 12:30 am by Rick Wagner

The county Board of Education earlier this year delayed turning over the building in order to give a group seeking to put a community center in the building time to come up with a plan to start and operate a facility there.

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Nevada mustangs rescued from slaughter coming  to sanctuary in Hawkins

Nevada mustangs rescued from slaughter coming to sanctuary in Hawkins

November 27th, 2014 11:17 pm by Jeff Bobo

Free roaming mustangs may be "living symbols of the historic and pioneer spirit of the West" — but they're also being rounded up and auctioned to foreign slaughterhouses to make room for more cattle grazing.

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Nation celebrates Thanksgiving with parades, turkey

Nation celebrates Thanksgiving with parades, turkey

November 27th, 2014 5:05 pm by Associated Press

Millions of Americans across the country are marking the holiday with lots of turkey, football, parades and early shopping, while many are overcoming some nasty weather and power outages.

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Rogersville barn fire destroys large amount of equipment and hay

Rogersville barn fire destroys large amount of equipment and hay

November 27th, 2014 4:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

An old vehicle which had been jump started a short time earlier and allowed to run for a while is being blamed for sparking a massive barn fire last Saturday afternoon which destroyed several vehicles and a large amount of hay and equipment.

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Tri-Cities labor market still waiting for boost from national economy

Tri-Cities labor market still waiting for boost from national economy

November 27th, 2014 2:00 pm by Hank Hayes

Tri-Cities employment moved slightly lower in this year's third quarter as "discouraged job seekers" continued to leave the labor force, according to a report released Wednesday by the ETSU Bureau of Business and Economic Research.

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A new beginning: Buffalo Mountain Camp relocating to Bays Mountain

A new beginning: Buffalo Mountain Camp relocating to Bays Mountain

November 27th, 2014 12:00 pm by Marci Gore

On Sunday, following two years of investigation and study, leaders of the Holston Conference's Kingsport and Johnson City Districts met and voted to relocate Buffalo Mountain Camp to a location in Kingsport.

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Hunger First preparing Thanksgiving for those in need

Hunger First preparing Thanksgiving for those in need

November 27th, 2014 10:00 am by Nick Shepherd

To honor Cindy Risk, her children are preparing a Thanksgiving meal for the people. "My brother and sister, since Mom wasn't going to be here, we agreed to do dinner for the people," said Michael Gillis, Director of Hunger First.

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Ferguson grand jury papers full of inconsistencies

Ferguson grand jury papers full of inconsistencies

November 26th, 2014 10:30 pm by Associated Press

Some witnesses said Michael Brown had been shot in the back. Another said he was face-down on the ground when officer Darren Wilson finished him off. Still others acknowledged changing their stories or admitted that they did not see the shooting at all.

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Eight Southwest Virginians among 50 troopers graduating in VSP Academy's latest training class

Eight Southwest Virginians among 50 troopers graduating in VSP Academy's latest training class

November 26th, 2014 9:00 pm by Stephen Igo

Eight Southwest Virginia natives have reported to their first duty posts to begin their careers as a Virginia State Police trooper, including one each from Wise and Lee Counties.

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