Kingsport Times News Friday, December 19, 2014
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U.S. stocks head lower following drops overseas

U.S. stocks head lower following drops overseas

September 29th, 2014 5:36 pm by Associated Press

The Dow lost 41.93 points, or 0.2 percent, to 17,071.22. The Standard & Poor's 500 index lost 5.05 points, or 0.3 percent, to 1,977.80. The Nasdaq composite slipped 6.34 points, or 0.1 percent, to 4,505.85.

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Hawkins man allegedly threatened to kill his wife and children

Hawkins man allegedly threatened to kill his wife and children

September 29th, 2014 5:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Jerame Adam Nerren also reportedly tried to cut a "grim reaper" tattoo from his arm because "he does not like his tattoo."

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KPD: Two charged in ambush robbery

KPD: Two charged in ambush robbery

September 29th, 2014 3:29 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport couple allegedly plotted to rob the female's former boyfriend at gunpoint on Saturday, sending a series of texts that alluded to a "romantic rendezvous" but ended with the victim stripped of his clothing and iPhone.

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Consultant hopes public will respect firm's process as school facilities studies proceed

Consultant hopes public will respect firm's process as school facilities studies proceed

September 29th, 2014 2:28 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — School facilities consultant Tracy Richter said he realizes some people won't trust him up front in the school facilities study processes with Sullivan County and Kingsport.

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Teen in custody following fatal shooting in Pound

Teen in custody following fatal shooting in Pound

September 29th, 2014 1:33 pm by Stephen Igo

Pound Police Department Capt. Richard Thacker said the identity of the victim could not be released Monday pending notification of all next of kin, and the juvenile was a "person of interest in custody right now" and would not be identified.

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Kingsport woman faces animal cruelty charge

Kingsport woman faces animal cruelty charge

September 29th, 2014 12:29 pm by Rain Smith

Police officers checking on an apparent Kingsport apartment fire located an "emaciated puppy," according to an incident report, leading to the resident's arrest on a charge of aggravated animal cruelty.

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Hawkins County teacher arrested on drug charges at school

Hawkins County teacher arrested on drug charges at school

September 29th, 2014 11:19 am by Jeff Bobo

A teacher at Bulls Gap School who was allegedly found to be under the influence of drugs at school Friday was scheduled for arraignment Monday on drug possession and public intoxication charges.

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Plan to build field house at D-B takes a sharp turn

Plan to build field house at D-B takes a sharp turn

September 29th, 2014 9:38 am by Matthew Lane

A volunteer-led effort to build a new field house for visiting football teams inside J. Fred Johnson Stadium has changed. It now calls to build a one-story building behind the dugout on the first base side of the stadium, roughly 35 feet by 135 feet.

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Nearly 23K Tenn. students register for free tuition plan

Nearly 23K Tenn. students register for free tuition plan

September 29th, 2014 9:05 am by Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nearly 23,000 students have registered to participate in Gov. Bill Haslam's program to cover full tuition at two-year colleges for any high school graduate.

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US-led airstrikes hit 4 Syrian provinces

US-led airstrikes hit 4 Syrian provinces

September 29th, 2014 9:03 am by RYAN LUCAS, Associated Press

U.S.-led coalition air raids targeted towns and villages in northern and eastern Syria controlled by the Islamic State group, including one strike that hit a grain silo and reportedly killed civilians, activists said Monday.

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