Kingsport Times News Friday, November 21, 2014
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Charity official charged with embezzlement of Bristol library funds

Charity official charged with embezzlement of Bristol library funds

August 21st, 2014 1:01 pm by Rain Smith

An official with a local, multi-million dollar charity has been charged with felony embezzlement, stemming from the alleged theft of $20,000 while previously employed by the Bristol Public Library.

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PHOTO GALLERY : Wednesday's action at BMS

August 21st, 2014 7:25 am by Jonathan McCoy

Check out the sights of on-track action from Wednesday at Bristol Motor Speedway, featuring the NASCAR Modified and Truck Series. Thursday's truck race was postponed due to rain and rescheduled for 10 a.m. Thursday.

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TVA board to vote on replacing coal plant with natural gas

TVA board to vote on replacing coal plant with natural gas

August 21st, 2014 7:22 am by Associated Press

TVA committed to install emission controls or retire the Memphis plant's coal units by December 2018 under a 2011 agreement with the Environmental Protection Agency to reduce emissions across its coal-fired generating fleet.

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US special ops tried but failed to find hostages

US special ops tried but failed to find hostages

August 21st, 2014 7:11 am by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

President Barack Obama sent special operations troops to Syria this summer on a secret mission to rescue American hostages, including journalist James Foley, held by Islamic State extremists, but they did not find them, officials say.

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Ground broken at future home of Bridge Home animal shelter

Ground broken at future home of Bridge Home animal shelter

August 20th, 2014 9:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

A break in the rain on Wednesday allowed enough time for dozens of people to witness the groundbreaking for the Tri-cities first and only no-kill animal shelter.

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Man allegedly steals $10K in goods from Kingsport employer

Man allegedly steals $10K in goods from Kingsport employer

August 20th, 2014 6:00 pm by Rain Smith

A Jonesborough man faces felony charges after allegedly stealing more than $10,000 worth of merchandise from his Kingsport employer and posting them for sale online — along with his cell phone number as a means of contact.

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Obama vows 'justice' after militants behead U.S. journalist

Obama vows 'justice' after militants behead U.S. journalist

August 20th, 2014 5:00 pm by By Christi Parsons, Tribune Washington Bureau (MCT)

"No faith teaches people to massacre innocents," Obama said. "No just god would stand for what they did."

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Ex-museum worker allegedly takes $61K in taxpayer money

Ex-museum worker allegedly takes $61K in taxpayer money

August 20th, 2014 3:40 pm by Associated Press

At the time she was hired as an administrative services assistant in 2011, Tennessee State Museum officials were not aware the suspect was a convicted felon on parole for a theft of property of over $60,000.

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Hawkins County pastor builds 'Utopia' on FOX TV

Hawkins County pastor builds 'Utopia' on FOX TV

August 20th, 2014 2:56 pm by Marci Gore

A local pastor will be one of 15 people tasked with creating a utopian society on a new FOX TV reality show. "Utopia," will premiere with a special two-hour event at 8 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 7.

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Wise County officers raising money to buy headstone for slain toddler

Wise County officers raising money to buy headstone for slain toddler

August 20th, 2014 11:45 am by Stephen Igo

WISE — Following a plea agreement by the child's mother, the law enforcement team that worked the case of 2-year-old Emma Baldwin's death have decided to raise funds to provide a headstone for Emma's grave.

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