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Tennessee inmate sentenced to death in 1985 dies in prison

Tennessee inmate sentenced to death in 1985 dies in prison

November 28th, 2014 11:43 pm by Associated Press

Department of Correction spokeswoman Neysa Taylor says 52-year-old Gregory Thompson was pronounced dead Thursday afternoon.

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Shoppers around Kingsport celebrate Black Friday

November 28th, 2014 9:00 pm by Rick Wagner

Black Friday 2014 may be remembered as the year the iconic U.S. shopping day morphed into something that could be called Black November.

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Sullivan to get dose of grants to fight prescription problem

Sullivan to get dose of grants to fight prescription problem

November 28th, 2014 8:59 pm by Nick Shepherd

"There are lots of national indicators saying Tennessee has high rates of opioid use," said Angie McKinney Jones, director of Prevention Services for the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services.

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Magicians stage effort to restore Houdini's grave

Magicians stage effort to restore Houdini's grave

November 28th, 2014 6:52 pm by Associated Press

Nestled next to the late Lewins, Blums and Levys in a spooky old cemetery in New York City lies the final resting place of America's most legendary magician, interred under a granite monument that bears his stage name in bold letters.

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City's oldest continuinally operated business honors shared by five businesses

City's oldest continuinally operated business honors shared by five businesses

November 28th, 2014 5:15 pm by Vince Staten

Gail Cole's question: "What is Kingsport's longest continuously operating business at this time? The last brochure states it's Citizens Supply Company. However, that, as an entity, has closed."

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Honor roll: Kingsport schools one of eight Tennessee districts to make listing

Honor roll: Kingsport schools one of eight Tennessee districts to make listing

November 28th, 2014 4:15 pm by Rick Wagner

"I applaud these students for the perseverance and dedication they have shown through attempting and succeeding in such rigorous course offerings," D-B Principal Chris Hampton said.

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Sticky fingers? Police: Woman lifted $100,000 worth of hair gel

Sticky fingers? Police: Woman lifted $100,000 worth of hair gel

November 28th, 2014 2:59 pm by Associated Press

A Millington woman has been charged with taking $100,000 worth of hair gel from an Ampro factory in Tennessee. Officers say 44-year-old Lisa Dowell took 24 pallets of the product during a three-month period last year.

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Update:  Man who fired  more than 100 rounds in downtown Austin dies in confrontation

Update: Man who fired more than 100 rounds in downtown Austin dies in confrontation

November 28th, 2014 1:16 pm by JIM VERTUNO, Associated Press

"With all the people on the streets, we're very fortunate. I give thanks that no one but the suspect is injured or deceased," said Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo.

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Scott County students learning how to show prospective employers what they have to offer

Scott County students learning how to show prospective employers what they have to offer

November 28th, 2014 9:39 am by Marci Gore

For the past several weeks, students at the Scott County Career and Technical Center in Gate City have been learning how to showcase their skills and talents to prospective employers.

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Second act of shopping frenzy gets started

Second act of shopping frenzy gets started

November 28th, 2014 8:48 am by ANNE D'INNOCENZIO, AP Business Writer

The big question: How much Thanksgiving shopping will hurt Black Friday, which is relinquishing its status as the frenzied start of the holiday shopping season?

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