Kingsport Times News Thursday, January 29, 2015
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California declares electronic cigarettes a health threat

California declares electronic cigarettes a health threat

January 28th, 2015 6:14 pm by Associated Press

New generations of young people will become nicotine addicts if the products remain largely unregulated, California Health Officer Ron Chapman said.

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Ex-Sullivan jailer charged with assaulting prisoner

Ex-Sullivan jailer charged with assaulting prisoner

January 28th, 2015 4:23 pm by Rain Smith

A Sullivan County corrections officer who was fired for using excessive force now faces criminal charges of assaulting the inmate.

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Lee County native gets golden opportunity on 'American Idol'

Lee County native gets golden opportunity on 'American Idol'

January 28th, 2015 1:40 pm by Marci Gore

Taylor Ray Holbrook is on an impressive run for a young man who, up until about a year ago, said he had never considered a career in music, but now has almost 700,000 followers on social media.

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Renting out homes for Super Bowl can bring big bucks

Renting out homes for Super Bowl can bring big bucks

January 28th, 2015 12:48 pm by ASTRID GALVAN, Associated Press

Vacation home rentals have been available in the Phoenix area for years privately and through websites such as Vrbo and Airbnb, but the focus on the Valley of the Sun has never been sharper than this week.

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Nurse allegedly steals meds from Kingsport hospital

Nurse allegedly steals meds from Kingsport hospital

January 28th, 2015 11:40 am by Rain Smith

A registered nurse with a history of stealing drugs from Tennessee hospitals now faces 61 counts of obtaining narcotics by fraud, stemming from his employment at Indian Path Medical Center.

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Men performing yard work accused of stealing generator

Men performing yard work accused of stealing generator

January 28th, 2015 9:48 am by Jeff Bobo

Two Hawkins County men who were doing yard work for a Rogersville woman allegedly stole the woman's generator from a storage building Saturday while the victim's brother kept her distracted inside her residence.

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Dental product company may be recipient of Washington County's secret $1M incentive package

Dental product company may be recipient of Washington County's secret $1M incentive package

January 28th, 2015 7:59 am by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

Citing a confidentiality agreement with the company, two officials referenced the company that would reap the benefits of the taxpayer funding as "Project X," despite protests from the dissenting commissioners and speakers from the public.

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Blizzard-stricken East digs out amid forecast 2nd-guessing

Blizzard-stricken East digs out amid forecast 2nd-guessing

January 28th, 2015 7:32 am by BOB SALSBERG and WILLIAM J. KOLE, Associated Press

In the New York area a glancing blow left forecasters apologizing and politicians defending their near-total shutdown on travel.

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Local union president pleads guilty to federal theft charge

Local union president pleads guilty to federal theft charge

January 27th, 2015 10:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Prosecutors say in September and October of 2010, Durham took $2,638 from the union for travel expenses after she had already been reimbursed by either the union or the VA.

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The end of an era: Rogersville's Otis Home Center going out of business

The end of an era: Rogersville's Otis Home Center going out of business

January 27th, 2015 9:50 pm by Jeff Bobo

After 63 years in business, third generation operator Phillip Henard and his wife Karen are closing Rogersville's only family-owned furniture and appliance store.

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