Kingsport Times News Tuesday, September 2, 2014
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Loss of funding creates uncertainty for Scott County summer camp

Loss of funding creates uncertainty for Scott County summer camp

August 31st, 2014 6:00 pm by Marci Gore

"We've got no funding for this year and we are having to be self-sufficient," Lane said. "For about 50 years, this has been a popular summer camp. Back in the 70s and 80s, it was used by high school bands for camps.

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Bringing sex-ed back: ETSU Sex Week hopes to inform, prepare students

Bringing sex-ed back: ETSU Sex Week hopes to inform, prepare students

August 31st, 2014 5:29 pm by Tony Casey, NET News Service

Let's talk about sex, baby. That's the only way important sex-related topics are going to be covered, said Max Carlile, organizer of East Tennessee State University's Sex Week.

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12-year-old injured in East Stone Drive wreck succumbs to his injuries

12-year-old injured in East Stone Drive wreck succumbs to his injuries

August 31st, 2014 4:57 pm by Staff Report

KINGSPORT — The Kingsport Police Department was notified Sunday by the Knoxville Medical Examiner's Office that the 12-year-old boy who had been critically injured in a four-vehicle crash in Kingsport last week has died.

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Experimental Ebola drug heals all monkeys in study

Experimental Ebola drug heals all monkeys in study

August 31st, 2014 4:00 pm by MARILYNN MARCHIONE, AP Chief Medical Writer

An experimental Ebola drug healed all 18 monkeys infected with the deadly virus in a study, boosting hopes that the treatment might help fight the outbreak raging through West Africa — once more of it can be made.

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Shaun the shaggy sheep shorn smooth — but no record

August 31st, 2014 3:00 pm by Associated Press

Shaun the shaggy Australian sheep has at last been shorn smooth. But the woolly wanderer wasn't the woolliest of them all.

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Changes made to Kingsport's traffic calming regulations

Changes made to Kingsport's traffic calming regulations

August 31st, 2014 2:00 pm by Matthew Lane

This move essentially shifts the burden of the traffic calming devices from the people who are opposed to the people in support, with the number of votes to kill the measure less than under the old rules.

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U.S. trained Alaskans as secret 'stay-behind agents' during Cold War

U.S. trained Alaskans as secret 'stay-behind agents' during Cold War

August 31st, 2014 12:56 pm by ROBERT BURNS, AP National Security Writer

Russian invasion of Alaska? It seemed like a real possibility in 1950 and the U.S. government planned for it, newly declassified Air Force and FBI documents show.

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Stories you may have missed

Stories you may have missed

August 31st, 2014 12:00 pm by Staff reports

Stories this week include a reality star visiting the region, a Scott County teen having her wish come true, a former alderman opening up and snakes found in a local school, among others

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Hawkins County third grader raises funds to ensure classmates always get hot lunch

Hawkins County third grader raises funds to ensure classmates always get hot lunch

August 31st, 2014 10:00 am by Jeff Bobo

When the Church Hill Elementary third-grader opened a lemonade stand this past July in the parking lot of her apartment complex, she had already decided she would put the proceeds to good use for her fellow classmates at lunchtime.

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Wise airshow will feature Red Tail Squadron

Wise airshow will feature Red Tail Squadron

August 30th, 2014 8:00 pm by Stephen Igo

One of the original Berlin Airlift 'Candy Bombers' will return to Lonesome Pine Airport for this year's Let Freedom Ring vintage combat aircraft show and educational event, along with a classic WW II P-51 Mustang fighter plane.

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