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Woman goes berserk on BMA, 54-year-old receives high school diploma and more stories you may have missed

Woman goes berserk on BMA, 54-year-old receives high school diploma and more stories you may have missed

May 18th, 2014 11:00 am by Staff Report

A look back at some of the important and interesting stories you may have missed over the past week from the Kingsport Times-News.

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CDC: MERS virus spreads in U.S., but second man not ill

CDC: MERS virus spreads in U.S., but second man not ill

May 18th, 2014 4:00 am by MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer

Health officials reported Saturday what appears to be the first time that a mysterious Middle East virus has spread from one person to another in the United States, though the second man never needed medical treatment.

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Thousands flee, 25 die in record Balkan floods

Thousands flee, 25 die in record Balkan floods

May 17th, 2014 11:11 pm by JOVANA GEC, Associated Press

Packed into buses, boats and helicopters, carrying nothing but a handful of belongings, tens of thousands fled their homes Saturday in Bosnia and Serbia to escape the worst flooding in a century.

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Live where you work: Alderman says some not 'fully invested' in Kingsport

Live where you work: Alderman says some not 'fully invested' in Kingsport

May 17th, 2014 8:01 pm by Rick Wagner

If you work in Kingsport, Alderman John Clark wants you to consider moving to Kingsport. And City Manager-elect Jeff Fleming said a project is afoot to encourage live-where-you-work behavior in the Model City.

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BMA plan  would cost most Kingsport homeowners more than larger property tax hike

BMA plan would cost most Kingsport homeowners more than larger property tax hike

May 17th, 2014 7:42 pm by Matthew Lane

A majority of Kingsport homeowners would be better off with a 13-cent property tax hike compared to a four-cent hike and a $5-per-month garbage collection fee, as endorsed by the Board of Mayor and Aldermen.

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U.S.-Russia tensions could affect space station, satellites

U.S.-Russia tensions could affect space station, satellites

May 17th, 2014 5:02 pm by Ralph Vartabedian and W.J. Hennigan, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

In what's been called "a step back toward the Cold War days," a Russian official this week said his nation might no longer allow U.S. astronauts access to Russia's launch vehicles and may use the ISS without American participation.

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States move to expand access to experimental drugs for terminally ill

States move to expand access to experimental drugs for terminally ill

May 17th, 2014 2:25 pm by KRISTEN WYATT, Associated Press

The "Right To Try" law, a proposal being advanced in several states by patient advocates, allows the terminally ill to obtain experimental drugs without getting federal approval.

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Number choice for Braves star has local ties

Number choice for Braves star has local ties

May 17th, 2014 2:05 pm by Greg Peters

Jason Heyward's No. 22 is worn as a tribute to the late son of Dave Wilmot, who lives in Gray, and Tammie Ruston of Johnson City.

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Former teacher abuses special ed student, a serial stalker and more this week in crime

Former teacher abuses special ed student, a serial stalker and more this week in crime

May 17th, 2014 10:00 am by Staff Report

The most viewed crime stories written by the Times-News staff, for the week of May 9 through May 16.

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Arson suspect in one of nearly a dozen Calif. fires arrested

Arson suspect in one of nearly a dozen Calif. fires arrested

May 17th, 2014 4:07 am by JULIE WATSON and ELLIOT SPAGAT, Associated Press

A man was charged with setting one of nearly a dozen fires that have destroyed homes and raced through nearly 20,000 acres of northern and eastern San Diego County brush land.

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