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Ohio man who held three women captive commits suicide

Ohio man who held three women captive commits suicide

September 4th, 2013 12:13 am by Associated Press

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio corrections officials say Ariel Castro who held three women captive in his home for nearly a decade has committed suicide at a state prison facility.

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NY case puts N-word use among blacks on trial

NY case puts N-word use among blacks on trial

September 3rd, 2013 10:55 pm by Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal jury has rejected a black manager’s argument that the N-word was a term of love and endearment when he aimed it at black employee. Jurors awarded $30,000 in punitive damages Tuesday.

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Kingsport may build ballfields on  General Shale site

Kingsport may build ballfields on General Shale site

September 3rd, 2013 10:27 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT —“It does have excellent capabilities for softball fields and enough land to do the critical four or five fields, but extra land for other recreational purposes," City Manager John Campbell said.

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Sullivan County Commission approves budget — with raise for commissioners

Sullivan County Commission approves budget — with raise for commissioners

September 3rd, 2013 10:21 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — With 27 days to spare before state sanctions on education funding could have been imposed, the Sullivan County Commission on Tuesday approved a county budget for the fiscal year that began more than two months ago.

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Mishap involving ATV claims life of 4-year-old in Kingsport

Mishap involving ATV claims life of 4-year-old in Kingsport

September 3rd, 2013 9:06 pm by Wes Bunch

KINGSPORT — A 4-year-old has died as the result of an accident involving an all-terrain vehicle. Police say that at approximately 4:05 p.m. Tuesday, a child was playing with and around an ATV in the yard of 513 Rogan Street.

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Man charged with indecent exposure at Kingsport Walmart

Man charged with indecent exposure at Kingsport Walmart

September 3rd, 2013 3:10 pm by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — The incident occurred at approximately 5 p.m. Saturday at the store on West Stone Drive. A woman told police that she was loading groceries into her vehicle when her daughter said a man parked next to them was looking at her.

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Tenn. teen pleads guilty to killing principal

Tenn. teen pleads guilty to killing principal

September 3rd, 2013 3:01 pm by ADRIAN SAINZ, Associated Press

A Memphis teen who police say studied close-combat battle tactics and sharpened his knife the night before he fatally stabbed his high school principal pleaded guilty to second-degree murder Tuesday.

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Obama has bipartisan support for Syria strike

Obama has bipartisan support for Syria strike

September 3rd, 2013 2:45 pm by BRADLEY KLAPPER, Associated Press; NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press

"This is something that the United States, as a country, needs to do. I'm going to support the president's call for action. I believe that my colleagues should support this call for action," said Republican House Speaker, John Boehner.

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Kingsport road rage leads to hit-and-run arrest

Kingsport road rage leads to hit-and-run arrest

September 3rd, 2013 2:23 pm by Rain Smith

On Lynn Garden Drive an officer spotted the suspect's car, which had heavy front-end damage, and conducted a stop. The driver blurted out, "I'm intoxicated" then told police to cite "the other guy ... he cut me off."

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Kingsport man killed in Lee County crash

Kingsport man killed in Lee County crash

September 3rd, 2013 12:42 pm by Wes Bunch

A Kingsport man was killed following a single-vehicle wreck Monday on U.S. Route 23 in Lee County, according to Virginia State Police.

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