Kingsport Times News Friday, October 31, 2014
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Truck crash 'rains' debris on Russell home

Truck crash 'rains' debris on Russell home

October 30th, 2014 8:30 am by Stephen Igo

An adult male inside the home was not injured as the debris fell onto his house. The truck's driver, Timothy C. Hoss, 50, of Bristol, Va., was flown to Bristol Regional Medical Center for treatment of serious injuries.

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After today, you're too late  to  vote early

After today, you're too late to vote early

October 30th, 2014 12:05 am by J. H. Osborne

Early voting is available today from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., to registered voters in Sullivan County at any one of three locations: the Sullivan County Election Office in Blountville; the Kingsport Civic Auditorium; and the National Guard Armory in Bristol.

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Trio sentenced in Hawkins child abuse/neglect cases

Trio sentenced in Hawkins child abuse/neglect cases

October 29th, 2014 10:38 pm by Jeff Bobo

Three Hawkins County parents accused of child abuse/neglect were sentenced to jail time recently, including a woman who was arrested in July for beating her unruly child.

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Area pastors urge support of Amendment 1

Area pastors urge support of Amendment 1

October 29th, 2014 9:44 pm by GARY B. GRAY, NET News Service

If approved, the amendment to the Tennessee Constitution would add a new section to Article 1, inserting constitutional language empowering the legislature to enact, amend or repeal state statutes regarding abortion.

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AP IMPACT: If Ebola batters US, we are not ready

AP IMPACT: If Ebola batters US, we are not ready

October 29th, 2014 9:22 pm by JEFF DONN, Associated Press

To assess America's ability to deal with a major outbreak, the AP examined multiple indicators of readiness. The results were worrisome.

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Lee County supervisor accused of driving under  the influence of drugs

Lee County supervisor accused of driving under the influence of drugs

October 29th, 2014 8:57 pm by Nick Shepherd

Jason Grey Crabtree, 39, 5914 Sugar Run Road, Jonesville, was arrested and charged with refusal of blood or breathalyzer test and DUID.

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Bird dog: 'Pilots N Paws' flies Hawkins shelter dog to new owner in Tampa

Bird dog: 'Pilots N Paws' flies Hawkins shelter dog to new owner in Tampa

October 29th, 2014 8:50 pm by Jeff Bobo

Since 2008 'Pilots N Paws' volunteers have flown approximately 75,000 animals to safety in all 50 states and Canada.

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Health care overhaul doubts ease for insurers

Health care overhaul doubts ease for insurers

October 29th, 2014 7:30 pm by TOM MURPHY, AP Business Writer

What a difference a year makes. The nation's biggest health insurers entered last fall cautious about a major coverage expansion initiated by the health care overhaul, the federal law that aims to cover millions of uninsured people.

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Russian rocket engines suspected in launch blast

Russian rocket engines suspected in launch blast

October 29th, 2014 6:18 pm by Associated Press

The 140-foot Antares rocket, operated by Orbital Sciences Corp., blew up 15 seconds after liftoff Tuesday, lighting up the night sky and raining flaming debris on the launch site. No one was injured, but the $200 million-plus mission was a total loss.

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Security heightened for Dobyns-Bennett, Science Hill matchup

Security heightened for Dobyns-Bennett, Science Hill matchup

October 29th, 2014 6:00 pm by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

What could inspire more mischief than Halloween falling on a Friday night? Apparently, adding a football game between two fierce high school rivals from neighboring towns with student bodies of more than 2,000 each.

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