Kingsport Times News Monday, March 30, 2015
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Harry Reid announces retirement, endorses Schumer as next Senate Democratic leader

Harry Reid announces retirement, endorses Schumer as next Senate Democratic leader

March 27th, 2015 8:00 pm by By Michael A. Memoli, Mark Z. Barabak and Lisa Mascaro, Tribune Washington Bureau (TNS)

Sen. Harry Reid of Nevada, a tenacious deal-maker who has been the top Democrat in the Senate for the past decade, said Friday he will not run for re-election in 2016.

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Autopsies determine children found in freezer were slain

Autopsies determine children found in freezer were slain

March 27th, 2015 5:30 pm by Associated Press

Autopsies have determined that two children found dead in a freezer in their Detroit home were beaten to death, with the youngest child also suffering "thermal injuries."

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For sale: Home on quiet street w/patio, naked man

For sale: Home on quiet street w/patio, naked man

March 27th, 2015 12:22 pm by Rain Smith

At approximately 2 p.m., a Realtor visited a residence that's for sale in Kingsport. Shortly after arrival to the property she was dialing police, as an unknown man was found "lying under a picnic table without anything on."

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Co-pilot may have hidden illness, German prosecutors say

Co-pilot may have hidden illness, German prosecutors say

March 27th, 2015 12:04 pm by FRANK JORDANS and DAVID McHUGH, Associated Press

Prosecutors didn't say what type of illness - mental or physical - the co-pilot may have been suffering from. German media reported Friday that the 27-year-old had received treatment for depression.

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KPD sorting through alleged stabbing incident

KPD sorting through alleged stabbing incident

March 27th, 2015 11:32 am by Rain Smith

A man treated for stab wounds at a Kingsport emergency room has spurred an investigation by police, who are attempting to determine where, when and precisely why he was allegedly attacked.

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DUI suspect pins Kingsport woman under car

DUI suspect pins Kingsport woman under car

March 27th, 2015 10:47 am by Rain Smith

A Kingsport woman has been arrested for allegedly running over a drinking buddy and driving away with her dog, then ricocheting off a parked car and a tree before stopping on top of a fence.

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Granting wishes: Sullivan County funding would require a lot more cents

Granting wishes: Sullivan County funding would require a lot more cents

March 27th, 2015 8:15 am by J. H. Osborne

If the Sullivan County Commission gave everyone - not counting schools - what they want in funding for the upcoming fiscal year, property owners would be looking at a tax increase of between 35 cents and 40 cents.

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Insure Tennessee plan moves forward

Insure Tennessee plan moves forward

March 27th, 2015 7:30 am by Gary B. Gray, NET News Service

State Sen. Rusty Crowe, R-Johnson City, changed his tune Wednesday and voted for the implementation of Gov. Bill Haslam's Insure Tennessee program - after voting against the move last month.

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Feds: Guardsman, cousin plotted to attack Illinois military base, fight for ISIS

Feds: Guardsman, cousin plotted to attack Illinois military base, fight for ISIS

March 27th, 2015 6:58 am by By Jason Meisner, Erika Wurst and Geoff Ziezulewicz, Chicago Tribune (TNS)

Cousins Hasan and Jonas Edmonds had been aspiring terrorists for months when they arrived at the Joliet Armory on Tuesday to scout out a brazen attack, federal authorities say.

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