Kingsport Times News Thursday, November 27, 2014
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Australia says nothing spotted in search for plane

Australia says nothing spotted in search for plane

March 21st, 2014 8:20 am by KRISTEN GELINEAU and SCOTT MCDONALD, Associated Press

An international effort to solve the nearly 2-week-old mystery of what happened to Flight 370 and the 239 people on board is looking for two large floating objects detected by a satellite off the southwest coast of Australia.

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Putin completes annexation of Crimea

Putin completes annexation of Crimea

March 21st, 2014 8:14 am by VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV, Associated Press

Putin hailed the incorporation of Crimea into Russia as a "remarkable event" before he signed the bills into law in the Kremlin on Friday.

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Duke Energy cited for illegally pumping coal-ash water into Cape Fear River

Duke Energy cited for illegally pumping coal-ash water into Cape Fear River

March 21st, 2014 8:10 am by By Craig Jarvis, The News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.) (MCT)

Duke Energy's pumping of two coal-ash ponds for maintenance work at its Chatham County plant illegally put 61 million gallons of wastewater into the Cape Fear River over the past several months.

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Spring forecast: Cool in North, still dry in West

Spring forecast: Cool in North, still dry in West

March 20th, 2014 7:50 pm by Associated Press

The first day of spring? Some people in Maine were shoveling 6 inches of new snow. And in Michigan, college students couldn't even burn a snowman. OK, so it was a fake snowman. But it was real snow that got in the way.

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Anti-gay crusader Rev. Fred Phelps dead at 84

Anti-gay crusader Rev. Fred Phelps dead at 84

March 20th, 2014 6:50 pm by Associated Press

Phelps did not care what you thought of his Westboro Baptist Church, nor did he care if you heard its message that society's tolerance for gay people is the root of all earthly evil.

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Man demands own arrest after berating clerk

Man demands own arrest after berating clerk

March 20th, 2014 4:00 pm by Rain Smith

While responding to a disturbance at a motel on Airport Parkway, police found a man in the breezeway, "yelling and screaming at the clerk." The frightened employee had taken up position "behind a locked door."

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Cops: Teen eludes guard, climbs to top of 1 World Trade Center

Cops: Teen eludes guard, climbs to top of 1 World Trade Center

March 20th, 2014 3:26 pm by DAVID PORTER, Associated Press; JENNIFER PELTZ, Associated Press

A 16-year-old New Jersey boy described as a thrill-seeker bypassed an inattentive security guard in the middle of the night and climbed a ladder to the spire of 1 World Trade Center, where he apparently took pictures, authorities said Thursday.

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Research center names Eastman 'World's Most Ethical' chemical company

Research center names Eastman 'World's Most Ethical' chemical company

March 20th, 2014 3:21 pm by Staff Report

An independent center of research, best practices and thought leadership has named Eastman as their 2014 "World's Most Ethical Company" in the category of chemical companies.

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KPD: Motorcyclist killed on Fort Henry was going 109 mph

KPD: Motorcyclist killed on Fort Henry was going 109 mph

March 20th, 2014 2:32 pm by Rain Smith

A motorcyclist recently killed in a fiery crash on Fort Henry Drive was traveling at approximately 109 mph just prior to striking a car, according to Kingsport police, and 89 mph at the point of impact.

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Photo gallery: Groundbreaking held for Kingsport Carousel

Photo gallery: Groundbreaking held for Kingsport Carousel

March 20th, 2014 1:55 pm by Matthew Lane

For more than five years, a group of woodcarvers and volunteers has been working to recreate a traditional carousel in downtown Kingsport, complete with 32 wooden riding animals, two chariots and 24 rounding boards depicting notable city sites.

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