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Philosophical differences: Russian shot in debate over Kant

Philosophical differences: Russian shot in debate over Kant

September 17th, 2013 8:49 pm by Associated Press

MOSCOW (AP) — An argument in southern Russia over philosopher Immanuel Kant, the author of “Critique of Pure Reason,” devolved into pure mayhem when one debater shot the other.

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Poverty stuck at 15 percent — record 46.5 million

Poverty stuck at 15 percent — record 46.5 million

September 17th, 2013 5:39 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 1 in 7 Americans were living in poverty, not statistically different from the 46.2 million of 2011 and the sixth straight year the rate had failed to improve, the Census Bureau reported Tuesday.

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Quillin named new Kingsport police chief

Quillin named new Kingsport police chief

September 17th, 2013 4:10 pm by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — David Quillin was one of two deputy chiefs at the department under former Chief Gale Osborne and had been filling the position on an interim basis since Osborne's May 17 retirement.

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Two arrested, two still sought  in Kingsport hit and run

Two arrested, two still sought in Kingsport hit and run

September 17th, 2013 11:09 am by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — Police are searching for the occupants of a car that spurred a four-vehicle collision Friday afternoon, while two acquaintances accused of driving them from the scene have been arrested.

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Second person dies as result of fiery Kingsport crash

Second person dies as result of fiery Kingsport crash

September 17th, 2013 10:10 am by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — Kingsport Police Department Public Information Officer Tom Patton confirms Walter T. (Tony) Bellamy, 58, of Kingsport, died Tuesday morning.

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Navy Yard shooter: A Buddhist chanter, an angry armed man

Navy Yard shooter: A Buddhist chanter, an angry armed man

September 17th, 2013 8:37 am by By Molly Hennessy-Fiske and David Zucchino, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

Alexis seemed to hold grudges. He was upset over a salary dispute with his employer, a government subcontractor called The Experts, according to an official close to the investigation.

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Groups seek solutions to area’s prescription drug abuse epidemic

Groups seek solutions to area’s prescription drug abuse epidemic

September 17th, 2013 8:11 am by Nick Shepherd

Even though the prescription drug abuse problem looks grim, groups in the area and across Tennessee are trying to find solutions to the issue.

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BMA poised to OK bond issuance for capital projects

BMA poised to OK bond issuance for capital projects

September 16th, 2013 10:46 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — The Board of Mayor and Aldermen is expected to move forward tonight on issuing nearly $30 million in bonds to cover the cost of the city’s 2014 capital improvement plan.

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New Johnson City resident finds himself in heroic situation

New Johnson City resident finds himself in heroic situation

September 16th, 2013 9:42 pm by Tony Casey, NET News Service

Chris Faber and his girlfriend, Rhonda Witherspoon, were driving to a restaurant in Kingsport on Saturday night when they witnessed a car accident that killed one person.

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No change to Hawkins  budget proposal that  costs Rogersville, Kingsport revenue

No change to Hawkins budget proposal that costs Rogersville, Kingsport revenue

September 16th, 2013 9:32 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Through its lack of action Monday, the Hawkins County Commission’s Budget Committee in essence is recommending approval of a county school budget proposal that will cost the city of Rogersville $164,000 in revenue.

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