Kingsport Times News Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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No surprises for Alexander and GOP incumbents

No surprises for Alexander and GOP incumbents

August 30th, 2013 3:00 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press; KEN THOMAS, Associated Press

Faced with a potentially serious primary challenger, Tennessee Sen. Lamar Alexander was not about to sit back and wait.

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TBI corrects press release, says man shot by KPD had knife, but his "gun" was a shingle

TBI corrects press release, says man shot by KPD had knife, but his "gun" was a shingle

August 30th, 2013 2:52 pm by Staff reports

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation sent out a press release Friday correcting a previous release about a man shot by Kingsport Police Department officers in June.

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Obama says he's considering 'narrow' Syria action

Obama says he's considering 'narrow' Syria action

August 30th, 2013 2:19 pm by Associated Press

President Barack Obama says he hasn't made a final decision about a military strike against Syria. But he says he's considering a limited and narrow action in response to a chemical weapons attack that he says Syria's government carried out last week.

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KFD to honor fallen members

KFD to honor fallen members

August 30th, 2013 1:42 pm by Nick Shepherd

Honoring the fallen has been a long time tradition in America and the Kingsport Fire Department will join that tradition.

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Men’s self-esteem suffers when female partner succeeds, study says

Men’s self-esteem suffers when female partner succeeds, study says

August 30th, 2013 9:34 am by By Monte Morin, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

After conducting a series of surveys and computer tests on heterosexual couples in the U.S. and the Netherlands, researchers concluded that men’s self-esteem was lower when a partner succeeded than when a partner failed.

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Highway Patrol to conduct 'no refusal' DUI checks

Highway Patrol to conduct 'no refusal' DUI checks

August 30th, 2013 9:24 am by Associated Press

The Tennessee Highway Patrol and local law enforcement agencies will conduct a special "no refusal" DUI enforcement campaign in several counties across the state this holiday weekend.

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A look at Syria developments around the world

A look at Syria developments around the world

August 30th, 2013 9:05 am by Associated Press

A look at developments about Syria from around the world.

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US readies possible solo action against Syria

US readies possible solo action against Syria

August 29th, 2013 10:33 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Thursday prepared for the possibility of launching unilateral American military action against Syria within days as Britain opted out in a stunning vote by Parliament.

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Conjoined boys separated at Dallas hospital

Conjoined boys separated at Dallas hospital

August 29th, 2013 10:20 pm by Associated Press

DALLAS (AP) — Owen and Emmett Ezell were separated Saturday at the hospital after being born joined from just below the breast bone to just below the belly button on July 15. The babies shared a liver and intestines.

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Two Hawkins County homes destroyed in fires

Two Hawkins County homes destroyed in fires

August 29th, 2013 9:44 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Separate residential fires in Hawkins County this week destroyed two homes, including a house on Russell Road south of Rogersville that apparently caught fire Wednesday evening due to a faulty refrigerator.

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