Kingsport Times News Thursday, April 24, 2014
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As Army shrinks, young officers being pushed out

As Army shrinks, young officers being pushed out

April 21st, 2014 3:43 pm by LOLITA C. BALDOR, Associated Press

After the 9/11 attacks, many Americans joined the military and headed to Afghanistan and Iraq. But as the wars wind down and Pentagon budgets shrink, thousands of young officers are being told they have to leave.

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Hawkins assault suspect allegedly attacks deputy after complaining cuffs too tight

Hawkins assault suspect allegedly attacks deputy after complaining cuffs too tight

April 21st, 2014 3:39 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man who'd already been arrested for allegedly choking, kicking and punching a woman Sunday night was additionally charged with assault on an officer when he allegedly attacked a deputy.

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Bluff City bath salts suspect charged with child abuse

Bluff City bath salts suspect charged with child abuse

April 21st, 2014 2:23 pm by Rain Smith

The alleged hysterics of a bath salts user during a Sullivan County fishing trip — including holding a juvenile in the woods for hours under the direction of "Jesus" — have prompted charges of child abuse and neglect.

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Teen stowaway survives flight from San Jose to Maui in jet's wheel well

Teen stowaway survives flight from San Jose to Maui in jet's wheel well

April 21st, 2014 12:42 pm by By Kurt Streeter, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

A 16-year-old boy survived a harrowing trip halfway across the Pacific Ocean after climbing into the wheel well of a Hawaiian Airlines jet, emerging unharmed despite freezing temperatures and a lack of oxygen.

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Construction to cause delays on I-26

Construction to cause delays on I-26

April 21st, 2014 11:07 am by Kristen Swing, NET News Service

Rolling roadblocks are expected today around 2 p.m. to accommodate blasting going on at the construction project at Exit 13 in Gray.

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J.J. Kelly surplus auction holds special meaning for auctioneer

J.J. Kelly surplus auction holds special meaning for auctioneer

April 21st, 2014 8:15 am by Stephen Igo

Furnishings and equipment run the schoolhouse gamut, from commercial type kitchen equipment to a nice selection of glass-fronted cabinetry to boom boxes to science lab equipment to globes to books.

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Update: UAW withdraws appeal of Volkswagen union vote

Update: UAW withdraws appeal of Volkswagen union vote

April 21st, 2014 6:56 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

In a statement released one hour before the scheduled start of a National Labor Relations Board hearing in Chattanooga, UAW President Bob King stated, "The UAW is ready to put February's tainted election in the rearview mirror."

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Boston Marathon under tight security

Boston Marathon under tight security

April 21st, 2014 6:49 am by JIMMY GOLEN, AP Sports Writer

More than 100 cameras have been installed along the route in Boston, and 50 or so "observation points" will be set up around the finish line "to monitor the crowd."

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High court to hear dispute about TV over Internet

High court to hear dispute about TV over Internet

April 21st, 2014 6:34 am by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press

Entertainment conglomerates that own U.S. television networks are waging a legal fight against a startup business that uses Internet-based technology to give subscribers the ability to watch programs anywhere they can take portable devices.

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Fire guts home in East Carters Valley

Fire guts home in East Carters Valley

April 20th, 2014 10:25 pm by Wes Bunch

WEBER CITY — Scott County authorities are investigating the cause of a fire that destroyed a single-family home Sunday in East Carters Valley.

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