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Completion of Kingsport road project opens up land for commercial development

Completion of Kingsport road project opens up land for commercial development

August 2nd, 2013 1:19 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT - A multi-million dollar realignment project - 16 months in the making - has wrapped up, and Fordtown Road has officially re-opened for traffic.

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US issues global travel alert, citing-al Qaida

US issues global travel alert, citing-al Qaida

August 2nd, 2013 1:17 pm by BRADLEY KLAPPER, Associated Press

The United States issued a global travel alert Friday, citing an al-Qaida threat that also caused the State Department to close 21 embassies and consulates this weekend in the Muslim world.

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KPD: Facebook post leads to theft arrest

KPD: Facebook post leads to theft arrest

August 2nd, 2013 11:21 am by Rain Smith

The pitfalls of sharing too much information via social media have worked in favor of Kingsport police, who located a felony theft suspect after he allegedly advertised stolen merchandise for sale on his Facebook page.

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Bill McConnell suffers carbon monoxide poisoning at Kingsport paint shop

Bill McConnell suffers carbon monoxide poisoning at Kingsport paint shop

August 2nd, 2013 10:21 am by Rain Smith

Kingsport businessman Bill McConnell was found unresponsive Friday morning in an office of his automobile paint shop, where fire department officials discovered elevated levels of carbon monoxide throughout the building.

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One killed in Johnson City house fire

August 2nd, 2013 8:20 am by NET News Service

Searching the house, firefighters discovered the victim in the kitchen area, which was described as the seat of the fire.

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Time to take a bite out of food stamps?

Time to take a bite out of food stamps?

August 2nd, 2013 7:13 am by CONNIE CASS and MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press

Food stamps look ripe for the picking, politically speaking. Through five years and counting of economic distress, the food aid program grew to $78 billion last year, more than double its size from late 2007.

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Ethics case against Haslam adviser Ingram on hold

Ethics case against Haslam adviser Ingram on hold

August 1st, 2013 11:39 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE. (AP) — A vote to scuttle penalties against prominent Republican operative Tom Ingram fell short Thursday in the state Ethics Commission. The panel on Thursday voted 3-1 to drop the cases against Ingram, a colleague and Hillsborough Resources.

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Jonesville man sentenced  in plots to kill  grandparents

Jonesville man sentenced in plots to kill grandparents

August 1st, 2013 8:54 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — A Lee County man was sentenced to more than a dozen years in prison this week after being convicted in 2010 of hatching two separate plots to have his grandparents murdered.

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Study: Hotter temperatures lead to hotter tempers

Study: Hotter temperatures lead to hotter tempers

August 1st, 2013 6:09 pm by SETH BORENSTEIN, Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — As the world gets warmer, people are more likely to get hot under the collar, scientists say. A massive new study finds that aggressive acts like committing violent crimes and waging war become more likely with each added degree.

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Kingsport residents call police on exhibitionist neighbors

Kingsport residents call police on exhibitionist neighbors

August 1st, 2013 2:48 pm by Rain Smith

One complainant said that her friends were driving past when they saw the neighbors having sex, while another resident personally spotted the pair in the act "against a tree in their front yard."

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