Kingsport Times News Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Power out, trees fall as hurricane crosses Bermuda

Power out, trees fall as hurricane crosses Bermuda

October 18th, 2014 3:46 pm by JOSH BALL and DANICA COTO, Associated Press

Hurricane Gonzalo crushed trees, flattened power lines and damaged Bermuda's main hospital during an hours-long battering, but the tiny, wealthy British territory suffered no deaths.

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City schools partnering with University of Tennessee for teacher leadership program

City schools partnering with University of Tennessee for teacher leadership program

October 18th, 2014 2:00 pm by Rick Wagner

Plans are for the program to being in the fall of 2015 at the Kingsport Center for Higher Education downtown and KCS facilities, with instructors to be credentialed KCS personnel and UT faculty.

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This week's top crime news

This week's top crime news

October 18th, 2014 12:00 pm by Staff reports

Stories this week include juveniles involved in a birthday crime spree, a hindered bank heist, a father charged with abusing mentally disabled girl and a panicked robber outing himself, among others

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Ebola facts stressed to local healthcare workers

Ebola facts stressed to local healthcare workers

October 18th, 2014 10:00 am by Nick Shepherd

So when Tennessee Health Commissioner Dr. John Dreyzehner addressed local health care workers gathered in Kingsport for the annual East Tennessee State University Healthcare Symposium, Ebola was the hot topic.

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Bono says he wears sunglasses because of glaucoma

Bono says he wears sunglasses because of glaucoma

October 18th, 2014 3:30 am by Staff Report

U2 singer Bono says his ever-present sunglasses aren't a rock-star affectation. He has suffered from glaucoma for 20 years. People will now think of him as "poor old blind Bono," he said.

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Kingsport counterfeiter who posted pictures on Facebook sentenced

Kingsport counterfeiter who posted pictures on Facebook sentenced

October 17th, 2014 9:00 pm by Matthew Lane

In the plea agreement, Hawkins and Suarez admit posting photographs to Facebook with the counterfeit money, with one posting from Hawkins saying "Paper chasing is all I know! Imma get this money till the feds come get me."

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Wellmont partner search not affected by leadership changes

Wellmont partner search not affected by leadership changes

October 17th, 2014 8:32 pm by Hank Hayes

Recent top-level executive leadership changes have not impacted Wellmont Health System's process to seek an alignment partner, Wellmont officials told reporters during a briefing on Friday.

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Powerful Hurricane Gonzalo closes in on Bermuda

Powerful Hurricane Gonzalo closes in on Bermuda

October 17th, 2014 7:44 pm by JOSH BALL, Associated Press

The leading edge of Hurricane Gonzalo pounded Bermuda with wind and heavy surf Friday, and the tiny British territory braced for the danger the powerful Category 3 storm could raise coastal seas as much as 10 feet.

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Cremains of dozens of people missing in Knoxville

Cremains of dozens of people missing in Knoxville

October 17th, 2014 7:30 pm by Associated Press

Knoxville police say the cremated remains of about 40 people have been stolen from two cemeteries there.

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Johnson City man gets 40 years on child molestation conviction in Georgia

Johnson City man gets 40 years on child molestation conviction in Georgia

October 17th, 2014 5:00 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Dr. John Neale III, 75, was arrested on a warrant at his Johnson City home on Rambling Road in January 2012 and ordered to go to Forsyth County, Georgia, to answer to the charges.

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