Kingsport Times News Tuesday, September 2, 2014
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Russian columns enter Ukraine; leader urges calm

Russian columns enter Ukraine; leader urges calm

August 28th, 2014 11:59 am by DALTON BENNETT, Associated Press; RAF CASERT, Associated Press

Two columns of tanks and military vehicles rolled into southeastern Ukraine from Russia on Thursday after Grad missiles were fired at a border post and Ukraine's overmatched border guards fled, a top Ukrainian official said.

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Sullivan commission shoots down settlement with fired highway employees

Sullivan commission shoots down settlement with fired highway employees

August 28th, 2014 11:44 am by J. H. Osborne

The proposal fell two votes short of the 12 needed for approval, with five "no" votes, one pass, and seven commissioners absent.

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State lawmaker calls Haslam 'traitor' to GOP

State lawmaker calls Haslam 'traitor' to GOP

August 27th, 2014 11:27 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Republican state lawmaker called Gov. Bill Haslam a "traitor to the party" over what he called efforts by a political action committee run by supporters to defeat opponents of Common Core education standards.

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SC man arrested with stolen car in Church Hill after not being able to pay for gas

SC man arrested with stolen car in Church Hill after not being able to pay for gas

August 27th, 2014 10:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

The store manager said the suspect pumped $50.01 in gas, but did not have the money to pay for it. Officers went to write a report and received identification and vehicle information

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Eight years for Scott County man who manufactured more than 227 grams of meth

Eight years for Scott County man who manufactured more than 227 grams of meth

August 27th, 2014 9:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Lawson and Pam Williams, 30, Clinchport, were originally arrested in July 2013 by the Scott County Sheriff's Office after they were found operating an active one-pot meth lab in a wooded area off Mustang Drive in Clinchport.

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Dad acquitted in slaying of drunken driver who killed sons

Dad acquitted in slaying of drunken driver who killed sons

August 27th, 2014 8:00 pm by JUAN A. LOZANO, Associated Press

David Barajas cried after the verdict was read and he hugged his wife, Cindy, who was also crying. He could have been sentenced to up to life in prison, if he had been convicted.

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Apple Shed holding its grand reopening this weekend

Apple Shed holding its grand reopening this weekend

August 27th, 2014 7:00 pm by Hank Hayes

During the grand reopening, hot dogs will be priced at one dollar, and there will be a live band on Saturday.

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Guest River Rally ramps up for big weekend

Guest River Rally ramps up for big weekend

August 27th, 2014 5:00 pm by Stephen Igo

Officially underway all week with daily buildup activities, the town's annual end of summer festival begins cranking toward its huge weekend celebration beginning with the 6 p.m. Civic League Miss Guest River Rally Pageant on the Depot Stage.

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AP ANALYSIS: A grim stalemate at war's end in Gaza

AP ANALYSIS: A grim stalemate at war's end in Gaza

August 27th, 2014 4:28 pm by DAN PERRY, Associated Press

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces bristling from people who sense that Hamas controlled events and could not have its grip loosened on the Gaza Strip, which it seized by force from the Palestinian Authority in 2007.

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Update: Two children airlifted following Kingsport crash, one critical

August 27th, 2014 4:02 pm by Rain Smith

The incident occurred at approximately 1:45 p.m Wednesday at the entrance to the Kingsport Pavilion. Police report the crash was triggered in the westbound lanes of Highway 11-W, at the intersection outside of the shopping center's main entrance.

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