Kingsport Times News Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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UPDATE: Runaway vehicle ran over Hawkins child after she was ejected

UPDATE: Runaway vehicle ran over Hawkins child after she was ejected

September 24th, 2014 9:18 pm by Jeff Bobo

According to a THP report, the mother was pushing a disabled vehicle on a slight downhill grade when it got away from her with the unrestrained child inside.

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Suspect captured in case of missing UVa. student

Suspect captured in case of missing UVa. student

September 24th, 2014 9:04 pm by MICHAEL FELBERBAUM, Associated Press

A man charged in the disappearance of a University of Virginia student was captured in Texas on Wednesday, a day after police announced they had probable cause to arrest him.

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12-Mile Yard Sale a junk treasure hunt through rural Hawkins County

12-Mile Yard Sale a junk treasure hunt through rural Hawkins County

September 24th, 2014 8:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

"If you need it, you'll probably find it here. You might see something you didn't even know you needed, but you can't leave without it. That's what folks love about it. It's a 12-mile treasure hunt." — Event co-founder Lee Hoellman

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Anti-addiction groups call for new FDA chief

Anti-addiction groups call for new FDA chief

September 24th, 2014 7:00 pm by MATTHEW PERRONE, AP Health Writer

Anti-addiction activists are calling for the Food and Drug Administration's top official to step down, saying the agency's policies have contributed to a national epidemic of prescription painkiller abuse.

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BMA tables proposed fireworks ban in Mount Carmel for further study

BMA tables proposed fireworks ban in Mount Carmel for further study

September 24th, 2014 6:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

Mayor Larry Frost noted that the police department received numerous fireworks complaints this past Fourth of July, and he personally received several complaints.

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Obama calls for dismantling IS 'network of death'

Obama calls for dismantling IS 'network of death'

September 24th, 2014 4:30 pm by JULIE PACE and JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press

Speaking to the annual gathering of the United Nations General Assembly, Obama said the U.S. would be a "respectful and constructive partner" in confronting the militants through force.

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Stewart will not face charges in deadly crash

Stewart will not face charges in deadly crash

September 24th, 2014 3:04 pm by JENNA FRYER and CAROLYN THOMPSON, Associated Press

A grand jury has decided against charging NASCAR star Tony Stewart in the August death of another driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York.

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City facilities steering committee told 'to be brutally honest'

City facilities steering committee told 'to be brutally honest'

September 24th, 2014 1:43 pm by Rick Wagner

A consultant firm has been hired for about $270,000 by Sullivan County and about $190,000 by Kingsport to do separate, parallel and possibly intertwined facilities studies that are to lead to strategic plans for each school system.

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Attorney says highway workers have settled lawsuit with Sullivan County

Attorney says highway workers have settled lawsuit with Sullivan County

September 24th, 2014 12:15 pm by J. H. Osborne

The lawsuit alleges no discussion occurred concerning their termination until they provided statements to the TBI concerning former Interim Highway Commissioner Terry Shaffer's "misconduct in office."

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Ban sought on children working on tobacco farms

Ban sought on children working on tobacco farms

September 24th, 2014 8:37 am by FREDERIC J. FROMMER, Associated Press

Thirty-five House Democrats are urging the Obama administration to prohibit children from working on tobacco farms, citing concerns about ill health effects.

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