Kingsport Times News Monday, December 22, 2014
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Two hostages, gunman dead as siege in Sydney ends in barrage of gunfire

Two hostages, gunman dead as siege in Sydney ends in barrage of gunfire

December 15th, 2014 6:15 pm by KRISTEN GELINEAU, Associated Press

SYDNEY — The deadly siege began in the most incongruous of ways, on a sunny Monday morning inside a cheerful cafe in the heart of Australia's largest city.

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Team effort: New approach to health care melds all types of medical professionals

Team effort: New approach to health care melds all types of medical professionals

December 15th, 2014 5:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

A team-based approach to health care is being advocated by doctors and physicians around the state. This new approach will add value and reduce the costs of health care for everybody.

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Large quantity of pot and pills found at shooting suspect's home

Large quantity of pot and pills found at shooting suspect's home

December 15th, 2014 4:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County deputies allegedly found a large quantity of pills and marijuana at the residence of a man accused of shooting at two neighbors Saturday with whom he's had an ongoing property dispute.

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Despite zoning rules, Rogersville adopts Park Place streets into city

Despite zoning rules, Rogersville adopts Park Place streets into city

December 15th, 2014 4:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Rogersville Board of Mayor and Aldermen agreed Tuesday to maintain the streets at the Park Place residential development, even though that's technically the homeowners' responsibility.

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Weber City fire destroys mobile home

December 15th, 2014 3:10 pm by David Grace

Upon arrival, Lane said the mobile home, located at Lot 116 in Winston Peters Trailer Park, was engulfed in flames. Lane says no one was home at the time of the fire.

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Violence breaks out between Kingsport officer and suspect during domestic call

Violence breaks out between Kingsport officer and suspect during domestic call

December 15th, 2014 2:44 pm by Nick Shepherd

Doughty was taken to the ground but kept resisting arrest. So the officer punched him in the face and head three times. Doughty was eventually handcuffed and allegedly told the officer if he ever saw him out, he would kill him.

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Vanderbilt review praises Innovation Academy, has questions about its future

Vanderbilt review praises Innovation Academy, has questions about its future

December 15th, 2014 2:28 pm by Rick Wagner

Two-year review has high praise for IA and ETSU hub. (This has bonus information not in Monday's print edition story.)

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Outstanding warrant arrest leads to pot bust

Outstanding warrant arrest leads to pot bust

December 15th, 2014 11:39 am by Nick Shepherd

While there, patrol officers came across Alyssa Moore, 24, Beechnut City Road, Blountville, who was in the room with Darnell. When Moore walked by, SCSO officers noticed an odor of marijuana emitting from her.

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UPDATE: Haslam reaches agreement to expand Medicaid in Tennessee

UPDATE: Haslam reaches agreement to expand Medicaid in Tennessee

December 15th, 2014 11:35 am by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

NASHVILLE — Gov. Bill Haslam announced Monday that he has reached a deal to expand Medicaid in Tennessee after more than a year of discussions with federal officials.

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ETSU pathologist addresses concerns of Hawkins officials

ETSU pathologist addresses concerns of Hawkins officials

December 15th, 2014 10:54 am by Jeff Bobo

Among the concerns presented Thursday were the cost increase, past complaints about delays in bodies being returned for funerals, and past complaints about a previous forensic pathologist keeping body parts after autopsies for medical study.

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