Kingsport Times News Friday, August 28, 2015
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No seat belt leads to meth bust

No seat belt leads to meth bust

August 20th, 2015 4:07 pm by Nick Shepherd

During the search, police located four or five individually wrapped baggies of methamphetamine and a set of scales in a white container behind the driver's seat. Hubbard said the drugs were valued at $400 or $500 on the street.

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Alaska landslide debris too unstable to search for 3 buried

Alaska landslide debris too unstable to search for 3 buried

August 20th, 2015 3:00 pm by RACHEL D'ORO, Associated Press

Authorities haven't begun clearing tons of logs and mud to search for three men believed buried by a landslide because the debris that crashed into a southeast Alaska town remained too unstable Wednesday and poses a danger.

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Alderman's son arrested; allegedly tells cops they're fired

Alderman's son arrested; allegedly tells cops they're fired

August 20th, 2015 2:49 pm by Nick Shepherd

A Bluff City alderman's son was arrested Wednesday for throwing a brick through a man's vehicle window and when confronted by police asked them if they knew who his dad was and they were all fired, according to a police report.

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Lawsuits against Ashley Madison over hack face tough road

Lawsuits against Ashley Madison over hack face tough road

August 20th, 2015 2:00 pm by BREE FOWLER, AP Technology Writer

The release of the names and personal information of millions of potentially cheating spouses around the world will undoubtedly have disastrous consequences for many couples

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Police seek suspect in Sullivan County robbery

Police seek suspect in Sullivan County robbery

August 20th, 2015 1:47 pm by Staff Report

Investigators are asking for public assistance in locating a robbery suspect, saying that he held three people at gunpoint inside a Kingsport home.

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1980s 'preppy rapist' Alex Kelly now a skydiving instructor

1980s 'preppy rapist' Alex Kelly now a skydiving instructor

August 20th, 2015 1:00 pm by PAT EATON-ROBB, Associated Press

Alex Kelly gained international infamy as the "preppy rapist" two decades ago while living an adrenaline-fueled life as a jet-set fugitive in Europe - skiing, hang gliding and mountain climbing before surrendering to face rape charges in Connecticut.

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Television networks looking back at Katrina

Television networks looking back at Katrina

August 20th, 2015 12:00 pm by DAVID BAUDER, AP Television Writer

ABC's Robin Roberts and Fox News Channel's Shepard Smith, who anchor specials this weekend about the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina's devastating Gulf Coast landfall, both had reasons to avoid the topic.

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SW Va. adult education instructor recognized for excellence in teaching

SW Va. adult education instructor recognized for excellence in teaching

August 20th, 2015 11:43 am by Marci Gore

"She explains everything extremely thoroughly and doesn't give up until everyone understands," said recent GED grad Devin Laws.

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Prosecutor: Ex-Subway pitchman paid kids for sex on NY trips

Prosecutor: Ex-Subway pitchman paid kids for sex on NY trips

August 20th, 2015 11:00 am by RICK CALLAHAN, Associated Press

Longtime Subway pitchman Jared Fogle capitalized on his business trips to New York City to arrange trysts with minors in luxury hotels, federal prosecutors said in charging the Indiana man

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3 firefighters die in Washington blaze after vehicle crashes

3 firefighters die in Washington blaze after vehicle crashes

August 20th, 2015 10:00 am by TED S. WARREN, Associated Press; GENE JOHNSON, Associated Press

Three firefighters died after their vehicle crashed and was likely caught by flames as they battled a blaze in Washington state, authorities said. Four other firefighters were injured.

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