Kingsport Times News Saturday, August 29, 2015
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Sheriff: Suspect in shooting of reporter, cameraman died of self-inflicted gunshot wound

Sheriff: Suspect in shooting of reporter, cameraman died of self-inflicted gunshot wound

August 26th, 2015 9:35 am by Associated Press

Troopers reportedly approached the vehicle and found the male driver suffering from a gunshot wound.

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Fire crews eye weather as heat, wind build in parts of West

Fire crews eye weather as heat, wind build in parts of West

August 26th, 2015 9:31 am by NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS, Associated Press

Massive wildfires in the West have led to poor air quality across the region, causing respiratory problems for people far from the fire lines as well as grounding firefighting aircraft.

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Tennessee's quarterly new business filings up nearly 10 percent

Tennessee's quarterly new business filings up nearly 10 percent

August 26th, 2015 8:41 am by Hank Hayes

Tennessee's economy continues on an upward trajectory with second quarter new business filings up nearly 10 percent, according to a report released Tuesday.

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Study: 'Super lice' strain in Tennessee and Virginia

Study: 'Super lice' strain in Tennessee and Virginia

August 26th, 2015 7:12 am by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT - Local school and health department officials said the strain of lice resistant to treatment is not yet suspected locally in schools, where lice can spread easily.

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Improving economy shares blame for worst US traffic ever

Improving economy shares blame for worst US traffic ever

August 26th, 2015 7:02 am by JOAN LOWY, Associated Press

More jobs and cheaper gasoline come with a big, honking downside: U.S. roads are more clogged than ever now that the recession is in the rearview mirror.

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Ashley Madison users in US sue cheating website over breach

Ashley Madison users in US sue cheating website over breach

August 26th, 2015 6:50 am by AMANDA LEE MYERS, Associated Press

Eight people across the U.S. who registered to use Ashley Madison are suing the website for cheaters after hackers released personal and detailed information of millions of users, including financial data and sexual proclivities.

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Appeals court upholds federal ban on sports betting

Appeals court upholds federal ban on sports betting

August 25th, 2015 2:45 pm by WAYNE PARRY, Associated Press

The federal ban on sports betting in all but four states was upheld Tuesday, but the 2-1 ruling left the door open for New Jersey to further appeal the matter to the full court.

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Guests of substance and celebrity will mix it up on Colbert's first 'Late Show' week

Guests of substance and celebrity will mix it up on Colbert's first 'Late Show' week

August 25th, 2015 1:14 pm by By Meredith Blake, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

Ever since he announced plans to abandon his satiric persona for his new late-night gig on CBS, the big question has been what "the real Stephen Colbert" will be like.

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Crowds rush first day of 89th annual Appalachian Fair

Crowds rush first day of 89th annual Appalachian Fair

August 25th, 2015 8:21 am by Jessica Fuller, NET News Service

It's Country Nights and Carnival Lights at the Appalachian Fair this year and Monday brought in crowds enjoying shows, riding rides and indulging in fair food.

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Sergeant sentenced to 25 years on assault, desertion charges

Sergeant sentenced to 25 years on assault, desertion charges

August 25th, 2015 8:05 am by Associated Press

David Lawrence Helm was accused of sexually assaulting a girl between the ages of 12 and 16 at several locations in 2013 and 2014, including at southern Illinois' Scott Air Force Base and in Tennessee.

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