Kingsport Times News Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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Charges expected against father of 5 dead children

Charges expected against father of 5 dead children

September 10th, 2014 8:28 am by JAY REEVES and BRYNN ANDERSON, Associated Press

Authorities expect to charge a South Carolina man in connection with the deaths of his five children after he led them to a secluded dirt road in Alabama where their bodies lay wrapped in individual garbage bags.

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Haslam failed to sign 79 bills in required time

Haslam failed to sign 79 bills in required time

September 10th, 2014 8:19 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Mistakes in Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's office caused 79 bills to become law without his signature and another 67 measures to be backdated to meet constitutional deadlines.

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Local woman uses Christian teachings to speak against abortion amendment

Local woman uses Christian teachings to speak against abortion amendment

September 10th, 2014 12:22 am by MAX HRENDA, NET News Service

Using the tenets of her fundamentalist Christian upbringing, on Tuesday evening, Ruth Taylor Read spoke out against Amendment One, an addendum to the Tennessee Constitution.

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NYC police: Terror threat more complex than ever

NYC police: Terror threat more complex than ever

September 9th, 2014 8:25 pm by Associated Press

Air strikes in Iraq, ongoing unrest in Syria and the beheadings of two American journalists are casting a long shadow over the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks.

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Apple unveils smartwatch, bets on wearable devices

Apple unveils smartwatch, bets on wearable devices

September 9th, 2014 7:58 pm by Associated Press

Apple is a late arrival to the still-nascent market for wearable technology. Several other companies already sell smartwatches that have been greeted with widespread indifference.

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Stocks fall for second day; Apple slips

Stocks fall for second day; Apple slips

September 9th, 2014 5:42 pm by Associated Press

The Dow lost 97.55 points, or 0.6 percent, to 17,013.87, its biggest one-day drop in a month. The Standard & Poor's 500 index lost 13.10 points, or 0.7 percent, to 1,988.44 and the Nasdaq composite lost 40 points, or 0.9 percent, to 4,552.29.

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Police: Remains are those of missing Tenn. woman

Police: Remains are those of missing Tenn. woman

September 9th, 2014 8:22 am by ADRIAN SAINZ, Associated Press

Human remains discovered in a rural Tennessee county are those of a missing nursing student Holly Bobo, who disappeared from her home in April 2011, investigators said late Monday.

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Home Depot confirms breach in US, Canada stores

Home Depot confirms breach in US, Canada stores

September 9th, 2014 8:17 am by MARLEY JAY, Associated Press

Home Depot confirmed on Monday that its payment systems have been hacked in a data breach that could affect millions of shoppers who used credit and debit cards. The breach could turn out to be one of the biggest in history.

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Chick-fil-A founder S. Truett Cathy dies at 93

Chick-fil-A founder S. Truett Cathy dies at 93

September 8th, 2014 7:35 pm by BERNARD McGHEE, Associated Press

Chick-fil-A founder and billionaire S. Truett Cathy rose from poverty, building a privately held restaurant chain that famously closes every Sunday but drew unwanted attention for the Cathy family's opposition to gay marriage.

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Appeals court reinstates Campfield defamation lawsuit

Appeals court reinstates Campfield defamation lawsuit

September 8th, 2014 7:16 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

The state Court of Appeals on Monday reinstated a defamation lawsuit against Republican state Sen. Stacey Campfield for publishing false information on his blog about a Democratic candidate for the state House in 2008.

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