Kingsport Times News Monday, July 28, 2014
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Campbellsville University to break with Baptist church

Campbellsville University to break with Baptist church

July 16th, 2014 6:06 pm by Associated Press

A Christian university in central Kentucky has changed its longstanding relationship with Kentucky Baptists so it can appoint its own trustees, and it also will be giving up about $1 million in annual church funding.

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Stocks close higher; Time Warner soars

Stocks close higher; Time Warner soars

July 16th, 2014 5:50 pm by Associated Press

Investors had lots of market-moving news to consider, including encouraging corporate earnings from Intel, a higher profit forecast from hospital operator HCA Holdings and a pickup in U.S. homebuilders' confidence.

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Attorney to appeal 12-year sentence in case of Tennessee woman who used meth while pregnant

Attorney to appeal 12-year sentence in case of Tennessee woman who used meth while pregnant

July 16th, 2014 1:27 pm by Associated Press

A federal judge sentenced a woman to 12 years and seven months in prison — more than the time recommended — because she was eight-months pregnant while helping cook and sample methamphetamine.

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Pets' amenities rising trend for homebuilders

Pets' amenities rising trend for homebuilders

July 16th, 2014 1:25 pm by SUE MANNING, Associated Press

Standard Pacific Homes is building and selling homes in 27 developments from Florida to California and is believed to be the first to offer a pet suite as an option in every one.

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Attorney: Prostitute had no reason to kill exec

Attorney: Prostitute had no reason to kill exec

July 16th, 2014 1:24 pm by MARTHA MENDOZA, AP National Writer

A high-priced prostitute accused of giving a Google executive a fatal dose of heroin aboard his yacht had no reason to kill the man given how much money she was getting from him, a defense attorney said Wednesday.

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Lawyer: Mother of boy left in hot car devastated

Lawyer: Mother of boy left in hot car devastated

July 16th, 2014 7:30 am by PHILLIP LUCAS, Associated Press

The woman's husband, Justin Ross Harris, was arrested on charges of murder and child cruelty after the boy's death June 18. He told police he left his son in the backseat of his SUV for about seven hours after forgetting to drop him off at day care.

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Crime Regional & National
Police: 2 dead after shooting at rest stop

Police: 2 dead after shooting at rest stop

July 16th, 2014 7:26 am by Associated Press

Two people are dead after a murder-suicide at a rest stop on the Kentucky-Tennessee state line in Franklin. A Trooper says it appears to have been random with no apparent connection between the victim and the shooter.

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New guidelines could help many pregnant workers

New guidelines could help many pregnant workers

July 16th, 2014 7:25 am by TOM RAUM, Associated Press

The expanded rules adopted by the bipartisan Equal Employment Opportunity Commission make clear that any form of workplace discrimination or harassment against pregnant workers by employers is a form of sex discrimination — and illegal.

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Gay Republican candidate faces criticism from opposing camps

Gay Republican candidate faces criticism from opposing camps

July 15th, 2014 10:00 pm by KEVIN FREKING, Associated Press

He's too open about his sexual orientation for some social conservatives, but too far to the right and too quiet on social issues to win over the gay rights groups.

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Police: Tenn. sex offender rode in ice cream truck

Police: Tenn. sex offender rode in ice cream truck

July 15th, 2014 9:00 pm by Associated Press

Larry Lawrence Frierson was convicted of two counts of attempted aggravated sexual battery of a 4-year-old boy, then allegedly spotted in a green and blue van selling ice cream.

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