Kingsport Times News Saturday, November 29, 2014
News Regional & National
Snowstorm death toll hits 12; flood threat looms

Snowstorm death toll hits 12; flood threat looms

November 21st, 2014 7:04 am by CAROLYN THOMPSON, Associated Press

Thirty major building collapses were reported overnight, with the latest two deaths being residents of a nursing home that was evacuated.

Comments
Entertainment Regional & National
Florida woman latest to accuse Cosby of forced sex

Florida woman latest to accuse Cosby of forced sex

November 21st, 2014 12:59 am by Associated Press

Therese Serignese, now 57 and a nurse in Boca Raton, said the television icon raped her in 1976 when she was 19 years old following a show in Las Vegas. She said she went backstage and when the two were alone, Cosby gave her two pills.

Comments
News Regional & National
Obama spurns GOP with expansive immigration orders

Obama spurns GOP with expansive immigration orders

November 20th, 2014 8:52 pm by Associated Press

In a televised address to the nation, Obama defended the legality of his actions and challenged GOP lawmakers to focus their energy not on blocking his actions, but on approving long-stalled legislation to take its place.

Comments
Regional & National Business & Technology
Dow, S&P 500 edge back up to record highs

Dow, S&P 500 edge back up to record highs

November 20th, 2014 6:51 pm by Associated Press

It was the second record-high close for the Dow this week and the third for the S&P 500. The modest gains erased losses from the day before, pushing the three major stock indexes further ahead for the week.

Comments
Crime Local News Regional & National
Grants target East Tenn. prescription drug abuse

Grants target East Tenn. prescription drug abuse

November 20th, 2014 3:04 pm by Associated Press

Community drug coalitions are spending $7 million in federal grants to fight prescription drug abuse among young people in 10 eastern Tennessee counties. The goal is to reduce prescription drug abuse among 12- to 25-year-olds by at least 4 percent.

Comments
News Regional & National
Roofs collapse under Buffalo snow

Roofs collapse under Buffalo snow

November 20th, 2014 2:00 pm by CAROLYN THOMPSON, Associated Press

Even for the Buffalo area — one of the snowiest and hardiest places in America — this was one for the record books, with the three-day total close to the 8 feet that the region typically gets in an entire year.

Comments
News Regional & National Business & Technology
Thanksgiving getaway: 46.3 million to hit the road

Thanksgiving getaway: 46.3 million to hit the road

November 20th, 2014 10:36 am by SCOTT MAYEROWITZ and MICHAEL LIEDTKE, AP Business Writers

Average airfares are $307.52, up 1.1 percent from last year.

Comments
News Regional & National Business & Technology
U.S. unemployment aid applications fall to 291,000

U.S. unemployment aid applications fall to 291,000

November 20th, 2014 10:02 am by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer

The number of people receiving aid has also fallen steadily, and now stands at 2.33 million, the lowest since December 2000. Yet there are still 9 million people unemployed.

Comments
News Regional & National Business & Technology TriCityMom
Cost of Thanksgiving is going up, but not by much

Cost of Thanksgiving is going up, but not by much

November 20th, 2014 8:00 am by J.M. HIRSCH, AP Food Editor

The price for putting Thanksgiving dinner on the table for 10 people is expected to rise slightly this year, clocking in at $49.41. That's 37 cents higher than in 2013.

Comments
News Regional & National
Gunman killed after shooting at FSU

Gunman killed after shooting at FSU

November 20th, 2014 7:47 am by GARY FINEOUT and BRENDAN FARRINGTON, Associated Press

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State University police fatally shot a gunman at the campus library early Thursday in a shooting that left three students wounded as hundreds studying inside the library fled or took cover in panic.

Comments