Kingsport Times News Saturday, September 20, 2014
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Stocks end mixed; health care sector slumps

Stocks end mixed; health care sector slumps

September 11th, 2014 7:05 pm by Associated Press

A sluggish September continued for U.S. stocks as investors assessed the outlook for interest rates, the latest sanctions against Russia and volatile energy prices.

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Senate speaker lauds 3 Republican AG candidates

Senate speaker lauds 3 Republican AG candidates

September 11th, 2014 6:00 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey on Thursday voiced support for Republican state attorney general candidates, while refusing to divulge how much he spent on trying to oust members of the Supreme Court who will decide the next AG.

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Puppies found in pillowcase on Blue Ridge Parkway

Puppies found in pillowcase on Blue Ridge Parkway

September 11th, 2014 5:00 pm by Associated Press

Animal control officials in Haywood County are taking care of seven newborn puppies after they were found tied up in a pillowcase and left on the Blue Ridge Parkway.

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9/11 commemoration amid renewed terror threat

9/11 commemoration amid renewed terror threat

September 11th, 2014 2:44 pm by RACHELLE BLIDNER and JONATHAN LEMIRE, Associated Press

With the solemn toll of a bell and a moment of silence, the nation paused Thursday to mark the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks at the hallowed site just hours after President Barack Obama promised to root out and destroy a new group of terrorists

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Tenn. man arrested after discussing drugs on 911 call

Tenn. man arrested after discussing drugs on 911 call

September 11th, 2014 7:48 am by Associated Press

MOUNT PLEASANT, Tenn. (AP) — Dispatchers traced the call when they heard him talking about getting high and going to a drug dealer's house on an open line.

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Kingsport native's work at 9/11 museum served 'as a reminder to love people'

Kingsport native's work at 9/11 museum served 'as a reminder to love people'

September 11th, 2014 7:33 am by Nick Shepherd

While she was at the memorial, Kingsport native Melissa Sneed Wilson met people from around the world who mourned with the United States on that fateful day 13 years ago, and had the opportunity to listen to their stories.

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Regional airlines not sharing in majors' success

Regional airlines not sharing in majors' success

September 10th, 2014 10:15 pm by Associated Press

This week, an airline industry group said that 86 communities — from former hubs such as Cleveland and Memphis to small cities like Dickinson, North Dakota, and Hollis, Alaska — have lost at least 10 percent of their flights since last year.

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Obama orders airstrikes in Syria for first time

Obama orders airstrikes in Syria for first time

September 10th, 2014 9:48 pm by Associated Press

"We will hunt down terrorists who threaten our country, wherever they are," Obama declared in a prime-time address to the nation from the White House. "This is a core principle of my presidency: If you threaten America, you will find no safe haven."

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Honolulu weighs moving homeless from tourist hubs

Honolulu weighs moving homeless from tourist hubs

September 10th, 2014 8:24 pm by Associated Press

Tourism officials say visitors are complaining about the homeless population on the islands and warning they may not return for another vacation.

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Felon seen on Twitter holding guns gets 18 months

Felon seen on Twitter holding guns gets 18 months

September 10th, 2014 8:14 pm by Associated Press

In a photo he posted on Twitter, Kwmaine Davis had a big smile on his face as he held one gun in each hand at a shooting range. His message: "Yes, I'm really bout that action." Davis didn't know one of his followers was a Boston police officer.

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