Kingsport Times News Thursday, August 21, 2014
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Hawaii residents stock up ahead of two hurricanes

Hawaii residents stock up ahead of two hurricanes

August 6th, 2014 4:54 pm by JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER and AUDREY McAVOY, Associated Press

Hawaii residents furiously stocked up on essentials as two hurricanes churned toward the islands, prompting flash flood warnings, closing schools and disrupting travel plans across the islands.

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Alexander looks to fend off Tenn. GOP challengers

Alexander looks to fend off Tenn. GOP challengers

August 6th, 2014 8:46 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Alexander faces a challenge in the state's Thursday primary from a pair of tea party-styled primary challengers who have tried to cast the 74-year-old incumbent as out of touch with the state's increasingly conservative electorate.

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Gay marriage arguments flooding federal courts

Gay marriage arguments flooding federal courts

August 5th, 2014 9:00 pm by AMANDA LEE MYERS, Associated Press

If the appeals courts continue the unbroken eight-month streak of rulings in favor of gay marriage, that could make it easier for the nation's highest court to come down on the side of supporters.

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Pair appear in Greeneville on charges of illegal reentry to U.S.

Pair appear in Greeneville on charges of illegal reentry to U.S.

August 5th, 2014 8:00 pm by Matthew Lane

GREENEVILLE - Two Mexican citizens appeared in U.S. District Court on Monday to answer to federal charges of being in the United States after being deported. One is previously convicted of sexual battery, the other of child abuse.

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Kingsport Chamber event focuses on bringing new auto technologies to market

Kingsport Chamber event focuses on bringing new auto technologies to market

August 5th, 2014 6:30 pm by Hank Hayes

The next big startup ideas in 21st Century auto technology got a test drive during a recent event held at the Kingsport Chamber of Commerce.

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Tennessee man pleads guilty in package-bomb deaths

Tennessee man pleads guilty in package-bomb deaths

August 5th, 2014 5:00 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

Richard Parker is the son-in-law of Jon and Marion Setzer, who were killed after a package bomb exploded at their house in February. Prosecutors say the motive in the death is Parker owed the Setzers about $40,000.

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Roe: Lawsuit 'about separation of powers'

Roe: Lawsuit 'about separation of powers'

August 5th, 2014 11:21 am by Hank Hayes

The GOP-controlled U.S. House continues its battle with President Barack Obama's administration over executive authority and immigration, U.S. Rep. Phil Roe told a Greater Kingsport Republican Women's luncheon on Monday.

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Woman accused of killing 2-year-old daughter at resort

Woman accused of killing 2-year-old daughter at resort

August 5th, 2014 7:38 am by Associated Press

Authorities began looking for Jessica Smith on Friday after a housekeeper at the Surfsand Resort in Cannon Beach found the body of Smith's 2-year-old daughter in a room. The other daughter, age 13, was badly cut and taken to a hospital for surgery.

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2 American Ebola patients become test subjects for experimental serum

2 American Ebola patients become test subjects for experimental serum

August 5th, 2014 7:29 am by By Monte Morin, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

There is no vaccine or proven treatment for patients stricken with Ebola, but two ailing Americans who were infected with the deadly virus while working in the West African nation of Liberia have become test subjects for an experimental serum.

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Police suspect Va. man killed wife and three kids in murder-suicide

Police suspect Va. man killed wife and three kids in murder-suicide

August 4th, 2014 10:30 pm by Los Angeles Times (MCT)

A relative walked into the Culpeper, Va., house around 10 p.m. Sunday and discovered the bodies of the parents, Clarence and Shauna Washington, both 35, and their three daughters.

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