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Kingsport traffic fatalities hit eight-year high

Kingsport traffic fatalities hit eight-year high

September 25th, 2013 3:28 pm by Rain Smith — Kingsport Times-News

Though Kingsport's 14 traffic fatalities in 2013 are the most seen in a calendar year since 20 deaths in 2005, police say there's little they can do about the overriding factors in such tragedies: poor decisions and habits of motorists themselves.

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FBI agents work in nightmarish scene at Kenya mall

FBI agents work in nightmarish scene at Kenya mall

September 25th, 2013 3:22 pm by ANDREW O. SELSKY, JASON STRAZIUSO and TOM ODULA — Associated Press

NAIROBI, Kenya — Working near bodies crushed by rubble in a bullet-scarred, scorched mall, FBI agents began fingerprint, DNA and ballistic analysis Wednesday to help determine the identities and nationalities of victims and al-Shabab gunmen who attacked t

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The Buzz: News worth knowing on JohnsonCityPress.com

The Buzz: News worth knowing on JohnsonCityPress.com

September 25th, 2013 2:20 pm by Staff reports

In case you've been out of touch, here are some local news stories you may have missed the past few days.

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Airfield lighting system problem causes flight to TCRA to be diverted

Airfield lighting system problem causes flight to TCRA to be diverted

September 25th, 2013 10:36 am by Hank Hayes — Kingsport Times-News

BLOUNTVILLE - A Monday evening Delta Connection flight coming into Tri-Cities Regional Airport had to be diverted to Knoxville after problems developed with the airfield lighting system, TCRA Executive Director Patrick Wilson said.

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Familiar breads return to markets

Familiar breads return to markets

September 25th, 2013 10:28 am by Nathan Baker

Starting Monday, Merita and Wonder breads were restocked on local shelves after the brands’ purchase by national baked goods producer Flowers Foods.

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Hospital guest house drive slow process

Hospital guest house drive slow process

September 25th, 2013 10:17 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Now in its eighth year, the capital campaign to build a new Hospital Guest House of Southern Appalachia is progressing slowly and remains in need of a good, strong shot in the arm.

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Johnson City Power Board restructures residential charges

Johnson City Power Board restructures residential charges

September 25th, 2013 9:40 am by Nathan Baker

The electric utility's board increased the customer charge and decreased the rate for power usage.

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Tenn. digitizing 1M pages of historical newspapers

Tenn. digitizing 1M pages of historical newspapers

September 25th, 2013 9:33 am by Associated Press

NASHVILLE — The Tennessee State Library and Archives is adding more than 1 million newspaper pages to its free online collection.

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Motions hearing set for December in Larkin case

Motions hearing set for December in Larkin case

September 25th, 2013 9:08 am by Becky Campbell

A motions hearing in the case of Dale Larkin, whose conviction for murder in his wife's drowning death was overturned earlier this year, was set for December.

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Kingsport police charge two mothers with child neglect

Kingsport police charge two mothers with child neglect

September 25th, 2013 8:40 am by Rain Smith — Kingsport Times-News

A pair of women have been arrested after they were allegedly found passed out in separate Kingsport parking lots, leaving their young children unattended in vehicles.

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