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Mickelson says he's cooperating in trading probe

Mickelson says he's cooperating in trading probe

May 31st, 2014 2:01 pm by DOUG FERGUSON, AP Golf Writer

Hall of Fame golfer Phil Mickelson said he is cooperating in an insider trading investigation involving him, an activist investor and a Las Vegas gambler. The five-time major champion maintains he has done nothing wrong.

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Behind the cage: Local wrestling promoter has gone from survival to success

Behind the cage: Local wrestling promoter has gone from survival to success

May 31st, 2014 2:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Tony Givens is the promoter of NWA Smoky Mountain, an independent wrestling organization sanctioned by the National Wrestling Alliance. Even at 31, he's a 16-year veteran of the wrestling game, and continues to soak up on-the-job training.

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Americans and their cars: A love affair on fumes?

Americans and their cars: A love affair on fumes?

May 31st, 2014 1:40 pm by ADAM GELLER, AP National Writer

Six decades after the U.S. car culture kicked off, changing habits and attitudes suggest America's romance with the road may be fading.

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Taliban frees U.S. soldier held captive since 2009

Taliban frees U.S. soldier held captive since 2009

May 31st, 2014 1:20 pm by JULIE PACE and LOLITA C. BALDOR, Associated Press Writers

The only American solider held prisoner in Afghanistan has been freed from Taliban captivity in exchange for the release of five Afghan detainees from the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Obama administration officials said Saturday.

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Alleged day care abuse, a drive-thru beating and more this week in crime

Alleged day care abuse, a drive-thru beating and more this week in crime

May 31st, 2014 10:00 am by Staff Report

The most viewed crime stories written by the Times-News staff, for the week of May 23 through May 30.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Finchum takes second win at Kingsport Speedway

PHOTO GALLERY: Finchum takes second win at Kingsport Speedway

May 31st, 2014 9:37 am by Staff Report

The only caution flag waved on the sixth lap for a three-car wreck in the fourth turn involving Brian Blevins, Wayne Hale and Austin Peters.

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Fifth suspect in Church Hill apartment office burglary arrested

Fifth suspect in Church Hill apartment office burglary arrested

May 31st, 2014 12:51 am by Jeff Bobo

Three men and a 17-year-old girl had already been charged in connection with the burglary when the CHPD arrested Brittany Nicole Moore, 19, 215 Stroupe Court, Church Hill.

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Planning under way for RAM event scheduled for Lee County

Planning under way for RAM event scheduled for Lee County

May 31st, 2014 12:43 am by Wes Bunch

With Lee County's Remote Area Medical clinic a little more than 100 days away, representatives of the various stakeholders involved with the effort met Friday to begin planning for the event.

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Heat complete historic return to NBA Finals with win over Pacers

Heat complete historic return to NBA Finals with win over Pacers

May 31st, 2014 12:18 am by TIM REYNOLDS, AP Basketball Writer

Miami became the third franchise in NBA history to reach the title series in four consecutive seasons after eliminating the Pacers for the third straight year with a 117-92 romp in Game 6 of the East championship series Friday night.

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Hardtack and Hard Times: Civil War Enthusiasts Gather in Nashville

May 30th, 2014 10:10 pm by Ned Jilton

Historians, preservationists and Civil War enthusiasts from across the nation have gathered in Nashville for the Civil War Trust 2014 Annual Conference.

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