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New downtown sports facility, economist questions region's shopping centers and more top stories

New downtown sports facility, economist questions region's shopping centers and more top stories

February 15th, 2015 10:00 am by Staff Report

Take a look back at some of the interesting and important stories you may have recently missed on TimesNews.net.

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Schools start treating e-cigarettes as drug paraphernalia

Schools start treating e-cigarettes as drug paraphernalia

February 15th, 2015 5:30 am by MICHAEL FELBERBAUM, AP Tobacco Writer

Electronic cigarettes, which heat a nicotine solution to create a vapor instead of burning tobacco, have passed traditional smokes in popularity among teenagers.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Matt Kenseth wins Sprint Unlimited at Daytona

Matt Kenseth wins Sprint Unlimited at Daytona

February 15th, 2015 12:36 am by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Matt Kenseth's latest victory came in an exhibition race and with only 12 cars running at the end. The circumstances didn't matter to Kenseth.

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Sports Sports Live
Crockett wins first District 1-AAA crown since 1984

Crockett wins first District 1-AAA crown since 1984

February 15th, 2015 12:36 am by George Thwaites

Patrick Good fired up 19 points in a 68-55 win over the Tennessee High that sealed the Jonesborough basketball program's first district title in 31 years. In consolation action, D-B held off Science Hill 55-52.

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Volunteer's Becka Stallard captures TSSAA state wrestling title

Volunteer's Becka Stallard captures TSSAA state wrestling title

February 14th, 2015 9:58 pm by Staff Report

Volunteer's Becka Stallard and Science Hill's Alexandra Knowles captured state titles in Saturday's TSSAA state wrestling tournament.

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Mickey's big game lifts LSU over Tennessee

Mickey's big game lifts LSU over Tennessee

February 14th, 2015 7:30 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Jordan Mickey had 20 points, 11 rebounds and seven blocks, and LSU added to Tennessee's recent home-court struggles with a 73-55 win over the Vols on Saturday.

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Pennington Gap's town manager hospitalized after saving computers from fire

Pennington Gap's town manager hospitalized after saving computers from fire

February 14th, 2015 7:01 pm by Stephen Igo

PENNINGTON GAP - Pennington Gap Town Hall was gutted by fire Thursday night, even as the mayor and town manager rushed to yank computer equipment out of the building.

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Republicans say Obama giving immigrants 'amnesty bonuses'

Republicans say Obama giving immigrants 'amnesty bonuses'

February 14th, 2015 6:52 pm by STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press

Millions of immigrants benefiting from President Barack Obama's executive actions could get a windfall from the IRS, a reversal of fortune after years of paying taxes to help fund government programs they were banned from receiving.

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Gunman kills one in attack on free speech event in Denmark

Gunman kills one in attack on free speech event in Denmark

February 14th, 2015 6:41 pm by Associated Press

A gunman opened fire Saturday on a Copenhagen cultural center, killing one man in what authorities called a terror attack against a free speech event featuring an artist who had caricatured the Prophet Muhammad.

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Dog lovers all over world log in to watch Westminster show

Dog lovers all over world log in to watch Westminster show

February 14th, 2015 6:00 pm by BEN WALKER, AP Sports Writer

It's sure a long way from how things ran at the first Westminster show. That was in 1877, a year after Alexander Graham Bell was credited with inventing the telephone. Going into the 21st century, Westminster wanted to become more tech savvy.

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