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Police: Gunman in mall shooting was 19-year-old from Maryland

Police: Gunman in mall shooting was 19-year-old from Maryland

January 26th, 2014 1:09 pm by BEN NUCKOLS, Associated Press

The gunman who shot and killed two people at a Maryland mall was a 19-year-old from suburban Washington, police said Sunday. It took hours to identify him because he was carrying ammunition and a backpack containing homemade explosives.

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U.S. officials to investigate cruise ship illness

U.S. officials to investigate cruise ship illness

January 26th, 2014 12:59 pm by Associated Press

U.S. health officials will board a cruise ship docked in the U.S. Virgin Islands to investigate an illness outbreak that has stricken at least 300 people with gastrointestinal symptoms.

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Police officer saves teen's life, Extreme Bible study, and more stories you may have missed

Police officer saves teen's life, Extreme Bible study, and more stories you may have missed

January 26th, 2014 10:42 am by Staff Report

A sampling of some of the interesting and important stories appearing this past week on TimesNews.net.

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Sports
Wawrinka beats hobbled Nadal for Aussie Open title

Wawrinka beats hobbled Nadal for Aussie Open title

January 26th, 2014 7:20 am by JOHN PYE, AP Sports Writer

Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka held off an injured Rafael Nadal to win his first Grand Slam title with a 6-3, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 victory Sunday in the Australian Open men's singles final.

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Permit issue halts  Interstate 26 welcome center work

Permit issue halts Interstate 26 welcome center work

January 25th, 2014 8:16 pm by Matthew Lane

Construction of a new Interstate 26 welcome center in Kingsport has temporarily come to a halt while an environmental permit — once thought to be valid — is re-obtained by the construction company performing the work.

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Cell phones going in all Kingsport classrooms

Cell phones going in all Kingsport classrooms

January 25th, 2014 8:13 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Every classroom in Kingsport City Schools soon will have a cell phone, part of a safety upgrade the city school board recently learned about.

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Seaver named  interim director of Virginia parks

Seaver named interim director of Virginia parks

January 25th, 2014 8:12 pm by Wes Bunch

KINGSPORT — Former Natural Tunnel State Park manager Craig Seaver will now oversee a list of properties stretching from Virginia’s Eastern Shore to the Cumberland Gap.

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Colonial Heights Middle teacher a finalist for McGlothlin Award

Colonial Heights Middle teacher a finalist for McGlothlin Award

January 25th, 2014 7:45 pm by Rick Wagner

Three Tri-Cities teachers, including Stephanie Miller from Sullivan County’s Colonial Heights Middle School, remain among finalists for the 2014 McGlothlin Awards for Teaching Excellence.

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10 records fall in first NET championships at Kingsport Aquatic Center

10 records fall in first NET championships at Kingsport Aquatic Center

January 25th, 2014 7:42 pm by Pat Kenney

For the first time, the Northeast Tennessee Swimming and Diving Championships were held at the new Kingsport Aquatic Center. The competition pool at the facility is built for speed, and speed was the order of the day in Saturday’s NET finals.

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Republicans in Virginia criticize Herring’s gay marriage stance

Republicans in Virginia criticize Herring’s gay marriage stance

January 25th, 2014 7:35 pm by Stephen Igo

By announcing he will not defend Virginia’s constitutional provision defining marriage, the state’s newly installed state attorney general is disregarding the oath of office he took just two weeks ago, Republican officials say.

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