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Residents allowed to return to tornado-hit Illinois town

Residents allowed to return to tornado-hit Illinois town

April 11th, 2015 7:40 pm by KERRY LESTER, Associated Press

FAIRDALE, Ill. - Residents of a small northern Illinois farming community that took a direct hit from a half-mile-wide tornado were allowed back into the area Saturday to assess damage and salvage what they could.

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Sports
Another round, another Masters record for Spieth

Another round, another Masters record for Spieth

April 11th, 2015 7:40 pm by PAUL NEWBERRY, AP National Writer

With a brilliant up-and-down at the final hole, Jordan Spieth shot a 2-under 70 that gave him the lowest 54-hole score in Masters history and sent him to the final round with a four-stroke lead.

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'New fiber' at Phipps Bend crucial to industrial recruitment

'New fiber' at Phipps Bend crucial to industrial recruitment

April 11th, 2015 6:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

For years the Hawkins County Industrial Development Board has tried to get "fiber" into Phipps Bend, but the providers weren't willing to make the investment.

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'Spring Cleaning' drug roundup sweeps Scott County

'Spring Cleaning' drug roundup sweeps Scott County

April 11th, 2015 4:00 pm by Marci Gore

As in other recent roundups, a large majority of drugs purchased in this operation were prescription narcotics developed to help opiate addicts. Authorities report these drugs are now the number one illegally sold narcotics.

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What to know about recent food recalls and listeria

What to know about recent food recalls and listeria

April 11th, 2015 3:15 pm by MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press

Large food recalls have forced consumers to throw away hummus and ice cream that may be contaminated with the same potentially deadly bacteria: listeria.

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Regional & National
Knoxville's Haynes wins Tennessee GOP chairmanship

Knoxville's Haynes wins Tennessee GOP chairmanship

April 11th, 2015 3:05 pm by Associated Press

State Rep. Ryan Haynes has been elected chairman of the Tennessee Republican Party, replacing Chris Devaney.

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Community Local News
Efforts continue to save Slant footbridge

Efforts continue to save Slant footbridge

April 11th, 2015 2:00 pm by Marci Gore

The Virginia Department of Transportation states that in the coming weeks, crews will begin the process of removing what remains of the bridge in Scott County. It was heavily damaged during last month's flooding.

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Kingsport Speedway video: Van Dyke, McCarty split LM Twin-35s

Kingsport Speedway video: Van Dyke, McCarty split LM Twin-35s - VIDEO

April 11th, 2015 1:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

Kres Van Dyke and Ronnie McCarty used the outside line Friday night to drive to victory in the Kingsport Speedway Twin-35 lap Late model features.

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Community Sunday Stories
Folks You Should Know: Local teacher shares the 'Joy' of music

Folks You Should Know: Local teacher shares the 'Joy' of music

April 11th, 2015 12:01 pm by Katherine Scoggins

During her tenure at St. Dominic, Joy Mullen has written 17 plays on many subjects and instilled a love and appreciation for music into countless lives.

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Serial murder suspect, hotel attack and more this week in crime

Serial murder suspect, hotel attack and more this week in crime

April 11th, 2015 10:00 am by Staff Report

The most viewed crime stories written by the Times-News staff, for the week of April 3 through April 10.

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