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Gunman in Kenyan massacre was government official's son

Gunman in Kenyan massacre was government official's son

April 5th, 2015 4:27 pm by TOM ODULA and CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA, Associated Press

One of the gunmen who slaughtered 148 people at a college in Kenya was identified Sunday as the law school-educated son of a Kenyan government official.

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Massive choir being organized for Hawkins Christian events

Massive choir being organized for Hawkins Christian events

April 5th, 2015 3:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Rogersville based Christian organization "Expecting God's Help" invites all of Hawkins County to join in the singing, or volunteer to help a new massive choir being organized for an upcoming special event.

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Haslam not among army of speakers at NRA event in Nashville

Haslam not among army of speakers at NRA event in Nashville

April 5th, 2015 2:05 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

When more than 70,000 gun enthusiasts descend on Nashville for the National Rifle Association's annual meeting this week, they won't be hearing from one prominent Tennessean: Republican Gov. Bill Haslam.

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UK's Andrew Harrison apologizes for obscenity, slur

UK's Andrew Harrison apologizes for obscenity, slur

April 5th, 2015 1:50 pm by Associated Press

Kentucky guard Andrew Harrison apologized Sunday for directing an obscenity and a racial slur at Wisconsin's Frank Kaminsky during a postgame news conference at the Final Four.

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Parent volunteers helping upgrade playground areas for Shoemaker Head Start students

Parent volunteers helping upgrade playground areas for Shoemaker Head Start students

April 5th, 2015 12:00 pm by Marci Gore

The playground upgrades were made possible through funds provided by Head Start's five-year federal grant. Besides the addition of some new equipment at the playground areas, the Head Start dads built a ramp that leads up to a bicycle storage building.

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Medical merger, elk restoration, cannabis bill and more stories you may have missed

Medical merger, elk restoration, cannabis bill and more stories you may have missed

April 5th, 2015 10:00 am by Staff Report

Take a look back at some of the important and interesting articles from the past week on TimesNews.net.

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Wisconsin moves on to title game, beats Kentucky 71-64

Wisconsin moves on to title game, beats Kentucky 71-64

April 4th, 2015 11:41 pm by GARY B. GRAVES, AP Sports Writer

The Wisconsin Badgers did what nobody else could Saturday night, knocking off the previously undefeated Kentucky Wildcats 71-64 behind 20 points and 11 rebounds from Frank Kaminsky and a clutch comeback down the stretch.

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Extremists vow more attacks in Kenya; president responds

Extremists vow more attacks in Kenya; president responds

April 4th, 2015 10:15 pm by Associated Press

GARISSA, Kenya - Somalia's Islamic extremist group al-Shabab warned Saturday of more attacks in Kenya like the assault on Garissa University College that killed 148 people.

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Duke overpowers Michigan State 81-61 to return to NCAA title game

Duke overpowers Michigan State 81-61 to return to NCAA title game

April 4th, 2015 9:02 pm by Associated Press

Justise Winslow scored 19 points and Jahlil Okafor added 18 to lead top-seeded Duke to an 81-61 victory over Michigan State on Saturday and into the NCAA title game.

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Bickering over pot brownies cited in police visit

Bickering over pot brownies cited in police visit

April 4th, 2015 8:00 pm by Rain Smith

A Shipley Ferry Road caller told dispatch that his girlfriend was breaking things, then armed herself with two irons to try and strike him. Shortly thereafter, a woman could be heard in the background of the call: "He has pot in the house."

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