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Kerry would be willing to talk with Syria's Assad

Kerry would be willing to talk with Syria's Assad

March 15th, 2015 5:12 pm by BRADLEY KLAPPER, Associated Press

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said he would be willing to talk with Syrian President Bashar Assad to help broker a political resolution to the country's civil war.

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Big bills to view public documents discourage public access

Big bills to view public documents discourage public access

March 15th, 2015 4:00 pm by MICHAEL FELBERBAUM, Associated Press

The public's right to see government records is coming at an ever-increasing price, as authorities set fees and hourly charges that often prevent information from flowing.

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Meth lab found in Indiana Wal-Mart restroom

Meth lab found in Indiana Wal-Mart restroom

March 15th, 2015 3:15 pm by Associated Press

A restroom at a Wal-Mart in eastern Indiana has been closed indefinitely after an employee discovered a working meth lab inside.

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Explosions at UVA-Wise, medicinal cannabis effort, bed bugs close library and more stories you may have missed

Explosions at UVA-Wise, medicinal cannabis effort, bed bugs close library and more stories you may have missed

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

Take a look back at some of the most interesting and important stories this past week on TimesNews.net.

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ETSU receives go-ahead for football stadium

ETSU receives go-ahead for football stadium

March 14th, 2015 8:30 pm by nathan baker, NET News Service

East Tennessee State University is off and running on plans for a 10,000-seat football stadium now that the State Building Commission has approved the facility's funding and construction.

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Social Security records say 6.5 million in U.S. reach age 112

Social Security records say 6.5 million in U.S. reach age 112

March 14th, 2015 8:03 pm by STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Americans are getting older, but not this old: Social Security records show that 6.5 million people in the U.S. have reached the ripe old age of 112.

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Hawkins emergency radio upgrades slowed by PBS tower lease talks

Hawkins emergency radio upgrades slowed by PBS tower lease talks

March 14th, 2015 7:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

Negotiations with the East Tennessee PBS TV station for use of a tower on Short Mountain is holding up emergency radio upgrades intended to eliminate coverage gaps in Hawkins County.

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Hawkins BOE honors Kimbro who retires with 34 years in system

Hawkins BOE honors Kimbro who retires with 34 years in system - VIDEO

March 14th, 2015 6:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

Linda Kimbro has received many gifts and accolades since announcing her retirement from Hawkins County Schools earlier this year, but the one gift she brought to show the Board of Education Tuesday was a can of sardines.

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Yuma neighbors unite to press  prosecution of 'terrorizing' driver

Yuma neighbors unite to press prosecution of 'terrorizing' driver

March 14th, 2015 5:36 pm by Marci Gore

GATE CITY - A Scott County man has been found guilty and sentenced to four years in jail for aggressive and reckless driving on Yuma Road.

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Facebook fraud suspect on the lam; family, dog also missing

Facebook fraud suspect on the lam; family, dog also missing

March 14th, 2015 4:00 pm by LARRY NEUMEISTER, Associated Press

A man accused of faking an ownership stake in Facebook to justify a multibillion-dollar lawsuit against its founder Mark Zuckerberg has vanished.

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