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40 year smoker, cancer patient wouldn't change a thing

40 year smoker, cancer patient wouldn't change a thing

November 16th, 2013 2:00 pm by Leigh Ann Laube

Matt Hilliard grew up the son of a smoker, sneaking cigarettes from his father from the time he was 12 or 13 years old. He smoked for 40 years and didn’t give up the habit until months after his stage IV lung cancer diagnosis.

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GOP sees health care law as big 2014 opportunity

GOP sees health care law as big 2014 opportunity

November 16th, 2013 12:38 pm by ALAN FRAM, Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — In his West Virginia district, the TV ads attacking Democratic Rep. Nick Rahall over the calamitous startup of President Barack Obama's health care law have already begun.

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Bar brawl video, a slaughtered cow and more this week in crime

Bar brawl video, a slaughtered cow and more this week in crime

November 16th, 2013 9:00 am by Staff Report

A review of the most viewed crime stories written by the Times-News staff, for the week of Nov. 8 through Nov. 15.

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Bears hold off upset-minded Generals

Bears hold off upset-minded Generals

November 16th, 2013 1:05 am by George Thwaites

Brandon Simon’s 37-yard field goal with eight seconds remaining lifted Union to a 30-27 victory over Lee High in Friday night’s VHSL 2A West Region playoff opener at Bullitt Park.

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TSSAA and VHSL football playoff scores and pairings

TSSAA and VHSL football playoff scores and pairings

November 15th, 2013 11:46 pm by Staff Report

Friday's scores and next week's pairings for the TSSAA and VHSL football playoffs.

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Blue Devils bulldoze Trojans in playoff opener

Blue Devils bulldoze Trojans in playoff opener

November 15th, 2013 11:34 pm by Greg Peters

Gate City scored early and often on a rainy Friday evening at Legion Field, rolling to a 49-12 win over John Battle in the first round of the VHSL Class 2A West Region football playoffs.

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Kingsport BOE presents wish list to lawmakers

Kingsport BOE presents wish list to lawmakers

November 15th, 2013 11:27 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — Kingsport City Schools leaders backed common core standards, taxing authority for special school districts and keeping local control over schools while opposing vouchers and elected superintendents during a legislative luncheon Friday.

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Crime Local News
Gate City man gets  8 years for assault on bed-ridden mom

Gate City man gets 8 years for assault on bed-ridden mom

November 15th, 2013 10:56 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — Circuit Court Judge John Kilgore cited Tracy Adam Rogers’ history of assault on family members and a law enforcement officer, in addition to the fact he was on probation at the time of the latest occurrence, when issuing the sentence.

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PHOTO GALLERY: John Battle vs. Gate City football

November 15th, 2013 10:23 pm by Ned Jilton

Photos from Friday's VHSL Region 2A West playoff football game between John Battle and Gate City.

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South puts scare into Fulton before falling 41-19 in Round 2

South puts scare into Fulton before falling 41-19 in Round 2

November 15th, 2013 10:18 pm by Dave Ongie

Sullivan South’s football team couldn’t manage to pull off a playoff upset for the ages, but the Rebels made Fulton survive four quarters of hard-nosed football on Friday night. The Falcons came through with a 41-19 second-round win.

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