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Johnson claims sixth Sprint Cup championship

Johnson claims sixth Sprint Cup championship

November 17th, 2013 6:24 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Back on top with only two NASCAR greats left to catch, Jimmie Johnson won his sixth Sprint Cup Series championship in eight years Sunday and staked his claim as one of the most dominant competitors in sports history.

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Entertainment
Nobel author Doris Lessing dies at 94

Nobel author Doris Lessing dies at 94

November 17th, 2013 5:38 pm by DANICA KIRKA, Associated Press

Doris Lessing, the Nobel prize-winning, free-thinking, world-traveling and often-polarizing author of “The Golden Notebook” and dozens of other novels that reflected her own improbable journey across the former British empire, died Sunday. She was 94.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Martin treating Homestead as his final race

Martin treating Homestead as his final race

November 17th, 2013 3:58 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

The greatest driver to never win a NASCAR championship is treating the season finale as if it’s the last race of his career. Mark Martin has no plans to race beyond Sunday’s Sprint Cup finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

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Photos Local News

UPDATE: Hawkins Boy Scout food collections reported at 11,453 pounds

November 17th, 2013 2:29 pm by Jeff Bobo

The exact weight turned in by Church Hill area scouts wasn’t going to be known until Monday morning, but its expected to be around 7,500 pounds, which combined with Rogersville collections will put the county total close to 13,000 pounds.

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Central students create hats with hair to fight 'cancer kid' stigma

Central students create hats with hair to fight 'cancer kid' stigma

November 17th, 2013 2:00 pm by Marci Gore

Sullivan Central High School graphic communications students have been making hats with hair for St. Jude patients, while the school’s cosmetology department provides the cuts and styles.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Free dental group extracts 145 teeth in Hawkins

November 17th, 2013 1:46 pm by Jeff Bobo

In August the Brentwood Baptist Medical/Dental Unit spent a day in Sneedville and a day in Rogersville, and afterwards determined there was a need to come back to Rogersville for two days focusing mainly on extractions.

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Regional & National Education
Teacher killings bring profession's risks to light

Teacher killings bring profession's risks to light

November 17th, 2013 12:35 pm by CAROLYN THOMPSON, Associated Press

When a 16-year-old student slammed a metal trash can onto Philip Raimondo's head, it did more than break open the history teacher's scalp, knock him out and send him bleeding to the floor. "It changed my whole world," Raimondo said.

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News
Pakistan to try ex-president Musharraf for treason

Pakistan to try ex-president Musharraf for treason

November 17th, 2013 12:30 pm by ZARAR KHAN, Associated Press

Pakistan's government plans to put former President Pervez Musharraf on trial for treason for declaring a state of emergency and suspending the constitution while in power, the interior minister said Sunday.

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Wine in grocery stores, $250,000 comic book collection, a new way to renew your driver's license, and other stories you might have missed

Wine in grocery stores, $250,000 comic book collection, a new way to renew your driver's license, and other stories you might have missed

November 17th, 2013 9:45 am by Staff Report

A look back at some of the past week's important and interesting stories you may have missed.

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Community
Editorial: Readers enable Rescue Fund to help our neighbors in need

Editorial: Readers enable Rescue Fund to help our neighbors in need

November 17th, 2013 8:00 am by Staff Report

For 40 years, readers of this newspaper have made a difference in many thousands of lives through the Times-News Rescue Fund. Their donations allow families to receive food vouchers that might not fill the refrigerator, but do help those who are in need.

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