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Brush fire forces evacuation of cabins in Pigeon Forge

Brush fire forces evacuation of cabins in Pigeon Forge

January 26th, 2014 6:05 pm by Associated Press

PIGEON FORGE — Authorities say a brush fire on the outskirts of Pigeon Forge has forced the evacuation of at least 20 cabins.

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Proposed marina safety law named for boys electrocuted near boat dock

Proposed marina safety law named for boys electrocuted near boat dock

January 26th, 2014 4:35 pm by Jeff Bobo

Two Tennessee lawmakers are hoping a proposed law intended to elminate electrocution accidents at boat marinas will prevent future tragedies like the death of two Hamblen County boys in 2012.

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Dangerous ‘Red P’ meth labs found at Rogersville motel

Dangerous ‘Red P’ meth labs found at Rogersville motel

January 26th, 2014 3:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Police allegedly seized components for a highly dangerous “red phosphorus” meth lab at a Rogersville motel room last week, as well as two active labs in the motel parking lot.

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Timeline calls for new Hawkins school director in place April 14

Timeline calls for new Hawkins school director in place April 14

January 26th, 2014 2:16 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Tennessee School Board Association will advertise the job opening, screen the initial applicants and provide the BOE with a list of up to six finalists.

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Update: Family says brain-dead Texas woman off life support

Update: Family says brain-dead Texas woman off life support

January 26th, 2014 1:14 pm by NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press

The family of a brain-dead, pregnant Texas woman said Sunday afternoon that she has been removed from life support following a judge's ruling that a Fort Worth hospital was misapplying state law in the case.

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Police: Gunman in mall shooting was 19-year-old from Maryland

Police: Gunman in mall shooting was 19-year-old from Maryland

January 26th, 2014 1:09 pm by BEN NUCKOLS, Associated Press

The gunman who shot and killed two people at a Maryland mall was a 19-year-old from suburban Washington, police said Sunday. It took hours to identify him because he was carrying ammunition and a backpack containing homemade explosives.

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U.S. officials to investigate cruise ship illness

U.S. officials to investigate cruise ship illness

January 26th, 2014 12:59 pm by Associated Press

U.S. health officials will board a cruise ship docked in the U.S. Virgin Islands to investigate an illness outbreak that has stricken at least 300 people with gastrointestinal symptoms.

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Police officer saves teen's life, Extreme Bible study, and more stories you may have missed

Police officer saves teen's life, Extreme Bible study, and more stories you may have missed

January 26th, 2014 10:42 am by Staff Report

A sampling of some of the interesting and important stories appearing this past week on TimesNews.net.

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Wawrinka beats hobbled Nadal for Aussie Open title

Wawrinka beats hobbled Nadal for Aussie Open title

January 26th, 2014 7:20 am by JOHN PYE, AP Sports Writer

Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka held off an injured Rafael Nadal to win his first Grand Slam title with a 6-3, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 victory Sunday in the Australian Open men's singles final.

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Permit issue halts  Interstate 26 welcome center work

Permit issue halts Interstate 26 welcome center work

January 25th, 2014 8:16 pm by Matthew Lane

Construction of a new Interstate 26 welcome center in Kingsport has temporarily come to a halt while an environmental permit — once thought to be valid — is re-obtained by the construction company performing the work.

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