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Cosmic commencement: Astronaut giving UConn speech

Cosmic commencement: Astronaut giving UConn speech

May 3rd, 2014 4:25 pm by PAT EATON-ROBB, Associated Press

Alumnus Rick Mastracchio would have liked to deliver this year's graduation address to Connecticut's school of engineering in person, but he'll be out of town — orbiting the globe on the ISS. So the school made other arrangements.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
RCR's Scott wins pole at Talladega

RCR's Scott wins pole at Talladega

May 3rd, 2014 2:53 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Brian Scott won the pole for Sunday's race at Talladega Superspeedway after posting the fastest lap as time expired in knockout qualifying Saturday.

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Community Local News Local Entertainment TriCityMom
Youth Music Festival returns to Crooked Road

Youth Music Festival returns to Crooked Road

May 3rd, 2014 2:00 pm by Entertainment Staff

Some of Southwest Virginia's most promising young musicians will showcase their talents at the third annual Crooked Road Youth Music Festival, to be held Saturday, May 10.

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Regional & National
If it's OK for women to propose, why don't they?

If it's OK for women to propose, why don't they?

May 3rd, 2014 1:24 pm by CONNIE CASS, Associated Press

If a man is marrying a woman somewhere in America, odds are that he proposed to her. That may seem obvious, but consider this: Three-fourths of Americans say it would be fine for the woman to do the proposing, in theory.

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Entertainment
Efrem Zimbalist Jr., star of '77 Sunset Strip' and 'The F.B.I.,' dies

Efrem Zimbalist Jr., star of '77 Sunset Strip' and 'The F.B.I.,' dies

May 3rd, 2014 1:20 pm by JOHN ROGERS, Associated Press

Handsome, debonair and blessed with a distinguished voice that reflected his real-life upbringing, Efrem Zimbalist Jr. seemed born to play the television roles that made him famous, that of hip Hollywood detective and brilliant G-man.

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Regional & National
UT student charged with firing BB gun at bus

UT student charged with firing BB gun at bus

May 3rd, 2014 1:04 pm by Associated Press

A University of Tennessee student was charged with shooting at a bus from the roof of a house, Knoxville police said.

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News Crime Local News
A shoot-out, murder conspiracy and more this week in crime

A shoot-out, murder conspiracy and more this week in crime

May 3rd, 2014 10:00 am by Staff Report

The most viewed crime stories written by the Times-News staff, for the week of April 25 through May 2.

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News Local News
Bristol woman pinned between cars, dies

Bristol woman pinned between cars, dies

May 3rd, 2014 12:31 am by Wes Bunch

Bristol police identified the deceased as Wanda Denise Jemes, 51. Officials said no charges have been filed and no foul play is suspected.

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Local News
Fire destroys mobile home  near Gate City

Fire destroys mobile home near Gate City

May 3rd, 2014 12:19 am by Wes Bunch

The blaze was reported to Scott County Central Dispatch at about 6:45 a.m. Thursday at a residence located in the 1300 block of Manville Road. The Gate City Volunteer Fire Department responded to the incident.

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Local News Outdoors
Whether nuisance or newborn, local bears sent packing

Whether nuisance or newborn, local bears sent packing

May 2nd, 2014 11:45 pm by MAX HRENDA, NET News Service

This past week, state wildlife officers were able to "bear" witness to the discovery of three locals who were in need of a good home.

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