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Marlins' Alvarez throws oddball no-hitter against Tigers

Marlins' Alvarez throws oddball no-hitter against Tigers

September 29th, 2013 3:04 pm by Associated Press

The Miami Marlins' Henderson Alvarez pitched a no-hitter against the Detroit Tigers on Sunday, a game the Marlins won in the bottom of the ninth inning on a wild pitch.

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Give and receive: Sixth annual Student Food Drive kicks off in the region

Give and receive: Sixth annual Student Food Drive kicks off in the region

September 29th, 2013 1:45 pm by Carmen Musick

The annual Student Food Drive Challenge runs from now through Oct. 29. Winning schools — those that collect the most pounds of food per student — will earn cash prizes.

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Update: USC fires Kiffin, names Orgeron interim coach

Update: USC fires Kiffin, names Orgeron interim coach

September 29th, 2013 10:49 am by Associated Press

Southern California fired Lane Kiffin early Sunday morning, ending the football coach's tumultuous tenure a few hours after the Trojans lost 62-41 at Arizona State. Later Sunday, the school named Ed Orgeron interim head coach.

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Traffic fatalities, commissioner's potential conflict of interest and other top stories

Traffic fatalities, commissioner's potential conflict of interest and other top stories

September 29th, 2013 10:00 am by Staff Report

Take a look at some of the important and interesting stories you may have missed this week on TimesNews.net.

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GOP-controlled House approves legislation imposing one-year delay in parts of Obamacare

GOP-controlled House approves legislation imposing one-year delay in parts of Obamacare

September 29th, 2013 12:48 am by DAVID ESPO, AP Special Correspondent

WASHINGTON — Locked in a deepening struggle with President Barack Obama, the Republican-controlled House approved legislation early Sunday imposing a one-year delay in key parts of the nation’s health care law.

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It’s still too early to tell the long-term impact of e-cigarettes

It’s still too early to tell the long-term impact of e-cigarettes

September 28th, 2013 10:44 pm by Jennifer Sprouse and Nathan Baker, NET News Service

There are a lot of differences between cigarettes and electronic cigarettes –– size, shape, smell –– but local medical experts say it’s hard to predict what the long-term health impact will be for current users.

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Barnard, Boone blaze way to Bristol Cross title

Barnard, Boone blaze way to Bristol Cross title

September 28th, 2013 9:10 pm by Greg Peters

Adam Barnard kept the Daniel Boone cross country on track with his first-place victory Saturday afternoon in the 22nd annual Bristol Cross at Steele Creek Park. His finish also propelled the squad to the team championship.

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UPDATED WEDNESDAY School project: Countywide  group putting  focus on finding facts  —  for now

UPDATED WEDNESDAY School project: Countywide group putting focus on finding facts — for now

September 28th, 2013 8:57 pm by Rick Wagner

When Kingsport-based Eastman Chemical Co. bought Solutia Inc. in 2012 and moved employees from St. Louis to the Tri-Cities, Sullivan County school board Vice Chairman Jack Bales said many chose to live in Washington County, not Sullivan County.

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Vick, Manning meet again in what could be an offensive buffet

Vick, Manning meet again in what could be an offensive buffet

September 28th, 2013 8:55 pm by ROB MAADDI, AP Pro Football Writer

The last time the Philadelphia Eagles faced Peyton Manning, Michael Vick was the better quarterback. On Sunday, Vick and the Eagles are 11-point underdogs against Manning and the high-powered Broncos.

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Region gets  serious about prescription drug abuse

Region gets serious about prescription drug abuse

September 28th, 2013 8:35 pm by Nick Shepherd

In the past week, East Tennessee State University held a two-day prescription drug abuse summit and Wellmont Health Systems held a three-hour prescription drug abuse conference.

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