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Despite safety emphasis, school shootings continue

Despite safety emphasis, school shootings continue

February 2nd, 2014 2:30 pm by KIMBERLY HEFLING, AP Education Writer

There's been no real reduction in the number of U.S. school shootings despite increased security put in place after the rampage at Connecticut's Sandy Hook Elementary School in December 2012.

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Update: Oscar winner Philip Seymour Hoffman found dead

Update: Oscar winner Philip Seymour Hoffman found dead

February 2nd, 2014 2:19 pm by DEEPTI HAJELA, Associated Press

Philip Seymour Hoffman, who won a best actor Oscar in 2006 for his portrayal of writer Truman Capote in "Capote" and created a gallery of other vivid characters, many of them slovenly and slightly dissipated comic figures, died Sunday. He was 46.

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Sheriff: Man kills himself in Tenn. church basement

Sheriff: Man kills himself in Tenn. church basement

February 2nd, 2014 2:18 pm by Associated Press

A man killed himself in the basement of a Putnam County church on Sunday shortly after confronting his wife and sister-in-law in an apparent domestic dispute, authorities said.

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Top Republicans say they stand by Christie

Top Republicans say they stand by Christie

February 2nd, 2014 1:59 pm by GEOFF MULVIHILL, Associated Press

High-profile Republicans were adamant Sunday that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie should not resign from his post as chairman of the Republican Governors Association.

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Punxsutawney Phil predicts longer winter, stays mum on Super Bowl pick

Punxsutawney Phil predicts longer winter, stays mum on Super Bowl pick

February 2nd, 2014 1:33 pm by GENE J. PUSKAR and MICHAEL RUBINKAM, Associated Press

Emerging from his lair on Super Bowl Sunday, groundhog Punxsutawney Phil couldn't predict the winner of the big game but his handlers said he was sure of his weather forecast: There will be six more weeks of winter.

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Eastman's outstanding results, Hunger First founder killed, I26 welcome center work halted, and more stories you may have missed

Eastman's outstanding results, Hunger First founder killed, I26 welcome center work halted, and more stories you may have missed

February 2nd, 2014 8:34 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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5 things to know for Super Bowl Sunday

5 things to know for Super Bowl Sunday

February 2nd, 2014 7:00 am by DENNIS WASZAK Jr., AP Sports Writer

It's time. Finally. After a week of interviews, practices and plenty of hype, the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks are ready to kick off the Super Bowl in a matchup that makes even the most casual football fans drool.

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Parents, students share what draws them to Innovation Academy

Parents, students share what draws them to Innovation Academy

February 1st, 2014 10:34 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Each school day, a brother and sister from the Weaver community in eastern Sullivan County travel west to Kingsport. They start out in a carpool with children from two or three other families.

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Update: Body found near Boone Lake identified

Update: Body found near Boone Lake identified

February 1st, 2014 10:28 pm by Tony Casey, NET News Service

The Washington County Sheriff's Office has identified the body of a man found dead near Boone Lake on Saturday evening.

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Demolition work planned at old Pet Dairy site

Demolition work planned at old Pet Dairy site

February 1st, 2014 10:25 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — The city of Kingsport is planning to do some targeted demolition work on the old Pet Dairy property, removing portions near the main, three-story office building.

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