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Sheriff's office TV series, Kingsport siblings make splash in Hollywood, and more stories you may have missed

Sheriff's office TV series, Kingsport siblings make splash in Hollywood, and more stories you may have missed

February 16th, 2014 9:00 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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Regional & National Education
Two Tennessee  instructors to live, teach undersea

Two Tennessee instructors to live, teach undersea

February 16th, 2014 8:24 am by BOB FOWLER, Knoxville News Sentinel

They're taking a roll of duct tape with them when they scuba dive down to what is intended to be their undersea home for 72 days in a first-ever venture that could break a world record.

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Sports Sports Live
Tribe tops Pioneers, Vikings beat Hilltoppers - both in OT

Tribe tops Pioneers, Vikings beat Hilltoppers - both in OT

February 16th, 2014 12:25 am by George Thwaites

A Makale Foreman 3-pointer at the end of regulation helped unravel a 39-point performance by David Crockett phenom Patrick Good. Tennessee High's Caleb Easterling hit a 3 to send the nightcap into overtime.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Hamlin wins Sprint Unlimited at Daytona

Hamlin wins Sprint Unlimited at Daytona

February 15th, 2014 11:03 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Denny Hamlin won a race of attrition Saturday night, beating just seven other cars to the finish of the exhibition Sprint Unlimited.

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Crime Regional & National
Florida man found guilty of attempted murder in shooting over 'thug music'

Florida man found guilty of attempted murder in shooting over 'thug music'

February 15th, 2014 10:50 pm by DEREK KINNER, Associated Press

A 47-year-old software developer was convicted Saturday of attempted murder for shooting into a car full of teenagers after an argument over what he called their "thug music."

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Local News Education
Private four-year colleges see trouble in Haslam 'Promise'

Private four-year colleges see trouble in Haslam 'Promise'

February 15th, 2014 9:53 pm by Rick Wagner

A group representing private four-year colleges in Tennessee opposes the funding mechanics of Gov. Bill Haslam's "Tennessee Promise" proposal.

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Local News
Kingsport taking new approach to goose overpopulation

Kingsport taking new approach to goose overpopulation

February 15th, 2014 9:45 pm by Matthew Lane

The city of Kingsport is partnering with the U.S. Department of Agriculture in another attempt to reduce the future population of Canada geese along the Holston River.

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Community Local News
Holiday to close some government offices

Holiday to close some government offices

February 15th, 2014 9:37 pm by Staff Report

Some government offices will be closed Monday in observance of Washington's Birthday (Presidents Day).

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Crime Local News
Student charged after allegedly flashing BB gun during argument at Gate City game

Student charged after allegedly flashing BB gun during argument at Gate City game

February 15th, 2014 8:23 pm by Wes Bunch

Scott County authorities and school officials confirmed that a juvenile student was arrested on felony weapons charges after he allegedly threatened another student at a basketball game last week.

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Sports Vols Sports
Brown helps Mizzou fend off Tennessee

Brown helps Mizzou fend off Tennessee

February 15th, 2014 8:20 pm by ?JAKE KREINBERG, Associated Press

Jabari Brown scored 24 points and made a last-minute play to help the Missouri mens basketball team hold off Tennessee 75-70 on Saturday.

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