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NASA’s newest Mars flyer will explore atmosphere

NASA’s newest Mars flyer will explore atmosphere

November 16th, 2013 6:07 pm by Associated Press

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA hopes its newest Mars spacecraft lives up to its know-it-all name. The robotic explorer called Maven is due to blast off Monday on a 10-month journey to the red planet.

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Sports
Terps ambush Hokies on Senior Day, win in OT

Terps ambush Hokies on Senior Day, win in OT

November 16th, 2013 6:00 pm by HANK KURZ Jr., AP Sports Writer

C.J. Brown ran for 122 yards, including a touchdown in overtime, and Maryland beat Virginia Tech 27-24 on Saturday to become bowl eligible and damage the Hokies’ hopes of playing for the Atlantic Coast Conference championship.

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WJHL-TV back on Dish Network

WJHL-TV back on Dish Network

November 16th, 2013 5:33 pm by Staff report

The two sides had blamed each other for not reaching a deal since their previous arrangement expired Oct. 1.

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Local News
Preston Forest rejects traffic calming again

Preston Forest rejects traffic calming again

November 16th, 2013 5:19 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — Earlier this year, a group of residents living along Suffolk Street requested traffic calming devices for their road, similar to those installed along Watauga Street or Shadyside Drive. The proposal was sponsored by Alderman Jantry Shupe.

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Regional & National Outdoors
Va. game officials ask hunters’ help on deer disease

Va. game officials ask hunters’ help on deer disease

November 16th, 2013 5:17 pm by Staff report

RICHMOND — Chronic wasting disease has been detected in Virginia in five deer killed less than a mile from the West Virginia border in one area. The continued existence of the disease in West Virginia and Maryland is causing concern, officials said.

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40 year smoker, cancer patient wouldn't change a thing

40 year smoker, cancer patient wouldn't change a thing

November 16th, 2013 2:00 pm by Leigh Ann Laube

Matt Hilliard grew up the son of a smoker, sneaking cigarettes from his father from the time he was 12 or 13 years old. He smoked for 40 years and didn’t give up the habit until months after his stage IV lung cancer diagnosis.

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GOP sees health care law as big 2014 opportunity

GOP sees health care law as big 2014 opportunity

November 16th, 2013 12:38 pm by ALAN FRAM, Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — In his West Virginia district, the TV ads attacking Democratic Rep. Nick Rahall over the calamitous startup of President Barack Obama's health care law have already begun.

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Bar brawl video, a slaughtered cow and more this week in crime

Bar brawl video, a slaughtered cow and more this week in crime

November 16th, 2013 9:00 am by Staff Report

A review of the most viewed crime stories written by the Times-News staff, for the week of Nov. 8 through Nov. 15.

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Sports Sports Live
Bears hold off upset-minded Generals

Bears hold off upset-minded Generals

November 16th, 2013 1:05 am by George Thwaites

Brandon Simon’s 37-yard field goal with eight seconds remaining lifted Union to a 30-27 victory over Lee High in Friday night’s VHSL 2A West Region playoff opener at Bullitt Park.

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TSSAA and VHSL football playoff scores and pairings

TSSAA and VHSL football playoff scores and pairings

November 15th, 2013 11:46 pm by Staff Report

Friday's scores and next week's pairings for the TSSAA and VHSL football playoffs.

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