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Navy rescues family with sick baby from sailboat

Navy rescues family with sick baby from sailboat

April 6th, 2014 5:27 pm by Associated Press

SAN DIEGO — U.S. sailors rescued an American family with an ill 1-year-old from a sailboat that broke down hundreds of miles off the Mexican coast.

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GOP seeks coverage choices in health law they hate

GOP seeks coverage choices in health law they hate

April 6th, 2014 5:23 pm by DAVID ESPO, AP Special Correspondent

WASHINGTON — At the prodding of business organizations, House Republicans quietly secured a recent change in President Barack Obama's health law to expand coverage choices.

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Experts decode germs' DNA to fight food poisoning

Experts decode germs' DNA to fight food poisoning

April 6th, 2014 2:05 pm by LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer

The nation's disease detectives are beginning a program to try to outsmart outbreaks of food poisoning by routinely decoding the DNA of potentially deadly bacteria and viruses.

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Duo from Dobyns-Bennett tackles Disney challenges

Duo from Dobyns-Bennett tackles Disney challenges

April 6th, 2014 2:00 pm by Pat Kenney

Dobyns-Bennett Assistant Principal Brian Tate and Indians swim coach Nathan Love were having lunch with one of their colleagues when she showed them a medal she'd gotten for running in the Disneyland Marathon.

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Skyscraper-sized Tetris game wows crowds

Skyscraper-sized Tetris game wows crowds

April 6th, 2014 1:53 pm by KATHY MATHESON, Associated Press

Hundreds of Tetris fans had a little fun Saturday with a big version of the classic video game, which kicked off a citywide series of events called Philly Tech Week.

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Lee County woman pleads guilty to over $48,000 in welfare fraud

Lee County woman pleads guilty to over $48,000 in welfare fraud

April 6th, 2014 1:52 pm by Wes Bunch

A Southwest Virginia woman who fraudulently collected nearly $50,000 in welfare money over a four-year period pleaded guilty to 10 felony counts this week in Lee County Circuit Court.

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Official results, support division video, and more photos from Kingsport Speedway season opener - VIDEO

April 6th, 2014 12:42 pm by Staff Report

Video includes Alan Rich's last lap bump-and-run pass for the win in the Street Stock feature, as well as post race reaction from Rich and second place Nick Cole.

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Legion doomed: Workers begin demolishing landmark, Shipley will have challengers, Clinch River State Park gets initial funding and more stories you may have missed

Legion doomed: Workers begin demolishing landmark, Shipley will have challengers, Clinch River State Park gets initial funding and more stories you may have missed

April 6th, 2014 10:00 am by Staff Report

A sampling of some of the interesting and important stories appearing this past week on TimesNews.net.Read more: Local News | Kingsport Times-News http://www.timesnews.net/section/local-news/5#ixzz2xwDt7hHEFollow us: @timesnewsonline on Twitter | timesnew

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Small business summit coming to Southwest Virginia

Small business summit coming to Southwest Virginia

April 6th, 2014 9:43 am by Staff Report

Aspiring and active small business entrepreneurs in Southwest Virginia are invited to The Opportunity Summit on May 8, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at the Southwest Virginia Technology Development Center in Lebanon.

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Kentucky slips past Wisconsin 74-73, will play for national title

Kentucky slips past Wisconsin 74-73, will play for national title

April 6th, 2014 12:35 am by EDDIE PELLS, AP National Writer

ARLINGTON, Texas — No, this was not an instant replay, though it certainly is turning into a highlight reel Kentucky and Aaron Harrison could get used to watching over and over again.

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