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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Hamlin ends Toyota drought with fifth Cup victory at Martinsville

Hamlin ends Toyota drought with fifth Cup victory at Martinsville

March 29th, 2015 6:28 pm by HANK KURZ Jr., AP Sports Writer

Denny Hamlin passed teammate Matt Kenseth for the lead with 28 laps to go Sunday and went on to end Toyota's 32-race winless streak in the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Martinsville Speedway.

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News Local News Education
Technology keeps UVA-Wise students learning even during terrible weather

Technology keeps UVA-Wise students learning even during terrible weather

March 29th, 2015 6:00 pm by Stephen Igo

The University of Virginia's College at Wise campus may have been officially closed' for several days during a recent stretch of horrendous winter weather, but the learning curve remained wide open and undeterred.

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Opinion
Ransom of Bergdahl an incompetent blunder

Ransom of Bergdahl an incompetent blunder

March 29th, 2015 4:00 pm by Editorial Board

This affair was so inept from the start that the administration had no choice this week but to depart from reality in attempting to defend it; there simply was no other choice but to pretend it was for some greater good.

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Regional & National
2 killed in small-plane crash near Pa. airport

2 killed in small-plane crash near Pa. airport

March 29th, 2015 3:42 pm by Associated Press

A small plane crashed near a southeastern Pennsylvania airport Sunday afternoon, leaving two people dead, authorities said

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News Photos Regional & National

Library of Congress acquires rare trove of Civil War images

March 29th, 2015 2:48 pm by BRETT ZONGKER, Associated Press

The Library of Congress on Friday acquired more than 500 rare Civil War images from a Houston housewife who quietly collected for 50 years.

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'A poor sinner': Event celebrates Bishop Asbury's 1790 visit to Rogersville's Amis House

'A poor sinner': Event celebrates Bishop Asbury's 1790 visit to Rogersville's Amis House

March 29th, 2015 2:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

In his journal, Bishop Francis Asbury didn't give Capt. Thomas Amis's tavern and inn a glowing review 225 years ago, although his complaints were mostly ideological and not pertaining to the accommodations.

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Fun Fest lineup, quarry controversy, Rx addicted babies and more top stories

Fun Fest lineup, quarry controversy, Rx addicted babies and more top stories

March 29th, 2015 10:00 am by Staff Report

A few of the interesting and important stories you may have missed this week on TimesNews.net

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News Local News Outdoors
Elk restoration may  be expanded in SW Virginia

Elk restoration may be expanded in SW Virginia

March 29th, 2015 12:50 am by Marci Gore

Officials with the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (VDGIF) hope folks in Southwest Virginia will weigh in on the agency's proposed elk restoration efforts.

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Crime Local News
Church Hill woman allegedly removed AC unit to steal meds

Church Hill woman allegedly removed AC unit to steal meds

March 29th, 2015 12:43 am by Jeff Bobo

Shortly before 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, a neighbor of the victim called Hawkins County Central Dispatch and reported a burglary occurring at 134 Old Mill Race Road.

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Crime Local News
Former Guard sergeant pleads guilty in phantom recruitment scheme

Former Guard sergeant pleads guilty in phantom recruitment scheme

March 28th, 2015 11:26 pm by Matthew Lane

Roger Franklin, of Elizabethton, appeared in U.S. District Court in Greeneville earlier this month to plead guilty to a one-count information charging him with wire fraud. Franklin faces up to 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.

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