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Terrorists in Kenya used new tactic to spare some Muslims

Terrorists in Kenya used new tactic to spare some Muslims

September 29th, 2013 5:39 pm by RUKMINI CALLIMACHI, Associated Press

The turbaned gunmen who infiltrated Nairobi’s Westgate mall arrived with a set of religious trivia questions. As terrified civilians hid, the assailants began a high-stakes game of 20 Questions.

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Fact check: slippery claims on health law, budget

Fact check: slippery claims on health law, budget

September 29th, 2013 5:35 pm by CALVIN WOODWARD, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is the insurance industry’s most powerful pitchman these days as he drums up interest in the health insurance markets opening for business Tuesday.

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Who’ll blink? Democrats, Republicans in shutdown stare down

Who’ll blink? Democrats, Republicans in shutdown stare down

September 29th, 2013 5:15 pm by ANDREW TAYLOR, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — With the government teetering on the brink of partial shutdown, congressional Republicans vowed Sunday to keep using an otherwise routine federal funding bill to try to attack the president’s health care law.

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Marlins' Alvarez throws oddball no-hitter against Tigers

Marlins' Alvarez throws oddball no-hitter against Tigers

September 29th, 2013 3:04 pm by Associated Press

The Miami Marlins' Henderson Alvarez pitched a no-hitter against the Detroit Tigers on Sunday, a game the Marlins won in the bottom of the ninth inning on a wild pitch.

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Give and receive: Sixth annual Student Food Drive kicks off in the region

Give and receive: Sixth annual Student Food Drive kicks off in the region

September 29th, 2013 1:45 pm by Carmen Musick

The annual Student Food Drive Challenge runs from now through Oct. 29. Winning schools — those that collect the most pounds of food per student — will earn cash prizes.

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Update: USC fires Kiffin, names Orgeron interim coach

Update: USC fires Kiffin, names Orgeron interim coach

September 29th, 2013 10:49 am by Associated Press

Southern California fired Lane Kiffin early Sunday morning, ending the football coach's tumultuous tenure a few hours after the Trojans lost 62-41 at Arizona State. Later Sunday, the school named Ed Orgeron interim head coach.

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Traffic fatalities, commissioner's potential conflict of interest and other top stories

Traffic fatalities, commissioner's potential conflict of interest and other top stories

September 29th, 2013 10:00 am by Staff Report

Take a look at some of the important and interesting stories you may have missed this week on TimesNews.net.

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GOP-controlled House approves legislation imposing one-year delay in parts of Obamacare

GOP-controlled House approves legislation imposing one-year delay in parts of Obamacare

September 29th, 2013 12:48 am by DAVID ESPO, AP Special Correspondent

WASHINGTON — Locked in a deepening struggle with President Barack Obama, the Republican-controlled House approved legislation early Sunday imposing a one-year delay in key parts of the nation’s health care law.

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It’s still too early to tell the long-term impact of e-cigarettes

It’s still too early to tell the long-term impact of e-cigarettes

September 28th, 2013 10:44 pm by Jennifer Sprouse and Nathan Baker, NET News Service

There are a lot of differences between cigarettes and electronic cigarettes –– size, shape, smell –– but local medical experts say it’s hard to predict what the long-term health impact will be for current users.

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Barnard, Boone blaze way to Bristol Cross title

Barnard, Boone blaze way to Bristol Cross title

September 28th, 2013 9:10 pm by Greg Peters

Adam Barnard kept the Daniel Boone cross country on track with his first-place victory Saturday afternoon in the 22nd annual Bristol Cross at Steele Creek Park. His finish also propelled the squad to the team championship.

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