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Jury convicts 2 ex-Vandy players of raping woman

Jury convicts 2 ex-Vandy players of raping woman

January 27th, 2015 6:45 pm by SHEILA BURKE, Associated Press

After deliberating for three hours Tuesday, a jury convicted two ex-Vanderbilt football players of raping a former student. The two men face decades in prison when they are sentenced March 6.

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Google expanding fiber service to 4 Southeastern metro areas

Google expanding fiber service to 4 Southeastern metro areas

January 27th, 2015 6:00 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

The company said it will bring gigabit-speed service to Nashville, Tennessee; Atlanta; and Raleigh-Durham and Charlotte in North Carolina. Google officials said five Western cities remain in the running for fiber down the line.

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Business & Technology
U.S. company outlooks worry investors, sending stocks lower

U.S. company outlooks worry investors, sending stocks lower

January 27th, 2015 5:41 pm by Associated Press

The companies that rattled the market included Microsoft, Caterpillar and Procter & Gamble. Some also forecast weaker results in months ahead.

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Hawkins inmates allegedly beat suspected 'snitch' unconscious

Hawkins inmates allegedly beat suspected 'snitch' unconscious

January 27th, 2015 5:22 pm by Jeff Bobo

Two Hawkins County inmates were arraigned Monday on assault charges for allegedly beating a man they claimed was a "snitch" into unconsciousness.

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Neglect suspect claims DCS approved boozing and babysitting

Neglect suspect claims DCS approved boozing and babysitting

January 27th, 2015 1:33 pm by Rain Smith

Anonymous complaints from Westside Inn alleged that a woman, "dropped her young child on the ground while outside her room."

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Sheriff helps to convince Hawkins Commission to OK UTV purchase

Sheriff helps to convince Hawkins Commission to OK UTV purchase

January 27th, 2015 12:46 pm by Jeff Bobo

EMA Director Gary Murrell opted to use an $8,400 grant from Walmart to purchase the UTV — also known as a Utility Task Vehicle or a Utility Terrain Vehicle — with the remainder of the $15,901 cost being paid from within the EMA budget.

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Got a favorite Valentine's Day dessert? Share!

Got a favorite Valentine's Day dessert? Share!

January 27th, 2015 12:45 pm by Staff Report

Time is running out to be part of our super sweet Valentine's Day food feature. We're looking for Valentine's Day dessert recipes to share with our readers ~ and your recipe could be among them. Share your recipes at food@timesnews.net.

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Washington County approves $1M to 'Project X'

Washington County approves $1M to 'Project X'

January 27th, 2015 12:12 pm by Gary B. Gray, NET News Service

The appropriation did not come easy, and a hour-long debate preceded the 19-4 vote with Commissioners Sam Humphreys, Robbie Tester, Steven Light and Danny Edens voting against giving money to an unidentified source.

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Local News
Fire temporarily closes Rogersville Burger King

Fire temporarily closes Rogersville Burger King

January 27th, 2015 11:03 am by Jeff Bobo

"They were making breakfast and got a grease fire going pretty big," said Police Chief Doug Nelson. "The chemical fire extinguisher system came on, but it wasn't enough to put it all out."

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Opinion
Letters: Religion, science not incompatible

Letters: Religion, science not incompatible

January 27th, 2015 9:36 am by Letters to the Editor

Even Albert Einstein, a generally non-religious person, attributed the existence of the universe to God. Perhaps scientific and supernatural explanations of existence are not incompatible after all.

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