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Medical merger, elk restoration, cannabis bill and more stories you may have missed

Medical merger, elk restoration, cannabis bill and more stories you may have missed

April 5th, 2015 10:00 am by Staff Report

Take a look back at some of the important and interesting articles from the past week on TimesNews.net.

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Sports
Wisconsin moves on to title game, beats Kentucky 71-64

Wisconsin moves on to title game, beats Kentucky 71-64

April 4th, 2015 11:41 pm by GARY B. GRAVES, AP Sports Writer

The Wisconsin Badgers did what nobody else could Saturday night, knocking off the previously undefeated Kentucky Wildcats 71-64 behind 20 points and 11 rebounds from Frank Kaminsky and a clutch comeback down the stretch.

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Extremists vow more attacks in Kenya; president responds

Extremists vow more attacks in Kenya; president responds

April 4th, 2015 10:15 pm by Associated Press

GARISSA, Kenya - Somalia's Islamic extremist group al-Shabab warned Saturday of more attacks in Kenya like the assault on Garissa University College that killed 148 people.

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Duke overpowers Michigan State 81-61 to return to NCAA title game

Duke overpowers Michigan State 81-61 to return to NCAA title game

April 4th, 2015 9:02 pm by Associated Press

Justise Winslow scored 19 points and Jahlil Okafor added 18 to lead top-seeded Duke to an 81-61 victory over Michigan State on Saturday and into the NCAA title game.

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Bickering over pot brownies cited in police visit

Bickering over pot brownies cited in police visit

April 4th, 2015 8:00 pm by Rain Smith

A Shipley Ferry Road caller told dispatch that his girlfriend was breaking things, then armed herself with two irons to try and strike him. Shortly thereafter, a woman could be heard in the background of the call: "He has pot in the house."

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Regional & National Business & Technology
Five years after coal mine blast, explosion risks persist

Five years after coal mine blast, explosion risks persist

April 4th, 2015 7:27 pm by Associated Press

The nation's worst coal mine disaster in decades exposed lax safety measures at some Appalachian mines, issues that persist five years later despite the crackdown that followed, according to a review of federal inspection records.

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Struck with cereberal palsy, one Wise County teen simply wants 'to ride'

Struck with cereberal palsy, one Wise County teen simply wants 'to ride'

April 4th, 2015 6:00 pm by Stephen Igo

On a recent sunny day while her sisters - 7-year-old Bailey, 5-year-old Adrianna and 4-year-old Tamera - rode bikes under the watchful eye of their parents, Billy and Jamie Sanders, she signed what she wanted most. "I want to ride,"

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Community Photos Furry Friends

GoTri Cover Pet Photo Gallery

April 4th, 2015 4:00 pm by Staff Report

The GoTri Cover Pet Photo Contest has ended, but we wanted to take the time to thank everyone who shared photos of their feathered and furry friends.

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Community Education
Kiser named American Legion Post 21 Cadet of the Quarter'

Kiser named American Legion Post 21 Cadet of the Quarter'

April 4th, 2015 2:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

In addition to her unit responsibilities, she was hand-picked as a cadet cadre for the 2014 NJROTC Area Nine Leadership Academy and Area Nine East Sail Academy, providing compulsory training for more than 150 cadets.

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School lunch costs going up next year in Sullivan by 15 cents per student

School lunch costs going up next year in Sullivan by 15 cents per student

April 4th, 2015 11:17 am by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE - Sullivan County's annual school fees aren't changing for 2015-16, but the cost of school cafeteria meals is going up next school year because of federal mandates.

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