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Story of pit bull's rescue earns Mount Carmel animal shelter $500 prize

Story of pit bull's rescue earns Mount Carmel animal shelter $500 prize

February 1st, 2015 12:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

The story of an abused pit bull rescued by the Mount Carmel Animal Shelter five years ago had a happy ending for the dog, and five years later the experience is paying for the shelter as well.

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Lee and Wise countians goes to Hollywood, Ridgefields for sale, county residents want two high schools and more stories you may have missed

Lee and Wise countians goes to Hollywood, Ridgefields for sale, county residents want two high schools and more stories you may have missed

February 1st, 2015 10:00 am by Staff Report

Take a look at some of the interesting and important stories you may have missed over the past week.

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Video purportedly shows Islamic State group beheading Japanese journalist

Video purportedly shows Islamic State group beheading Japanese journalist

January 31st, 2015 6:37 pm by ELAINE KURTENBACH, Associated Press

TOKYO — An online video released Saturday night purported to show an Islamic State group militant beheading Japanese journalist Kenji Goto, ending days of negotiations to save the man.

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Tri-Cities not immune to measles outbreak

Tri-Cities not immune to measles outbreak

January 31st, 2015 4:30 pm by Marci Gore

Health officials say the current outbreak of measles in the United States has now infected nearly 100 people in eight states, with 67 of those cases linked to California's Disneyland.

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Sale of 'Bradie' ball nets $20K for charity

Sale of 'Bradie' ball nets $20K for charity

January 31st, 2015 4:19 pm by JOE MANDAK, Associated Press

A dented chocolate football created by a Pennsylvania candy maker to poke fun at the New England Patriots' "Deflategate" scandal has ended up raising $20,000 for charity.

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Super Stars: Hawkins names two recipients of Governor's Volunteer Stars Awards

Super Stars: Hawkins names two recipients of Governor's Volunteer Stars Awards

January 31st, 2015 12:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

A food pantry helper and a high school NJROTC cadet will represent Hawkins County as being honored among the state's most selfless and giving volunteers of 2014.

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'Snitch' gets jailhouse beating, scam swindles couple and more this week in crime

'Snitch' gets jailhouse beating, scam swindles couple and more this week in crime

January 31st, 2015 10:00 am by Staff Report

Take a look back at the most viewed crime stories written by the Times-News staff, for the week of Jan. 23 through Jan. 30.

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UPDATE: Balloon pilots make history with trans-Pacific flight

January 31st, 2015 7:55 am by SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, Associated Press

A nearly 7,000-mile-long trip across the Pacific Ocean came to an end Saturday when two pilots safely touched down in the water just off the coast of Mexico in their helium-filled balloon after shattering two long-standing records.

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Music mogul 'Suge' Knight arrested in fatal hit-and-run

Music mogul 'Suge' Knight arrested in fatal hit-and-run

January 31st, 2015 1:35 am by Associated Press

Sheriff's deputies booked Marion "Suge" Knight, the founder of Death Row Records, on suspicion of murder after they said he hit and killed a man with his pickup truck, injured another and then fled.

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ETSU president: 'It's time to embrace the community'

ETSU president: 'It's time to embrace the community'

January 31st, 2015 12:30 am by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

East Tennessee State University is facing dramatic changes in funding and programming in the coming years, and "change isn't easy," President Brian Noland said Friday.

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