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Pope, thousands brave rain for Easter in St. Peter's Square

Pope, thousands brave rain for Easter in St. Peter's Square

April 5th, 2015 6:03 pm by FRANCES D'EMILIO, Associated Press

VATICAN CITY - In an Easter peace wish, Pope Francis on Sunday praised the framework nuclear agreement with Iran as an opportunity to make the world safer.

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Gunman in Kenyan massacre was government official's son

Gunman in Kenyan massacre was government official's son

April 5th, 2015 4:27 pm by TOM ODULA and CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA, Associated Press

One of the gunmen who slaughtered 148 people at a college in Kenya was identified Sunday as the law school-educated son of a Kenyan government official.

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Haslam not among army of speakers at NRA event in Nashville

Haslam not among army of speakers at NRA event in Nashville

April 5th, 2015 2:05 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

When more than 70,000 gun enthusiasts descend on Nashville for the National Rifle Association's annual meeting this week, they won't be hearing from one prominent Tennessean: Republican Gov. Bill Haslam.

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Parent volunteers helping upgrade playground areas for Shoemaker Head Start students

Parent volunteers helping upgrade playground areas for Shoemaker Head Start students

April 5th, 2015 12:00 pm by Marci Gore

The playground upgrades were made possible through funds provided by Head Start's five-year federal grant. Besides the addition of some new equipment at the playground areas, the Head Start dads built a ramp that leads up to a bicycle storage building.

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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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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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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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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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Fetus assaults, Allandale shooting, parking lot murder and more this week in crime

Fetus assaults, Allandale shooting, parking lot murder and more this week in crime

April 4th, 2015 10:00 am by Staff Report

Take a look back at the most viewed crime stories from the Times-News staff, for the week of March 27 through April 3.

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Anglers hope to hook Hawkins BOE on starting bass fishing teams

Anglers hope to hook Hawkins BOE on starting bass fishing teams - VIDEO

April 4th, 2015 9:00 am by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County youths may soon be using their angling skills to earn scholarship dollars if the Board of Education approves a request to create high school bass fishing teams.

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