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Update: Man kills 2 adults, 2 children, himself in Georgia

Update: Man kills 2 adults, 2 children, himself in Georgia

February 8th, 2015 1:00 pm by RAY HENRY, Associated Press

Police have identified the gunman who took his own life after killing four people and injuring two in a quiet neighborhood near Atlanta.

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Teen dies from wreck injuries, Thomas Jones moves to acting career, new dog park plans and more stories you may have missed

Teen dies from wreck injuries, Thomas Jones moves to acting career, new dog park plans and more stories you may have missed

February 8th, 2015 12:00 pm 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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New allegations renew old questions about Saudi Arabia, 9-11

New allegations renew old questions about Saudi Arabia, 9-11

February 7th, 2015 7:04 pm by KEN DILANIAN, AP Intelligence Writer

For years, some current and former American officials have been urging President Barack Obama to release secret files they say document links between the government of Saudi Arabia and the Sept. 11 attacks.

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'I felt a call' - Former homeless man seeks to help the displaced

'I felt a call' - Former homeless man seeks to help the displaced

February 7th, 2015 6:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

In 2006, Lee County's Joshua Rivers was working part-time on an ambulance. He had an apartment, but soon the bills began to pile up.

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Expert questions if region can support new shopping centers

Expert questions if region can support new shopping centers

February 7th, 2015 3:00 pm by Hank Hayes

The economist with his finger on the pulse of the region's retail and labor markets suggests there's a "paradox" between the two.

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Sense of humor down the toilet: China seizes TP bearing image of Hong Kong leader

Sense of humor down the toilet: China seizes TP bearing image of Hong Kong leader

February 7th, 2015 2:30 pm by DIDI TANG, Associated Press

Authorities in southern China seized about 8,000 rolls of toilet paper and another 20,000 packages of tissues containing unflattering images of Hong Kong's pro-Beijing chief executive.

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After Medicaid loss, Haslam pivots to Common Core fight

After Medicaid loss, Haslam pivots to Common Core fight

February 7th, 2015 2:05 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam is turning his focus to another tough fight over what he describes as the ruined brand of Common Core education standards.

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Driving while asleep, a wannabe cop and more this week in crime

Driving while asleep, a wannabe cop and more this week in crime

February 7th, 2015 12:00 pm by Staff Report

Take a look back at the most viewed crime stories written by the Times-News staff, for the week of Jan. 30 through Feb. 6.

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California firefighters save horse stuck in  bathtub

California firefighters save horse stuck in bathtub

February 6th, 2015 11:21 pm by Associated Press

Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District Capt. Michelle Eidam says the horse was dancing around in her stall to protect the bathtub used as her food trough when she suddenly fell in Wednesday.

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A little love goes a long way: Pet therapy benefits patients at Holston Valley

February 6th, 2015 9:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Walking down the hall, the dogs attract people like honey attracts flies. But the people the dogs are there to see are usually dressed in gowns and lying in beds with guard rails. To the patients, it's a complete surprise.

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