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Legion doomed: Workers begin demolishing landmark, Shipley will have challengers, Clinch River State Park gets initial funding and more stories you may have missed

Legion doomed: Workers begin demolishing landmark, Shipley will have challengers, Clinch River State Park gets initial funding and more stories you may have missed

April 6th, 2014 10:00 am by Staff Report

A sampling of some of the interesting and important stories appearing this past week on TimesNews.net.Read more: Local News | Kingsport Times-News http://www.timesnews.net/section/local-news/5#ixzz2xwDt7hHEFollow us: @timesnewsonline on Twitter | timesnew

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Sullivan commissioners try replacing committee meetings with 'work session'

Sullivan commissioners try replacing committee meetings with 'work session'

April 5th, 2014 7:38 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — The public could have less notice of what the Sullivan County Commission is up to each month under a new policy adopted last month.

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Roe unsure about net effect of court decision to overturn  campaign contribution restrictions

Roe unsure about net effect of court decision to overturn campaign contribution restrictions

April 5th, 2014 6:54 pm by Hank Hayes

U.S. Rep. Phil Roe isn't sure whether Democrats or Republicans will gain an edge from a Supreme Court decision overturning limits on how much individuals can contribute overall to federal candidates.

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Chinese ship hears 'pulse signal' but not known if jet-related

Chinese ship hears 'pulse signal' but not known if jet-related

April 5th, 2014 2:50 pm by EILEEN NG and NICK PERRY, Associated Press

A Chinese ship involved in the hunt for the missing Malaysian jetliner reported hearing a "pulse signal" Saturday in southern Indian Ocean waters with the same frequency emitted by the plane's data recorders.

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Secrecy surrounds execution drugs in most states

Secrecy surrounds execution drugs in most states

April 5th, 2014 2:41 pm by ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS and JIM SALTER, Associated Press

A certain amount of anonymity has always surrounded executions. But that secrecy is increasingly coming under fire with questions about why so little can be known about a state's most solemn responsibility.

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College class seeks suspected Nazi who aided Jewish family

College class seeks suspected Nazi who aided Jewish family

April 5th, 2014 2:14 pm by JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN, Associated Press

Students at a Connecticut university are working on a daunting assignment: Who was the suspected Nazi who protected a Jewish family 75 years ago from violence and warned them to flee Austria just before World War II broke out?

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Church embezzlement, Facebook fight and more this week in crime

Church embezzlement, Facebook fight and more this week in crime

April 5th, 2014 10:00 am by Staff Report

The most viewed crime stories written by the Times-News staff, for the week of March 28 through April 4.

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Tennessee Veterans Affairs planning to widen focus

Tennessee Veterans Affairs planning to widen focus

April 5th, 2014 12:14 am by Hank Hayes

Many-Bears Grinder told a veterans job fair she is addressing veterans unemployment, developing veteran business owner resources, expanding access to higher education, and dealing with suicide prevention.

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Legal pot in Colorado hasn't stopped black market

Legal pot in Colorado hasn't stopped black market

April 5th, 2014 12:09 am by Associated Press

A 25-year-old is shot dead trying to sell marijuana the old-fashioned, illegal way. Two men from Texas set up a warehouse to grow more than they would ever need. And three people buying pot in a grocery store parking lot are robbed at gunpoint.

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Elderly Hawkins man scammed out of $1,800 in phony online romance

Elderly Hawkins man scammed out of $1,800 in phony online romance

April 4th, 2014 4:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A 75-year-old Hawkins County man who thought he was helping his online girlfriend pay to come visit him in Hawkins County from New Hampshire was actually the victim of an $1,800 phony check scam.

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