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Coalition to hold rally in support of Insure Tennessee

Coalition to hold rally in support of Insure Tennessee

March 30th, 2015 8:30 am by Associated Press

A coalition supporting Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's proposal to extend health coverage to 280,000 low-income Tennesseans is planning a rally at the state Capitol on Monday.

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Iran says US drone kills 2 advisers in Iraq; US denies claim

Iran says US drone kills 2 advisers in Iraq; US denies claim

March 30th, 2015 8:15 am by VIVIAN SALAMA, Associated Press; NASSER KARIMI, Associated Press

Iran's Revolutionary Guard says a U.S. drone strike has killed two of its advisers in Iraq, though the U.S. said Monday it has only struck militants in its campaign against the Islamic State group.

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Burglary suspect allegedly removed window a.c. to steal meds

Burglary suspect allegedly removed window a.c. to steal meds

March 29th, 2015 10:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Church Hill Police Department Detective Daniel Byington said the witness reported that a white female took out a window air conditioning unit, crawled through the window and put the air conditioning unit back in.

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Questions about Hawkins cemetery to be answered at meeting Monday

Questions about Hawkins cemetery to be answered at meeting Monday

March 29th, 2015 8:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Anyone who owns a plot, or was the victim of fraud allegedly perpetrated by former Hawkins County Memorial Gardens operator Vickie Ringley, is encouraged to attend a public meeting in Surgoinsville Monday evening.

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Technology keeps UVA-Wise students learning even during terrible weather

Technology keeps UVA-Wise students learning even during terrible weather

March 29th, 2015 6:00 pm by Stephen Igo

The University of Virginia's College at Wise campus may have been officially closed' for several days during a recent stretch of horrendous winter weather, but the learning curve remained wide open and undeterred.

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Library of Congress acquires rare trove of Civil War images

March 29th, 2015 2:48 pm by BRETT ZONGKER, Associated Press

The Library of Congress on Friday acquired more than 500 rare Civil War images from a Houston housewife who quietly collected for 50 years.

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'A poor sinner': Event celebrates Bishop Asbury's 1790 visit to Rogersville's Amis House

'A poor sinner': Event celebrates Bishop Asbury's 1790 visit to Rogersville's Amis House

March 29th, 2015 2:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

In his journal, Bishop Francis Asbury didn't give Capt. Thomas Amis's tavern and inn a glowing review 225 years ago, although his complaints were mostly ideological and not pertaining to the accommodations.

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Fun Fest lineup, quarry controversy, Rx addicted babies and more top stories

Fun Fest lineup, quarry controversy, Rx addicted babies and more top stories

March 29th, 2015 10:00 am by Staff Report

A few of the interesting and important stories you may have missed this week on TimesNews.net

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Elk restoration may  be expanded in SW Virginia

Elk restoration may be expanded in SW Virginia

March 29th, 2015 12:50 am by Marci Gore

Officials with the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (VDGIF) hope folks in Southwest Virginia will weigh in on the agency's proposed elk restoration efforts.

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Burglary suspects implicate each other, then point the finger at victim's son

Burglary suspects implicate each other, then point the finger at victim's son

March 28th, 2015 10:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Two out of three Surgoinsville burglary co-defendants proved there is no honor among thieves Monday when they initially pointed the finger at each other and later implicated their victim's son in an earlier theft.

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