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Explosions at UVA-Wise, medicinal cannabis effort, bed bugs close library and more stories you may have missed

Explosions at UVA-Wise, medicinal cannabis effort, bed bugs close library and more stories you may have missed

March 15th, 2015 10:00 am by Staff Report

Take a look back at some of the most interesting and important stories this past week on TimesNews.net.

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Social Security records say 6.5 million in U.S. reach age 112

Social Security records say 6.5 million in U.S. reach age 112

March 14th, 2015 8:03 pm by STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Americans are getting older, but not this old: Social Security records show that 6.5 million people in the U.S. have reached the ripe old age of 112.

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Hawkins emergency radio upgrades slowed by PBS tower lease talks

Hawkins emergency radio upgrades slowed by PBS tower lease talks

March 14th, 2015 7:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

Negotiations with the East Tennessee PBS TV station for use of a tower on Short Mountain is holding up emergency radio upgrades intended to eliminate coverage gaps in Hawkins County.

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Hawkins BOE honors Kimbro who retires with 34 years in system

Hawkins BOE honors Kimbro who retires with 34 years in system - VIDEO

March 14th, 2015 6:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

Linda Kimbro has received many gifts and accolades since announcing her retirement from Hawkins County Schools earlier this year, but the one gift she brought to show the Board of Education Tuesday was a can of sardines.

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Facebook fraud suspect on the lam; family, dog also missing

Facebook fraud suspect on the lam; family, dog also missing

March 14th, 2015 4:00 pm by LARRY NEUMEISTER, Associated Press

A man accused of faking an ownership stake in Facebook to justify a multibillion-dollar lawsuit against its founder Mark Zuckerberg has vanished.

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Salvage crew at site of Black Hawk crash that killed 11

Salvage crew at site of Black Hawk crash that killed 11

March 14th, 2015 2:40 pm by TAMARA LUSH and EMERY DALESIO, Associated Press

A salvage barge moved off the Florida Panhandle coast to lift the wreckage of a shattered Black Hawk helicopter from the waters, days after seven Marines and four soldiers were killed when the aircraft crashed on a nighttime training mission.

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UPDATE: KPD seeks witnesses to late night I-81 tractor-trailer crash

UPDATE: KPD seeks witnesses to late night I-81 tractor-trailer crash

March 14th, 2015 11:58 am by Jeff Bobo

Police are hoping someone can explain why a 67-year-old tractor-trailer driver swerved abruptly on I-81 Friday night, sending the vehicle and its payload of 30,000 pounds of frozen chicken over a barricade and off the side of a bridge.

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Church burglar busted, butt slap battery, bogus goods and more this week in crime

Church burglar busted, butt slap battery, bogus goods and more this week in crime

March 14th, 2015 10:00 am by Staff Report

A review of the most viewed crime stories written by the Times-News staff, for the week of March 7 through March 13.

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Bristol sex trafficker sentenced

Bristol sex trafficker sentenced

March 13th, 2015 9:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Prosecutors say Jerry Johnson drove the teens to the Motel 6, introducing them to the construction workers, who in turn provided the girls with alcohol and marijuana.

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Authorities search for link between slain family, jailed man

Authorities search for link between slain family, jailed man

March 13th, 2015 8:00 pm by KEITH RIDLER, Associated Press

An Idaho sheriff has appealed for the public's help to determine what might connect a slain former AZ power company executive, his wife and their adult son to a 22-year-old man who prosecutors say was arrested with credit cards belonging to the victims.

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