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Fatal I26 crash, restaurant employees help save man's life and other stories you may have missed

Fatal I26 crash, restaurant employees help save man's life and other stories you may have missed

March 2nd, 2014 10:00 am by Staff Report

A sampling of some of the interesting and important stories appearing this past week on TimesNews.net.

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Sullivan commissioner defers action on measure calling for new fee on license, permit transactions

Sullivan commissioner defers action on measure calling for new fee on license, permit transactions

March 1st, 2014 10:59 pm by J. H. Osborne

A proposal to charge Sullivan County residents a new $5 fee for many license and permit transactions seems to have been put in storage. The money raised by the new fee would go to help cover costs of longtime archiving of county records.

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U.S. calls on Russia to withdraw forces from Ukraine

U.S. calls on Russia to withdraw forces from Ukraine

March 1st, 2014 8:02 pm by DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press

President Barack Obama on Saturday called on Russian President Vladimir Putin to de-escalate the tense atmosphere in Ukraine by pulling his forces back to bases in the country's Crimean region.

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Saturated slopes cause concern in Calif. cities

Saturated slopes cause concern in Calif. cities

March 1st, 2014 4:47 pm by JOHN ANTCZAK, Associated Press

Saturated mountainsides loomed over foothill communities on Saturday as a storm centered off California rotated bands of rain into a state that sorely needs the moisture but not at such dangerously high rates.

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Russia approves use of military in Ukraine

Russia approves use of military in Ukraine

March 1st, 2014 12:44 pm by DAVID McHUGH and VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV, Associated Press

Russia executed a de facto military takeover of a strategic region in Ukraine after the parliament in Moscow gave President Vladimir Putin a green light Saturday to proceed to protect Russian interests.

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The week in crime

The week in crime

March 1st, 2014 12:00 pm by Staff reports

This week's stories include four people killed in a domestic shooting in Southwest Virginia, a suspect who was arrested in a 2011 murder, a teen sentenced for drugged driving and drunk woman arrested for firing a pistol in the street

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Update: Knoxville man shot in downtown Johnson City

Update: Knoxville man shot in downtown Johnson City

February 28th, 2014 4:35 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Police have released the name of a man shot late Thursday night in downtown Johnson City.

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Two more school bus crashes bring total to five in just over a week

Two more school bus crashes bring total to five in just over a week

February 28th, 2014 4:05 pm by Stephen Igo and Nick Shepherd

In a little more than a week, two accidents occurred in Bloomingdale, one in Gate City, one in Piney Flats and one in Big Stone Gap.

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Ousted Ukraine president defiant in 1st appearance since flight from country

Ousted Ukraine president defiant in 1st appearance since flight from country

February 28th, 2014 2:59 pm by DALTON BENNETT, Associated Press; LAURA MILLS, Associated Press

The sudden arrival of men in military uniform patrolling key strategic facilities prompted Ukraine to accuse Russia of "military invasion and occupation" - a claim that brought an alarming new dimension to the crisis.

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USDA adds foods to moms and kids food program

USDA adds foods to moms and kids food program

February 28th, 2014 2:59 pm by MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press

Pregnant women, mothers and children who get federal assistance with their grocery bills will now be able to buy more whole-grain foods, yogurt, fish, fruits and vegetables.

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