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Suspected fraud plot foiled at Vatican bank

Suspected fraud plot foiled at Vatican bank

March 30th, 2014 12:00 pm by FRANCES D'EMILIO, Associated Press

Two men — one Dutch, one American — toting a briefcase stuffed with false bond certificates purportedly worth trillions of euros tried to bluff their way into the exclusive Vatican bank in a foiled fraud plot, Italian police said.

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Jonesville woman killed in single-vehicle crash,  spring snow contributes to 15-car pileup in Wise, Bays Mountain to crack down on off-roading and other stories you may have missed

Jonesville woman killed in single-vehicle crash, spring snow contributes to 15-car pileup in Wise, Bays Mountain to crack down on off-roading and other stories you may have missed

March 30th, 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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Bristol man named U.S. Marine Corps Drill Instructor of the Year

Bristol man named U.S. Marine Corps Drill Instructor of the Year

March 29th, 2014 7:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Gunnery Sergeant Michael H. Wampler of Bristol, Tenn., believes his work ethic and morals helped him secure the U.S. Marine Corps Drill Instructor of the Year award for 2013.

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Christian school pressures 'tomboy' to transfer

Christian school pressures 'tomboy' to transfer

March 29th, 2014 6:25 pm by LARRY O'DELL, Associated Press

Sunnie Kahle, 8, likes to keep her hair short, wear boys' clothes and shoot her BB gun. But to Timberlake Christian School administrators, the second-grader's boyish ways warranted an ultimatum.

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Anorexic woman saved by strangers at YMCA

Anorexic woman saved by strangers at YMCA

March 29th, 2014 6:05 pm by TOM WILEMON, The Tennessean

She was withering away before their eyes. They watched her slog through marathon workouts every weekday morning at the Green Hills YMCA, her emaciated body leaning on the rails of the Stairmaster.

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Sullivan County church treasurer accused of embezzling more than $10,000

Sullivan County church treasurer accused of embezzling more than $10,000

March 29th, 2014 5:30 pm by Wes Bunch

FALL BRANCH — A Gray man is facing a felony theft charge for allegedly stealing more than $10,000 from the Sullivan County church where he served as treasurer.

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KPD searching for suspect in armed robbery of elderly man

KPD searching for suspect in armed robbery of elderly man

March 29th, 2014 3:23 pm by Wes Bunch

KINGSPORT — Police are a searching for leads in the armed robbery of an elderly man that occurred Saturday morning in a Kingsport neighborhood.

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Obama offers Europe, Mideast allies assurances

Obama offers Europe, Mideast allies assurances

March 29th, 2014 2:37 pm by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

From the heart of Europe to the expanse of Saudi Arabia's desert, President Barack Obama's weeklong overseas trip amounted to a reassurance tour for stalwart, but sometimes skeptical, American allies.

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After the Flood: Faith-based camp in Jonesborough looks to rebuild, possibly relocate

After the Flood: Faith-based camp in Jonesborough looks to rebuild, possibly relocate

March 29th, 2014 2:00 pm by Marci Gore

All camp operations were suspended in 2013, following flooding that destroyed accommodations and trails where many children from Kingsport and surrounding areas had spent their summers exploring and hiking.

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Spring cleanout: Kingsport curbside pickup for household scrap begins Monday

Spring cleanout: Kingsport curbside pickup for household scrap begins Monday

March 29th, 2014 12:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Even if it sometimes doesn't feel like spring outside, it's time to get in the spring cleaning mood and take advantage of Kingsport's annual Cleanup, Pickup and Recycle event, scheduled to begin on Monday.

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