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Shortt named UVa-Wise police chief

Shortt named UVa-Wise police chief

May 26th, 2014 2:05 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE — Ronnie L. Shortt, a longtime police officer with many years on the campus police force of the University of Virginia's College at Wise is the new campus police chief, the college has announced.

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Health care overhaul may control big insurance rate hikes

Health care overhaul may control big insurance rate hikes

May 26th, 2014 2:00 pm by TOM MURPHY, AP Business Writer

The wild hikes in health insurance rates that blindsided many Americans in recent years may become less frequent because of the health care overhaul, some nonpartisan industry watchers say.

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Kingsport Memorial Day Ceremony Photo Gallery

May 26th, 2014 1:38 pm by David Grace

Kingsport area residents commemorate the men and women who died while serving in the military at a service Monday.

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Pistorius arrives at psychiatric hospital

Pistorius arrives at psychiatric hospital

May 26th, 2014 8:00 am by Associated Press

South African Olympian Oscar Pistorius arrived Monday morning at a government psychiatric hospital to begin the period of mental evaluation as ordered by the judge at his murder trial.

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Sullivan County building official retiring

Sullivan County building official retiring

May 25th, 2014 10:01 pm by J. H. Osborne

Another change is coming to Sullivan County government this week. Claude Smith, the county's "building administrator," announced last week that he will retire effective this coming Friday.

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Missing man's body found in Watauga Lake

Missing man's body found in Watauga Lake

May 25th, 2014 9:18 pm by NET News Service

Carter County Sheriff Chris Mathes said a man who was reported missing on Sunday was found dead from apparent drowning in Watauga Lake.

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Pope backs Palestinians' statehood aspirations

Pope backs Palestinians' statehood aspirations

May 25th, 2014 6:13 pm by JOSEF FEDERMAN, Associated Press

Pope Francis delivered a powerful boost of support to the Palestinians during a Holy Land pilgrimage Sunday, repeatedly backing their statehood aspirations.

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Obama pledges 'responsible end' to Afghanistan war

Obama pledges 'responsible end' to Afghanistan war

May 25th, 2014 3:18 pm by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

President Barack Obama slipped into Afghanistan for a surprise visit Sunday to make clear that the United States was likely to maintain a limited role here even after its combat mission ends this year.

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New wolf pups, 'Idol' winner with Model City ties and more stories you may have missed

New wolf pups, 'Idol' winner with Model City ties and more stories you may have missed

May 25th, 2014 10:30 am by Staff Report

A look back at a few of the interesting and important stories you may have missed this past week on TimesNews.net.

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Sheriff: California gunman stabbed three people at home, shot three others

Sheriff: California gunman stabbed three people at home, shot three others

May 24th, 2014 10:02 pm by RAQUEL MARIA DILLON, Associated Press

A California gunman who went on a rampage near a Santa Barbara university stabbed three people to death at his apartment before shooting to death three more in a terrorizing crime spree.

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