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Stories you may have missed

Stories you may have missed

July 14th, 2013 10:00 am by Staff Report

A sampling of the most popular and important stories posted over the last week on TimesNews.net.

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Texas Republicans finally pass new abortion limits

Texas Republicans finally pass new abortion limits

July 13th, 2013 11:15 pm by Associated Press

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican lawmakers in Texas passed a bill that would give the state some of the nation’s most restrictive abortion laws and force most of its clinics to close, leading Democrats to promise a fight in the courts and at the polls.

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Update: Jury finds Zimmerman not guilty

Update: Jury finds Zimmerman not guilty

July 13th, 2013 9:46 pm by Associated Press

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — Neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman was cleared of all charges Saturday in the shooting of an unarmed black teenager whose killing unleashed furious debate across the U.S. over racial profiling, self-defense and equal justice.

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Southwest Virginia men plead guilty to breaking into apartment

Southwest Virginia men plead guilty to breaking into apartment

July 13th, 2013 5:47 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — Two Southwest Virginia men pleaded guilty in Scott County court earlier this week to using the attic of a Duffield apartment building to break in to a neighboring residence.

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Employers offer pet insurance as employee perk

Employers offer pet insurance as employee perk

July 13th, 2013 4:14 pm by SUE MANNING,Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Melissa Yoakam jokingly calls her dog Shadow her "car payment" because she pays $250 a month for the 12-year-old's cancer treatments.

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ID emerges of third girl to die of SF plane crash

ID emerges of third girl to die of SF plane crash

July 13th, 2013 4:01 pm by MARTHA MENDOZA and TERRY COLLINS, Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The name of a girl who died of injuries suffered in the crash-landing of an Asiana Airlines flight in San Francisco has emerged early Saturday.

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Man charged with stealing from elder Haslam's home

Man charged with stealing from elder Haslam's home

July 13th, 2013 3:59 pm by Associated Press

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say a South Carolina man has been charged with stealing cash and jewelry from the home of Jim Haslam, father of Gov. Bill Haslam and founder of the company that is now Pilot Flying J.

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At court, groups gather to await Zimmerman verdict

At court, groups gather to await Zimmerman verdict

July 13th, 2013 3:36 pm by TAMARA LUSH, Associated Press

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — As jurors deliberated for a second day in George Zimmerman's murder trial, there was little understanding between two camps assembled outside the Seminole County Courthouse to await a verdict.

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Skateboarders, bikers go to the XTREME for Fun Fest event

Skateboarders, bikers go to the XTREME for Fun Fest event

July 13th, 2013 2:49 pm by Wes Bunch

The XTREME Showdown competition at the Scott Adams Memorial Skate Park gave both bikers and skateboarders the opportunity to show off their skills.

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Johnson City convenience market robbed at gunpoint

July 13th, 2013 2:00 pm by NET News Service

JOHNSON CITY -- A north Johnson City convenience market was robbed at gunpoint on Friday.

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