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NASA’s newest Mars flyer will explore atmosphere

NASA’s newest Mars flyer will explore atmosphere

November 16th, 2013 6:07 pm by Associated Press

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA hopes its newest Mars spacecraft lives up to its know-it-all name. The robotic explorer called Maven is due to blast off Monday on a 10-month journey to the red planet.

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40 year smoker, cancer patient wouldn't change a thing

40 year smoker, cancer patient wouldn't change a thing

November 16th, 2013 2:00 pm by Leigh Ann Laube

Matt Hilliard grew up the son of a smoker, sneaking cigarettes from his father from the time he was 12 or 13 years old. He smoked for 40 years and didn’t give up the habit until months after his stage IV lung cancer diagnosis.

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Tenn. attorney sentenced to 18 years in prison

Tenn. attorney sentenced to 18 years in prison

November 16th, 2013 12:41 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee attorney who admitted to stealing $1.3 million from three of his wards has been sentenced to 18 years in prison in a plea deal.

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Head-butting Smokies elk in viral video euthanized

Head-butting Smokies elk in viral video euthanized

November 16th, 2013 12:40 pm by Associated Press

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The young elk featured in a viral online video playfully head-butting a photographer has been euthanized after authorities at the Great Smokies National Park determined he was a safety threat.

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GOP sees health care law as big 2014 opportunity

GOP sees health care law as big 2014 opportunity

November 16th, 2013 12:38 pm by ALAN FRAM, Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — In his West Virginia district, the TV ads attacking Democratic Rep. Nick Rahall over the calamitous startup of President Barack Obama's health care law have already begun.

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Bar brawl video, a slaughtered cow and more this week in crime

Bar brawl video, a slaughtered cow and more this week in crime

November 16th, 2013 9:00 am by Staff Report

A review of the most viewed crime stories written by the Times-News staff, for the week of Nov. 8 through Nov. 15.

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‘Revenge porn’ victims press for new laws

‘Revenge porn’ victims press for new laws

November 15th, 2013 8:04 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Annmarie Chiarini’s long-distance boyfriend was goading her to pose nude. The pictures would be for his eyes only, Chiarini recalls him saying, because she was so beautiful and because he missed her so much.

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Photo Gallery: Jackson Hollow home destroyed by fire

November 15th, 2013 4:46 pm by Ned Jilton

Warriors Path Fire Dept arrived to find the home 75 percent engulfed in flames. Photos by Ned Jilton II

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Bluff City Middle School students collect items for church food pantry

Bluff City Middle School students collect items for church food pantry

November 15th, 2013 2:07 pm by Rachael Barnett, community contributor

“It's important to give to a food drive so people who don't have enough to eat will have enough. ” -- Eden Wimer, eighth grade

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House OKs coverage plans short of Obamacare rules

House OKs coverage plans short of Obamacare rules

November 15th, 2013 1:58 pm by Associated Press

The Republican-controlled House has passed legislation letting insurance companies sell individual coverage to all comers, even if it falls short of standards set in "Obamacare."

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