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Hunter paralyzed in fall, new street drug and other stories you may have missed

Hunter paralyzed in fall, new street drug and other stories you may have missed

October 28th, 2013 10:00 am by Staff Report

A review of some of the interesting and important stories from the past week on TimesNews.net.

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Challenging time for Christian adoption movement

Challenging time for Christian adoption movement

October 28th, 2013 6:23 am by DAVID CRARY, AP National Writer

To many Christian evangelicals, their commitment to finding homes for the world’s orphans is something to celebrate — and they will, gathering at hundreds of churches to direct their thoughts and prayers to these children.

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Police: Husband and wife die from shootings in Elizabethton

Police: Husband and wife die from shootings in Elizabethton

October 27th, 2013 9:41 pm by NET News Service

ELIZABETHTON — An Elizabethton husband and wife are dead from what appeared to be gunshot wounds, police said.

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Water advisory for portion of Scott County lifted

Water advisory for portion of Scott County lifted

October 27th, 2013 7:56 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — An advisory issued earlier this week asking Scott County Public Service authority customers in the Duffield and Fort Blackmore areas to boil tap water before using it was lifted Sunday.

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Sullivan County property tax notices mailed

Sullivan County property tax notices mailed

October 27th, 2013 7:48 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — If you own property in Sullivan County, you should have received a tax notice in the mail recently, County Trustee Frances Harrell said last week.

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Two saved, one life lost in Elizabethton house fire

Two saved, one life lost in Elizabethton house fire

October 27th, 2013 6:05 pm by NET News Service

ELIZABETHTON — Valley Forge Free Will Baptist Church members were able to rescue two people from a house fire Sunday morning, but one person died in the blaze.

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Lou Reed, iconic punk poet, dead at 71

Lou Reed, iconic punk poet, dead at 71

October 27th, 2013 3:56 pm by HILLEL ITALIE, AP National Writer

Lou Reed, the great punk poet of rock 'n' roll who profoundly influenced generations of musicians as leader of the Velvet Underground and remained a vital solo performer for decades after, died Sunday. He was 71.

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Watchdog: Syria files chemical weapon details

Watchdog: Syria files chemical weapon details

October 27th, 2013 2:50 pm by Associated Press

Syria has filed details of its poison gas and nerve agent program and an initial plan to destroy it to the world's chemical weapons watchdog, the organization said Sunday. Syria is believed to possess around 1,000 metric tons of chemical weapons.

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Meteorologists spy clue to heat waves weeks away

Meteorologists spy clue to heat waves weeks away

October 27th, 2013 2:20 pm by SETH BORENSTEIN, AP Science Writer

Meteorologists may have found a way to predict some killer heat waves up to three weeks in advance, the type of early warning that would help cities prepare for the heat wave, arrange to open up cooling centers and check on the elderly.

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Update: NYPD says cousin admitted fatally stabbing mom, 4 kids

Update: NYPD says cousin admitted fatally stabbing mom, 4 kids

October 27th, 2013 7:47 am by VERENA DOBNIK, Associated Press

A Chinese immigrant was arrested Sunday on five counts of murder in the deaths of his cousin's wife and her four children in a stabbing rampage in their Brooklyn home.

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