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For 2014 elections, abortion returns to forefront

For 2014 elections, abortion returns to forefront

July 14th, 2013 6:01 pm by BILL BARROW, Associated Press

ATLANTA — With no immediate hope of overturning the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision legalizing abortion, Republicans around the country are increasingly pushing legislation to restrict the procedure.

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Justice Department says Zimmerman case under review

Justice Department says Zimmerman case under review

July 14th, 2013 6:00 pm by ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department said Sunday it is looking into the shooting death of Trayvon Martin to determine whether federal prosecutors will file criminal civil rights charges now that George Zimmerman has been acquitted.

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Mouse’s Ear owners likely to announce plans Monday

Mouse’s Ear owners likely to announce plans Monday

July 14th, 2013 4:52 pm by Becky Campbell, Johnson City Press

Owners of an adult entertainment business destroyed by fire in January are expected to announce Monday their decision about the future of the establishment.

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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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