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Gunman kills nun, parishioner in Russian cathedral

Gunman kills nun, parishioner in Russian cathedral

February 9th, 2014 7:00 am by Associated Press

A man employed as a private security guard opened fire Sunday in a cathedral on Russia's Sakhalin Island in the Pacific, killing a nun and a parishioner and wounding six others, investigators said.

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Vote on Sullivan County highway department chief expected next week

Vote on Sullivan County highway department chief expected next week

February 8th, 2014 9:18 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — The Republican-controlled Sullivan County Commission is likely now to vote next week to appoint an interim head of the county’s highway department.

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Codes dispute leaves members out of Tennessee church

Codes dispute leaves members out of Tennessee church

February 8th, 2014 9:05 pm by Associated Press

LA VERGNE, Tenn. — Members of a La Vergne congregation are being locked out of their own church because of a dispute with the city’s codes department.

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Holder applies same-sex rights to Justice Department

Holder applies same-sex rights to Justice Department

February 8th, 2014 6:09 pm by PETE YOST, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — In an assertion of same-sex marriage rights, Attorney General Eric Holder is applying a landmark Supreme Court ruling to the Justice Department.

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Cease-fire in Syrian city breaks down, halts aid

Cease-fire in Syrian city breaks down, halts aid

February 8th, 2014 1:34 pm by BASSEM MROUE and DIAA HADID, Associated Press

Two trucks carrying food and medical supplies into rebel-held neighborhoods in the central Syrian city of Homs turned back under heavy fire Saturday, leaving four paramedics wounded as a cease-fire broke down, Syrian officials said.

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Meth proceeds lead to stabbing, felon flees courtroom and more this week in crime

Meth proceeds lead to stabbing, felon flees courtroom and more this week in crime

February 8th, 2014 10:00 am by Staff Report

A review of the most viewed crime stories written by the Times-News staff, for the week of Jan. 31 through Feb. 2.

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Manhunt ends with capture of suspect in Blountville break-in

Manhunt ends with capture of suspect in Blountville break-in

February 8th, 2014 12:35 am by Wes Bunch

BLOUNTVILLE — Larry Allen Stumbo, 24, was taken into custody around 10 p.m. in a wooded area behind the Crown Plaza Shopping Center, located on Highway 394. His arrest came after he allegedly broke into a Blountville home earlier Friday night.

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Authorities confirm norovirus outbreak in area

Authorities confirm norovirus outbreak in area

February 7th, 2014 10:14 pm by Wes Bunch

KINGSPORT — Sullivan County health officials confirmed this week that norovirus was found in samples it collected from local residents who had reported nausea, vomiting and diarrhea after recently visiting a local business.

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Stocks rise as investors cheer hiring trends

Stocks rise as investors cheer hiring trends

February 7th, 2014 2:05 pm by ALEX VEIGA, AP Business Writer

The gains added to a strong finish for stocks a day earlier and had the market on track to notch a slight gain for the week.

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Race to enroll young and healthy for new insurance

Race to enroll young and healthy for new insurance

February 7th, 2014 2:03 pm by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

Run largely by groups with close ties to the White House, the recruiting effort is based in part on lessons learned from Obama's presidential races, which revolutionized the way campaigns tracked and targeted voters.

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