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‘House of Horrors’: Hundreds of living, dead pythons found in schoolteacher’s home

‘House of Horrors’: Hundreds of living, dead pythons found in schoolteacher’s home

January 29th, 2014 6:32 pm by Associated Press

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Officers found as many as 350 snakes, as well as numerous mice and rats, in the home of William Buchman after neighbors complained about the smell. He was arrested for investigation of neglect in the care of animals.

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Kingsport man allegedly threatens neighbors with gun

Kingsport man allegedly threatens neighbors with gun

January 29th, 2014 3:05 pm by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — Adam H. Roberts, 35, of 892½ Lynn Garden Drive, is charged with four counts of aggravated assault in the early Wednesday incident after he allegedly threatened to "blow someone's head off."

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Helicopters search for stranded Southern drivers

Helicopters search for stranded Southern drivers

January 29th, 2014 2:45 pm by RAY HENRY and RUSS BYNUM, Associated Press

The rare snowstorm deposited mere inches of snow in Georgia and Alabama, but there were more than 1,000 fender-benders. At least six people died in traffic accidents.

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Lifting the minimum wage big deal for small firms

Lifting the minimum wage big deal for small firms

January 29th, 2014 2:42 pm by JOYCE M. ROSENBERG, AP Business Writer

It's an issue that affects large and small companies. But larger companies are more likely to have the financial resources to absorb higher payroll costs.

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Community meetings for Hawkins school director search cancelled

Community meetings for Hawkins school director search cancelled

January 29th, 2014 2:33 pm by Staff Report

The Hawkins County Board of Education has cancelled a series of public meetings that were scheduled for Thursday and Friday.

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Brutal temperatures make road work a challenge across SW Va.

Brutal temperatures make road work a challenge across SW Va.

January 29th, 2014 2:29 pm by Stephen Igo

Brutally cold temperatures will keep an icy grip over the region Wednesday into Thursday morning, presenting a challenge to Virginia Department of Transportation and contractor snowplow crews.

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TCRA/Atlanta outbound flights cancelled

TCRA/Atlanta outbound flights cancelled

January 29th, 2014 2:23 pm by Hank Hayes

Due to the weather conditions in Atlanta, Delta Air Lines cancelled all flights into and out of Tri-Cities Regional Airport on Wednesday, TCRA announced.

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Pathfinders Youth Camp empowers youth through adventure

Pathfinders Youth Camp empowers youth through adventure

January 29th, 2014 2:00 pm by Collin Brooks

Pathfinders, which gets its name from helping kids to find their path, is located just five miles from I-81 and I-26. There are multiple camps that take place on the 72-acre compound during the summer months.

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Southwest Va. man faces 60 years for child porn

Southwest Va. man faces 60 years for child porn

January 29th, 2014 1:58 pm by Wes Bunch

JONESVILLE — Gary Joshua Garrison, 26, Pennington Gap, entered guilty pleas to 11 counts of possession of child pornography and two counts of reproduction of child pornography.

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Updated: Mother Nature wrecks prep sports schedule (again!)

Updated: Mother Nature wrecks prep sports schedule (again!)

January 29th, 2014 12:23 pm by Staff Report

With time running out before tournaments begin, athletic directors and coaches throughout the region are getting a daily workout just trying to rearrange their schedules.

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