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Frigid temperatures in states to plummet further

Frigid temperatures in states to plummet further

January 6th, 2014 9:06 am by Associated Press

Winter weather caused the cancellation and delay of flights both to and from Nashville and Memphis on Sunday. The Metro Nashville government said it was partnering with local organizations to make sure shelters were available.

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Ministry shopping for used trailer for Rogersville family that was almost homeless

Ministry shopping for used trailer for Rogersville family that was almost homeless

January 5th, 2014 9:34 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — A Rogersville family of seven that was on the verge of being homeless last month is now staying in temporary housing, with a permanent solution on the horizon.

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Conversion cost may force Rogersville theater to close

Conversion cost may force Rogersville theater to close

January 5th, 2014 9:25 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Like many small-town independent theaters across the country, the Cinema 4 in Rogersville may be forced to close its doors at the end of this month if it can’t afford to convert to a digital projection system.

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With record low temperatures in the forecast, Hawkins County EMA prepares for worst

With record low temperatures in the forecast, Hawkins County EMA prepares for worst

January 5th, 2014 9:19 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — With record low temperatures and high winds in the forecast for Monday and Tuesday, the director of the Hawkins County Emergency Management Agency is hoping for the best, but preparing for the worst.

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Wounded veterans work to put away child predators

Wounded veterans work to put away child predators

January 5th, 2014 8:07 pm by KEVIN FREKING, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Oskar Zepeda has had pretty much one mission in his life: kill or capture. After serving nine tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan, he now has a new target — child predators.

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Northeast Tennessee lawmakers split on annexation issues

Northeast Tennessee lawmakers split on annexation issues

January 5th, 2014 6:45 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — Opinions vary among Northeast Tennessee lawmakers on the future of legislation to require all municipal annexations in the state to be voted on by residents in the area to be annexed.

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Massengale, Harrison lead Lady Vols over Dawgs

Massengale, Harrison lead Lady Vols over Dawgs

January 5th, 2014 6:43 pm by GEORGE HENRY, Associated Press

Ariel Massengale scored a career-high 28 points and Isabelle Harrison added 18 points and 10 rebounds to help the No. 5 Tennessee women hold on for an 85-70 victory over No. 19 Georgia on Sunday.

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Health law leaves volunteer firefighting in limbo

Health law leaves volunteer firefighting in limbo

January 5th, 2014 5:37 pm by ALANNA DURKIN, Associated Press

Fire chiefs and lawmakers are working to protect the system of volunteer firefighting that has served rural America for more than a century but is threatened by an ambiguity in President Barack Obama’s health care law.

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Some states confirm water pollution from drilling

Some states confirm water pollution from drilling

January 5th, 2014 5:05 pm by KEVIN BEGOS, Associated Press

In at least four states that have nurtured the nation's energy boom, hundreds of complaints have been made about well-water contamination from oil or gas drilling, and pollution was confirmed in a number of them.

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Titans GM looking for 'right' fit in next coach

Titans GM looking for 'right' fit in next coach

January 5th, 2014 4:13 pm by TERESA M. WALKER, AP Sports Writer

Ruston Webster is in charge of his first coaching search in the NFL and only the Titans' second since moving to Tennessee, and the general manager says his goal is finding the man who is the right fit for the franchise.

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