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'Birdman' takes flight at an Oscars punctuated by politics

'Birdman' takes flight at an Oscars punctuated by politics

February 23rd, 2015 12:56 am by JAKE COYLE, AP Film Writer

LOS ANGELES - The long take of "Birdman" has stretched all the way to the Academy Awards, where the jazzy, surreal comedy took Hollywood's top honor in a ceremony punctuated by passionate pleas for equality.

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Appalachia report cites progress, challenges after 50 years

Appalachia report cites progress, challenges after 50 years

February 22nd, 2015 7:39 pm by JONATHAN DREW, Associated Press

The agency created five decades ago to fight poverty in Appalachia has helped county economies grow, but the region still lags in key measures of educational, economic and physical well-being, according to a new study.

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Storm leaves road hazards, damage in its wake

Storm leaves road hazards, damage in its wake

February 22nd, 2015 5:51 pm by Stephen Igo

Deep snow, heavy rains, piles of slush and stretches of roads turned into impromptu streams Saturday into Sunday were just part of the aftermath of Saturday's winter storm across Southwest Virginia.

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Anti-vaccine mothers discuss their thinking amid backlash

Anti-vaccine mothers discuss their thinking amid backlash

February 22nd, 2015 5:38 pm by GOSIA WOZNIACKA, Associated Press

Three mothers - all of them educated, middle-class professionals - are among the vaccine skeptics who have been widely ridiculed since more than 100 people fell ill in a measles outbreak traced to Disneyland.

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TDOT wants  you to put your concerns  on the map

TDOT wants you to put your concerns on the map

February 22nd, 2015 5:27 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT - The Tennessee Department of Transportation wants to hear from you about safety, maintenance and congestion issues on the roads and highways in Northeast Tennessee.

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Update: Logano gives Penske another Daytona 500 win

Update: Logano gives Penske another Daytona 500 win

February 22nd, 2015 5:10 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Joey Logano won his first career Daytona 500 on Sunday, crossing the finish line under caution after a two-lap sprint.

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Alabama woman set for trial in granddaughter's running death

Alabama woman set for trial in granddaughter's running death

February 22nd, 2015 2:26 pm by JAY REEVES, Associated Press

Prosecutors contend that on Feb. 17, 2012, Joyce Hardin Garrard made her 9-year-old granddaughter run and carry wood for about three hours as punishment for a lie about eating chocolate.

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Gate City's one-person swim team headed to state

Gate City's one-person swim team headed to state

February 22nd, 2015 2:25 pm by Marci Gore

When Abby Wettack was just a toddler, she received treatments for a cancerous tumor on her hip. These treatments, although destroying the cancer itself, weakened Abby's leg, making high-impact sports more difficult.

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Gibbs unsure how long Kyle Busch out of action

Gibbs unsure how long Kyle Busch out of action

February 22nd, 2015 2:00 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

The Joe Gibbs Racing driver sustained a compound fracture to his lower right leg and a broken bone in the middle of his left foot in a late-race crash during Saturday's Xfinity Series race at Daytona.

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21 deaths in Tennessee from storms, freezing temps

21 deaths in Tennessee from storms, freezing temps

February 22nd, 2015 12:54 pm by Associated Press

Gov. Bill Haslam on Saturday elevated Tennessee to a higher level state of emergency, meaning hard-hit areas may be eligible for state and federal assistance.

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