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Latest snowfall adds to misery in SW Virginia

Latest snowfall adds to misery in SW Virginia

February 24th, 2015 10:45 pm by Stephen Igo

Tuesday's snowy conditions made for treacherous driving for the morning commute across much of the region, particularly Wise County, still digging out from Saturday's wallop that dumped upwards of a foot and a half of snow.

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Johnson City Power Board customers keep power in wake of snowstorm

Johnson City Power Board customers keep power in wake of snowstorm

February 24th, 2015 9:41 pm by MAX HRENDA, NET News Service

While more than 30,000 homes across the state lost power in the wake of wintry weather, a Johnson City Power Board official said their total outages had yet to break double digits.

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Corker says Islamic militants conducting terror 'based on religion'

Corker says Islamic militants conducting terror 'based on religion'

February 24th, 2015 9:20 pm by Hank Hayes

"Candidly, I don't really care what people call what these people are. What I can tell you is they are Islamic, and they are undoubtedly extremists. ... What matters to me is how we respond to it," Corker said.

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Hawkins schools director says reaction to flashlight incident appropriate

Hawkins schools director says reaction to flashlight incident appropriate

February 24th, 2015 9:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Director of schools Steve Starnes addressed the Hawkins County Commission in response to newspaper articles and social media reaction to the "suspension" of a Cherokee student for bringing a flashlight to school.

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Scott superintendent weighs options to make up missed days

Scott superintendent weighs options to make up missed days

February 24th, 2015 8:53 pm by Marci Gore

Thanks to three significant snowfalls in less than a 10-day period, the students and teachers in Scott County have had quite a "winter break."

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Obama vetoes Keystone XL pipeline bill, defies GOP

Obama vetoes Keystone XL pipeline bill, defies GOP

February 24th, 2015 8:43 pm by Associated Press

Obama offered no indication of whether he'll eventually issue a permit for the pipeline, whose construction has become a flashpoint in the U.S. debate about environmental policy and climate change.

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Again? Winter storm watch issued for Wednesday

Again? Winter storm watch issued for Wednesday

February 24th, 2015 5:45 pm by Rain Smith

The past week's wintry blast may extend even further. The National Weather Service is monitoring a new front that's expected to hit the Tri-Cities on Wednesday, packing the potential for another round of significant snowfall.

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Tip leads HCSO Narcotics Unit to three pill trafficking suspects

Tip leads HCSO Narcotics Unit to three pill trafficking suspects

February 24th, 2015 4:11 pm by Jeff Bobo

Three Hawkins County women are facing drug trafficking charges after a tip led Hawkins County deputies to a transaction last week involving the illegal sale of prescription narcotics.

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Excused absences: After four snow days, 36 percent of KCS students stayed out last Friday

Excused absences: After four snow days, 36 percent of KCS students stayed out last Friday

February 24th, 2015 3:12 pm by Staff Report

Districtwide attendance was 64.13 percent; at D-B it was 62.2 percent.

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Hawkins stabbing preceded by assault with Texas Pete bottle

Hawkins stabbing preceded by assault with Texas Pete bottle

February 24th, 2015 1:56 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE - Police believe alcohol fueled an altercation Friday afternoon that resulted in one man being struck in the head with a hot sauce bottle and another suffering several knife wounds.

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