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Some AirAsia victims found belted in seats

Some AirAsia victims found belted in seats

January 2nd, 2015 9:29 am by ROBIN McDOWELL, Associated Press

After nearly a week of searching for the victims of AirAsia Flight 8501, rescue teams battling monsoon rains had their most successful day yet on Friday, pulling bodies from the sea, some still strapped to their seats.

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Vols' Dobbs poses problems for Hawkeyes in TaxSlayer Bowl

Vols' Dobbs poses problems for Hawkeyes in TaxSlayer Bowl

January 2nd, 2015 2:00 am by MARK LONG, AP Sports Writer

Joshua Dobbs has won three of four games since taking over Tennessee's starting QB job in November, helping the Vols make their first bowl game since 2010. They play Iowa at 3:20 p.m. on Friday in Jacksonville.

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Sweet as Sugar: Buckeyes upset Alabama 42-35

Sweet as Sugar: Buckeyes upset Alabama 42-35

January 2nd, 2015 1:12 am by Associated Press

Cardale Jones came through again at the Sugar Bowl. Ezekiel Elliott ran all over mighty Alabama. And Urban Meyer's quest to turn Ohio State into SEC North is one victory away from a national championship.

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Sheriff: Increase in manpower, drug arrests lowered Hawkins crime rate

Sheriff: Increase in manpower, drug arrests lowered Hawkins crime rate

January 2nd, 2015 12:45 am by Jeff Bobo

According to the most recent Tennessee Bureau of Investigation statistics, Hawkins County's crime rate, which was 60 per 1,000 population in 2012, decreased to 49.6 per 1,000 population in 2013.

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Connections between county, city schools make joint meeting necessary

Connections between county, city schools make joint meeting necessary

January 1st, 2015 11:59 pm by Rick Wagner

"At some point, you are all county residents even though you live in the city," consultant Tracy Richter said at a city Steering Committee meeting Dec. 18, echoing comments he made at a county Steering Committee meeting Dec. 16.

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Oregon crushes Florida State in Rose Bowl rout

Oregon crushes Florida State in Rose Bowl rout

January 1st, 2015 10:22 pm by Associated Press

Marcus Mariota and Oregon turned an avalanche of Florida State mistakes into a mountain of points and the Ducks rolled past the defending national champions 59-20 Thursday to turn the first College Football Playoff semifinal into a laugher.

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Sailors chill out  during 15th Frostbite Race

Sailors chill out during 15th Frostbite Race

January 1st, 2015 10:16 pm by MAX HRENDA, NET News Service

Although temperatures didn't fall to freezing levels, there was plenty of chill in the afternoon air as a group of regional sailors met to test their mettle — and their threshold for cold temperatures — on Watauga Lake.

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Mooresburg Community Association ends banner year of service

Mooresburg Community Association ends banner year of service

January 1st, 2015 8:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

In 2014 MCA provided the community with 15,127 meals prepared and delivered; as well as 76,500 pounds of food to seniors, families and children.

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Suspect in armed robbery of Fort Henry convenience store arrested

Suspect in armed robbery of Fort Henry convenience store arrested

January 1st, 2015 5:33 pm by Staff Report

An investigation by KPD detectives developed Jason T. McBee, 36, as the suspect. Police have not specified what information led to McBee's being identified.

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GOP legislators thwart bids to expand Medicaid

GOP legislators thwart bids to expand Medicaid

January 1st, 2015 5:05 pm by Associated Press

Governors across the political spectrum are hitting a roadblock in their bids to expand Medicaid with federal funds: Republican legislators who adamantly oppose "Obamacare."

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