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Man claiming to have gun robs Blountville pharmacy

Man claiming to have gun robs Blountville pharmacy

January 7th, 2014 5:42 pm by Staff Report

BLOUNTVILLE — Police are searching for a man who allegedly claimed he was armed with a gun and threatened to kill employees of a Blountville drug store if the pharmacist would not give him drugs.

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News Business & Technology
Hubble reveals galaxies from 13.2 billion years ago

Hubble reveals galaxies from 13.2 billion years ago

January 7th, 2014 5:41 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — “I like to call it cosmic dawn,” Hubble astronomer Jennifer Lotz said at the American Astronomical Society convention in Washington. “It’s when the lights are coming on.”

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Local Entertainment TriCityMom Outdoors
13 regional parks offer winter wonderlands

13 regional parks offer winter wonderlands

January 7th, 2014 4:41 pm by Entertainment Staff

From downhill and cross-country skiing, snow boarding and snowshoeing to ice skating and tubing, 13 regional resorts provide a winter playground for area snow enthusiasts.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Mayfield convicted on drug, stolen goods charges

Mayfield convicted on drug, stolen goods charges

January 7th, 2014 3:35 pm by Associated Press

Former NASCAR driver Jeremy Mayfield was convicted on charges of possession of stolen goods and drug paraphernalia Monday in Catawba County Court.

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Entertainment Web picks
Dennis Rodman has a meltdown on CNN over North Korea

Dennis Rodman has a meltdown on CNN over North Korea

January 7th, 2014 2:56 pm by Interesting stories we found around the web

Dennis Rodman melts down during an interview on CNN about North Korea. Classic Rodman.

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Sports Entertainment
BCS bowls' TV viewership up 15 percent

BCS bowls' TV viewership up 15 percent

January 7th, 2014 1:50 pm by Associated Press

The BCS bowls' television viewership was up 15 percent from last year.

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TVA says peak power was second highest for winter

TVA says peak power was second highest for winter

January 7th, 2014 1:44 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessee Valley Authority preliminary figures show demand for power at 9 a.m. EST on Tuesday reached the second highest winter peak in TVA history.

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News Regional & National
In cold snap, recipe for roads goes beyond salt

In cold snap, recipe for roads goes beyond salt

January 7th, 2014 1:10 pm by CAROLYN THOMPSON, Associated Press

In Milwaukee, road crews are experimenting with plentiful "cheese brine," while New York and Pennsylvania are among states trying beet juice mixtures.

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Escaped prisoner turns self in to avoid arctic blast

Escaped prisoner turns self in to avoid arctic blast

January 7th, 2014 1:00 pm by Interesting stories we found around the web

A prisoner from Kentucky turned himself back in to police to avoid the arctic blast plaguing much of the country.

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Update: Kingsport man says he accidentally left loaded gun in airport carry-on

Update: Kingsport man says he accidentally left loaded gun in airport carry-on

January 7th, 2014 12:59 pm by Rain Smith

BLOUNTVILLE — “The firearm was in a backpack and it was accidentally left there,” Christopher Scott Osborne, 40, told the Times-News. The Transportation Security Administration says the discovery was made Tuesday morning at a TCRA security checkpoint.

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