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Broncos, Seahawks hit frozen Big Apple

Broncos, Seahawks hit frozen Big Apple

January 27th, 2014 9:11 am by BARRY WILNER, AP Pro Football Writer

Looks like Mother Nature is taking seriously the NFL's slogan for this Super Bowl: Best Served Cold.

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Regional & National
Brutal cold returns to Midwest for extended stay

Brutal cold returns to Midwest for extended stay

January 26th, 2014 10:26 pm by DON BABWIN, Associated Press

CHICAGO — A persistent weather pattern driving bitterly cold air south out of the Arctic will cause temperatures from Minnesota to Kentucky to plummet Monday, turning this winter into one of the coldest on record in some areas.

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Regional & National Business & Technology
The new face of food stamps: working-age Americans

The new face of food stamps: working-age Americans

January 26th, 2014 9:33 pm by HOPE YEN, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — In a first, working-age people now make up the majority in U.S. households that rely on food stamps — a switch from a few years ago, when children and the elderly were the main recipients.

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Crime Local News
Former postal worker gets probation for stealing medications

Former postal worker gets probation for stealing medications

January 26th, 2014 9:16 pm by Matthew Lane

GREENEVILLE — A former Fall Branch postal worker, who broke into packages and stole prescription pain medication meant for military veterans, will not be spending any more time in jail for her crime, a federal judge ruled last week.

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Local News Education
SAILS and Bridge designed to send high school seniors to college math-ready

SAILS and Bridge designed to send high school seniors to college math-ready

January 26th, 2014 9:13 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Some area high school students have been SAILing over a Bridge when it comes to getting ready for college math.

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Local News Education TriCityMom
High school students piling up more and more college credits

High school students piling up more and more college credits

January 26th, 2014 8:44 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Used to be, high school was part of the road to college. Now, high school is becoming a merge lane for college in local school systems.

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Local News Business & Technology
Fundraisers under way for Rogersville Cinema 4

Fundraisers under way for Rogersville Cinema 4

January 26th, 2014 8:22 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Multiple fundraising attempts have been launched recently to help the Rogersville Cinema 4 pay for new equipment for the impending switch to digital projection by all of the studios.

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Sports Vols Sports
Lady Vols rein in streaking Aggies 76-55

Lady Vols rein in streaking Aggies 76-55

January 26th, 2014 7:51 pm by Associated Press

Meighan Simmons scored 26 points and the No. 11 Tennessee women raced past No. 17 Texas A&M 76-55 on Sunday, handing the Aggies their first Southeastern Conference loss of the season.

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Outdoors
Call of the wild? Blowing nose brings big buck running

Call of the wild? Blowing nose brings big buck running

January 26th, 2014 7:43 pm by Associated Press

Mississippi deer hunter Ron Manning figured sneezing had blown his chance at a deer, but blowing his nose brought a big buck running and ready to fight.

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Source says Cherokee High girls basketball coaches suspended after texting students

Source says Cherokee High girls basketball coaches suspended after texting students

January 26th, 2014 6:58 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — The Cherokee High School girls basketball team, which was suffering through a 1-25 season, was dealt another blow last week when the head coach and assistant coach were suspended for the rest of the season.

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