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Oregon couple tries to tip their waitress with meth

Oregon couple tries to tip their waitress with meth

January 8th, 2014 9:54 am by Interesting stories we found around the web

An Oregon couple tried to tip their waitress with crystal meth after having dinner at a resort town steakhouse.

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United WE READ seeks volunteers to mentor young readers

United WE READ seeks volunteers to mentor young readers

January 8th, 2014 9:03 am by Katina Rose

United WE READ wants to engage supporters to build a literacy-rich community through volunteering, mentoring and tutoring.

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Wise County officials cut ribbon on new Union High School

Wise County officials cut ribbon on new Union High School

January 8th, 2014 8:34 am by Stephen Igo

Packed with the latest high tech everything, from the state of the art performing stage to labs to climate control and all else, Union High School is everything the county’s old high schools weren’t and could never be.

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‘Hillbilly Hercules’ to play Greeneville’s NPAC

‘Hillbilly Hercules’ to play Greeneville’s NPAC

January 8th, 2014 8:30 am by Entertainment Staff

Country singer Aaron Tippin promoting his latest album, ‘In Overdrive’

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Couponing 101:  Are You Paying Too Much?

Couponing 101: Are You Paying Too Much?

January 8th, 2014 8:22 am by Amanda Arnold-Drinnon

The truth is…sometimes the sale price isn’t the best price. That can be a gigantic budget buster. If you don’t know the best sale price, how can you know when to stock up and when to wait for a better deal?

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More police now sporting cameras on their bodies

More police now sporting cameras on their bodies

January 8th, 2014 8:09 am by By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun (MCT)

Even the most mundane traffic stop can devolve into a dispute, and supporters say a recording can guard all sides from unfounded allegations. But the new technology has also proved difficult to reconcile with concerns about privacy and consent.

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Arctic air eases its grip on much of the US

Arctic air eases its grip on much of the US

January 8th, 2014 8:02 am by RAY HENRY, Associated Press

An arctic blast eased its grip on much of the U.S. on Wednesday, with winds calming and the weather warming slightly a day after temperature records — some more than a century-old — shattered up and down the Eastern Seaboard.

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Polar air blamed for 21 deaths nationwide

Polar air blamed for 21 deaths nationwide

January 7th, 2014 11:32 pm by Staff Report

ATLANTA (AP) — “I didn’t think the South got this cold,” said Marty Williams, a homeless man, originally from Chicago, who took shelter at a church in Atlanta, where it hit a record low of 6 degrees.

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Barnes 3 lifts Gate City over Union in district opener

Barnes 3 lifts Gate City over Union in district opener

January 7th, 2014 11:02 pm by Dave Ongie

John Reed Barnes knocked down the game-winning 3-pointer to send Gate City's boys to a 57-54 victory over Union on Tuesday, completing a Mountain District sweep by the Blue Devils basketball teams.

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Kingsport BMA meets with firm about city manager search

Kingsport BMA meets with firm about city manager search

January 7th, 2014 10:10 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — The largest public sector search firm in the United States made a concise yet strong sales pitch to the Board of Mayor and Aldermen on Tuesday afternoon as to why it should be the company hired to help Kingsport select its next city manager.

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