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Weather weary nation asks: Why are we having such a nasty winter?

Weather weary nation asks: Why are we having such a nasty winter?

February 6th, 2014 7:08 pm by SETH BORENSTEIN, Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — “We are having an unusual jet stream that’s giving us crazy cold weather in the East and the ridiculously resilient ridge as it’s called in California,” said Weather Underground meteorology director Jeff Masters.

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Hall of Fame slugger Ralph Kiner dies at 91

Hall of Fame slugger Ralph Kiner dies at 91

February 6th, 2014 5:50 pm by Associated Press

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) —The six-time All-Star still ranks sixth all-time with a home run every 14.1 at-bats. He averaged more than 100 RBIs per season and hit .279 with the Pirates, the Chicago Cubs and Cleveland.

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Gate City's Lindsay Harper, Kyra Jessee and Hayley Wolfe named to VHSL Group 2A All-State volleyball team

Gate City's Lindsay Harper, Kyra Jessee and Hayley Wolfe named to VHSL Group 2A All-State volleyball team

February 6th, 2014 4:01 pm by Staff Report

Rye Cove's Destiny Gibson and Eastside's Erin Stanley named to Group 1A All-State volleyball team.

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Former SW Va. police officer charged with impersonating a marshal

Former SW Va. police officer charged with impersonating a marshal

February 6th, 2014 3:22 pm by Wes Bunch

BIG STONE GAP —Richard Wayne Parsons, 35, of Jonesville, a former Pennington Gap patrolman, stands accused of impersonating a U.S. marshal in order to coerce a woman into performing sexual acts with him.

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Little girl experiences rain for the first time

Little girl experiences rain for the first time

February 6th, 2014 2:56 pm by Interesting stories we found around the web

Sometimes, a video comes along that reminds you what pure joy looks like. Oftentimes, it is a child who reminds us of this. So check out this heartwarming, touching video of a little girl experiencing rain for the first time.

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Elizabethton girls the No. 1 seed for the District 1-AA basketball tournament

Elizabethton girls the No. 1 seed for the District 1-AA basketball tournament

February 6th, 2014 2:50 pm by Pat Kenney

The Unicoi County boys still have a chance to overtake Sullivan South for the top seed in the District 1-AA tourney.

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KPD: Man files 21 false reports with police

KPD: Man files 21 false reports with police

February 6th, 2014 2:42 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man has been arrested after claiming $13,000 in fraudulent purchases on his wife's credit card to police, though he allegedly consented to the transactions for another woman he's "involved with."

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Speaker: Immigration measure will be tough to pass

Speaker: Immigration measure will be tough to pass

February 6th, 2014 2:37 pm by DONNA CASSATA, Associated Press

House Speaker John Boehner said Thursday it will be difficult to pass immigration legislation this year, dimming prospects for one of President Barack Obama's top domestic priorities.

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Duck Commander now NASCAR title sponsor at Texas

Duck Commander now NASCAR title sponsor at Texas

February 6th, 2014 2:36 pm by Associated Press

Texas Motor Speedway on Thursday announced a three-year title sponsorship agreement for its spring race with Duck Commander, the brand of best-selling duck calls and Robertson family-owned company featured on the A&E show "Duck Dynasty."

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Admin said to be eyeing insurance extension

Admin said to be eyeing insurance extension

February 6th, 2014 2:35 pm by TOM MURPHY, AP Business Writer

The Obama administration is considering an extension of the president's decision to let people keep their individual insurance policies even if they are not compliant with the health care overhaul, according to two top industry officials.

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