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Naked man freed from washer with olive oil

Naked man freed from washer with olive oil

January 7th, 2014 9:34 am by Associated Press

A naked Australian man who became stuck in a washing machine as part of an ill-planned practical joke was freed from the appliance with the help of an unusual rescue device: olive oil.

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Many staying home as cold weather continues

Many staying home as cold weather continues

January 7th, 2014 8:20 am by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

Northeast Tennessee is under a wind chill warning until noon, as bitter cold air and winds will make it feel like 15 degrees below zero and lower.

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Health care providers expected to ramp up hiring as reform takes hold

Health care providers expected to ramp up hiring as reform takes hold

January 7th, 2014 8:14 am by By Christopher Seward, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (MCT)

One thing’s for sure when it comes to the impact of the Affordable Care Act: Health care and related industries are going to be on a hiring spree in the years to come to meet the demands of the law.

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Hawkins officers learn how to help each other through stressful times

Hawkins officers learn how to help each other through stressful times

January 7th, 2014 7:50 am by Jeff Bobo

Police officers know instinctively to watch each other’s back in times of danger, but a course being taught to Hawkins County deputies this week is teaching them how to watch each other’s back when the danger is over.

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Florida State scores with 13 seconds left, beats Auburn 34-31

Florida State scores with 13 seconds left, beats Auburn 34-31

January 7th, 2014 12:29 am by RALPH D. RUSSO, AP College Football Writer

PASADENA, Calif. — Jameis Winston threw a 2-yard touchdown pass to Kelvin Benjamin with 13 seconds left and No. 1 Florida State beat No. 2 Auburn 34-31 to win the last BCS national championship game on Monday night.

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Victim of Sunday pit bull attack in fair condition

Victim of Sunday pit bull attack in fair condition

January 6th, 2014 10:09 pm by John Thompson, NET News Service

ELIZABETHTON — The Carter County Sheriff’s Department plans to interview the victim of Sunday morning’s pit bull attack as soon as she is able to receive visitors in her hospital room, Sgt. Stacy McKinney said.

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Kingsport firefighters battle blaze on C Street

Kingsport firefighters battle blaze on C Street

January 6th, 2014 10:00 pm by Staff Report

With the temperature at 9 degrees and falling fast, members of the Kingsport Fire Department battled a house fire Monday night on C Street.

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Hawkins woman faces felony assault charge in Waffle House beating

Hawkins woman faces felony assault charge in Waffle House beating

January 6th, 2014 9:52 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — A Hawkins County woman was arraigned on one count of aggravated assault Monday morning in connection with a beating at an Allandale restaurant last month that broke the victim’s nose and orbital bone.

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Walker marks first day as NETWORKS CEO

Walker marks first day as NETWORKS CEO

January 6th, 2014 9:44 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Pledging to market Sullivan County and the Tri-Cities to Tennessee and the world, the new head of Sullivan County’s regional economic development efforts marked his first day on the job Monday.

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Safe and warm: Officials offer tips for dealing with extreme cold

Safe and warm: Officials offer tips for dealing with extreme cold

January 6th, 2014 8:28 pm by Nick Shepherd

Staying warm is priority number one with frigid temperatures hitting the region. Whether in a house or apartment, heaters will be on, and there are some tips for staying safe in the frigid temperatures.

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