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Memphis grandmother calls 911 for beer

Memphis grandmother calls 911 for beer

January 3rd, 2014 9:23 am by Associated Press

Authorities say a Memphis grandmother was arrested after she called 911 for beer.

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Poll: Americans have little faith in government

Poll: Americans have little faith in government

January 3rd, 2014 6:25 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Half say America’s system of democracy needs either “a lot of changes” or a complete overhaul, according to the poll conducted by the AP-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. Just 1 in 20 says it works well and needs no changes.

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Sports
Be-Knighted: Sooners shock Tide in Sugar Bowl

Be-Knighted: Sooners shock Tide in Sugar Bowl

January 3rd, 2014 2:46 am by BRETT MARTEL, AP Sports Writer

Freshman Trevor Knight completed a Sugar Bowl-record 32 passes for 348 yards and four touchdowns, and No. 11 Oklahoma took down the third-ranked Crimson Tide 45-31 on Thursday night.

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Winter weather advisory for snow in effect

Winter weather advisory for snow in effect

January 2nd, 2014 11:46 pm by Staff Report

A mixture of high winds, cold temperatures and snow moving into the region has resulted in a winter weather advisory being issued for Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.

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Local News
Black ice causes 42 accidents in Hawkins

Black ice causes 42 accidents in Hawkins

January 2nd, 2014 11:18 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Hawkins County Emergency Management Agency director Gary Murrell told the Times-News that Central Dispatch began receiving calls about ice-related accidents at about 6:30 a.m. and received the last call shortly before noon.

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Jonesborough resident hopes to explore final frontier

Jonesborough resident hopes to explore final frontier

January 2nd, 2014 10:46 pm by NATHAN BAKER, NET News Service

JONESBOROUGH — Darlene Denis, manager of a roadside deli and gas station on Cherokee Road, learned Monday that she advanced to the second round of a process to choose candidates for the Mars One project.

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Cold waves to put region in deep freeze

Cold waves to put region in deep freeze

January 2nd, 2014 10:30 pm by JENNIFER SPROUSE, NET News Service

Residents around the Tri-Cities might want to start adding a couple of extra layers of clothing to their winter weather attire for several days, as lows early next week are predicted to drop to single digits.

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Regional & National
Haslam warns of spending cuts as budget grows

Haslam warns of spending cuts as budget grows

January 2nd, 2014 10:27 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The governor has argued that the annual growth in Medicaid spending has put the squeeze on other programs the state would like to spend money on. “Medicaid takes up all of our new dollars, and that’s just the hard fact,” he said.

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Crime Local News
SCSO says Kingsport man dials detective, offers to sell drugs

SCSO says Kingsport man dials detective, offers to sell drugs

January 2nd, 2014 10:15 pm by Wes Bunch

KINGSPORT — Brian Adam Evans, 32, Cranshaw Drive, Kingsport, was arrested Thursday by the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office on charges of sale/delivery of Schedule III narcotics, driving on a revoked license and violation of probation.

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Education
Virginia Board of Education recognizes Yuma Elementary

Virginia Board of Education recognizes Yuma Elementary

January 2nd, 2014 9:26 pm by Wes Bunch

Yuma Elementary was one of only two elementary schools in the commonwealth to be recognized Thursday as a highly distinguished Title I school.

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