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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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Crime Local News
Loaded logging truck stolen in Johnson County

Loaded logging truck stolen in Johnson County

January 2nd, 2014 7:41 pm by NET News Service

MOUNTAIN CITY — A reward was being offered for information related to a loaded logging truck that was stolen from the Roan Creek area of Johnson County on New Year's Day.

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News Regional & National
Marines delay female fitness plan after half fail

Marines delay female fitness plan after half fail

January 2nd, 2014 6:18 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than half of female Marines in boot camp can’t do three pullups, the minimum standard that was supposed to take effect with the new year.

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Entertainment
Fans are up for ‘Downton Abbey’ starting season 4

Fans are up for ‘Downton Abbey’ starting season 4

January 2nd, 2014 5:56 pm by FRAZIER MOORE, Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — On the premiere, airing Sunday at 9 p.m. EST on PBS, Lady Mary Crawley has buckled under the weight of widowhood six months after her husband, Matthew, perished in a car crash. Mary dismisses their infant son as “a poor little orphan.”

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Business & Technology TriCityMom
Five money resolutions for the new year

Five money resolutions for the new year

January 2nd, 2014 5:40 pm by JOSEPH PISANI, Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — New Year’s resolutions often involve eating better and exercising, but you can also use the start of the year to get financially fit.

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News Crime Local News
Witness implicates Hawkins teen in school burglary, truck theft and recycling center heist

Witness implicates Hawkins teen in school burglary, truck theft and recycling center heist

January 2nd, 2014 4:04 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County teen accused in the burglaries of a school and a county recycling center, as well as theft of a truck that was abandoned during a police chase, was turned over to Hawkins County authorities Wednesday morning.

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News Crime Regional & National
Minister wanted in wife's death arrested in Tenn.

Minister wanted in wife's death arrested in Tenn.

January 2nd, 2014 3:45 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

An Alabama minister wanted in connection with the death of his wife has been arrested at the Nashville International Airport trying to leave the country.

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