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BCS bowls' TV viewership up 15 percent

BCS bowls' TV viewership up 15 percent

January 7th, 2014 1:50 pm by Associated Press

The BCS bowls' television viewership was up 15 percent from last year.

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TVA says peak power was second highest for winter

TVA says peak power was second highest for winter

January 7th, 2014 1:44 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessee Valley Authority preliminary figures show demand for power at 9 a.m. EST on Tuesday reached the second highest winter peak in TVA history.

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In cold snap, recipe for roads goes beyond salt

In cold snap, recipe for roads goes beyond salt

January 7th, 2014 1:10 pm by CAROLYN THOMPSON, Associated Press

In Milwaukee, road crews are experimenting with plentiful "cheese brine," while New York and Pennsylvania are among states trying beet juice mixtures.

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Escaped prisoner turns self in to avoid arctic blast

Escaped prisoner turns self in to avoid arctic blast

January 7th, 2014 1:00 pm by Interesting stories we found around the web

A prisoner from Kentucky turned himself back in to police to avoid the arctic blast plaguing much of the country.

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Update: Kingsport man says he accidentally left loaded gun in airport carry-on

Update: Kingsport man says he accidentally left loaded gun in airport carry-on

January 7th, 2014 12:59 pm by Rain Smith

BLOUNTVILLE — “The firearm was in a backpack and it was accidentally left there,” Christopher Scott Osborne, 40, told the Times-News. The Transportation Security Administration says the discovery was made Tuesday morning at a TCRA security checkpoint.

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Vehicle flips into Kingsport mobile home

Vehicle flips into Kingsport mobile home

January 7th, 2014 11:52 am by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — The crash occurred at approximately 11:40 p.m. Kingsport police say a 2002 Chevrolet Blazer was northbound on Moreland Drive when the driver, Amber N. Whitaker, 26, lost control and entered the grass median.

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Update: Man struck by car in Kingsport road rage incident

Update: Man struck by car in Kingsport road rage incident

January 7th, 2014 9:39 am by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — Near the intersection of Fort Henry Drive and Memorial Boulevard, Benjamin Mitchell, 38, exited his Chevrolet Suburban. He was then struck by the left front of a Honda Civic Del Sol driven by James S. Alley, 46.

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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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