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Tyson Foods recalls 33K pounds of chicken product

Tyson Foods recalls 33K pounds of chicken product

January 13th, 2014 8:33 am by Associated Press

The chicken has been linked to illnesses in a Tennessee correctional facility, where seven people got sick and two were hospitalized.

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Head of supermarket wine sales group leaving

Head of supermarket wine sales group leaving

January 13th, 2014 8:31 am by Associated Press

Jarron Springer has been president of the Tennessee Grocers & Convenience Store Association since 2005, and also leads the Red White and Food campaign pushing for the law change.

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After 5 days, W.Va.'s water crisis nears its end

After 5 days, W.Va.'s water crisis nears its end

January 13th, 2014 8:29 am by BRENDAN FARRINGTON, Associated Press

For the fifth straight day, hundreds of thousands of people in West Virginia had to wash, cook and brush their teeth with bottled water, but officials promised the ban on tap water that was tainted by a chemical spill would soon be lifted.

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Entertainment
‘American Hustle’ wins three Golden Globes; ‘12 Years a Slave’ takes best drama

‘American Hustle’ wins three Golden Globes; ‘12 Years a Slave’ takes best drama

January 12th, 2014 11:53 pm by JAKE COYLE, AP Film Writer

Amy Poehler made out with Bono, Tina Fey mocked George Clooney’s taste in women and Matt Damon emerged, bizarrely, as the night’s theme.

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Red Cross needs help with specific blood types

Red Cross needs help with specific blood types

January 12th, 2014 10:44 pm by Jennifer Sprouse, NET News Service

If you have a blood type of either O positive, O negative, A negative or B negative, the American Red Cross may need your help.

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Complaints from Hawkins County BOE dispute dropped

Complaints from Hawkins County BOE dispute dropped

January 12th, 2014 9:27 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — As of Thursday night, a heated exchange that occurred in October between a member of the Hawkins County Board of Education and a school employee had escalated into complaints filed by both parties.

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Wellmont officials: ‘Alignment’ option embraces coming change

Wellmont officials: ‘Alignment’ option embraces coming change

January 12th, 2014 9:21 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — Wellmont Health System says its decision to consider aligning with another health system has a clear message: Change is good, and change is coming amid a mixed economic environment.

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Sports
Broncos hold off Chargers, reach AFC title game

Broncos hold off Chargers, reach AFC title game

January 12th, 2014 9:16 pm by ARNIE STAPLETON, AP Pro Football Writer

DENVER — Peyton Manning welcomed Wes Welker back into the lineup with a touchdown toss and the Denver Broncos narrowly avoided a repeat of their playoff slip from last year.

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Some schools want to end role as polling places because of security concerns

Some schools want to end role as polling places because of security concerns

January 12th, 2014 9:07 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Two area school systems continue to have schools serve double duty as polling places, despite ramped-up security concerns following the elementary school shootings in Connecticut just over a year ago.

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Southwest Virginia commonwealth’s attorneys offices receive grant money from Medicaid fraud settlement

Southwest Virginia commonwealth’s attorneys offices receive grant money from Medicaid fraud settlement

January 12th, 2014 8:59 pm by Wes Bunch

Commonwealth’s attorneys offices from Lee, Scott and Wise counties received grants last week from a portion of Medicaid fraud settlement money that was set aside for local prosecutors offices by the Virginia Attorney General’s Office.

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