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Vols' McRae SEC player of the week

Vols' McRae SEC player of the week

January 6th, 2014 1:28 pm by staff and wire reports

The Southeastern Conference recognized Tennessee's Jordan McRae as its men's basketball player of the week on Monday following his strong play in wins over Virginia and Tusculum.

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American Cancer Society eases burden of treatment for patients

American Cancer Society eases burden of treatment for patients

January 6th, 2014 1:00 pm by Amanda Marsh

There are a number of programs and services offered by the ACS to cancer patients of all ages with all types of the disease.

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TVA preps for electric spike amid cold weather

TVA preps for electric spike amid cold weather

January 6th, 2014 12:46 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessee Valley Authority says it is preparing for heavy electric demand because of the arctic weather blowing into the state.

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VDOT braces for below zero temps

VDOT braces for below zero temps

January 6th, 2014 11:13 am by Stephen Igo

Road conditions are a bit dicey in many areas of Southwest Virginia, particularly higher elevation areas such as Pound, Norton and Wise, but Virginia Department of Transportation road crews kept busy clearing road surfaces as much as possible.

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South Korea develops world's first cancer-treating nanorobot

South Korea develops world's first cancer-treating nanorobot

January 6th, 2014 10:35 am by Interesting stories we found around the web

South Korean scientists say they have developed the world's first nanorobot that can selectively target and help treat cancer.

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Grant will enable Mountain Region Speech & Hearing Center to develop mobile FEES clinic

Grant will enable Mountain Region Speech & Hearing Center to develop mobile FEES clinic

January 6th, 2014 9:33 am by Amanda J. Vicars

The organization received notice on Dec.10 that The Charles E.and Mary Elizabeth Scripps Foundation is granting its request for $25,000 to develop a mobile Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES) clinic.

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Woman attacked by pit bull inside Carter County apartment

Woman attacked by pit bull inside Carter County apartment

January 6th, 2014 9:30 am by John Thompson, NET News Service

A woman suffered “life-threatening” injuries from an attack by a 1-1/2 year old pit bull dog early Sunday morning, Carter County Sheriff Chris Mathes said.

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Friends In Need brings services under one roof

Friends In Need brings services under one roof

January 6th, 2014 9:16 am by Collin Brooks

For 20 years, Friends In Need has provided the working uninsured of Hawkins, Sullivan and Scott (Va.) counties with the vital medical and dental care that would otherwise be unavailable. And that's not going to change, no matter what might in government.

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Arctic air blasts into region

Arctic air blasts into region

January 6th, 2014 9:15 am by Associated Press

The National Weather Service in Morristown expects temperatures to fall across East Tennessee on Monday to around 7 degrees by 5pm. Wind chill values are forecast at between -3 and -13.

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Frigid temperatures in states to plummet further

Frigid temperatures in states to plummet further

January 6th, 2014 9:06 am by Associated Press

Winter weather caused the cancellation and delay of flights both to and from Nashville and Memphis on Sunday. The Metro Nashville government said it was partnering with local organizations to make sure shelters were available.

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