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Story of Pearl Harbor survivor unearthed at flea market

Story of Pearl Harbor survivor unearthed at flea market

December 7th, 2013 2:09 pm by Meg Jones, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (MCT)

Frank Kruck was 7 when he saw his mother crying and fingering her rosary beads as she listened to the terrible news on the radio. Frank’s mother was praying for his brother Gene, a sailor aboard the minesweeper USS Widgeon.

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Red Cross tips for a safe Christmas

December 7th, 2013 2:00 pm by Leigh Ann Laube

Already this fall season, the local Red Cross has seen an increase in the numbers of home fires, and that’s cause for concerning heading into the winter.

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Snow, sleet, ice hit large swath of U.S.

Snow, sleet, ice hit large swath of U.S.

December 7th, 2013 1:41 pm by ADRIAN SAINZ, Associated Press

Millions hunkered down for icy conditions expected to last through the weekend from Texas to Ohio to Tennessee as a cold snap covered much of the nation, knocking out power and making roads treacherous Saturday.

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U.S. Korean War vet arrives home after detention

U.S. Korean War vet arrives home after detention

December 7th, 2013 1:28 pm by HAVEN DALEY, Associated Press

A tired but smiling 85-year-old veteran of the Korean War who was detained for several weeks in North Korea landed a free man Saturday at the San Francisco airport.

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Alums of Jonesville High’s Cinderella football season mark 25th anniversary

Alums of Jonesville High’s Cinderella football season mark 25th anniversary

December 7th, 2013 12:00 pm by George Thwaites

John Cooke’s team made it into the Division 1 playoffs after going 5-5, then beat teams with a combined 40-6 record to win the state championship.

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The week in crime: Man caught with 13-year-olds he met on Facebook, auto burglar claims he won vehicle in lottery

The week in crime: Man caught with 13-year-olds he met on Facebook, auto burglar claims he won vehicle in lottery

December 7th, 2013 10:00 am by Staff Report

A review of the most viewed crime stories written by the Times-News staff, for the week of Nov. 29 through Dec. 6.

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Sullivan County BOE members  want Kingsport  to join in wider schools study

Sullivan County BOE members want Kingsport to join in wider schools study

December 6th, 2013 11:50 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — At least two Sullivan County school board members want city leaders to take part in a study of demographics, facilities and programs. The Kingsport BOE and BMA have offered to participate in a facilities condition portion of the study.

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$2.2 million in ARC funds headed to SW Va.

$2.2 million in ARC funds headed to SW Va.

December 6th, 2013 11:44 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE — Wise County projects were announced Friday among a total of $2.2 million in federal Appalachian Regional Commission grants for 10 projects in Virginia’s ARC region that encompasses 25 counties and eight cities in Southwest Virginia.

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Lee man pleads guilty in  Scott burglary spree

Lee man pleads guilty in Scott burglary spree

December 6th, 2013 11:05 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — According to a report from the Scott County Sheriff’s Office, Statzer broke into the office of Ward’s Used Cars, the law office of Lisa McConnell and the office of 23 Auto Sales in Duffield.

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Tribe boys rally after halftime to top Rebels

Tribe boys rally after halftime to top Rebels

December 6th, 2013 10:42 pm by Dave Ongie

Dobyns-Bennett started the third period on a 16-2 run to turn a five-point deficit into an eight-point lead, and the Indians cruised from there in a 57-45 victory over Sullivan South on Friday night.

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