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Georgia Tech blows past ETSU 87-57

Georgia Tech blows past ETSU 87-57

December 7th, 2013 6:40 pm by MATT WINKELJOHN, Associated Press

Marcus Georges-Hunt scored 14 of his 18 points in the first half Saturday, when Georgia Tech used a big run late in the period to blow open the game on the way to a 87-57 win over East Tennessee State.

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Rotary Club delivers new shoes, socks to hundreds of Scott County children

Rotary Club delivers new shoes, socks to hundreds of Scott County children

December 7th, 2013 6:29 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — Rotary Club members fanned out to Scott County’s 14 school campuses Thursday and Friday to deliver hundreds of pairs of shoes and socks to less fortunate children in time for Christmas.

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Heritage Point site at a development crossroads

Heritage Point site at a development crossroads

December 7th, 2013 6:19 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — Last March, developer Stewart Taylor went ahead with a ceremonial groundbreaking on his Heritage Point project despite not having an anchor retail tenant signed on the dotted line.

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Freezing rain expected overnight

Freezing rain expected overnight

December 7th, 2013 6:02 pm by Staff Report

Another round of precipitation will return overnight that may create some trouble spots across Southwest Virginia and extreme Northeast Tennessee as subfreezing temperatures at the surface will be in place.

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Gene therapy scores big wins against blood cancers

Gene therapy scores big wins against blood cancers

December 7th, 2013 2:56 pm by MARILYNN MARCHIONE, AP Chief Medical Writer

In one of the biggest advances against leukemia and other blood cancers in many years, doctors are reporting unprecedented success by using gene therapy to transform patients' blood cells into soldiers that seek and destroy cancer.

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Vols wake up in second half, beat Eagles

Vols wake up in second half, beat Eagles

December 7th, 2013 2:37 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Jarnell Stokes had 19 points and 13 rebounds for his fourth consecutive double-double Saturday and Tennessee pulled away in the second half for an 84-63 victory over Tennessee Tech.

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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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