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Farmers' Almanac predicts another nasty winter

Farmers' Almanac predicts another nasty winter

August 24th, 2014 4:57 pm by DAVID SHARP, Associated Press

LEWISTON, Maine — The folks at the Farmers' Almanac can be forgiven for feeling smug: The 198-year-old publication correctly predicted the past nasty winter while federal forecasters blew it.

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Dryden class of '59 collecting donations to help current elementary school students

Dryden class of '59 collecting donations to help current elementary school students

August 24th, 2014 4:00 pm by Marci Gore

"We first started looking at a Class of '59 scholarship," said Ely. "But we found there was a greater need for unmet financial needs that these students have each and every school day."

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Update: Strong California quake causes injuries, damage

Update: Strong California quake causes injuries, damage

August 24th, 2014 3:15 pm by ELLEN KNICKMEYER, Associated Press

The largest earthquake to hit the San Francisco Bay Area in 25 years sent scores of people to hospitals, ignited fires, damaged multiple historic buildings and knocked out power to thousands of homes and businesses on Sunday.

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Wellmont chairman says health care provider has common ground with business leaders

Wellmont chairman says health care provider has common ground with business leaders

August 24th, 2014 2:00 pm by Hank Hayes

Wellmont Health System Chairman Roger Leonard said the health care provider has "a lot in common" with a group of businessmen pushing back on Wellmont's plans to align with another business partner.

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Update: Tropical Storm Cristobal forms near Bahamas

Update: Tropical Storm Cristobal forms near Bahamas

August 24th, 2014 12:59 pm by Associated Press

Tropical Storm Cristobal grew in strength Sunday and lashed parts of the Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos Islands with heavy rainfall and white-crested surf.

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Briar Creek Baptist Church begins new construction

Briar Creek Baptist Church begins new construction

August 24th, 2014 11:00 am by Contributed

Since losing its historic building, the church congregation has been meeting at Seal Mathis Community Center on Tazewell Highway - thanks to the American Legion Post No. 183.

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Pastor builds 'Utopia,' headstone for slain toddler, Rascals closes and more stories you may have missed

Pastor builds 'Utopia,' headstone for slain toddler, Rascals closes and more stories you may have missed

August 24th, 2014 10:15 am by Staff Report

Take a look back at some of the interesting and important stories you may have missed over the past week.

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Examination of what military surplus items have been obtained by local police

Examination of what military surplus items have been obtained by local police

August 24th, 2014 10:00 am by Nick Shepherd

In light of the recent events in Ferguson, MO., and the discussion of the militarization of police forces around the country, the Times-News has examined the military surplus given to local police departments through the years.

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PHOTO GALLERY: IRWIN Tools Night Race

August 24th, 2014 6:54 am by Jonathan McCoy

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Logano tools up, wins big at BMS

Logano tools up, wins big at BMS

August 24th, 2014 12:48 am by Dave Ongie

The one-time phenom emerged as a legitimate contender for the NASCAR Sprint Cup title with his win in the IRWIN Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway.

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