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7 weather-related deaths confirmed in Tennessee

7 weather-related deaths confirmed in Tennessee

February 19th, 2015 8:00 pm by Associated Press

Three victims suffered from hypothermia and the rest died in traffic accidents, including a 10-year-old boy. Tennessee remains in a state of emergency with more ice and snow predicted for Friday.

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First responders dealing with the freeze

First responders dealing with the freeze

February 19th, 2015 6:00 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE - Two Humvees acquired from the feds last year by the Wise County Sheriff's Department have proven to be well worth having during this week's bout of wintry weather, Sheriff Ronnie Oakes reported on Thursday.

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KPD seeks opportunistic thief

KPD seeks opportunistic thief

February 19th, 2015 1:49 pm by Rain Smith

Two auto burglaries within 10 minutes have Kingsport police reiterating the importance of locking vehicles, along with seeking a suspect who took advantage of the easy pickings.

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(UPDATE: Event Cancelled) Author, historian John T. Wayne to speak in Rogersville

(UPDATE: Event Cancelled) Author, historian John T. Wayne to speak in Rogersville

February 19th, 2015 12:52 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE - As the grandson of the legendary actor of the same name, John T. Wayne has carved a niche himself as an author and Civil War historian.

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Four displaced in Kingsport home fire

Four displaced in Kingsport home fire

February 19th, 2015 12:16 pm by Staff Report

An early Thursday morning blaze left a Kingsport family without a home and much of their possessions, but officials are crediting a smoke alarm with potentially saving their lives.

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Nearly 40 percent of Wal-Mart's U.S. workers to get pay raises

Nearly 40 percent of Wal-Mart's U.S. workers to get pay raises

February 19th, 2015 9:33 am by ANNE D'INNOCENZIO, AP Retail Writer

Wal-Mart told The Associated Press that within the next six months it will give raises to about 500,000 workers, or nearly 40 percent of its 1.3 million U.S. employees.

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Fatal shooting outside Johnson City store

Fatal shooting outside Johnson City store

February 19th, 2015 8:10 am by NET News Service

Johnson City police were investigating the death in the parking lot outside the Roadrunner Market at 1908 E. Unaka Ave. across from the Johnson City Country Club. According to a 911 dispatcher, the shooting was reported at 10:16 p.m.

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Outbreak causes vaccination debate to heat up

Outbreak causes vaccination debate to heat up

February 19th, 2015 7:47 am by By Emily Schwartz, Maggie Harden and Riyah Basha, Chicago Tribune (TNS)

An ongoing measles outbreak that originated last month at Disneyland in California spread to 16 other states. The CDC's most recent reports show 141 confirmed cases of measles in the U.S.

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Kingsport closes schools for today; Sullivan, Hawkins closed rest of week

Kingsport closes schools for today; Sullivan, Hawkins closed rest of week

February 19th, 2015 12:05 am by Rick Wagner

Faced with bitter cold and snow, school officials in Sullivan and Hawkins counties have cried uncle, and Kingsport officials are not far behind them.

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Pope walks in Ash Wednesday procession between Rome churches

Pope walks in Ash Wednesday procession between Rome churches

February 18th, 2015 9:50 pm by Associated Press

The pope lowered his head so a prelate could dab ashes on his head during the ceremony inside St. Sabina's Basilica, a church which dates to the early 5th century. The ashes symbolize mortality.

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