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Roofs collapse under Buffalo snow

Roofs collapse under Buffalo snow

November 20th, 2014 2:00 pm by CAROLYN THOMPSON, Associated Press

Even for the Buffalo area — one of the snowiest and hardiest places in America — this was one for the record books, with the three-day total close to the 8 feet that the region typically gets in an entire year.

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Thanksgiving getaway: 46.3 million to hit the road

Thanksgiving getaway: 46.3 million to hit the road

November 20th, 2014 10:36 am by SCOTT MAYEROWITZ and MICHAEL LIEDTKE, AP Business Writers

Average airfares are $307.52, up 1.1 percent from last year.

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U.S. unemployment aid applications fall to 291,000

U.S. unemployment aid applications fall to 291,000

November 20th, 2014 10:02 am by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer

The number of people receiving aid has also fallen steadily, and now stands at 2.33 million, the lowest since December 2000. Yet there are still 9 million people unemployed.

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Cost of Thanksgiving is going up, but not by much

Cost of Thanksgiving is going up, but not by much

November 20th, 2014 8:00 am by J.M. HIRSCH, AP Food Editor

The price for putting Thanksgiving dinner on the table for 10 people is expected to rise slightly this year, clocking in at $49.41. That's 37 cents higher than in 2013.

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Gunman killed after shooting at FSU

Gunman killed after shooting at FSU

November 20th, 2014 7:47 am by GARY FINEOUT and BRENDAN FARRINGTON, Associated Press

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State University police fatally shot a gunman at the campus library early Thursday in a shooting that left three students wounded as hundreds studying inside the library fled or took cover in panic.

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No sale: Bomb threats shut down Rogersville McDonald's, Walmart

No sale: Bomb threats shut down Rogersville McDonald's, Walmart

November 19th, 2014 10:53 pm by Jeff Bobo

Shortly before 10 p.m. Monday, a man called 911 and stated that he'd just planted a bomb at the McDonald's restaurant on Route 66 that would go off in 45 minutes. Tuesday night, the same man went hunting for bigger game.

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Buffalo area hit with epic snow — with more on the way

Buffalo area hit with epic snow — with more on the way

November 19th, 2014 8:39 pm by CAROLYN THOMPSON, Associated Press

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Homeowners opened their front doors to find themselves sealed in by sheer walls of white. Shovelers turned walkways into head-high canyons.

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Bonus busted: BMA votes down KCS employee gift

Bonus busted: BMA votes down KCS employee gift

November 19th, 2014 8:00 pm by Matthew Lane

The Board of Mayor and Aldermen shot down a recommendation from Kingsport City Schools this week to spend nearly half a million dollars on one-time bonuses for all school employees, saying it would not be the best use of taxpayer dollars.

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Greeneville woman dies in house fire

Greeneville woman dies in house fire

November 19th, 2014 7:05 pm by Associated Press

Greene County-Greeneville EMS supervisor Calvin Hawkins said the woman died Tuesday inside the small, wood-framed home.

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Divided Jerusalem: Attacks put holy city on edge

Divided Jerusalem: Attacks put holy city on edge

November 19th, 2014 6:56 pm by Associated Press

Streets are subdued, marketplaces are quiet and people are on edge in Jewish areas of Jerusalem, where Arabs have been using meat cleavers, guns, screwdrivers and even their cars in deadly, small-scale attacks.

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