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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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US unemployment rate falls to 5-year low

US unemployment rate falls to 5-year low

December 6th, 2013 2:39 pm by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer

The economy has now generated a four-month average of 204,000 jobs from August through November. That's up from 159,000 a month from April through July.

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Friends and family host Christmas benefit dinner in Blountville

Friends and family host Christmas benefit dinner in Blountville

December 6th, 2013 1:53 pm by Nick Shepherd

A unique benefit dinner will take place this Saturday, hosted solely by a group of family and friends. Last year they fed around 280 people and raised $9,100, with all proceeds going to the needy at Christmas.

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UPDATE: Crews rescue stranded climber in Greene County

UPDATE: Crews rescue stranded climber in Greene County

December 6th, 2013 1:02 pm by Associated Press

Rescue crews in East Tennessee have rescued a hiker stranded on a ledge near Margarette Falls.

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Caught on video: Johnson City police seek ATM burglars

Caught on video: Johnson City police seek ATM burglars

December 6th, 2013 9:48 am by NET News Service

The men tried breaking into ATMs at First Tennessee Bank, 2112 N. Roan Street, and Andrew Johnson Bank, 3300 Browns Mill Road. Both ATMs received extensive damage.

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Mandela, anti-apartheid icon, mourned world over

Mandela, anti-apartheid icon, mourned world over

December 6th, 2013 8:30 am by CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY and GILLIAN WONG, Associated Press

From Harlem to Hollywood, Paris to Beijing, people hailed Mandela's indomitable courage in the face of adversity as an inspiration for all.

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West Tennessee braces for winter storm

West Tennessee braces for winter storm

December 6th, 2013 8:24 am by ADRIAN SAINZ, Associated Press

Emergency crews were at the ready Friday and residents have been stocking up on groceries, buying electricity generators and gassing up their cars in advance of a winter storm that forecasters predict will bring freezing rain and ice.

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