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High school projects headline Wise County School Board agenda

High school projects headline Wise County School Board agenda

December 7th, 2013 9:46 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE — A light, pre-holidays agenda will wrap 2013 work for the Wise County School Board during its final regular session of the year beginning at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the school division’s Education Center in Wise.

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Washington County Detention Center responds to high number of inmate deaths

Washington County Detention Center responds to high number of inmate deaths

December 7th, 2013 9:33 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Taking a look at the number of inmate deaths at the Washington County Detention Center during the last decade, it’s apparent 2013 has not been a typical year for the jail.

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STEM support still strong  among Sullivan County officials

STEM support still strong among Sullivan County officials

December 7th, 2013 7:16 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Innovation Academy of Northeast Tennessee will remain open next year despite Kingsport’s pullout from the STEM program, Sullivan County officials continue to say in comments and in writing.

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Ballot for Sullivan County primaries filling up

Ballot for Sullivan County primaries filling up

December 7th, 2013 6:41 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — The list of candidates and would-be nominees for Sullivan County elected offices on the ballot next year has grown over the past couple of weeks.

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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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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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