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Sleet, ice, deep freeze hit large swath of United States

Sleet, ice, deep freeze hit large swath of United States

December 8th, 2013 5:18 pm by STEVE SZKOTAK, Associated Press

RICHMOND, Va. — A winter storm delivered a sloppy smorgasbord of snow, freezing rain and sleet to the southern Mid-Atlantic region and other states Sunday, with parts of Pennsylvania seeing more than 3 inches of accumulation.

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Tea party battles business over Braves stadium

Tea party battles business over Braves stadium

December 8th, 2013 2:27 pm by BILL BARROW, Associated Press

A deal for hundreds of millions of dollars in public money to draw the Atlanta Braves north of their downtown home is pitting conservative tea party activists against the elected and civic leaders in staunchly Republican Cobb County.

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Ukraine sees largest anti-government protest since 2004

Ukraine sees largest anti-government protest since 2004

December 8th, 2013 2:19 pm by JIM HEINTZ and YURAS KARMANAU, Associated Press

In an escalating standoff with President Viktor Yanukovych, angry anti-government protesters toppled a statue of Vladimir Lenin in the center of Kiev on Sunday and blockaded key government buildings amid huge street protests.

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Car crash claims the life of a teen, Kingsport leaders approve gun store near a school, and other stories you may have missed

Car crash claims the life of a teen, Kingsport leaders approve gun store near a school, and other stories you may have missed

December 8th, 2013 9:01 am by Staff Report

A look back at some of the past week's important stories you may have missed.

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PluggedInVA offers free technology training classes

PluggedInVA offers free technology training classes

December 7th, 2013 9:50 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — Regional Adult Education of Lee, Scott and Wise counties and the city of Norton is offering area residents the chance to learn computer skills needed to succeed in today’s work force through a series of free classes.

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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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