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Atlanta area braces for potentially 'catastrophic' ice storm

Atlanta area braces for potentially 'catastrophic' ice storm

February 12th, 2014 6:54 am by CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY and KATE BRUMBACK, Associated Press

Emergency management workers in the Atlanta area were preparing to spring into action as rain — and temperatures — were falling early Wednesday, potentially leading to "catastrophic" ice conditions across the region.

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In speech attacking Obamacare, Roe says he and wife ‘fixed’

In speech attacking Obamacare, Roe says he and wife ‘fixed’

February 11th, 2014 10:37 pm by GARY B. GRAY, NET News Service

U.S. Rep. Phil Roe, R-1st, said Monday the Affordable Care Act should not force insurance companies to cover pregnancies and cited a very personal example.

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Belgium set to extend right-to-die law to children

Belgium set to extend right-to-die law to children

February 11th, 2014 10:19 pm by Associated Press

BRUSSELS (AP) — The legislation appears to have wide support in the largely liberal country. But it has also aroused intense opposition from foes who fear that vulnerable children will be talked into making a final, irreversible choice.

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Gay teen achieves Eagle Scout milestone in Md.

Gay teen achieves Eagle Scout milestone in Md.

February 11th, 2014 10:10 pm by Associated Press

CHEVY CHASE, Md. (AP) — Change is coming quickly to the Boy Scouts of America after years of turmoil and debate over its membership policy, with an openly gay 17-year-old in Maryland achieving the highest rank of Eagle Scout.

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Kingsport road crews try to get ahead  of winter storm

Kingsport road crews try to get ahead of winter storm

February 11th, 2014 9:53 pm by Staff report

KINGSPORT — “The crews are working to ensure our equipment is in good working order and everything that’s possibly running by tomorrow will be running,” said Ronnie Hammonds, streets and sanitation department manager, Tuesday.

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Kingsport officials mull face-lift for 74-year-old Civic Auditorium

Kingsport officials mull face-lift for 74-year-old Civic Auditorium

February 11th, 2014 9:07 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — The Kingsport Civic Auditorium is an iconic landmark in the Model City, easily one of the most utilized buildings in town, hosting more than 200 events a year. However, city leaders say the building is showing its age.

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SCSO to be featured in TV series

SCSO to be featured in TV series

February 11th, 2014 3:03 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — Cable television viewers across America will have the opportunity to observe some of the inner workings of Sullivan County police, via a new documentary series planned for the National Geographic Channel.

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Obama signs emergency declaration for Georgia

Obama signs emergency declaration for Georgia

February 11th, 2014 1:09 pm by CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY, Associated Press

In a dire warning Tuesday, forecasters said a "catastrophic" winter storm threatened to bring a thick layer of ice to Georgia and other parts of the South, causing widespread power outages that could leave people in the dark for days.

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GOP to advance 'clean' debt limit increase

GOP to advance 'clean' debt limit increase

February 11th, 2014 1:08 pm by ANDREW TAYLOR, Associated Press

In a concession to President Barack Obama and Democratic lawmakers, House Speaker John Boehner said Tuesday the House will vote to increase the government's borrowing cap without trying to attach conditions sought by some Republicans.

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Police arrest suspect in Kingsport kidnapping, robbery

Police arrest suspect in Kingsport kidnapping, robbery

February 11th, 2014 12:31 pm by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — Police have arrested a man wanted in multiple felonies — including the armed robbery of a man who was hogtied and the burglary of several cars while their owners were attending church.

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