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Obama vetoes Keystone XL pipeline bill, defies GOP

Obama vetoes Keystone XL pipeline bill, defies GOP

February 24th, 2015 8:43 pm by Associated Press

Obama offered no indication of whether he'll eventually issue a permit for the pipeline, whose construction has become a flashpoint in the U.S. debate about environmental policy and climate change.

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Again? Winter storm watch issued for Wednesday

Again? Winter storm watch issued for Wednesday

February 24th, 2015 5:45 pm by Rain Smith

The past week's wintry blast may extend even further. The National Weather Service is monitoring a new front that's expected to hit the Tri-Cities on Wednesday, packing the potential for another round of significant snowfall.

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Tip leads HCSO Narcotics Unit to three pill trafficking suspects

Tip leads HCSO Narcotics Unit to three pill trafficking suspects

February 24th, 2015 4:11 pm by Jeff Bobo

Three Hawkins County women are facing drug trafficking charges after a tip led Hawkins County deputies to a transaction last week involving the illegal sale of prescription narcotics.

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A banner year: Kingsport City Schools to be honored at SCORE Prize Banner Presentation

A banner year: Kingsport City Schools to be honored at SCORE Prize Banner Presentation

February 24th, 2015 3:05 pm by Rick Wagner

Award will be 7 p.m. March 12 at Robinson Middle School.

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Hawkins stabbing preceded by assault with Texas Pete bottle

Hawkins stabbing preceded by assault with Texas Pete bottle

February 24th, 2015 1:56 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE - Police believe alcohol fueled an altercation Friday afternoon that resulted in one man being struck in the head with a hot sauce bottle and another suffering several knife wounds.

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Wise man killed in house fire

Wise man killed in house fire

February 24th, 2015 1:08 pm by Stephen Igo

Wise County Sheriff's Office officials have identified the victim as Denver Creed Holbrook Jr., 50. Wise Volunteer Fire Department Chief Conley Holbrook said the VFD received the call at around 9:43 p.m.

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Yellen says Fed still 'patient' on raising rates

Yellen says Fed still 'patient' on raising rates

February 24th, 2015 11:17 am by MARTIN CRUTSINGER, AP Economics Writer

In her semiannual economic report to Congress, Yellen sought to explain how the Fed would begin raising rates from lows near zero.

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Corker touts legislation to 'end modern slavery'

Corker touts legislation to 'end modern slavery'

February 24th, 2015 11:08 am by Hank Hayes

The Tennessee Republican, who chairs the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said his bill aims to help free more than 27 million people trapped in a multibillion dollar global modern slave trade industry.

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Live blog for winter weather updates

Live blog for winter weather updates

February 24th, 2015 9:26 am by Staff report

This live blog will be updated periodically throughout the day bringing you videos and all the latest news as another winter storm looks to paralyze the region

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GOP struggles for way out as Homeland shutdown looms

GOP struggles for way out as Homeland shutdown looms

February 24th, 2015 9:21 am by ERICA WERNER, Associated Press

With the agency's budget set to expire Friday at midnight without action by Congress, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced Monday he would remove language overturning President Barack Obama's contested immigration measures from the department'

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