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Republicans say Obama can't do much without them

Republicans say Obama can't do much without them

January 29th, 2014 9:32 am by DAVID ESPO, AP Special Correspondent

Congressional Republicans swiftly and sharply rejected President Barack Obama's vow to act on his own if lawmakers won't help him create jobs and narrow the nation's yawning income gap, insisting he'll accomplish little in a divided government without the

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Another bitter cold day on tap

Another bitter cold day on tap

January 29th, 2014 8:52 am by Staff Report

Though the snow has passed, the National Weather Service warns bitterly cold air and hazardous travel conditions are expected to continue across the region on Wednesday.

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Southern-style snowstorm: Gridlock, kind neighbors

Southern-style snowstorm: Gridlock, kind neighbors

January 29th, 2014 8:34 am by RAY HENRY and RUSS BYNUM, Associated Press

Students camped out with teachers in school gyms or on buses and commuters abandoned cars along the highway to seek shelter in churches, fire stations — even grocery stores — after a rare snowstorm left thousands of unaccustomed Southerners frozen.

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In State of the Union, Obama vows to flex presidential powers

In State of the Union, Obama vows to flex presidential powers

January 28th, 2014 9:35 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vowing to act “whenever and wherever” he can, President Barack Obama unveiled an array of executive actions in his State of the Union address Tuesday night aimed at bolstering economic security for millions of Americans.

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Note: Alexander’s ex-aide apologized for child porn before hanging self

Note: Alexander’s ex-aide apologized for child porn before hanging self

January 28th, 2014 8:49 pm by Staff Report

WASHINGTON (AP) — “I’ve hurt every single human being I’ve ever known, and the details of my shame are preserved on the Internet for all time. There is no escape,” wrote Ryan Loskarn.

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Gassy cows blamed for barn explosion in Germany

Gassy cows blamed for barn explosion in Germany

January 28th, 2014 7:36 pm by Associated Press

BERLIN (AP) — A herd of dairy cows nearly lifted the roof off their barn in central Germany when methane released by the animals caused an explosion. Police in Hesse state said in a statement that a static electric charge apparently triggered the blast.

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Man arrested after seeking bath salts at sex shop

Man arrested after seeking bath salts at sex shop

January 28th, 2014 2:38 pm by Rain Smith

The clerk at an adult novelty store reported a suspicious customer with a "blank look on his face." He wandered around inside the business for 45 minutes, and when questioned if he needed any assistance didn't respond.

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House takes up latest wine-in-supermarkets bill

House takes up latest wine-in-supermarkets bill

January 28th, 2014 2:08 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Any store deriving at least 20 percent of its sales from groceries could qualify to sell wine under the latest proposal introduced to Tennessee lawmakers on Tuesday.

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VDOT issues black ice warning

VDOT issues black ice warning

January 28th, 2014 2:01 pm by Stephen Igo

The potential for black ice on road surfaces across the region is a concern for Tuesday night and Wednesday morning, according to a Virginia Department of Transportation official.

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Johnson City man charged with raping child

Johnson City man charged with raping child

January 28th, 2014 1:32 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

The suspect faces eight counts of rape of a child, three counts of aggravated sexual battery and two counts of sexual battery by an authority figure.

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