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UPDATE: Four  Ketron Elementary students taken to hospital following bus accident

UPDATE: Four Ketron Elementary students taken to hospital following bus accident

February 24th, 2014 6:48 pm by Wes Bunch

Four elementary school students were taken to the hospital with minor injuries following an accident Monday afternoon that involved a Sullivan County school bus.

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Hagel says U.S. military must shrink to face new era

Hagel says U.S. military must shrink to face new era

February 24th, 2014 6:36 pm by ROBERT BURNS, AP National Security Writer

Looking beyond America's post-9/11 wars, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Monday proposed shrinking the Army to its smallest size in 74 years.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Results from Rogersville youth bluegrass contest

February 24th, 2014 4:12 pm by Jeff Bobo

The 11th annual East Tennessee Young Musicians Bluegrass contest was held Saturday in Rogersville.

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Drugged driving fatal wreck results in eight-year sentence for teen

Drugged driving fatal wreck results in eight-year sentence for teen

February 24th, 2014 2:58 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County teen was sentenced to eight years Friday in connection with a fatal 2012 "drugged driving" wreck in which a 17-year-old lost his life.

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Harold Ramis, actor, writer and director, dead at 69

Harold Ramis, actor, writer and director, dead at 69

February 24th, 2014 2:53 pm by By Mark Caro, Chicago Tribune (MCT)

Ramis' serious health struggles began in May 2010 after he underwent surgery for diverticulitis and suffered complications related to the autoimmune disease. Unable to walk, he spent four months that year at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn

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More frigid misery on the way for much of the US

More frigid misery on the way for much of the US

February 24th, 2014 2:50 pm by By Michael Muskal, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

Frigid air will be back in much of the nation this week, with temperatures expected to plummet by more than 30 degrees in some major cities in the Midwest and the East.

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Update: Dobyns-Bennett out of lockdown, single bullet found

Update: Dobyns-Bennett out of lockdown, single bullet found

February 24th, 2014 12:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Dobyns-Bennett High School is out of a soft lockdown after a single bullet was found in the school.

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California almond farmers face tough choices

California almond farmers face tough choices

February 24th, 2014 9:39 am by SCOTT SMITH, Associated Press

With California's agricultural heartland entrenched in drought, almond farmers are letting orchards dry up and in some cases making the tough call to have their trees torn out of the ground, leaving behind empty fields.

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Climate case at Supreme Court looks at EPA's power

Climate case at Supreme Court looks at EPA's power

February 24th, 2014 9:37 am by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press

The Obama administration is squaring off at the Supreme Court with industry groups and Republican-led states over a small but important program aimed at limiting power-plant and factory emissions of gases blamed for global warming.

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Ukraine issues arrest warrant for missing leader

Ukraine issues arrest warrant for missing leader

February 24th, 2014 9:36 am by MARIA DANILOVA, Associated Press; YURAS KARMANAU, Associated Press

Ukraine's acting government issued an arrest warrant Monday for President Viktor Yanukovych, accusing him of mass crimes against the protesters who stood up for months against his rule.

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