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Poll: Americans have little faith in government

Poll: Americans have little faith in government

January 3rd, 2014 6:25 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Half say America’s system of democracy needs either “a lot of changes” or a complete overhaul, according to the poll conducted by the AP-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. Just 1 in 20 says it works well and needs no changes.

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Winter weather advisory for snow in effect

Winter weather advisory for snow in effect

January 2nd, 2014 11:46 pm by Staff Report

A mixture of high winds, cold temperatures and snow moving into the region has resulted in a winter weather advisory being issued for Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.

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Marines delay female fitness plan after half fail

Marines delay female fitness plan after half fail

January 2nd, 2014 6:18 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than half of female Marines in boot camp can’t do three pullups, the minimum standard that was supposed to take effect with the new year.

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Witness implicates Hawkins teen in school burglary, truck theft and recycling center heist

Witness implicates Hawkins teen in school burglary, truck theft and recycling center heist

January 2nd, 2014 4:04 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County teen accused in the burglaries of a school and a county recycling center, as well as theft of a truck that was abandoned during a police chase, was turned over to Hawkins County authorities Wednesday morning.

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Minister wanted in wife's death arrested in Tenn.

Minister wanted in wife's death arrested in Tenn.

January 2nd, 2014 3:45 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

An Alabama minister wanted in connection with the death of his wife has been arrested at the Nashville International Airport trying to leave the country.

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VDOT braces for treacherous conditions in SW Va.

VDOT braces for treacherous conditions in SW Va.

January 2nd, 2014 2:38 pm by Stephen Igo

While warmer temperatures during the day helped clear the ice, Southwest Virginia road crews are now bracing for the snow that's expected later tonight.

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Sullivan County man pursues acting dreams to LA

Sullivan County man pursues acting dreams to LA

January 2nd, 2014 2:04 pm by Nick Shepherd

Eric Jepson, a 2009 Sullivan Central graduate, followed his dreams of an acting to career to Los Angeles and now has a role in "Hunger Games: Catching Fire" in his resume.

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Update: Major Sullivan roadways reopened after morning black ice incidents

Update: Major Sullivan roadways reopened after morning black ice incidents

January 2nd, 2014 1:36 pm by Staff Report

Motorists are urged to continue using caution, as slick spots are still possible. Emergency responders and tow trucks are also still working to clear crashes from earlier this morning.

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Fierce winter storm bearing down on northeast US

Fierce winter storm bearing down on northeast US

January 2nd, 2014 1:08 pm by PAT EATON-ROBB, Associated Press

As much as a foot of snow or more was forecast for some areas overnight Thursday into Friday, and temperatures were expected to plummet, with some areas seeing highs just above zero.

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East Tenn. man shot in head with crossbow dies

East Tenn. man shot in head with crossbow dies

January 2nd, 2014 1:02 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency told media outlets that 37-year-old William Nathan Norris died early Thursday after being shot on Wednesday. He had been deer hunting with a partner on private property.

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