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Take measures to protect pipes during extreme cold

Take measures to protect pipes during extreme cold

January 4th, 2014 8:17 pm by J. H. Osborne

National Weather Service forecasters project temperatures well below freezing beginning overnight Sunday and continuing through Tuesday.

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Obama eyes modest momentum on Capitol Hill in 2014

Obama eyes modest momentum on Capitol Hill in 2014

January 4th, 2014 2:34 pm by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

President Barack Obama returns to Washington this weekend eager to test whether a modest budget deal passed in the waning days of 2013 can spark bipartisan momentum on Capitol Hill.

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Push for sentencing changes underway in Congress

Push for sentencing changes underway in Congress

January 4th, 2014 2:31 pm by HENRY C. JACKSON, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — An unusual alliance of tea party enthusiasts and liberal leaders in Congress is pursuing major changes in the country's mandatory sentencing laws.

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Historic freeze could break Midwest temp records

Historic freeze could break Midwest temp records

January 4th, 2014 2:28 pm by CARSON WALKER, Associated Press

The deep freeze expected soon in the Midwest, New England and even the South will be one to remember, with potential record-low temperatures heightening fears of frostbite and hypothermia. It hasn't been this cold for decades.

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Winning Mega Millions ticket sold in Tenn.

Winning Mega Millions ticket sold in Tenn.

January 4th, 2014 2:15 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessee Lottery says a winning Mega Millions ticket worth $61 million was sold in Bellevue.

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UPDATE: Snow, freezing temps headed to Tennessee

UPDATE: Snow, freezing temps headed to Tennessee

January 4th, 2014 2:07 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE— A mass of arctic air is expected to bring snow and subfreezing temperatures as it begins to move into Tennessee on Sunday.

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Historic smoking report marks 50th anniversary

Historic smoking report marks 50th anniversary

January 4th, 2014 1:46 pm by MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer

Fifty years ago, ashtrays seemed to be on every table and desk. Athletes and even Fred Flintstone endorsed cigarettes on TV. Smoke hung in the air in restaurants, offices and airplane cabins. Then came the morning of Jan. 11, 1964.

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Key dates in tobacco fight since smoking report

Key dates in tobacco fight since smoking report

January 4th, 2014 1:45 pm by Associated Press

Some key events in the fight over tobacco during the last 50 years:

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Religion news in brief: creationism debate, nativity scene challenge and more

Religion news in brief: creationism debate, nativity scene challenge and more

January 3rd, 2014 9:29 pm by Associated Press

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Bill Nye “The Science Guy” is set to visit Kentucky next month for a debate on science and creation with the man who founded the Creation Museum. The event will be titled “Is Creation A Viable Model of Origins?”

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‘Polar vortex’ to blast frigid air over much of U.S.

‘Polar vortex’ to blast frigid air over much of U.S.

January 3rd, 2014 7:12 pm by Associated Press

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Winter is normally cold, but starting Sunday tundra-like temperatures will deliver a rare and potentially dangerous sledgehammer blow to much of the Midwest, driving temperatures so far below zero that records will shatter.

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