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Freezing rain expected overnight

Freezing rain expected overnight

December 7th, 2013 6:02 pm by Staff Report

Another round of precipitation will return overnight that may create some trouble spots across Southwest Virginia and extreme Northeast Tennessee as subfreezing temperatures at the surface will be in place.

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Gene therapy scores big wins against blood cancers

Gene therapy scores big wins against blood cancers

December 7th, 2013 2:56 pm by MARILYNN MARCHIONE, AP Chief Medical Writer

In one of the biggest advances against leukemia and other blood cancers in many years, doctors are reporting unprecedented success by using gene therapy to transform patients' blood cells into soldiers that seek and destroy cancer.

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Story of Pearl Harbor survivor unearthed at flea market

Story of Pearl Harbor survivor unearthed at flea market

December 7th, 2013 2:09 pm by Meg Jones, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (MCT)

Frank Kruck was 7 when he saw his mother crying and fingering her rosary beads as she listened to the terrible news on the radio. Frank’s mother was praying for his brother Gene, a sailor aboard the minesweeper USS Widgeon.

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Red Cross tips for a safe Christmas

December 7th, 2013 2:00 pm by Leigh Ann Laube

Already this fall season, the local Red Cross has seen an increase in the numbers of home fires, and that’s cause for concerning heading into the winter.

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Snow, sleet, ice hit large swath of U.S.

Snow, sleet, ice hit large swath of U.S.

December 7th, 2013 1:41 pm by ADRIAN SAINZ, Associated Press

Millions hunkered down for icy conditions expected to last through the weekend from Texas to Ohio to Tennessee as a cold snap covered much of the nation, knocking out power and making roads treacherous Saturday.

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U.S. Korean War vet arrives home after detention

U.S. Korean War vet arrives home after detention

December 7th, 2013 1:28 pm by HAVEN DALEY, Associated Press

A tired but smiling 85-year-old veteran of the Korean War who was detained for several weeks in North Korea landed a free man Saturday at the San Francisco airport.

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Alums of Jonesville High’s Cinderella football season mark 25th anniversary

Alums of Jonesville High’s Cinderella football season mark 25th anniversary

December 7th, 2013 12:00 pm by George Thwaites

John Cooke’s team made it into the Division 1 playoffs after going 5-5, then beat teams with a combined 40-6 record to win the state championship.

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The week in crime: Man caught with 13-year-olds he met on Facebook, auto burglar claims he won vehicle in lottery

The week in crime: Man caught with 13-year-olds he met on Facebook, auto burglar claims he won vehicle in lottery

December 7th, 2013 10:00 am by Staff Report

A review of the most viewed crime stories written by the Times-News staff, for the week of Nov. 29 through Dec. 6.

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US unemployment rate falls to 5-year low

US unemployment rate falls to 5-year low

December 6th, 2013 2:39 pm by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer

The economy has now generated a four-month average of 204,000 jobs from August through November. That's up from 159,000 a month from April through July.

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Friends and family host Christmas benefit dinner in Blountville

Friends and family host Christmas benefit dinner in Blountville

December 6th, 2013 1:53 pm by Nick Shepherd

A unique benefit dinner will take place this Saturday, hosted solely by a group of family and friends. Last year they fed around 280 people and raised $9,100, with all proceeds going to the needy at Christmas.

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