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Accumulating snowfall expected to begin Wednesday morning

Accumulating snowfall expected to begin Wednesday morning

November 26th, 2013 9:53 am by Staff Report

Tuesday's widespread rain is expected to turn to snow beginning early Wednesday morning, bringing accumulations of one to three inches across most of the region.

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Tennesseans can now access driving records online

Tennesseans can now access driving records online

November 26th, 2013 8:31 am by Associated Press

A $2 convenience fee will be assessed to each online transaction, in addition to the $5 state fee set by the Tennessee General Assembly for a copy of a driver record.

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Storm to threaten holiday travel, moving east

Storm to threaten holiday travel, moving east

November 26th, 2013 8:28 am by KELLY P. KISSEL, Associated Press

A winter storm system that hit parts of Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas swept toward the densely populated East Coast on Tuesday, threatening to disrupt the plans of travelers ahead of the long Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

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Godsey, Anderson to face Republican challengers

Godsey, Anderson to face Republican challengers

November 25th, 2013 10:31 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — Two of Sullivan County’s constitutional officeholders already are facing challenges from within their own party for next year’s election.

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Southwest Virginia  road crews set to battle winter storm

Southwest Virginia road crews set to battle winter storm

November 25th, 2013 9:02 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE — Highway maintenance crews should be on everyone’s short list of what to be thankful for this Thanksgiving week as a storm front that hammered Texas and parts of the Midwest makes its way toward the Atlantic sector of the nation.

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Man shot by Kingsport police during standoff sentenced to year in prison

Man shot by Kingsport police during standoff sentenced to year in prison

November 25th, 2013 7:51 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — A Kingsport man shot during a two-hour standoff with police this past summer pleaded guilty to simple assault on Monday and was sentenced to a year in prison.

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Obama pushes back against critics of Iran deal

Obama pushes back against critics of Iran deal

November 25th, 2013 7:30 pm by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

WASHINGTON — Pushing back hard, President Barack Obama forcefully defended the temporary agreement to freeze Iran’s disputed nuclear program on Monday, declaring that the United States “cannot close the door on diplomacy.”

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Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper resigns after being disciplined

Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper resigns after being disciplined

November 25th, 2013 7:07 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE — Records show a Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper has retired after being disciplined for not allowing the state’s only black female appellate judge into the Supreme Court building.

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Prosecutor: Sandy Hook gunman’s motive still a mystery

Prosecutor: Sandy Hook gunman’s motive still a mystery

November 25th, 2013 6:53 pm by MICHAEL MELIA, Associated Press

HARTFORD, Conn. — Why Adam Lanza went on his murderous shooting rampage at a Newtown elementary school is a mystery and may never be known, prosecutors said in a report Monday as they closed their yearlong investigation.

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Report due on Sandy Hook shooting investigation

Report due on Sandy Hook shooting investigation

November 25th, 2013 2:06 pm by MICHAEL MELIA, Associated Press

Investigators planned to release a long-awaited report Monday on the Newtown school shooting that could provide some of the first official answers to questions about the history of the gunman and the police response

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