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Wreck closes eastbound lanes of Interstate 26

Wreck closes eastbound lanes of Interstate 26

December 23rd, 2013 2:03 pm by Staff Report

The eastbound lanes of Interstate 26 at mile marker nine in Sullivan County are closed following an accident involving a tractor-trailer and a vehicle.

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10-year sentence in oxycodone trafficking case

10-year sentence in oxycodone trafficking case

December 23rd, 2013 9:27 am by Staff Report

A Morristown man has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for his oxycodone distribution conviction.

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Iraq veterans find the war is at home with red tape

Iraq veterans find the war is at home with red tape

December 23rd, 2013 9:26 am by By Alexandra Zavis, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

Glenda Flowers stood at the edge of a crowd of angry veterans at San Francisco’s War Memorial building. They had been waiting months, even years, to hear whether they would receive disability benefits, and they were tired of excuses.

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Winter brings snow, ice, outages to some in US

Winter brings snow, ice, outages to some in US

December 23rd, 2013 9:26 am by HOLLY RAMER, Associated Press

After the first full day of winter brought everything from balmy temperatures along the Mid-Atlantic to snow in the Midwest and ice, snow and flooding in the Great Lakes, some people could be left in the dark for Christmas.

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Weather delays opening of Surgoinsville bridge

Weather delays opening of Surgoinsville bridge

December 22nd, 2013 9:32 pm by Jeff Bobo

SURGOINSVILLE — Most Surgoinsville residents who live south of the Holston River already know the new bridge won’t be open in time for Christmas, but they’re not letting that dampen their spirits.

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Health plan sticker shock ahead for some buyers

Health plan sticker shock ahead for some buyers

December 22nd, 2013 4:38 pm by CARLA K. JOHNSON, AP Medical Writer

As a key deadline hits Monday, many people without health insurance have been sizing up policies on the new government health care marketplace and making what seems like a logical choice: They’re picking the cheapest one.

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Vietnam vets 'teach' Scott students what no textbook has to offer

Vietnam vets 'teach' Scott students what no textbook has to offer

December 22nd, 2013 2:00 pm by Wes Bunch

Several local Vietnam veterans were invited to speak to students at the Scott County Career and Technical Center in Gate City about their experiences in the military.

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Hawkins student shields children from gunfire, city leader steps down

Hawkins student shields children from gunfire, city leader steps down

December 22nd, 2013 10:00 am by Staff Report

A review of just a few of the interesting and important stories you may have missed this week on TimesNews.net.

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Three American military aircraft hit in South Sudan, four wounded

Three American military aircraft hit in South Sudan, four wounded

December 21st, 2013 5:09 pm by Associated Press

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The aircraft were trying to evacuate U.S. citizens in a remote area that on Saturday became a battleground between the country’s military and renegade troops, officials said.

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U.S. nuclear missiles are a force in much distress

U.S. nuclear missiles are a force in much distress

December 21st, 2013 4:47 pm by ROBERT BURNS, Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of intercontinental ballistic missiles, or ICBMs, is dwindling, their future defense role is in doubt, and missteps and leadership lapses have raised questions about how the force is managed.

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