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Ice storm's wake leaves power customers in dark

Ice storm's wake leaves power customers in dark

February 7th, 2014 6:35 am by MARK SCOLFORO, Associated Press

Utility crews aren't getting much relief from the weather as they work to restore electricity to hundreds of thousands of people in Pennsylvania and Maryland.

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Weather weary nation asks: Why are we having such a nasty winter?

Weather weary nation asks: Why are we having such a nasty winter?

February 6th, 2014 7:08 pm by SETH BORENSTEIN, Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — “We are having an unusual jet stream that’s giving us crazy cold weather in the East and the ridiculously resilient ridge as it’s called in California,” said Weather Underground meteorology director Jeff Masters.

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Former SW Va. police officer charged with impersonating a marshal

Former SW Va. police officer charged with impersonating a marshal

February 6th, 2014 3:22 pm by Wes Bunch

BIG STONE GAP —Richard Wayne Parsons, 35, of Jonesville, a former Pennington Gap patrolman, stands accused of impersonating a U.S. marshal in order to coerce a woman into performing sexual acts with him.

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Silent film shows preparation and atomic bombing of Nagasaki

Silent film shows preparation and atomic bombing of Nagasaki

February 6th, 2014 3:07 pm by Interesting stories we found around the web

?This silent film shows the final preparation and loading of the "Fat Man" bomb into "Bockscar," the plane which dropped the bomb on Nagasaki.

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KPD: Man files 21 false reports with police

KPD: Man files 21 false reports with police

February 6th, 2014 2:42 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man has been arrested after claiming $13,000 in fraudulent purchases on his wife's credit card to police, though he allegedly consented to the transactions for another woman he's "involved with."

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Speaker: Immigration measure will be tough to pass

Speaker: Immigration measure will be tough to pass

February 6th, 2014 2:37 pm by DONNA CASSATA, Associated Press

House Speaker John Boehner said Thursday it will be difficult to pass immigration legislation this year, dimming prospects for one of President Barack Obama's top domestic priorities.

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Admin said to be eyeing insurance extension

Admin said to be eyeing insurance extension

February 6th, 2014 2:35 pm by TOM MURPHY, AP Business Writer

The Obama administration is considering an extension of the president's decision to let people keep their individual insurance policies even if they are not compliant with the health care overhaul, according to two top industry officials.

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School apologizes for black history lunch menu

School apologizes for black history lunch menu

February 6th, 2014 2:32 pm by Associated Press

Officials at a Northern California private school are apologizing after a lunch menu option to celebrate Black History Month angered some parents and students.

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Nashville sued for records in Vanderbilt rape case

Nashville sued for records in Vanderbilt rape case

February 6th, 2014 8:59 am by Associated Press

Four former football players are accused of raping an unconscious student in a dorm on June 23 and have pleaded not guilty to rape and sexual battery charges.

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Prosecutor: Forced soda, water consumption led to Hawkins child's death

Prosecutor: Forced soda, water consumption led to Hawkins child's death

February 6th, 2014 6:41 am by Jeff Bobo

SURGOINSVILLE — Attorney General Berkeley Bell says the biological father and stepmother forced her to drink as many as 4.5 12-ounce bottles of grape soda and an unknown amount of water. “They also failed to take care of the child once she was injured.”

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