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I-81 crash leads to manhunt

I-81 crash leads to manhunt

February 17th, 2014 2:20 pm by Staff Report

State and local police were searching the area of Tri-Cities Crossing on Monday morning after a motorist fled their crashed vehicle on Interstate 81.

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1 month after spill, W. Virginians wary of water

1 month after spill, W. Virginians wary of water

February 17th, 2014 12:34 pm by ALEX SANZ, and JONATHAN MATTISE, Associated Press

For weeks, government officials have said the running water in nine counties is suitable for all daily needs. But many of the 300,000 residents whose water was contaminated Jan. 9, is not convinced.

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Next up: TV ads just for you, dear voter

Next up: TV ads just for you, dear voter

February 17th, 2014 12:22 pm by PHILIP ELLIOTT, Associated Press

Welcome to Addressable TV, an emerging technology that allows advertisers - Senate hopefuls and insurance companies alike - to pay some broadcasters to pinpoint specific homes.

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Editorial: Highway chief fiasco spotlights Godsey's incompetence

Editorial: Highway chief fiasco spotlights Godsey's incompetence

February 17th, 2014 9:57 am by Staff Report

The fiasco surrounding a successor to former Highway Commissioner Terry Shaffer brings - yet again - embarrassment to the county, and - yet again - demonstrates County Mayor Steve Godsey's incompetence.

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What can unite liberals and tea partyers? The NSA

What can unite liberals and tea partyers? The NSA

February 17th, 2014 8:36 am by CONNIE CASS, Associated Press

Politically speaking, the tea-party supporter in rural North Carolina and the Massachusetts liberal live a world apart. Who or what could get them thinking the same? Edward Snowden and the National Security Agency.

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After UAW defeat, can GOP fulfill promise of Tenn. jobs?

After UAW defeat, can GOP fulfill promise of Tenn. jobs?

February 17th, 2014 8:26 am by ERIK SCHELZIG and TOM KRISHER, Associated Press

Now that workers have rejected the UAW in a close vote, attention turns to whether the GOP can fulfill its promises that keeping the union out means more jobs will come rolling in.

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Kerry mocks those who deny climate change

Kerry mocks those who deny climate change

February 16th, 2014 6:13 pm by MATTHEW LEE, AP Diplomatic Writer

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday called climate change perhaps the worlds "most fearsome" destructive weapon and mocked those who deny its existence or question its causes.

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TennCare point system leaves some seniors fending for themselves

TennCare point system leaves some seniors fending for themselves

February 16th, 2014 5:04 pm by Tom Wilemon, The Tennessean

After more than a half century of marriage, Joost Koenig and Joann Koenig dont take care of each other as well as they used to.

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Craigslist killing suspect claims she's slain 22 others

Craigslist killing suspect claims she's slain 22 others

February 16th, 2014 2:22 pm by Associated Press

A Pennsylvania woman charged along with her newlywed husband in the murder of a man they met through Craigslist admitted to the slaying in a jailhouse interview and said she has killed more than 20 others across the country.

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House Democrats attempting to force votes on wage, immigration

House Democrats attempting to force votes on wage, immigration

February 16th, 2014 1:28 pm by DONNA CASSATA, Associated Press

House Democrats are determined to cast an election-year spotlight on Republican opposition to raising the minimum wage and overhauling immigration laws, and are turning to a tactic known as a "discharge petition."

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