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Arctic air blasts into region

Arctic air blasts into region

January 6th, 2014 9:15 am by Associated Press

The National Weather Service in Morristown expects temperatures to fall across East Tennessee on Monday to around 7 degrees by 5pm. Wind chill values are forecast at between -3 and -13.

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Frigid temperatures in states to plummet further

Frigid temperatures in states to plummet further

January 6th, 2014 9:06 am by Associated Press

Winter weather caused the cancellation and delay of flights both to and from Nashville and Memphis on Sunday. The Metro Nashville government said it was partnering with local organizations to make sure shelters were available.

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Wounded veterans work to put away child predators

Wounded veterans work to put away child predators

January 5th, 2014 8:07 pm by KEVIN FREKING, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Oskar Zepeda has had pretty much one mission in his life: kill or capture. After serving nine tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan, he now has a new target — child predators.

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Northeast Tennessee lawmakers split on annexation issues

Northeast Tennessee lawmakers split on annexation issues

January 5th, 2014 6:45 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — Opinions vary among Northeast Tennessee lawmakers on the future of legislation to require all municipal annexations in the state to be voted on by residents in the area to be annexed.

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Health law leaves volunteer firefighting in limbo

Health law leaves volunteer firefighting in limbo

January 5th, 2014 5:37 pm by ALANNA DURKIN, Associated Press

Fire chiefs and lawmakers are working to protect the system of volunteer firefighting that has served rural America for more than a century but is threatened by an ambiguity in President Barack Obama’s health care law.

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Some states confirm water pollution from drilling

Some states confirm water pollution from drilling

January 5th, 2014 5:05 pm by KEVIN BEGOS, Associated Press

In at least four states that have nurtured the nation's energy boom, hundreds of complaints have been made about well-water contamination from oil or gas drilling, and pollution was confirmed in a number of them.

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Tennessee expecting coldest weather in more than a decade

Tennessee expecting coldest weather in more than a decade

January 5th, 2014 2:56 pm by Associated Press

Parts of Tennessee were facing the prospect of single-digit temperatures and wind chills as much as 15 to 18 degrees below zero as a mass of arctic air headed for the state Sunday afternoon.

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Kerry: U.S. support, but no troops, for Iraq

Kerry: U.S. support, but no troops, for Iraq

January 5th, 2014 2:32 pm by DEB RIECHMANN, Associated Press

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday that the United States will support Iraq's fight against al-Qaida-linked militants who have overrun two cities, but won't send in American troops.

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Top 10 most viewed news stories of 2013

Top 10 most viewed news stories of 2013

January 5th, 2014 12:00 pm by Staff reports

Most viewed news stories for the past year include Kingsport flooding, a family who lost everything to the flood, a body found at an intersection, a dump truck falling off I-26, Elf on a shelf and an account of a fatal crash, among others.

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Rodman names  team for exhibition in North Korea

Rodman names team for exhibition in North Korea

January 4th, 2014 10:48 pm by DAN GELSTON, Associated Press

Dennis Rodman has named a team of former NBA players to play an exhibition basketball game in Pyongyang, North Korea.

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