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Hubble reveals galaxies from 13.2 billion years ago

Hubble reveals galaxies from 13.2 billion years ago

January 7th, 2014 5:41 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — “I like to call it cosmic dawn,” Hubble astronomer Jennifer Lotz said at the American Astronomical Society convention in Washington. “It’s when the lights are coming on.”

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Newspaper behind bars boasts compelling storytelling

Newspaper behind bars boasts compelling storytelling

January 7th, 2014 1:45 pm by By Chris Megerian, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

The scene was almost indistinguishable from that in any other newsroom. Editors sat around chatting about the next issue and tinkering with stories. Front pages were tacked up on the walls, and family photos were taped to computer terminals.

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TVA says peak power was second highest for winter

TVA says peak power was second highest for winter

January 7th, 2014 1:44 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessee Valley Authority preliminary figures show demand for power at 9 a.m. EST on Tuesday reached the second highest winter peak in TVA history.

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In cold snap, recipe for roads goes beyond salt

In cold snap, recipe for roads goes beyond salt

January 7th, 2014 1:10 pm by CAROLYN THOMPSON, Associated Press

In Milwaukee, road crews are experimenting with plentiful "cheese brine," while New York and Pennsylvania are among states trying beet juice mixtures.

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Update: Kingsport man says he accidentally left loaded gun in airport carry-on

Update: Kingsport man says he accidentally left loaded gun in airport carry-on

January 7th, 2014 12:59 pm by Rain Smith

BLOUNTVILLE — “The firearm was in a backpack and it was accidentally left there,” Christopher Scott Osborne, 40, told the Times-News. The Transportation Security Administration says the discovery was made Tuesday morning at a TCRA security checkpoint.

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Vehicle flips into Kingsport mobile home

Vehicle flips into Kingsport mobile home

January 7th, 2014 11:52 am by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — The crash occurred at approximately 11:40 p.m. Kingsport police say a 2002 Chevrolet Blazer was northbound on Moreland Drive when the driver, Amber N. Whitaker, 26, lost control and entered the grass median.

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Update: Man struck by car in Kingsport road rage incident

Update: Man struck by car in Kingsport road rage incident

January 7th, 2014 9:39 am by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — Near the intersection of Fort Henry Drive and Memorial Boulevard, Benjamin Mitchell, 38, exited his Chevrolet Suburban. He was then struck by the left front of a Honda Civic Del Sol driven by James S. Alley, 46.

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Naked man freed from washer with olive oil

Naked man freed from washer with olive oil

January 7th, 2014 9:34 am by Associated Press

A naked Australian man who became stuck in a washing machine as part of an ill-planned practical joke was freed from the appliance with the help of an unusual rescue device: olive oil.

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Many staying home as cold weather continues

Many staying home as cold weather continues

January 7th, 2014 8:20 am by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

Northeast Tennessee is under a wind chill warning until noon, as bitter cold air and winds will make it feel like 15 degrees below zero and lower.

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Health care providers expected to ramp up hiring as reform takes hold

Health care providers expected to ramp up hiring as reform takes hold

January 7th, 2014 8:14 am by By Christopher Seward, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (MCT)

One thing’s for sure when it comes to the impact of the Affordable Care Act: Health care and related industries are going to be on a hiring spree in the years to come to meet the demands of the law.

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