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Tennessee lowering preterm births

Tennessee lowering preterm births

January 10th, 2014 12:56 pm by Leigh Ann Laube

Dr. Peter Earl, an obstetrician and gynecologist with Wellmont Medical Associates Women’s Health, says that the vast majority of women don’t get enough folic acid.

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'Snipers' prompt bath salts user to hide in fire truck

'Snipers' prompt bath salts user to hide in fire truck

January 10th, 2014 8:35 am by Rain Smith

While emergency personnel worked a home fire on C Street, a "paranoid" man jumped into a fire truck and refused to exit.

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Chemical spill shuts down much of W.Va. capital

Chemical spill shuts down much of W.Va. capital

January 10th, 2014 7:11 am by JOHN RABY, Associated Press

Schools and restaurants closed, grocery stores sold out of bottled water, and state legislators who had just started their session canceled the day's business.

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Student shot in leg at Tenn. high school

Student shot in leg at Tenn. high school

January 10th, 2014 6:48 am by Associated Press

The 17-year-old victim was taken to a hospital in stable condition, while another student involved in the altercation was arrested at his grandmother's house.

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Dial 9 before 911? Hotel death prompts petition

Dial 9 before 911? Hotel death prompts petition

January 10th, 2014 6:40 am by NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press

A 9-year-old girl tried calling 911 from the hotel room where she could hear her mother dying - but she didn't know she had to dial 9 on the hotel phone first.

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Second Hawkins man charged in incident with three 13-year-old girls

Second Hawkins man charged in incident with three 13-year-old girls

January 9th, 2014 11:19 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Corey Aulburn Cinnamon, 19, 1900 Route 66-S, Bulls Gap, was arrested Monday in Morristown on an outstanding Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office warrant charging him with one count of solicitation of a minor, a Class A misdemeanor.

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Scientists: Americans are becoming weather wimps

Scientists: Americans are becoming weather wimps

January 9th, 2014 7:36 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — As the world warms, the United States is getting fewer bitter cold spells like the one that gripped much of the nation this week. So when a deep freeze strikes, scientists say, it seems more unprecedented than it really is.

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Kingsport burglar climbs through pharmacy ceiling

Kingsport burglar climbs through pharmacy ceiling

January 9th, 2014 4:23 pm by Staff Report

Police are searching for a man who entered a Kingsport pharmacy by climbing through the ceiling of an adjacent, vacant store, then bolted when an alarm sounded.

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Christie fires aide, apologizes for traffic jams

Christie fires aide, apologizes for traffic jams

January 9th, 2014 3:29 pm by ANGELA DELLI SANTI, Associated Press; GEOFF MULVIHILL, Associated Press

Moving quickly to quell a widening political scandal, Gov. Chris Christie fired one of his top aides Thursday and apologized repeatedly for the "abject stupidity" of his staff

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Airlines go on a record new jet shopping spree

Airlines go on a record new jet shopping spree

January 9th, 2014 3:29 pm by SCOTT MAYEROWITZ, AP Airlines Writer

Capt. Paul Wannberg glides an old Boeing 757 over the New Mexico desert, lining up with the runway. A computerized voice squawks elevation warnings. Forty feet. Thirty. Twenty. Ten. Touchdown.

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