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Bitter cold, snow expected across the region

Bitter cold, snow expected across the region

January 21st, 2014 9:08 am by Staff Report

All of the region is under either a winter storm warning or winter weather advisory through early Wednesday morning, with single-digit temperatures and snow in the forecast.

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Sochi forces hunt for three potential suicide bombers

Sochi forces hunt for three potential suicide bombers

January 21st, 2014 8:35 am by NATALIYA VASILYEVA, Associated Press

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Russian security officials are hunting down three potential female suicide bombers, one of whom is believed to be in Sochi, where the Winter Olympics will begin next month.

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Three cancer patients get proton therapy in Tenn.

Three cancer patients get proton therapy in Tenn.

January 21st, 2014 8:26 am by Associated Press

Unlike conventional radiation therapy, medical experts say proton beams can be fine-tuned to deliver maximum energy within the controlled range of the cancerous tumor.

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Rogersville holds 11th annual Martin Luther King Day Unity Service

Rogersville holds 11th annual Martin Luther King Day Unity Service - VIDEO

January 20th, 2014 9:31 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Rev. Irvin Greene posed the same question repeatedly Monday afternoon as he addressed a congregation during Rogersville’s 11th annual Martin Luther King Day Unity Service.

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Photo Gallery: New Vision Youth annual MLK Community Unity candlelight vigil.

January 20th, 2014 7:54 pm by Ned Jilton

New Vision Youth annual MLK Community Unity candlelight vigil held this year at Shiloh Baptist Church. Photo by Ned Jilton II

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As marijuana attitudes shift, this may be a year of legalization

As marijuana attitudes shift, this may be a year of legalization

January 20th, 2014 4:36 pm by By Maria L. La Ganga, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

The first legal pot storefronts in America opened to long lines in Colorado this month. Washington state is poised to issue licenses for producing, processing and selling the Schedule I drug — once officials sift through around 7,000 applications.

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Iran, US, Europe start implementing nuclear deal

Iran, US, Europe start implementing nuclear deal

January 20th, 2014 3:01 pm by ALI AKBAR DAREINI, Associated Press; JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG, Associated Press

The steps start a six-month clock for Tehran and the world powers to negotiate a final accord that the Obama administration and its European allies say will be intended to ensure Iran cannot build a nuclear weapon.

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UPDATE: Grocery wine bill negotiations near breakthrough

UPDATE: Grocery wine bill negotiations near breakthrough

January 20th, 2014 2:59 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

After years of bitter legislative fights over efforts to allow Tenn grocery stores to sell wine, groups representing liquor stores and supermarkets are nearing an agreement that would give the measure its best ever chances of becoming law.

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Area in for another round of cold, snow

Area in for another round of cold, snow

January 20th, 2014 2:56 pm by Staff reports

Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia are in for another bout of very cold weather and snow, according to the National Weather Service in Morristown.

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New Jersey lieutenant governor: Aid-for-development claim false

New Jersey lieutenant governor: Aid-for-development claim false

January 20th, 2014 2:55 pm by ANGELA DELLI SANTI, Associated Press

New Jersey's lieutenant governor on Monday strongly denied a claim that Superstorm Sandy relief funding was withheld from a severely flooded city because the mayor wouldn't sign off on a politically connected real estate venture.

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