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Volunteers help get Santa Train ready to roll

Volunteers help get Santa Train ready to roll

November 21st, 2013 6:36 am by J. H. Osborne

Wednesday was the traditional “packing party” for the Santa Train. The event brings together volunteers from throughout the region each year. For some it has become almost as much of a tradition as going to see the train itself.

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Tenn. couples in gay marriage suit seek injunction

Tenn. couples in gay marriage suit seek injunction

November 21st, 2013 6:20 am by Associated Press

The couples filed a suit in Nashville challenging Tennessee laws that prohibit recognition of same-sex marriages. They claim in court filings that the laws violate constitutional guarantees of equal protection and due process.

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Ex-cops charged in Kentucky brothel slayings

Ex-cops charged in Kentucky brothel slayings

November 21st, 2013 6:14 am by BRUCE SCHREINER, Associated Press

Authorities believe they have finally solved the murders of two workers at a Kentucky massage parlor with the arrest of two former police officers — including the lead investigator in the case.

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Study ties nuts to lower cancer, heart death risk

Study ties nuts to lower cancer, heart death risk

November 20th, 2013 7:02 pm by Associated Press

DALLAS (AP) — Researchers tracked 119,000 men and women and found that those who ate nuts roughly every day were 20 percent less likely to die during the study period than those who never ate nuts.

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One year down: American walking from Africa to Chile

One year down: American walking from Africa to Chile

November 20th, 2013 6:41 pm by Associated Press

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Paul Salopek walked alongside his camels for days in Ethiopia without seeing any signs of modern humanity, ate a hamburger on a U.S. military base and was shadowed by minders in the Saudi desert.

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Photo gallery: Train transporting 100,000 gallons of propane derails in Hawkins County

Photo gallery: Train transporting 100,000 gallons of propane derails in Hawkins County

November 20th, 2013 3:48 pm by Jeff Bobo

Rescuers dodged a big bullet Tuesday night when a train derailed in Bulls Gap, and the only cars that didn’t tip over were at the back of the line including four carrying 28,000 gallons of propane each.

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Duffield manufacturer expanding, adding at least 50 jobs

Duffield manufacturer expanding, adding at least 50 jobs

November 20th, 2013 2:48 pm by Staff Report

DUFFIELD — VFP Inc. announced a $3.5 million expansion of its Duffield manufacturing facility Wednesday that will bring at least 50 new jobs to Scott County. The project is under way and will allow VFP to bring its total work force in Duffield to 250.

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Affidavit: 75 lbs of pot flown into Johnson City on private plane

Affidavit: 75 lbs of pot flown into Johnson City on private plane

November 20th, 2013 2:41 pm by NET News Service

A special agent with the DEA met the aircraft at the municipal airport after agents in California reported that David Guy Cardwell and Justin Donald Laycock were carrying duffel bags full of marijuana on the plane.

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Tenn. coach resigns amid vandalism scandal

Tenn. coach resigns amid vandalism scandal

November 20th, 2013 2:29 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

A Tennessee high school head football coach has resigned following allegations that at least two of his assistants painted their team's field house with vulgarities and made it seem like the work of a rival high school.

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Obama, Clinton families pay tribute to JFK

Obama, Clinton families pay tribute to JFK

November 20th, 2013 2:27 pm by DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press

President Barack Obama paid tribute Wednesday to former President John F. Kennedy's legacy, joining former President Bill Clinton to lay a wreath at Kennedy's grave

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