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US employers add 113K jobs; rate dips to 6.6 pct.

US employers add 113K jobs; rate dips to 6.6 pct.

February 7th, 2014 11:04 am by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer

A surprisingly weak jobs report for a second straight month has renewed concern that the U.S. economy might be slowing after a strong finish last year. Employers added 113,000 jobs in January, far fewer than the average monthly gain of 194,000 last year.

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Elderly Blountville woman raped, robbed

Elderly Blountville woman raped, robbed

February 7th, 2014 9:20 am by Rain Smith

Police are searching for a gun-wielding man who allegedly raped and robbed an elderly woman in her Blountville home, then stole her vehicle and dropped her off at a convenience store.

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Food City and BMS sweeten the deal for ticket holders

Food City and BMS sweeten the deal for ticket holders

February 7th, 2014 7:20 am by Nick Shepherd

Food City will be launching a plus one program, which will allow season ticket holders at BMS to get one free ticket to bring a friend along.

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Tenn. mom charged in baby's disappearance out on bond

Tenn. mom charged in baby's disappearance out on bond

February 7th, 2014 6:41 am by Associated Press

Police say the suspect told them she left the baby at home with her 3-year-old son while she took her 5-year-old son to school. She said that when she returned home, the baby was gone.

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Ice storm's wake leaves power customers in dark

Ice storm's wake leaves power customers in dark

February 7th, 2014 6:35 am by MARK SCOLFORO, Associated Press

Utility crews aren't getting much relief from the weather as they work to restore electricity to hundreds of thousands of people in Pennsylvania and Maryland.

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Weather weary nation asks: Why are we having such a nasty winter?

Weather weary nation asks: Why are we having such a nasty winter?

February 6th, 2014 7:08 pm by SETH BORENSTEIN, Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — “We are having an unusual jet stream that’s giving us crazy cold weather in the East and the ridiculously resilient ridge as it’s called in California,” said Weather Underground meteorology director Jeff Masters.

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Former SW Va. police officer charged with impersonating a marshal

Former SW Va. police officer charged with impersonating a marshal

February 6th, 2014 3:22 pm by Wes Bunch

BIG STONE GAP —Richard Wayne Parsons, 35, of Jonesville, a former Pennington Gap patrolman, stands accused of impersonating a U.S. marshal in order to coerce a woman into performing sexual acts with him.

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Silent film shows preparation and atomic bombing of Nagasaki

Silent film shows preparation and atomic bombing of Nagasaki

February 6th, 2014 3:07 pm by Interesting stories we found around the web

?This silent film shows the final preparation and loading of the "Fat Man" bomb into "Bockscar," the plane which dropped the bomb on Nagasaki.

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KPD: Man files 21 false reports with police

KPD: Man files 21 false reports with police

February 6th, 2014 2:42 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man has been arrested after claiming $13,000 in fraudulent purchases on his wife's credit card to police, though he allegedly consented to the transactions for another woman he's "involved with."

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Speaker: Immigration measure will be tough to pass

Speaker: Immigration measure will be tough to pass

February 6th, 2014 2:37 pm by DONNA CASSATA, Associated Press

House Speaker John Boehner said Thursday it will be difficult to pass immigration legislation this year, dimming prospects for one of President Barack Obama's top domestic priorities.

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