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Helicopters search for stranded Southern drivers

Helicopters search for stranded Southern drivers

January 29th, 2014 2:45 pm by RAY HENRY and RUSS BYNUM, Associated Press

The rare snowstorm deposited mere inches of snow in Georgia and Alabama, but there were more than 1,000 fender-benders. At least six people died in traffic accidents.

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Lifting the minimum wage big deal for small firms

Lifting the minimum wage big deal for small firms

January 29th, 2014 2:42 pm by JOYCE M. ROSENBERG, AP Business Writer

It's an issue that affects large and small companies. But larger companies are more likely to have the financial resources to absorb higher payroll costs.

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Brutal temperatures make road work a challenge across SW Va.

Brutal temperatures make road work a challenge across SW Va.

January 29th, 2014 2:29 pm by Stephen Igo

Brutally cold temperatures will keep an icy grip over the region Wednesday into Thursday morning, presenting a challenge to Virginia Department of Transportation and contractor snowplow crews.

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Southwest Va. man faces 60 years for child porn

Southwest Va. man faces 60 years for child porn

January 29th, 2014 1:58 pm by Wes Bunch

JONESVILLE — Gary Joshua Garrison, 26, Pennington Gap, entered guilty pleas to 11 counts of possession of child pornography and two counts of reproduction of child pornography.

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SBK animal shelter director takes reins as big plans develop

SBK animal shelter director takes reins as big plans develop

January 29th, 2014 12:13 pm by Rain Smith

The Sullivan County/Bluff City/Kingsport Animal Center has a new leader, new goals and new vision for the future — including construction of a consolidated shelter centrally located in their service area.

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New York Congressman threatens to throw reporter off balcony after the State of the Union (video)

New York Congressman threatens to throw reporter off balcony after the State of the Union (video)

January 29th, 2014 12:07 pm by Interesting stories we found around the web

A New York congressman threatened to throw a reporter off the balcony and break him in half after the State of the Union last night.

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Couponing 101:  Kmart and Sears

Couponing 101: Kmart and Sears

January 29th, 2014 9:35 am by Amanda Arnold-Drinnon

Are resolutions breaking your budget?

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Republicans say Obama can't do much without them

Republicans say Obama can't do much without them

January 29th, 2014 9:32 am by DAVID ESPO, AP Special Correspondent

Congressional Republicans swiftly and sharply rejected President Barack Obama's vow to act on his own if lawmakers won't help him create jobs and narrow the nation's yawning income gap, insisting he'll accomplish little in a divided government without the

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Another bitter cold day on tap

Another bitter cold day on tap

January 29th, 2014 8:52 am by Staff Report

Though the snow has passed, the National Weather Service warns bitterly cold air and hazardous travel conditions are expected to continue across the region on Wednesday.

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Southern-style snowstorm: Gridlock, kind neighbors

Southern-style snowstorm: Gridlock, kind neighbors

January 29th, 2014 8:34 am by RAY HENRY and RUSS BYNUM, Associated Press

Students camped out with teachers in school gyms or on buses and commuters abandoned cars along the highway to seek shelter in churches, fire stations — even grocery stores — after a rare snowstorm left thousands of unaccustomed Southerners frozen.

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