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Fatal shooting outside Johnson City store

Fatal shooting outside Johnson City store

February 19th, 2015 8:10 am by NET News Service

Johnson City police were investigating the death in the parking lot outside the Roadrunner Market at 1908 E. Unaka Ave. across from the Johnson City Country Club. According to a 911 dispatcher, the shooting was reported at 10:16 p.m.

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Outbreak causes vaccination debate to heat up

Outbreak causes vaccination debate to heat up

February 19th, 2015 7:47 am by By Emily Schwartz, Maggie Harden and Riyah Basha, Chicago Tribune (TNS)

An ongoing measles outbreak that originated last month at Disneyland in California spread to 16 other states. The CDC's most recent reports show 141 confirmed cases of measles in the U.S.

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W.Va. oil train derailment was 1 of 3 with safer tank cars

W.Va. oil train derailment was 1 of 3 with safer tank cars

February 18th, 2015 10:38 am by JOHN RABY and JONATHAN MATTISE, Associated Press

Hundreds of families were evacuated and nearby water treatment plants were temporarily shut down after cars derailed from a train carrying 3 million gallons of North Dakota crude Monday.

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Tenn. man allegedly defrauds donors to Newtown school charity

Tenn. man allegedly defrauds donors to Newtown school charity

February 18th, 2015 8:00 am by Associated Press

A man who created a charity to benefit those affected by the 2012 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School has been arrested on allegations that he took most of it for himself, federal prosecutors said Tuesday.

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GOPS's Bush noting difference with former president brother

GOPS's Bush noting difference with former president brother

February 18th, 2015 7:57 am by THOMAS BEAUMONT, Associated Press

How specifically former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush distinguishes himself on foreign policy from his brother, former President George W. Bush, it's clear the new Republican presidential prospect sees it as a topic necessary to address publicly.

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Train carrying 3 million gallons of crude still burning

Train carrying 3 million gallons of crude still burning

February 17th, 2015 9:01 pm by Associated Press

Hundreds of families were evacuated after losing their drinking water and electricity when 19 tank cars slammed into each other and caught fire, leaking oil into a Kanawha River tributary and burning a nearby house down to its foundation.

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Push to boost defense spending puts GOP in budget bind

Push to boost defense spending puts GOP in budget bind

February 17th, 2015 11:21 am by ANDREW TAYLOR, Associated Press

Lawmakers who want to rein deficit spending insist that any increases for the military should be financed by cuts to domestic programs.

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Update: VDOT crews shift emphasis to secondary roads

Update: VDOT crews shift emphasis to secondary roads

February 17th, 2015 8:49 am by Stephen Igo

More snow is in the forecast for parts of Southwest Virginia Wednesday, but nothing like the storm that dumped more than a foot of snow in some areas on Monday.

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Anti-UAW group qualifies under Volkswagen labor policy

Anti-UAW group qualifies under Volkswagen labor policy

February 17th, 2015 8:28 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Many of the group's leaders played prominent roles in the narrow defeat of the UAW in a unionization vote in February 2014 at the Chattanooga facility.

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US to appeal ruling blocking Obama immigration plan

US to appeal ruling blocking Obama immigration plan

February 17th, 2015 8:20 am by Associated Press

The Justice Department will appeal a federal judge's ruling that temporarily blocked President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration, the White House said Tuesday.

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