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Area schools preparing for future after spending week frozen out

Area schools preparing for future after spending week frozen out

February 19th, 2015 9:43 pm by Nathan Baker

After counting their lucky stars last month for a relatively mild winter, area school administrators are weathering the fourth consecutive day of classes canceled this week because of snow and cold temperatures.

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Freezer burn: Winter weather adds formidable factors for firefighters

Freezer burn: Winter weather adds formidable factors for firefighters

February 19th, 2015 9:36 pm by Becky Campbell

Johnson City firefighters responding to an apartment fire on Southwest Avenue Thursday morning received a huge dose of just how cold it was outside.

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Sports ETSU Sports
Sander had big games against ETSU in playing days at Chattanooga

Sander had big games against ETSU in playing days at Chattanooga

February 19th, 2015 9:34 pm by Joe Avento

Before he was running East Tennessee State's athletic department, Dick Sander was playing against it. And it was for what would turn into the Bucs' fiercest rival.

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Wintry weather shifts Meals on Wheels to park

Wintry weather shifts Meals on Wheels to park

February 19th, 2015 9:20 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The First Tennessee Human Resource Agency's delivery of Meals on Wheels to 1,000 shut-in seniors and disabled adults in eight Northeast Tennessee counties is wrestling with its own set of unique set of weather challenges.

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11 weather-related deaths now confirmed in Tennessee

11 weather-related deaths now confirmed in Tennessee

February 19th, 2015 9:11 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency reported Thursday that four more people have died from hypothermia-related causes: a 64-year-old woman and 69-year-old man in Henry County, an 85-year-old man in Sequatchie County and a 44-year-old man in Roane Co

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Agencies scrap over releasing lawmaker health plan info

Agencies scrap over releasing lawmaker health plan info

February 19th, 2015 8:54 pm by Dave Boucher, The Tennessean

Although a handful of lawmakers officially killed Gov. Bill Haslam's controversial health care plan earlier this month, the battles related to Insure Tennessee aren't over.

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Crime Elizabethton
Watauga man arrested minutes after armed robbery in Elizabethton

Watauga man arrested minutes after armed robbery in Elizabethton

February 19th, 2015 5:10 pm by John Thompson

Brian Kimbre was charged with aggravated robbery, resisting arrest, disorderly conduct, and possession of schedule VI drug.

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Don't get bilked by newspaper subscription scam from 'Life Giving Memories'

Don't get bilked by newspaper subscription scam from 'Life Giving Memories'

February 19th, 2015 4:48 pm by Staff Report

Our circulation department has received reports from several area residents of a scam involving newspaper sales.

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'Superbug' kills 2 as 179 patients exposed at Los Angeles hospital

'Superbug' kills 2 as 179 patients exposed at Los Angeles hospital

February 19th, 2015 3:57 pm by Associated Press

They were potentially infected with Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae, or CRE, during endoscopic procedures at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center between October and January.

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Knox firefighters find 3 bodies in house fire

Knox firefighters find 3 bodies in house fire

February 19th, 2015 3:50 pm by Knoxville News-Sentinel

A couple in their 70s and their 47-year-old son were tentatively identified as the victims.

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