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Here we go again: more single-digit temperatures on the way

Here we go again: more single-digit temperatures on the way

January 20th, 2014 10:00 pm by Tony Casey

Somewhat caught by surprise by the severity of what was called the “Polar Vortex” that blew through the region about two weeks ago, the area finds itself better prepared to tackle another incoming blast of cold weather.

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Pizza N Gyro repeats as champs of Pie Wars; Fox’s finishes second

Pizza N Gyro repeats as champs of Pie Wars; Fox’s finishes second

January 20th, 2014 9:54 pm by Tony Casey

Pizza N Gyro repeated as Pie Wars champions Sunday night, the first back-to-back champ in four years of the event’s existence.

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Fatalities reported in Nebraska animal feed plant explosion

Fatalities reported in Nebraska animal feed plant explosion

January 20th, 2014 4:52 pm by Associated Press

The fire chief would not say how many were dead.

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Tennessee grocery wine bill negotiations near breakthrough

Tennessee grocery wine bill negotiations near breakthrough

January 20th, 2014 3:43 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Under current law, supermarkets and convenience stores can sell beer containing up to 6.5 percent alcohol by volume. Anything stronger can only be sold in liquor stores, which can't sell anything beyond booze and lottery tickets.

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Remaining snakes seized in Tennessee euthanized

Remaining snakes seized in Tennessee euthanized

January 20th, 2014 3:36 pm by Associated Press

The remaining 14 snakes that were seized from a Tennessee preacher who used them in his religious practices have been euthanized after officials concluded their condition was too poor to save them.

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Fired East Tennessee deputy charged with rape

Fired East Tennessee deputy charged with rape

January 20th, 2014 2:39 pm by Beth Burger, Chattanooga Times Free Press

“I could let you go, but you’d owe me."

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Off the Wall News: Woman linked to several gravesite thefts

Off the Wall News: Woman linked to several gravesite thefts

January 20th, 2014 1:44 pm by Associated Press

39-year-old Brandie Grimes Emerson was linked to stealing items from the grave of a 21-year-old crash victim

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3 teens ejected in East Tennessee crash, 15-year-old boy killed

3 teens ejected in East Tennessee crash, 15-year-old boy killed

January 20th, 2014 11:35 am by Beth Burger, Chattanooga Times Free Press

Investigators say the Nissan truck they were in struck a tree before overturning on its side.

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Supreme Court to decide on child porn victim restitution

Supreme Court to decide on child porn victim restitution

January 20th, 2014 10:55 am by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press

The case being argued at the Supreme Court on Wednesday involves a Texas man who pleaded guilty to having images of children engaged in sex acts on his computer.

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Police: Drunken teen goes three-wheeling through Johnson City in stolen vehicle

Police: Drunken teen goes three-wheeling through Johnson City in stolen vehicle

January 20th, 2014 10:19 am by Staff Report

Police spotted Michael E. Martin driving a stolen car with just three wheels and no headlights.

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