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Update: Family, friends, colleagues mourn loss of Pamela Roe, wife of U.S. Rep. Phil Roe

Update: Family, friends, colleagues mourn loss of Pamela Roe, wife of U.S. Rep. Phil Roe

March 5th, 2015 2:56 pm by Max Hrenda

Pamela Roe, wife of U.S. Rep. Phil Roe of Johnson City, died Thursday, according to a press release from his office.

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Ringling Bros. phasing out iconic elephant acts by 2018

Ringling Bros. phasing out iconic elephant acts by 2018

March 5th, 2015 2:11 pm by TAMARA LUSH, Associated Press

Within two hours of the announcement, animal rights groups took credit for the decision, saying that the pressure put on the circus ultimately led to the decision.

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NWS warns freezing temps could make icy roads from wet weather

NWS warns freezing temps could make icy roads from wet weather

March 5th, 2015 2:05 pm by Max Hrenda

While some drivers may not have had much trouble dealing with Thursday's rain, the National Weather Service warned that driving conditions could take a more perilous turn.

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East Tennessee bus driver accused of raping 15-year-old student

East Tennessee bus driver accused of raping 15-year-old student

March 5th, 2015 12:05 pm by Associated Press

The driver allegedly took the girl to a motel and forced himself on her.

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Supreme Court decision expected on same-sex marriage before July

Supreme Court decision expected on same-sex marriage before July

March 5th, 2015 11:54 am by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press

Tennessee is among the states affected by the cases.

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More snow on the way today: Will this be winter's last hurrah?

More snow on the way today: Will this be winter's last hurrah?

March 5th, 2015 10:14 am by Associated Press

After the storm and possibly some cold days into the weekend, the next couple of weeks should be considerably warmer for a large chunk of the country.

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Collapsed, flooded roads reported across Southwest Virginia

Collapsed, flooded roads reported across Southwest Virginia

March 5th, 2015 10:09 am by Stephen Igo, NET News Service

Communities across the region, particularly in Wise County, have battled flood waters since a storm front began dumping steady rains across the snowpacked region early Wednesday.

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Tip Tip props to the late, great Tom Dosser - PHOTOS/VIDEO

March 5th, 2015 9:14 am by Tony Casey

"Lone Oak Trail would not exist except for A.T. Dosser III, who discovered the land, conceived the trail & constructed most of it," reads the welcome sign. A recent trail running experience on Dosser's trail really put things into perspective for me. As I

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Food Lion stores campaigning against hunger

March 5th, 2015 9:01 am by Sue Guinn Legg

At a time when cash and food donations to the local food bank and nonprofit pantries across the region are lagging, area Food Lion stores are inviting their customers to help provide "Groceries for Good".

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Erwin Bojangles opening today

Erwin Bojangles opening today

March 5th, 2015 8:57 am by Brad Hicks

Erwin residents hankering for some of Bojangles' "Famous Chicken 'n Biscuits" won't have to travel far.

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