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Plummeting temperatures to cause surge of demand for electricity at TVA

Plummeting temperatures to cause surge of demand for electricity at TVA

January 6th, 2015 9:39 pm by Jessica Fuller

After last week's 60-degree vacation, winter is again grasping the region with its frigid fingers, bringing plummeting temperatures for the rest of the week.

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Gunman, 1 other person dead in shooting at veterans' clinic

Gunman, 1 other person dead in shooting at veterans' clinic

January 6th, 2015 9:31 pm by Associated Press

Officials say a gunman opened fire at a veterans' medical clinic in West Texas, killing one other person.

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Mayor: New annex rules mean new life for old committee

Mayor: New annex rules mean new life for old committee

January 6th, 2015 9:29 pm by Gary B. Gray

Washington County Mayor Dan Eldridge preempted a likely state mandate Tuesday, calling for the revival of a long-disbanded committee that will review and update county and municipal growth plans as new annexation laws - and amendments to those laws - are

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City police say Eilzabethton woman turns up at JCPD headquarters, confesses to felony crime

City police say Eilzabethton woman turns up at JCPD headquarters, confesses to felony crime

January 6th, 2015 8:06 pm by Staff Report

Johnson City police said an Elizabethton woman came to Johnson City police headquarters and confessed to a felony crime she committed a month ago.

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Update: Woman accused of trying to bite cop during blood test after chase through Johnson City, Elizabethton

Update: Woman accused of trying to bite cop during blood test after chase through Johnson City, Elizabethton

January 6th, 2015 5:15 pm by Staff Report

A Shady Valley woman veered into oncoming traffic during a police chase through Johnson City and Elizabethton and tried to bite an officer as she was arrested early Tuesday morning, resulting in numerous charges, Johnson City police reported.

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Johnson, Martinez, Smoltz, Biggio elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

Johnson, Martinez, Smoltz, Biggio elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

January 6th, 2015 4:08 pm by RONALD BLUM, AP Sports Writer

Mets slugger Mike Piazza snubbed again.

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Ex-Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell gets 2 years for corruption

Ex-Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell gets 2 years for corruption

January 6th, 2015 3:24 pm by LARRY O'DELL and ALAN SUDERMAN, Associated Press

He was sentenced Tuesday after being convicted of 11 counts of corruption.

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Update: Charges dropped against one third of defendants accused in April 2013 murder, other two defendants to be tried separately

Update: Charges dropped against one third of defendants accused in April 2013 murder, other two defendants to be tried separately

January 6th, 2015 3:18 pm by Becky Campbell

Citing the unreliability of a key witness, Assistant District Attorney General Erin McArdle dismissed felony murder and three attempted aggravated robbery charges against one of three men arrested in the April 2013 homicide of a man outside a Johnson City

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White House says it will veto bill to approve oil pipeline

White House says it will veto bill to approve oil pipeline

January 6th, 2015 2:31 pm by DINA CAPPIELLO, Associated Press

The White House on Tuesday threatened to veto the first piece of legislation introduced in the Republican-controlled Senate, a bill approving the much-delayed Keystone XL oil pipeline, in what was expected to be the first of many confrontations over energ

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Snow expected from Midwest to Northeast, then bitter cold

Snow expected from Midwest to Northeast, then bitter cold

January 6th, 2015 1:02 pm by Associated Press

A winter weather system expected to dump more than a foot of snow in some places has begun its trek east, with a separate blast of arctic air right on its heels.

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