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Vols threaten, but Kentucky remains unbeaten

Vols threaten, but Kentucky remains unbeaten

February 17th, 2015 9:30 pm by AP

Devin Booker had 18 points and seven rebounds as No. 1 Kentucky picked up its defense in the second half and extended the best start in school history Tuesday night with a 66-48 victory over Tennessee.

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Carter County combats cold snap

Carter County combats cold snap

February 17th, 2015 9:28 pm by John Thompson

Carter Countians were busy Tuesday clearing away the ice and snow from Monday's storm and bracing for a subzero chill still to come.

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Tenn. man charged with defrauding donors to Newtown school charity

Tenn. man charged with defrauding donors to Newtown school charity

February 17th, 2015 9:18 pm 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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Former 'Topper Carter shines in debut for Tide

Former 'Topper Carter shines in debut for Tide

February 17th, 2015 8:55 pm by Trey Williams

Arm trouble and adversity kept Will Carter from getting his sea legs for his first three years of college, but the tide appears to be turning for the former Science Hill two-sport starter.

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Veteran drivers make statement on opening weekend

Veteran drivers make statement on opening weekend

February 17th, 2015 8:53 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Jeff Gordon and Matt Kenseth have established themselves as early favorites to win this year's Daytona 500 based on their performances from last weekend.

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Ex-Vol Johnson surrenders on rape charge

Ex-Vol Johnson surrenders on rape charge

February 17th, 2015 8:50 pm by AP

Former Tennessee linebacker A.J. Johnson has turned himself in on a charge of aggravated rape.

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Tenn. AG weighs in on how far abortion restrictions can go

Tenn. AG weighs in on how far abortion restrictions can go

February 17th, 2015 8:48 pm by Anita Wadhwani, The Tennessean

With Tennessee voters approving a measure to give lawmakers more power to regulate abortions, the state's chief attorney has weighed in on just how far those legislators can go without running afoul of the U.S. Constitution.

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Judge officiates man's marriage, then hands down sentence for crime spree

Judge officiates man's marriage, then hands down sentence for crime spree

February 17th, 2015 8:06 pm by Associated Press

A Wyoming man's "I do" wasn't followed by a kiss, cake or honeymoon but a prison sentence for an August crime spree.

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Photo Gallery and Video: Snow sledding in Johnson City - VIDEO

February 17th, 2015 6:12 pm by Becky Campbell

There were some fearless folks out on hills in Johnson City Tuesday as restless residents took to sledding for fun.

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Still burning: Oil train with safety upgrades derails and explodes in West Virginia

Still burning: Oil train with safety upgrades derails and explodes in West Virginia

February 17th, 2015 4:12 pm by JOHN RABY and JONATHAN MATTISE, Associated Press

Hundreds of families were evacuated and two water treatment plants were temporarily shut down after 19 of the tanker cars left the tracks and caught fire, burning a nearby house down to its foundation.

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