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US gas prices fell 13 cents per gallon, but expected to rise

US gas prices fell 13 cents per gallon, but expected to rise

January 25th, 2015 9:23 pm by Associated Press

The average price of a regular gallon of gas dropped 13 cents in the past two weeks to $2.07, but it could soon rise.

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'Potentially historic' storm headed for Northeast

'Potentially historic' storm headed for Northeast

January 25th, 2015 5:09 pm by VERENA DOBNIK, Associated Press

A winter that has largely spared the Northeast thus far is about to arrive with gusto: A storm the National Weather Service called "potentially historic" could dump 2 to 3 feet of snow from northern New Jersey to Connecticut.

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Man's return to residence prompts his arrest after warning to stay away, according to city police

Man's return to residence prompts his arrest after warning to stay away, according to city police

January 25th, 2015 2:27 pm by Staff Report

A man's return to a residence Saturday evening after an earlier warning to stay away by officers with the Johnson City Police Department resulted in charges against him, the department said in a news release.

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Abe 'speechless' after video claims IS hostage dead

Abe 'speechless' after video claims IS hostage dead

January 25th, 2015 2:13 pm by YURI KAGEYAMA, Associated Press

Japan's prime minister said Sunday he was "speechless" after an online video purportedly showed that one of two Japanese hostages of the extremist Islamic State group had been killed, and he demanded the release of the other.

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The business of a princess: City teacher appears as famous princesses at children's birthday parties

The business of a princess: City teacher appears as famous princesses at children's birthday parties

January 25th, 2015 1:20 pm by Jessica Fuller

Malinda Davenport has gotten used to living a double life.

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Designer auction draws bids from around world

Designer auction draws bids from around world

January 24th, 2015 9:56 pm by Jessica Fuller

Designer clothes, handbags and shoes valued at more than $1.5 million were auctioned off for a fraction of the cost Saturday as bidders from around the world took home items from designers like Prada, Dolce and Gabbana and Louis Vuitton.

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Love poems to Mother Nature: ETSU literature professor puts out book of poems based on ecological awareness

Love poems to Mother Nature: ETSU literature professor puts out book of poems based on ecological awareness

January 24th, 2015 9:50 pm by Tony Casey

Philosophically, East Tennessee State University literature professor Dr. Fred Waage categorizes himself as an "Earthiest."

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Twin education bills could deflate public education funding

Twin education bills could deflate public education funding

January 24th, 2015 9:45 pm by Nathan Baker

Two education bills filed this month in the state Legislature could allow parents to choose to divert funding away from public schools toward their private counterparts, if approved.

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Two men graduate from life of crime, begin new lives after intensive program

Two men graduate from life of crime, begin new lives after intensive program

January 24th, 2015 9:39 pm by Becky Campbell

Graduation day is generally both a day of reflection on the path leading to that ceremony and a day of hope and expectation for what awaits.

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Rape trial spurs discussion of hostess role on campus

Rape trial spurs discussion of hostess role on campus

January 24th, 2015 9:25 pm by Anita Wadhwani and Adam Sparks, The Tennessean

The relationship between female students and male athletes has been at the forefront in the first two weeks of the trial of two former Vanderbilt football players charged with raping an unconscious female student.

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