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Another winter storm hits East Coast; more cold temps coming

Another winter storm hits East Coast; more cold temps coming

February 22nd, 2015 2:13 pm by BRUCE SHIPKOWSKI, Associated Press

The latest in a seemingly unending parade of snowstorms moved over the East Coast on Saturday, dropping a wintry mix as far south as northern Georgia and potentially causing more headaches for snow-weary New England.

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Storms, freezing temps cause 21 deaths in Tennessee

Storms, freezing temps cause 21 deaths in Tennessee

February 22nd, 2015 2:10 pm by Associated Press

State officials say the storms and freezing temperatures this past week in Tennessee caused 21 deaths, including 11 attributed to hypothermia.

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Victim ID'ed in Vanderbilt campus shooting

Victim ID'ed in Vanderbilt campus shooting

February 22nd, 2015 2:00 pm by David Yunker, The Tennessean

Metro police have identified the man killed Saturday night at a Vanderbilt University garage.

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Anti-vaccine mothers discuss their thinking amid backlash

Anti-vaccine mothers discuss their thinking amid backlash

February 22nd, 2015 1:54 pm by GOSIA WOZNIACKA, Associated Press

One is a businesswoman and an MBA graduate. Another is a corporate vice president. The third is a registered nurse.

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Chief: Retired officer apparently killed 2 daughters, self

Chief: Retired officer apparently killed 2 daughters, self

February 22nd, 2015 1:52 pm by JIM FITZGERALD, Associated Press

A retired police officer apparently shot his two teenage daughters to death and then killed himself in the family's suburban New York home, a police official said Sunday.

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Get your geek on: ETSUCON draws crowd despite weather

Get your geek on: ETSUCON draws crowd despite weather

February 21st, 2015 10:06 pm by Jessica Fuller

Nearly 2,000 people got their geek on this weekend for East Tennessee State University's third-annual ETSUCON in the D.P. Culp Center.

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Time ticks on for 'Project X' as Dentsply considers job-saving incentives

Time ticks on for 'Project X' as Dentsply considers job-saving incentives

February 21st, 2015 9:59 pm by Nathan Baker

Nearing the date when a decision is expected from a company considering a million-dollar incentive package from Washington County to keep nearly 200 manufacturing jobs in Johnson City, Washington County Economic Development Council CEO Mitch Miller said t

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Proposed mental health cuts baffle area officials

Proposed mental health cuts baffle area officials

February 21st, 2015 9:53 pm by Max Hrenda

While wintry weather has been a cause for concern in Tennessee of late, a proposed cut in the Bureau of TennCare's operating budget has health care professionals, advocates, legislators and law enforcement personnel concerned the state's mental patients c

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PHOTOS: Tweetsie Trail could stretch beyond Elizabethton

PHOTOS: Tweetsie Trail could stretch beyond Elizabethton

February 21st, 2015 9:50 pm by Tony Casey

Theoretically, the Tweetsie Trail could extend as far as Roan Mountain, taking it into what Johnson City's Director of Public Works Phil Pindzola has called "the heart of the Appalachians

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Snow heads out, rain rolls in for weekend

Snow heads out, rain rolls in for weekend

February 21st, 2015 9:43 pm by Jessica Fuller

After days of ice and snow, last week's winter storm system is finally moving out of the area. But it's leaving us with a flood watch over the weekend.

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