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Tweetsie Trail scouts out historical designation

Tweetsie Trail scouts out historical designation

February 17th, 2015 9:39 pm by Tony Casey

If you've been out on the Tweetsie Trail on a sunny weekend afternoon and haven't been able to find a parking spot within a stone's throw of the Alabama Street trailhead, it might hard to imagine more people using the recreational trail.

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'Arctic surge' to hit region soon, says National Weather Service

'Arctic surge' to hit region soon, says National Weather Service

February 17th, 2015 9:35 pm by Jessica Fuller and Brad Hicks, Press Staff Writers

Even with Monday's dangerous travel conditions, outages and freezing temperatures, Johnson City residents worked - or played - to make the best of a chilly situation.

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Snow days mean more work for some in area

Snow days mean more work for some in area

February 17th, 2015 9:33 pm by Nathan Baker

Many teachers and school support staff, office workers and health professionals in Northeast Tennessee had a day off Tuesday, but for some, snow days mean anything but a day off. They can mean big business.

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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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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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Teen snowmobilers rescued after frigid night in woods

Teen snowmobilers rescued after frigid night in woods

February 17th, 2015 4:10 pm by Associated Press

Two 15-year-old Rhode Island boys will return from their winter vacation with a story to tell after spending a night in below-zero temperatures when their snowmobile got stuck in the woods in Maine.

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