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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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Federal judge stalls Obama's executive action on immigration

Federal judge stalls Obama's executive action on immigration

February 17th, 2015 3:20 pm by JUAN A. LOZANO, Associated Press

U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen's decision late Monday puts on hold Obama's orders that could spare from deportation as many as 5 million people who are in the U.S. illegally.

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More than 60,000 Tennesseans without power

More than 60,000 Tennesseans without power

February 17th, 2015 1:22 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency reports more than 60,000 customers are still without power.

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Tenn. lawmaker operated hog farm without proper permits

Tenn. lawmaker operated hog farm without proper permits

February 17th, 2015 1:16 pm by Associated Press

A Republican lawmaker from northwestern Tennessee operated his hog farm without proper state permits, and an inspector said he was discouraged by upper management from enforcing violations.

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Some work, some play on snow days

February 17th, 2015 11:49 am by Becky Campbell

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It's cold in Jonesborough, too

February 17th, 2015 10:47 am by Nathan Baker

Snow blanketed the courthouse and the rest of downtown Jonesborough Tuesday morning.

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UPDATE: Office and school and schedule changes

UPDATE: Office and school and schedule changes

February 17th, 2015 9:40 am by Staff Reports

Johnson City Schools closed Wednesday.

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With snow on ground, Carter County braces for ice

With snow on ground, Carter County braces for ice

February 16th, 2015 9:17 pm by John Thompson

A mixture of snow, sleet and rain began falling in Elizabethton around 1:30 p.m. on Monday and quickly turned patches of the ground white.

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Unicoi Board of Mayor and Aldermen consider more in-depth financial reports

Unicoi Board of Mayor and Aldermen consider more in-depth financial reports

February 16th, 2015 9:12 pm by Brad Hicks

Town of Unicoi Alderwoman Kathy Bullen wants to see a little more information included on the town's financial reports reviewed and considered by the town's Board of Mayor and Aldermen.

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