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NASA study says Earth has lookalikes ... 8.8 billion of them

NASA study says Earth has lookalikes ... 8.8 billion of them

November 4th, 2013 4:47 pm by Associated Press

The planets are about the size of Earth, orbit stars just like our sun and exist in the Goldilocks zone — not too hot and not too cold for life.

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Update: Man who drove into empty pool told deputy he was 'drowning'

Update: Man who drove into empty pool told deputy he was 'drowning'

November 4th, 2013 4:32 pm by Becky Campbell

A deputy found Nathan Miller standing beside his 2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee.

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Daniel Boone Junior ROTC wins North Carolina competition

Daniel Boone Junior ROTC wins North Carolina competition

November 4th, 2013 3:46 pm by Staff Reports

The Daniel Boone High School Marine Corps Junior ROTC unit was the overall winner of the third annual Drill and Rifle Competition in Statesville, N.C., on Saturday, the school said in a news release.

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That's alright Mama: Beagle named Elvis to help zoo detect polar bear pregnancies

That's alright Mama: Beagle named Elvis to help zoo detect polar bear pregnancies

November 4th, 2013 11:32 am by Associated Press

The 2-year-old has been specially trained for a year by a Kansas handler who has taught dogs to sniff out everything from explosives to bed bugs.

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Stopping the chaos: Men say probation alternative is working for them

Stopping the chaos: Men say probation alternative is working for them

November 4th, 2013 10:36 am by Becky Campbell

“With our past, there’s no in between. There’s zero or 200 miles an hour. This may be the time you hit a brick wall and it may be the end" — Chris Casey.

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NE Tennessee woman seeks service dog for autistic and deaf son

NE Tennessee woman seeks service dog for autistic and deaf son

November 4th, 2013 9:59 am by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

Standing on the front porch of his home in Rogersville, Jakob Nicastro is wide-eyed. The wind has picked up, and he is pointing it out to his mother, Misha.

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Obama's health law finally gets real for America

Obama's health law finally gets real for America

November 4th, 2013 7:53 am by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press

With a cranky federal website complicating access to new coverage and some consumers being notified their existing plans are going away, the potential for winners and losers is creating anxiety and confusion.

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Drunken mayor: 1 of 10 things to know today from across the nation and around the world

Drunken mayor: 1 of 10 things to know today from across the nation and around the world

November 4th, 2013 7:35 am by Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

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Knob Creek Museum: A trove of 250 years of history

Knob Creek Museum: A trove of 250 years of history

November 3rd, 2013 9:21 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Tucked away on the northwestern rim of the commercial district at State of Franklin and Knob Creek roads, there’s a pioneer farmstead that predates the nation.

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New probation program is changing lives

New probation program is changing lives

November 3rd, 2013 9:16 pm by Becky Campbell

A new intense probation program in Johnson City — aimed at reducing repeat offenders while offering them the opportunity to really change their lives — is the first of its kind in Tennessee, and state officials have their eye on how successful it might be

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