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Flu-linked deaths up in region

Flu-linked deaths up in region

January 21st, 2014 9:28 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Flu-related deaths are continuing to rise locally and at the state and national level. Locally, flu vaccine remains in good supply and available for free at health departments across the region.

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Man accused of stealing a grandmother’s wallet

Man accused of stealing a grandmother’s wallet

January 21st, 2014 7:10 pm by Staff report

A city man was charged with aggravated burglary and theft under $500 after his recent arrest by police after an investigation into burglaries in October and December, police said in a news release.

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Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife indicted on federal corruption charges

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife indicted on federal corruption charges

January 21st, 2014 4:01 pm by LARRY O'DELL, Associated Press

A federal investigation overshadowed the final months in office for the once-rising star of the Republican Party, with authorities looking into gifts he and his family received from a political donor.

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The Buzz: Local news that will get you talking today

The Buzz: Local news that will get you talking today

January 21st, 2014 3:45 pm by Staff Reports

You can't go without the Buzz. Here's a quick catch-up on pertinent recent stories:

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Area schools dismissing early

Area schools dismissing early

January 21st, 2014 11:24 am by Staff Report

A few local school districts have announced their intentions to dismiss students early today (Tuesday, Jan. 21) to avoid possible transportation complications cause by winter weather expected later.

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Tennessee lawmakers balk at Common Core school standards

Tennessee lawmakers balk at Common Core school standards

January 21st, 2014 10:32 am by Joey Garrison, The Tennessean

The move could set the stage for the type of fight playing out in statehouses across the country.

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Why no hemp in Tennessee? Group wants state to legalize farming, manufacturing

Why no hemp in Tennessee? Group wants state to legalize farming, manufacturing

January 21st, 2014 9:32 am by Gary B. Gray

The move dovetails with an ever-increasing national conversation on the use of marijuana and its byproducts for medicinal and recreational purposes.

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Calm Before the Storm

January 21st, 2014 8:30 am by Dave Boyd

Calm Before the Storm Dave Boyd/Johnson City Press Kids at Carver Recreation Center enjoyed the springlike weather Monday afternoon. A winter storm is expected to move into the area overnight with low temperatures and snow likely.

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Martin Luther King Jr Dinner

January 21st, 2014 12:00 am by Dave Boyd

MLK Jr Dinner Dave Boyd/Johnson City Press The Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration took place at the Carver Recreation center Monday night with a crowd of around 100 people on hand.

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Here we go again: more single-digit temperatures on the way

Here we go again: more single-digit temperatures on the way

January 20th, 2014 10:00 pm by Tony Casey

Somewhat caught by surprise by the severity of what was called the “Polar Vortex” that blew through the region about two weeks ago, the area finds itself better prepared to tackle another incoming blast of cold weather.

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