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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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TVA changing the way in charges for electricity

TVA changing the way in charges for electricity

February 21st, 2015 4:08 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessee Valley Authority is giving notice that it plans to change the way it charges customers for electricity.

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Rain turning roads slick in Tennessee, flood watches issued

Rain turning roads slick in Tennessee, flood watches issued

February 21st, 2015 4:04 pm by Associated Press

Rains and above-freezing temperatures throughout much of Tennessee are causing flooding and slick roadways.

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Wood stove caused fire that killed 3 in Knoxville

Wood stove caused fire that killed 3 in Knoxville

February 21st, 2015 3:59 pm by Cortney Roark, Knoxville News Sentinel

A wood-burning stove caused the North Knox County house fire that killed three people this week, authorities said Saturday.

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War vet freezes to death inside home in Dunlap

War vet freezes to death inside home in Dunlap

February 21st, 2015 3:50 pm by Kevin Hardy and Will Healey, Chattanooga Times Free Press

After surviving two wars, frigid weather took the life of Bradley Sutter this week. Police found the 85-year-old dead in his rural mobile home with nothing but electric blankets for heat.

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Governor says Tennessee hates unions, so come to Kentucky

Governor says Tennessee hates unions, so come to Kentucky

February 20th, 2015 11:53 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

The Democrat is touting Kentucky's neutrality on labor matters as "a positive sales point," particularly in contrast to the turmoil in Tennessee.

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