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"Well, the first thing they want to do is make sure they have their information to report an outage in case they lose their power," says NES Communications Supervisor Tim Hill. "Our phone system is set up to recognize your phone number, but if you call from a phone number, it doesn't recognize, you'll need a meter number or the phone number that's associated with the bill to report an outage, so that's the main thing."
They say if you haven't already, go ahead and gather that information now, in case your power does go out. It's also important to have non-perishable food items in your home. FOX17's Eric Alvarez will have more on how families are stocking up, COMING UP in JUST A FEW MINUTES on FOX17 NEWS.
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2 dead in drugstore shooting in Tenn.
May 23, 2013 19:29 GMT
BEAN STATION, Tenn. (AP) -- Authorities say two people were killed and two more wounded in a shooting at a drugstore in East Tennessee.
A Tennessee Bureau of Investigation spokeswoman tells the Knoxville News Sentinel (http://bit.ly/10TXMDs ) that one person is in custody.
TBI spokeswoman Kristin Helm says the shooting happened just before noon Thursday at the Down Home Pharmacy in Bean Station.
Helm says authorities arrived and found two men dead. The surviving victims, both women, were airlifted to the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville.
Authorities did not give the names of the victims or suspect.
The Bean Station police chief did not immediately return a call to the AP.
Information from: Knoxville News Sentinel, http://www.knoxnews.com
Bernanke signals Fed to maintain stimulus efforts
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Chairman Ben Bernanke is telling Congress that the U.S. job market remains weak and that it is too soon for the Federal Reserve to end its extraordinary stimulus programs.
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