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Update: Magnitude-5.1 earthquake rattles LA

Update: Magnitude-5.1 earthquake rattles LA

March 29th, 2014 1:55 am by DAISY NGUYEN, Associated Press

A magnitude-5.1 earthquake centered near Los Angeles caused no major damage but jittered nerves throughout the region as dozens of aftershocks struck into the night.

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Crime Local News
Traffic stop in Weber City leads to drug charges

Traffic stop in Weber City leads to drug charges

March 29th, 2014 1:52 am by Wes Bunch

Weber City Police Chief Phillip Lane said approximately a pound of marijuana was located by officers during the traffic stop.

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Sports Sports Live
Tribe blanks Panthers in revamped Jon Metcalf Highland Cup tournament

Tribe blanks Panthers in revamped Jon Metcalf Highland Cup tournament

March 28th, 2014 11:53 pm by Greg Peters

Previously, the Jon Metcalf Highland Cup soccer tournament had a scoring system based on points that determined the champion. Changes were made for the 2014 event, and the eight-team tournament now has a basic concept: win and advance.

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Local News Health
Tobacco Settlement money to fund local smoking cessation programs

Tobacco Settlement money to fund local smoking cessation programs

March 28th, 2014 10:41 pm by J. H. Osborne

Over this budget cycle and the two that follow, Tennessee will distribute $15 million — $5 million each year — to agencies such as the Sullivan County Regional Health Department.

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Sports Vols Sports
Update: Michigan ends Tennessee's NCAA run

Update: Michigan ends Tennessee's NCAA run

March 28th, 2014 10:28 pm by MICHAEL MAROT, AP Sports Writer

Jordan Morgan scored 15 points and Nik Stauskas had 14, including a key free throw, to help Michigan hold on for a 73-71 victory over Tennessee in Friday's first NCAA Midwest Regional semifinal.

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Sports Sports Live Photos

PHOTO GALLERY: Metcalf Highland Cup, D-B vs. Lenoir City

March 28th, 2014 9:29 pm by Ned Jilton

Pictures from Friday's soccer match between Dobyns-Bennett and Lenoir City, part of the Jon Metcalf Highland Cup in Kingsport.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Logano breaks qualifying record, but Kyle Busch wins Martinsville pole

Logano breaks qualifying record, but Kyle Busch wins Martinsville pole

March 28th, 2014 7:42 pm by HANK KURZ Jr., AP Sports Writer

For the first time in 19 career starts, Kyle Busch earned the pole position for Sunday's Sprint Cup race at Martinsville Speedway, NASCAR's smallest, tightest track.

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Regional & National Education
Board of Regents: Higher ed budget in limbo

Board of Regents: Higher ed budget in limbo

March 28th, 2014 7:20 pm by Associated Press

Members of the Tennessee Board of Regents said Friday that they don't know how much money the state's universities and community colleges are going to receive in the budget because of a shortfall in tax collections.

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News Regional & National Business & Technology
White House plan targets methane emissions

White House plan targets methane emissions

March 28th, 2014 7:00 pm by MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press

The White House announced a wide-ranging plan Friday aimed at cutting methane emissions from oil and gas drilling, landfills and other sources.

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Sports Vols Sports
Lady Vols' Simmons eyes elusive Final Four berth

Lady Vols' Simmons eyes elusive Final Four berth

March 28th, 2014 6:59 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee guard Meighan Simmons wants to make sure her college basketball career doesn't end where it started: at the KFC Yum! Center, where the Lady Vols meet Maryland in the NCAA Louisville Regional semifinals.

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