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Gate City girls in like lambs, out like lionesses

Gate City girls in like lambs, out like lionesses

March 8th, 2014 9:22 pm by George Thwaites

Morgan Gose fired up 24 points and Gate City recovered from a shaky first half to post a 78-49 win over East Rockingham in Saturday's VHSL 2A semifinal game at the Prior Center in Wise.

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Tennessee rips Missouri 72-45 for fourth straight win

Tennessee rips Missouri 72-45 for fourth straight win

March 8th, 2014 7:32 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Antonio Barton scored 16 points and Jarnell Stokes had a double-double Saturday as Tennessee trounced Missouri 72-45 to win its fourth straight game and boost its NCAA tournament hopes.

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Wine sales bill an opportunity for liquor distributors

Wine sales bill an opportunity for liquor distributors

March 8th, 2014 6:47 pm by Hank Hayes

Words buried deep in Tennessee's wine-in-grocery-stores legislation are on track to take down a barrier that has lasted for decades.

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Lady Vols top Aggies, reach SEC title game

Lady Vols top Aggies, reach SEC title game

March 8th, 2014 5:14 pm by CHARLES ODUM, AP Sports Writer

Isabelle Harrison had 20 points and 13 rebounds and No. 6 Tennessee held off No. 15 Texas A&M 86-77 on Saturday to earn a spot in the championship game of the SEC women's basketball tournament.

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Oil slicks spotted in hunt for missing jet

Oil slicks spotted in hunt for missing jet

March 8th, 2014 3:47 pm by CHRIS BRUMMITT and EILEEN NG, Associated Press

Vietnamese air force planes on Saturday spotted two large oil slicks close to where a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 went missing earlier in the day, the first sign that the aircraft carrying 239 people had crashed.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Gate City vs. East Rockingham, 2A semifinals

March 8th, 2014 2:45 pm by Jonathan McCoy

Pictures from Saturday's VHSL 2A girls basketball semifinal between Gate City and East Rockingham at Virginia-Wise's Prior Center. The Lady Blue Devils won 78-49 and advanced to face Wise Central for the state championship.

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UPDATE: Motorcycle driver killed in two-vehicle accident

UPDATE: Motorcycle driver killed in two-vehicle accident

March 8th, 2014 2:00 pm by Matthew Lane

The accident took place shortly after noon on Saturday at the intersection of Fort Henry and Atoka Lane in front of Walmart.

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Conn. could be first state to curb loud movies

Conn. could be first state to curb loud movies

March 8th, 2014 1:25 pm by JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN, Associated Press

Connecticut could become the first state to curb loud movies under proposed legislation that would place a limit on decibel levels, drawing opposition from the Motion Picture Association of America.

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GOP pushes social issues at conservative showcase

GOP pushes social issues at conservative showcase

March 8th, 2014 1:09 pm by PHILIP ELLIOTT and STEVE PEOPLES, Associated Press

Some of the party's most prominent conservatives insisted on Day 2 of the CPAC that Republicans should emphasize hot-button social issues in this year's midterm elections, exposing an ideological divide within the GOP.

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Barry Staubus column: Requiring prescription for pseudoephedrine best anti-meth plan

Barry Staubus column: Requiring prescription for pseudoephedrine best anti-meth plan

March 8th, 2014 1:00 pm by BARRY P. STAUBUS

Methamphetamine manufacturing continues to swell as meth "cooks" have an endless number of buyers, known as "smurfers" who obtain pseudoephedrine, a cold-allergy medicine essential to the making of meth, from local pharmacies.

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