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FDA plans tighter restrictions on hydrocodone

FDA plans tighter restrictions on hydrocodone

October 25th, 2013 9:11 pm by Nick Shepherd

Earlier this week, the Food and Drug Administration announced a plan for greater restrictions on prescription painkillers containing hydrocodone.

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Carbon capture: Virginia Tech professor says ‘entire new industry is being created’

Carbon capture: Virginia Tech professor says ‘entire new industry is being created’

October 25th, 2013 9:06 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE — Carbon capture and utilization storage (CCUS) technologies are still a long way from commercial application but possess promising economic potential, Dr. Michael Karmis said during a lecture Friday.

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Morristown man receives 11 years  for  child porn

Morristown man receives 11 years for child porn

October 25th, 2013 8:52 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — A Morristown man will spend the next 11 years in federal prison for sharing child pornography over the Internet.

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Jack Daniel’s in legal fight with small distiller

Jack Daniel’s in legal fight with small distiller

October 25th, 2013 7:24 pm by BRUCE SCHREINER, Associated Press

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A white whiskey named for a famed Appalachian moonshiner started out being sold in Mason jars, to honor its roguish roots, but switched to square-shaped bottling.

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Hamlin wins pole on fast day at Martinsville

Hamlin wins pole on fast day at Martinsville

October 25th, 2013 6:15 pm by HANK KURZ Jr., AP Sports Writer

Denny Hamlin promised he would be a factor in Sunday’s NASCAR race at Martinsville Speedway, and he went out and proved it by leading a parade of drivers who smashed the track qualifying record.

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Jury sought child abuse charges against parents of JonBenet Ramsey

Jury sought child abuse charges against parents of JonBenet Ramsey

October 25th, 2013 6:13 pm by P. SOLOMON BANDA, Associated Press

BOULDER, Colo. — A grand jury that reviewed evidence in the death of 6-year-old JonBenet Ramsey believed her parents were involved in the crime but didn’t say who killed the beauty queen, according to documents released Friday.

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Judge who changed baby’s name from Messiah to Martin  could be disciplined

Judge who changed baby’s name from Messiah to Martin could be disciplined

October 25th, 2013 6:03 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

NASHVILLE — An East Tennessee magistrate who ordered a baby’s name changed from Messiah to Martin has been charged with violating the state’s Code of Judicial Conduct.

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Gay couple in Oklahoma to marry despite ban

Gay couple in Oklahoma to marry despite ban

October 25th, 2013 12:40 pm by KRISTI EATON, Associated Press

Black Bear and his partner of nine years, Jason Pickel, plan to walk each other down the aisle Thursday, surrounded by family and friends, before signing a marriage license granted by the Cheyenne Arapaho Tribes.

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Halloween can be dangerous, frightful for pets

Halloween can be dangerous, frightful for pets

October 25th, 2013 12:34 pm by Marci Gore

A local veterinarian says with a little planning and a whole lot of common sense, Halloween doesn’t have to pose a risk to our beloved four-legged friends.

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Scrapbook Showcase: Yellowstone National Park

October 25th, 2013 10:22 am by Sunday Scrapbook

This week's Scrapbook Showcase features a collection of photos submitted by Dennis and Angie Gilliam of Colonial Heights. The photos were taken in June 2013 during a vacation to Yellowstone National Park.

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