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Majority of Americans agree: Weed should be legal

Majority of Americans agree: Weed should be legal

October 23rd, 2013 7:25 am by By Matt Pearce, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

Here is a short list of things that are less popular with Americans than the idea of legalizing pot: Congress. The U.S. Supreme Court. The president.

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Obama calls trusted fixer to help health care site

Obama calls trusted fixer to help health care site

October 23rd, 2013 7:20 am by DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press

Faced with mounting questions about the website, the Obama administration announced Tuesday that a longtime management consultant will help fix the problems and turn the site into the breezy, one-stop shopping portal.

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Kingsport BMA gives go-ahead on high-end housing incentive

Kingsport BMA gives go-ahead on high-end housing incentive

October 22nd, 2013 10:37 pm by Matthew Lane

The Board of Mayor and Aldermen has officially given City Manager John Campbell the go-ahead to develop a program aimed at providing home builders an incentive to build neighborhoods with houses priced at a minimum of $400,000 each.

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Scott County man facing felony drug charges

Scott County man facing felony drug charges

October 22nd, 2013 10:30 pm by Staff Report

GATE CITY — A Scott County man was arrested Monday on multiple felony drug charges after he was pulled over by Gate City police for speeding.

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Walmart shoplifter wanted in three states sentenced to three years in Hawkins

Walmart shoplifter wanted in three states sentenced to three years in Hawkins

October 22nd, 2013 10:17 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — A North Carolina man wanted in three other states for alleged massive shoplifting expeditions through Walmart stores was sentenced to three years last week for attempting to steal $2,300 in merchandise from a Rogersville Walmart in July.

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Haslam: Talks continue on  ‘Tennessee Plan’ for health insurance

Haslam: Talks continue on ‘Tennessee Plan’ for health insurance

October 22nd, 2013 9:23 pm by Hank Hayes

BLOUNTVILLE — Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam said Tuesday he still doesn’t have a deal with the federal government on an initiative to add enrollees to the state’s Medicaid program and feels no deadline heat to get it done.

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South soccer comes up short against Greeneville

South soccer comes up short against Greeneville

October 22nd, 2013 9:05 pm by Greg Peters

Sullivan South’s girls soccer season came to an end Tuesday evening with a 4-1 road loss to Greeneville in the Region 1-A/AA semifinals.

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Group seeks volunteers to help with free Thanksgiving dinner

Group seeks volunteers to help with free Thanksgiving dinner

October 22nd, 2013 9:04 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — The “People Loving People” organization is planning its 10th annual free Thanksgiving dinner in Rogersville, and one thing that hasn’t changed over the past decade is a need for donations and volunteers.

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State Farm holding contest to promote safe driving among teens

State Farm holding contest to promote safe driving among teens

October 22nd, 2013 8:54 pm by Nick Shepherd

Teenagers can be bad drivers. Among 14- to 18-year-olds, car accidents are the major cause of death, according to State Farm Insurance.

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Feathers, Burkett boost Tribe into Region 1 final

Feathers, Burkett boost Tribe into Region 1 final

October 22nd, 2013 8:30 pm by Pat Kenney

Lauren Feathers and Erin Burkett scored a goal apiece to lead Dobyns-Bennett to a hard-fought 2-1 victory over South-Doyle in the Region 1-AAA girls soccer semifinal at Indian Highland Park on Tuesday.

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