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In Marvel's Ultimate universe, fate looms large

In Marvel's Ultimate universe, fate looms large

January 10th, 2014 4:31 pm by MATT MOORE, Associated Press

Fourteen years after its creation by Marvel Entertainment as a modern, grittier and contemporary take on Marvel's characters, the publisher is pushing forward with efforts to reinvigorate its universe where the dead remain so.

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Pharmacy tracking doesn't decrease meth labs

Pharmacy tracking doesn't decrease meth labs

January 10th, 2014 4:29 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

A state law requiring electronic tracking of pseudoephedrine purchases does not appear to have had much effect on the production of methamphetamine in Tennessee.

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Haslam to decide on school vouchers next week

Haslam to decide on school vouchers next week

January 10th, 2014 4:29 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Gov. Bill Haslam won't announce his decision about whether to support school voucher legislation until next week, when state lawmakers return into session.

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Feds recognize same-sex couples in Utah

Feds recognize same-sex couples in Utah

January 10th, 2014 4:27 pm by BRADY McCOMBS, Associated Press; PETE YOST, Associated Press

The Obama administration extended federal recognition to the marriages of more than 1,000 same-sex couples in Utah that took place before the Supreme Court put those unions in the state on hold.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Earnhardt losing crew chief to broadcast booth after this season

Earnhardt losing crew chief to broadcast booth after this season

January 10th, 2014 4:02 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Dale Earnhardt Jr. is admittedly scared by the daunting task of replacing crew chief Steve Letarte, who was formally introduced Friday as a member of NBC Sports Group's broadcast booth for its NASCAR coverage beginning in 2015.

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Target: Breach affected millions more customers

Target: Breach affected millions more customers

January 10th, 2014 1:56 pm by ANNE D'INNOCENZIO and MICHELLE CHAPMAN, AP Business Writers

Target's pre-Christmas security breach was significantly more extensive and affected millions more shoppers than the company reported last month.

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Police: Mom a suspect in Tenn. baby disappearance

Police: Mom a suspect in Tenn. baby disappearance

January 10th, 2014 1:47 pm by ADRIAN SAINZ, Associated Press

The baby girl's mother, 33-year-old Andrea Walker, is charged with child abuse and child neglect in connection with the disappearance.

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Tennessee lowering preterm births

Tennessee lowering preterm births

January 10th, 2014 12:56 pm by Leigh Ann Laube

Dr. Peter Earl, an obstetrician and gynecologist with Wellmont Medical Associates Women’s Health, says that the vast majority of women don’t get enough folic acid.

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Web picks
First ever video of a fish leaping out of the water to prey on flying birds

First ever video of a fish leaping out of the water to prey on flying birds

January 10th, 2014 11:25 am by Interesting stories we found around the web

This video found on the web shows an African tigerfish leaping out of a lake and snatching a swallow out of mid air. It is the first confirmed record of a freshwater fish preying on a bird in flight, according to Nature.com

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'Snipers' prompt bath salts user to hide in fire truck

'Snipers' prompt bath salts user to hide in fire truck

January 10th, 2014 8:35 am by Rain Smith

While emergency personnel worked a home fire on C Street, a "paranoid" man jumped into a fire truck and refused to exit.

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