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Belgian lawmakers extend euthanasia to children

Belgian lawmakers extend euthanasia to children

February 14th, 2014 12:16 am by Associated Press

The law empowers children with terminal ailments who are in great pain to ask to be put to death by their doctor if their parents agree and a psychiatrist or psychologist certifies they are conscious of what their choice signifies.

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Judge rules Virginia gay marriage ban is unconstitutional

Judge rules Virginia gay marriage ban is unconstitutional

February 14th, 2014 12:01 am by Associated Press

U.S. District Judge Arenda Wright Allen issued a stay of her order while it is appealed, meaning that gay couples in Virginia will still not be able to marry until the case is ultimately resolved.

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Kingsport crews work day and night to clear snow-covered streets

Kingsport crews work day and night to clear snow-covered streets

February 13th, 2014 11:47 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT To allow additional manpower for snow removal, city garbage, trash and recycling collection schedules were changed for the remainder of the week.

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Business & Technology
Wellmont lines up consultant to explore options

Wellmont lines up consultant to explore options

February 13th, 2014 11:35 pm by Staff report

Wellmont Health System announced Thursday it has selected Skokie, Ill.-based health-care consulting firm Kaufman, Hall & Associates Inc. to explore future options, including aligning with another health-care system.

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Facebook offers new gender options for users

Facebook offers new gender options for users

February 13th, 2014 10:51 pm by Associated Press

You don't have to be just male or female on Facebook. The social media giant has added a customizable option with about 50 different terms people can use to identify their gender as well as three preferred pronoun choices.

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Community Scrapbook: Snowy Days

February 13th, 2014 8:30 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

Our Snowy Days scrapbook features a collection of reader-submitted photos. And it's not too late to share your photos from Winter Storm Pax. Check back throughout the day for more photos.

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Blountville man who ran over girlfriend sentenced in Scott

Blountville man who ran over girlfriend sentenced in Scott

February 13th, 2014 8:27 pm by Wes Bunch

Argie Bryan Baker, 30, of Blountville, was given a 20-year sentence with 10 years suspended by 30th Circuit Court Judge Tammy McElyea as a result of his December 2013 conviction on a single count of felony malicious wounding.

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More snow, more changes in NET and SWVa. basketball schedules

More snow, more changes in NET and SWVa. basketball schedules

February 13th, 2014 3:51 pm by Pat Kenney

For the second straight day, Northeast Tennessee postseason tournaments and Southwest Virginia regular season games have been postponed or canceled due to accumulating snow.

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Woman busted stealing 122 items from Walmart

Woman busted stealing 122 items from Walmart

February 13th, 2014 3:30 pm by Rain Smith

Loss prevention observed a female placing "numerous" clothing and household items into her buggy, then roll them out of the store.

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5 things to know about the UAW vote at Volkswagen

5 things to know about the UAW vote at Volkswagen

February 13th, 2014 3:22 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Employees at the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., are voting whether they want to be represented by the United Auto Workers union. With a three-day election wrapping up Friday, here's a look at what's at stake:

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