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Abortion amendment voted top Tenn. story of 2014

Abortion amendment voted top Tenn. story of 2014

December 26th, 2014 8:27 am by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

Opponents of abortion had a huge victory in November. By changing the state constitution, they overturned a court ruling that fourteen years ago had nullified mandatory counselling and waiting periods and strict clinic regulations.

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Capacity crowds pack screenings of 'The Interview'

Capacity crowds pack screenings of 'The Interview'

December 26th, 2014 8:22 am by HILLEL ITALIE, AP National Writer

Critics and early viewers agree that "The Interview" is less than a masterpiece. But thanks to threats from hackers that nearly derailed its release, it has become an event.

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Northeast State tops Regents schools in performance outcomes

Northeast State tops Regents schools in performance outcomes

December 26th, 2014 8:13 am by Rick Wagner

Northeast State Community College did the best of all Tennessee Board of Regents schools in meeting the state's outcomes-based metrics. That improvement could get the school more than $1 million in additional funding next school year.

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Peyton Manning intends to return for 18th season in 2015

Peyton Manning intends to return for 18th season in 2015

December 25th, 2014 11:58 pm by Associated Press

NFL fans and fantasy football owners debating Peyton Manning's prowess and problems can continue that discussion well into the new year.

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Pope wishes Christmas hope and peace for Mideast

Pope wishes Christmas hope and peace for Mideast

December 25th, 2014 11:38 pm by Associated Press

"Truly there are so many tears this Christmas," said Francis, looking solemn and smiling little, in contrast to his often jocular demeanor when addressing crowds.

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'Sons of Liberty' tells tale of America's founders

'Sons of Liberty' tells tale of America's founders

December 25th, 2014 11:00 pm by Associated Press

Don't let the powdered wigs and oil paintings fool you: Samuel Adams, John Hancock and the other eventual Americans who changed the course of history were a ragtag band of secretive and sometimes mischievous young radicals.

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Local gyms brace for membership spike after 'holiday haze' ends

Local gyms brace for membership spike after 'holiday haze' ends

December 25th, 2014 10:20 pm by TONY CASEY, NET News Service

New Year's resolutions, cold weather and a little extra accumulated weight remain the main reasons for people joining up at local gyms as another calendar year passes.

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Two Hawkins jailers graduate from police academy

Two Hawkins jailers graduate from police academy

December 25th, 2014 9:38 pm by Jeff Bobo

"This is part of a program where I take correctional officers who prove they have what it takes to be a road officer, and allow them to go to the academy and become road certified," Hawkins County Sheriff Ronnie Lawson said.

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FCCLA Fall Rally benefits Scott County students and residents

FCCLA Fall Rally benefits Scott County students and residents

December 25th, 2014 7:00 pm by Amanda J. Vicars

Every year, the Scott County, Va., Chapter of FCCLA - made up of members from Scott County Career and Technical Center, Gate City High School, Rye Cove High School and Twin Springs High School - unite at the FCCLA Fall Rally to learn invaluable leadership

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Again? Really? What if it's Bush-Clinton in 2016?

Again? Really? What if it's Bush-Clinton in 2016?

December 25th, 2014 4:30 pm by NANCY BENAC, Associated Press

There are more than 300 million people in America, yet the same two families keep popping up when it comes to picking a president. The possibility of a Bush-Clinton matchup in 2016 is increasingly plausible.

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