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Conn. could be first state to curb loud movies

Conn. could be first state to curb loud movies

March 8th, 2014 1:25 pm by JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN, Associated Press

Connecticut could become the first state to curb loud movies under proposed legislation that would place a limit on decibel levels, drawing opposition from the Motion Picture Association of America.

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Regional & National
GOP pushes social issues at conservative showcase

GOP pushes social issues at conservative showcase

March 8th, 2014 1:09 pm by PHILIP ELLIOTT and STEVE PEOPLES, Associated Press

Some of the party's most prominent conservatives insisted on Day 2 of the CPAC that Republicans should emphasize hot-button social issues in this year's midterm elections, exposing an ideological divide within the GOP.

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Community
Barry Staubus column: Requiring prescription for pseudoephedrine best anti-meth plan

Barry Staubus column: Requiring prescription for pseudoephedrine best anti-meth plan

March 8th, 2014 1:00 pm by BARRY P. STAUBUS

Methamphetamine manufacturing continues to swell as meth "cooks" have an endless number of buyers, known as "smurfers" who obtain pseudoephedrine, a cold-allergy medicine essential to the making of meth, from local pharmacies.

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Local News
Jailed JC man charged with animal cruelty after 6 dogs allegedly found in garbage can

Jailed JC man charged with animal cruelty after 6 dogs allegedly found in garbage can

March 8th, 2014 12:44 pm by NET News Service

An incarcerated man received a charge of animal cruelty after animal control personnel said they found six dogs in a trash can outside of his house.

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News
Russia reinforces military presence in Crimea

Russia reinforces military presence in Crimea

March 8th, 2014 12:36 pm by DALTON BENNETT and YURAS KARMANAU, Associated Press

Dozens of military trucks transporting heavily armed soldiers rumbled over Crimea's rutted roads Saturday as Russia reinforced its armed presence on the disputed peninsula in the Black Sea.

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Regional & National
Three get court dates in Alcoa mushroom growing case

Three get court dates in Alcoa mushroom growing case

March 8th, 2014 12:22 pm by Associated Press

Court dates have been set for three Tennessee people charged with growing hallucinogenic mushrooms in a drug-free zone.

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Community Local News
Friends in Need finds itself in need of some friends

Friends in Need finds itself in need of some friends

March 7th, 2014 11:14 pm by Matthew Lane

Bruce Sites, the executive director of FIN, came before the Kingsport Board of Mayor and Aldermen this week, giving a brief history of the organization's recent challenges and requesting financial assistance from the city for the coming year.

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Crime Local News
Wise Police Department warns of debit, credit card fraud

Wise Police Department warns of debit, credit card fraud

March 7th, 2014 10:36 pm by Stephen Igo

The illicit transactions are appearing as a $1 charge to numerous gas stations (Shell, Exxon, Racetrac, Hess) in the areas of Hialeah, Oakland Park and Miami, Fla.

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Sports Vols Sports
Harrison, Simmons, Graves rally Lady Vols over LSU in SEC quarterfinals

Harrison, Simmons, Graves rally Lady Vols over LSU in SEC quarterfinals

March 7th, 2014 10:27 pm by GEORGE HENRY, Associated Press

Isabelle Harrison scored 21 points, Meighan Simmons and Bashaara Graves each added 14 and No. 6 Tennessee used an overpowering late run to beat LSU 77-65 in the quarterfinals of the SEC women's basketball tournament Friday night.

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Sports Sports Live
Lady Warriors shock Bulldogs, reach state title game

Lady Warriors shock Bulldogs, reach state title game

March 7th, 2014 10:17 pm by Pat Kenney

"Not a person in the state gave us a chance against Brunswick tonight except those 14 girls on our team and our coaches," said Wise Central girls coach Robin Dotson, whose Lady Warriors proved the rest of the state wrong with Friday's upset of Brunswick.

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