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U.S. easing immigration rule for terrorist support

U.S. easing immigration rule for terrorist support

February 9th, 2014 5:57 pm by ALICIA A. CALDWELL, Associated Press

The Obama administration has eased the rules for would-be asylum-seekers, refugees and others who hope to come to the United States or stay here and who gave “limited” support to terrorists or terrorist groups.

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Danish zoo kills giraffe to prevent inbreeding

Danish zoo kills giraffe to prevent inbreeding

February 9th, 2014 5:44 pm by MALIN RISING, Associated Press

COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Saying it needed to prevent inbreeding, the Copenhagen Zoo killed a 2-year-old giraffe and fed its remains to lions as visitors watched.

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Experts increasingly contemplate end of smoking

Experts increasingly contemplate end of smoking

February 9th, 2014 5:28 pm by MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer

Health officials have begun to predict the end of cigarette smoking in America. They have long wished for a cigarette-free America, but shied away from calling for smoking rates to fall to zero or near zero by any particular year.

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Sunday's highlights from the Sochi Olympics

February 9th, 2014 4:18 pm by Associated Press

A photo gallery and Sunday, Feb. 9 highlights from the Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.

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Economy may be stuck in slow lane for long run

Economy may be stuck in slow lane for long run

February 9th, 2014 3:30 pm by ?JOSH BOAK, AP Economics Writer

Since the Great Recession ended, millions of Americans who have gone without jobs or raises have found themselves wondering something about the economic recovery: Is this as good as it gets? It increasingly looks that way.

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Second try at smuggling drugs into jail earns Hawkins woman six-year sentence

Second try at smuggling drugs into jail earns Hawkins woman six-year sentence

February 9th, 2014 3:02 pm by Jeff Bobo

Debra Sue Rogers was charged with smuggling drugs into the Hawkins County Jail while reporting to begin serving a sentence for smuggling drugs into jail.

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Emory & Henry collaborative expands on community service

Emory & Henry collaborative expands on community service

February 9th, 2014 2:00 pm by Rick Wagner

An agreement signed Jan. 15 between Emory & Henry and the Rensselaerville Institute of New York has the potential to help reshape American higher education for the public good, and help bring clean water to rural areas.

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Two Hawkins women charged with TennCare fraud

Two Hawkins women charged with TennCare fraud

February 9th, 2014 1:59 pm by Jeff Bobo

One of the women is charged with TennCare fraud for obtaining prescription drugs using a fraudulent prescription, and the other person is charged with TennCare fraud involving “doctor shopping.”

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Calif. company recalls 8.7M pounds of meat

Calif. company recalls 8.7M pounds of meat

February 9th, 2014 1:43 pm by Associated Press

A Northern California company is recalling more than 8.7 million pounds of beef products because it processed diseased and unhealthy animals without a full federal inspection, federal officials said.

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Two UT football players arrested on alcohol-related charges

Two UT football players arrested on alcohol-related charges

February 9th, 2014 1:10 pm by Associated Press

Tennessee linebacker A.J. Johnson and defensive lineman Danny O’Brien were arrested on alcohol-related charges and resisting arrest, authorities said Sunday.

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