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Haslam stands by own anti-meth proposal in House

Haslam stands by own anti-meth proposal in House

March 5th, 2014 1:53 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

The House Criminal Justice Subcommittee parked Haslam's proposal until its last meeting, while advancing Chairman Tony Shipley's bill that carries lesser restrictions on the amount of medicines that could be bought without a prescription.

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US taking steps to help NATO allies in Europe

US taking steps to help NATO allies in Europe

March 5th, 2014 1:27 pm by BRADLEY KLAPPER, Associated Press

The Obama administration took steps Wednesday to support the defenses of U.S. allies in Europe in response to Russia's takeover of Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula.

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Facebook to delete posts for illegal gun sales

Facebook to delete posts for illegal gun sales

March 5th, 2014 1:20 pm by MICHAEL VIRTANEN, Associated Press

Under pressure from gun control advocates, Facebook agreed Wednesday to delete posts from users selling illegal guns or offering weapons for sale without background checks.

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Attempted murder charges filed in brutal Sullivan County beating

Attempted murder charges filed in brutal Sullivan County beating

March 5th, 2014 12:53 pm by Rain Smith

Two of the suspects were apprehended Tuesday night, while the other two - including the father of the victim's fiancee - remain at large.

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Couponing 101:  Walgreens

Couponing 101: Walgreens

March 5th, 2014 9:42 am by Amanda Arnold-Drinnon

Drug stores offer numerous ways to stack savings. Walgreens is one of the places that can save you the most money. It can also be one of the most confusing. There are a couple of "tricks" that can make your trip a lot easier.

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Audit: Worker stole $500K from Tenn. schools, nonprofits

Audit: Worker stole $500K from Tenn. schools, nonprofits

March 5th, 2014 8:07 am by Associated Press

The suspect used the money to pay her mortgage; buy food, jewelry, clothing and iTunes songs; and invest in a local gym.

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House panel sidetracks Haslam's anti-meth proposal, advances Shipley's

House panel sidetracks Haslam's anti-meth proposal, advances Shipley's

March 4th, 2014 10:14 pm by Associated Press

Rep. Tony Shipley said there was "simply no stomach" on the panel for the governor's proposal that would limit the annual amount of medicines containing pseudoephedrine at the equivalent of a 2 -month supply of medicines like Sudafed.

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California gold discovery spurs rush of theories

California gold discovery spurs rush of theories

March 4th, 2014 9:41 pm by Associated Press

Word last week that a Northern California couple found $10 million in gold coins while walking their dog has set off a Gold Rush of theories over who left behind all that loot.

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McAuliffe calls for Medicaid expansion during Wise County visit

McAuliffe calls for Medicaid expansion during Wise County visit

March 4th, 2014 9:31 pm by Stephen Igo

Va. Gov. Terry McAuliffe said Republicans in the House of Delegates were risking a state government shutdown because they won't approve his Medicaid expansion that he said would add 400,000 Virginians to the Medicaid rolls.

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Nepal says litterbugs no longer welcome on Everest

Nepal says litterbugs no longer welcome on Everest

March 4th, 2014 6:46 pm by Associated Press

Nepali officials at Everest base camp will check that each climber descends the mountain with approximately 8 kilograms (18 pounds) of trash - the amount the government estimates an exhausted climber discards along the route.

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