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D-B grad to perform at White House concert

D-B grad to perform at White House concert

December 18th, 2014 10:00 pm by Rick Wagner

WASHINGTON — Dobyns-Bennett High School graduate Catherine Anderson-Juana Quiones is among college students who will play in Christmas Concerts at the White House Saturday, Dec. 20.

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NASA's Orion spacecraft back in Florida after test flight

NASA's Orion spacecraft back in Florida after test flight

December 18th, 2014 9:00 pm by MARCIA DUNN, AP Aerospace Writer

NASA's experimental Orion spacecraft left Florida by rocket and returned by truck. The capsule arrived back at Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Thursday. NASA plans to use future models to help get astronauts to Mars.

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Two states challenge Colorado marijuana legalization

Two states challenge Colorado marijuana legalization

December 18th, 2014 7:51 pm by Associated Press

"This contraband has been heavily trafficked into our state," Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning said at a news conference in Lincoln. "While Colorado reaps millions from the sale of pot, Nebraska taxpayers have to bear the cost."

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Tenn., 6 other states have bans on atheists holding office

Tenn., 6 other states have bans on atheists holding office

December 18th, 2014 7:00 pm by Associated Press

Such bans are unenforceable, according to a 1961 Supreme Court decision. The high court ruled unanimously in a Maryland case that states cannot have a "religious test" for public office.

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Woman arrested after allegedly showing gun to Gray School receptionist

Woman arrested after allegedly showing gun to Gray School receptionist

December 18th, 2014 6:10 pm by NET News Service

According to the affidavit of complaint, Sheri Traylor told the receptionist she would be willing to "take care of it" if someone came in the door.

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Lee County warrant leads to drugs, arrests

Lee County warrant leads to drugs, arrests

December 18th, 2014 6:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Looking for a person wanted on an arrest warrant led Pennington Gap police to arrest two different people on drug charges, according to press release.

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GM halts sales to Russian dealers as ruble plummets

GM halts sales to Russian dealers as ruble plummets

December 18th, 2014 2:13 pm by By Greg Gardner, Detroit Free Press

Bloomberg reported early Thursday that Audi and Jaguar Land Rover also stopped selling vehicles in Russia this week.

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KPD: Motorist's rage towards estranged wife prompts felony charges

KPD: Motorist's rage towards estranged wife prompts felony charges

December 18th, 2014 11:44 am by Rain Smith

Police are searching for a man who allegedly pursued his estranged wife on multiple Kingsport streets — striking her vehicle with his own on East Stone Drive — then side-swiping another motorist while fleeing an attempted traffic stop.

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Kingsport Idol: Winners of competition to perform holiday show at Renaissance Center

Kingsport Idol: Winners of competition to perform holiday show at Renaissance Center

December 18th, 2014 10:28 am by Nick Shepherd

The idea to bring back some of the talent has been kicked around for a couple of years but really got off the ground this year, William Stephanos said. Previous winners and acts were contacted about performing and were excited to return

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14 charged in meningitis outbreak that killed 64

14 charged in meningitis outbreak that killed 64

December 18th, 2014 8:31 am by DENISE LAVOIE, AP Legal Affairs Writer

More than 750 people in 20 states were sickened, and 64 died after they contracted fungal meningitis and other illnesses in 2012 from tainted steroids made by the Framingham, Mass., company.

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