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Rodman names  team for exhibition in North Korea

Rodman names team for exhibition in North Korea

January 4th, 2014 10:48 pm by DAN GELSTON, Associated Press

Dennis Rodman has named a team of former NBA players to play an exhibition basketball game in Pyongyang, North Korea.

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Northeast Tennessee lawmakers: No battle plan yet for war on meth

Northeast Tennessee lawmakers: No battle plan yet for war on meth

January 4th, 2014 9:56 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — Northeast Tennessee lawmakers admit they don’t have a good feel for how to combat methamphetamine use.

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Judge refuses to dismiss smoke shop owners’ suit against Kingsport, Bristol

Judge refuses to dismiss smoke shop owners’ suit against Kingsport, Bristol

January 4th, 2014 9:47 pm by Matthew Lane

GREENEVILLE — Sullivan County has been dismissed from a federal lawsuit filed by four local smoke shop owners challenging local bans of synthetic drugs.

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Take measures to protect pipes during extreme cold

Take measures to protect pipes during extreme cold

January 4th, 2014 8:17 pm by J. H. Osborne

National Weather Service forecasters project temperatures well below freezing beginning overnight Sunday and continuing through Tuesday.

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Obama eyes modest momentum on Capitol Hill in 2014

Obama eyes modest momentum on Capitol Hill in 2014

January 4th, 2014 2:34 pm by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

President Barack Obama returns to Washington this weekend eager to test whether a modest budget deal passed in the waning days of 2013 can spark bipartisan momentum on Capitol Hill.

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Push for sentencing changes underway in Congress

Push for sentencing changes underway in Congress

January 4th, 2014 2:31 pm by HENRY C. JACKSON, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — An unusual alliance of tea party enthusiasts and liberal leaders in Congress is pursuing major changes in the country's mandatory sentencing laws.

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Historic freeze could break Midwest temp records

Historic freeze could break Midwest temp records

January 4th, 2014 2:28 pm by CARSON WALKER, Associated Press

The deep freeze expected soon in the Midwest, New England and even the South will be one to remember, with potential record-low temperatures heightening fears of frostbite and hypothermia. It hasn't been this cold for decades.

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Winning Mega Millions ticket sold in Tenn.

Winning Mega Millions ticket sold in Tenn.

January 4th, 2014 2:15 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessee Lottery says a winning Mega Millions ticket worth $61 million was sold in Bellevue.

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UPDATE: Snow, freezing temps headed to Tennessee

UPDATE: Snow, freezing temps headed to Tennessee

January 4th, 2014 2:07 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE— A mass of arctic air is expected to bring snow and subfreezing temperatures as it begins to move into Tennessee on Sunday.

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Historic smoking report marks 50th anniversary

Historic smoking report marks 50th anniversary

January 4th, 2014 1:46 pm by MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer

Fifty years ago, ashtrays seemed to be on every table and desk. Athletes and even Fred Flintstone endorsed cigarettes on TV. Smoke hung in the air in restaurants, offices and airplane cabins. Then came the morning of Jan. 11, 1964.

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