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$1.6 M donation to fund Kingsport YMCA expansion

$1.6 M donation to fund Kingsport YMCA expansion

March 20th, 2014 12:09 pm by Nick Shepherd

BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee is donating $1.6 million to the Kingsport YMCA, covering more than half of the funding needed for the next phase of expansion.

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Feds accused of steering funding to anti-pot researchers

Feds accused of steering funding to anti-pot researchers

March 20th, 2014 8:30 am by By Rob Hotakainen, McClatchy Washington Bureau (MCT)

As the nation's only truly legal supplier of marijuana, the U.S. government keeps tight control of its stash, which is grown in a 12-acre fenced garden on the campus of the University of Mississippi in Oxford.

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Winter's snowy barrage hammers US road budgets

Winter's snowy barrage hammers US road budgets

March 20th, 2014 7:44 am by JOHN FLESHER, Associated Press

Governments are experiencing sticker shock after one of the coldest, snowiest, iciest winters in memory. Many have spent two or three times as much as they budgeted for clearing roads.

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Teen bicyclist hurt in collision with car on Lynn Garden

Teen bicyclist hurt in collision with car on Lynn Garden

March 19th, 2014 8:45 pm by Wes Bunch

The incident reportedly occurred when the teen failed to yield the right of way to pre-existing traffic on Lynn Garden Drive as he exited the parking lot of Higher Ground Baptist.

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Seven leading theories on disappearance of Flight 370

Seven leading theories on disappearance of Flight 370

March 19th, 2014 8:12 pm by SCOTT MAYEROWITZ, Associated Press

Even the most logical hypotheses about what happened to the 209-foot-long Boeing 777 have holes. No scenario solves this mystery.

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NYC inmate 'baked to death' in cell

NYC inmate 'baked to death' in cell

March 19th, 2014 6:59 pm by Associated Press

Jerome Murdough was just looking for a warm place to sleep on a chilly night last month when he curled up in an enclosed stairwell on the roof of a Harlem public housing project where he was arrested for trespassing.

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Half of American adults 40 to 75 eligible for statins

Half of American adults 40 to 75 eligible for statins

March 19th, 2014 6:17 pm by Associated Press

Nearly half a million additional heart attacks and strokes could be prevented over 10 years if statin use was expanded as new guidelines recommend, a study estimates.

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Husband who was stabbed at church says wife belongs in hospital, not jail

Husband who was stabbed at church says wife belongs in hospital, not jail

March 19th, 2014 4:55 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Church Hill woman who allegedly claimed the devil was in her when she stabbed her husband in a church Sunday night for "worshiping NASCAR" was committed Wednesday for a mental evaluation.

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Kingsport man sentenced in rape of infant daughter

Kingsport man sentenced in rape of infant daughter

March 19th, 2014 3:29 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man has pleaded guilty to raping his 6-month-old daughter and inflicting abuse that left her with a fractured skull.

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TVA, partners, landowners protect Copper Creek

TVA, partners, landowners protect Copper Creek

March 19th, 2014 1:33 pm by Wes Bunch

The creek in Southwest Virginia is home to as many as 70 different species of fish and another 30 mussel species, many of them endangered, and also serves as a shelter for aquatic life on the Clinch River during floods and other disruptive events.

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