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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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German home-school family won't be deported

German home-school family won't be deported

March 4th, 2014 6:36 pm by Associated Press

An attorney for a German couple who lost their bid for U.S. asylum in order to home-school their seven children says deportation proceedings against the family have been deferred indefinitely.

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Traffic stop for speeding yields 8 pounds of pot

Traffic stop for speeding yields 8 pounds of pot

March 4th, 2014 2:36 pm by NET News Service

A traffic stop Monday led Washington County deputies to seize more than 8 pounds of marijuana and two bottles of prescription pills, resulting in the arrests of three people.

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Obama 2015 budget focuses on boosting economy

Obama 2015 budget focuses on boosting economy

March 4th, 2014 1:33 pm by ALAN FRAM, Associated Press

President Barack Obama sent Congress a $3.9 trillion budget Tuesday that would funnel money into road building, education and other economy-bolstering programs, handing Democrats a playbook for their election-year themes.

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US prepares $1B aid package for troubled Ukraine

US prepares $1B aid package for troubled Ukraine

March 4th, 2014 1:27 pm by LARA JAKES, AP National Security Writer

In a somber show of U.S. support for Ukraine's new leadership, Secretary of State John Kerry walked the streets Tuesday where more than 80 anti-government protesters were killed last month, and promised beseeching crowds that American aid is on the way.

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Drug companies spend millions to lobby Tenn. lawmakers

Drug companies spend millions to lobby Tenn. lawmakers

March 4th, 2014 1:22 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessean reports the efforts have stymied past legislation aimed at restricting sales of cold medicine containing pseudoephedrine, which is used to make methamphetamine.

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Intoxicated mom arrested after leaving child in van

Intoxicated mom arrested after leaving child in van

March 4th, 2014 12:57 pm by Rain Smith

At approximately 11:30 p.m. an officer observed an unattended van with the engine running on Eastline Drive. A subsequent check found the doors were unlocked, while a "young child" was asleep inside.

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Photo gallery: Aftermath of business fire in Big Stone Gap

Photo gallery: Aftermath of business fire in Big Stone Gap

March 4th, 2014 9:41 am by Stephen Igo

The fire call was received Monday evening at 13 East 5th St. South, the longtime establishment of a NAPA Auto Parts store. Firefighters focused on saving Freda's Magic Mirror, a beauty salon; the ABC store; Diamond G Jewelers and adjacent apartments.

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Ex-Tenn. magistrate censured in Messiah name change case

Ex-Tenn. magistrate censured in Messiah name change case

March 4th, 2014 8:12 am by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

A former Tennessee magistrate who changed a baby's first name from Messiah to Martin was censured Monday.

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