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House to vote on allowing supermarket wine sales

House to vote on allowing supermarket wine sales

February 20th, 2014 9:31 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

The state House is scheduled to vote Thursday morning on a bill to allow wine to be sold in Tennessee supermarkets.

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Obama finds that the world intrudes on his travels

Obama finds that the world intrudes on his travels

February 20th, 2014 9:30 am by JIM KUHNHENN, Associated Press

Even given President Barack Obama's own penchant for finding foreign travels eclipsed by distractions, his day-trip to Mexico stands out as a tour de force of multitasking.

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US applications for jobless benefits drop to 336k

US applications for jobless benefits drop to 336k

February 20th, 2014 9:29 am by JOSH BOAK, AP Economics Writer

The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits fell a slight 3,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 336,000, a sign that layoffs remain low.

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Volunteer of the year(s): Norton woman has helped others for decades

Volunteer of the year(s): Norton woman has helped others for decades

February 20th, 2014 9:22 am by Stephen Igo

Anyone who knows Barbara Caruso - and that includes practically everyone in Norton and Wise County - knows her outstanding and dedicated volunteer service spills into in many aspects of community spirited activism.

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Bond reduced for JC pharmacist accused of trying to kill wife

Bond reduced for JC pharmacist accused of trying to kill wife

February 20th, 2014 9:13 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Lee Scott Renfro, 51, 15 South Hills Circle, is charged with attempted first-degree murder in an alleged attack on his wife in which hes accused of injecting her with a blood sugar reducing medication.

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Police arrest fugitive who sparked manhunt following I-81 crash

Police arrest fugitive who sparked manhunt following I-81 crash

February 19th, 2014 6:36 pm by Wes Bunch

Michael Widneer, of Bristol, Va., was taken into custody by the Kingsport Police Department after being spotted at a construction site on Lebanon Road in Colonial Heights.

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Governor: Colorado pot market exceeds tax hopes

Governor: Colorado pot market exceeds tax hopes

February 19th, 2014 6:30 pm by Associated Press

Gov. John Hickenlooper predicted sales and excise taxes next fiscal year would produce some $98 million, well above a $70 million annual estimate given to voters when they approved the pot taxes last year.

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Bluff City parents arrested after toddlers found by highway

Bluff City parents arrested after toddlers found by highway

February 19th, 2014 4:39 pm by Rain Smith

Police say the children, each age two, had been left alone with a man who had fallen asleep, with officers being at the scene for approximately two hours before their parents returned home. The third individual also has charges pending in the incident.

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Kingsport business owner faces felony tax evasion charges

Kingsport business owner faces felony tax evasion charges

February 19th, 2014 2:30 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport paint and body shop owner has been jailed on 34 counts of felony tax evasion, marking his second arrest on revenue related violations.

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Obama in Mexico to meet with N. American leaders

Obama in Mexico to meet with N. American leaders

February 19th, 2014 2:17 pm by JIM KUHNHENN, Associated Press

President Barack Obama headed into a summit Wednesday with Mexican and Canadian leaders eager to engage on issues of trade and other neighbor-to-neighbor interests

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