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Tenn. gay marriage supporters encouraged by Okla.

Tenn. gay marriage supporters encouraged by Okla.

January 16th, 2014 8:14 am by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

Supporters of gay marriage in Tennessee say they are encouraged by recent federal court rulings in Utah and Oklahoma that struck down state limits on same-sex marriage.

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Experts see possible charges in NJ bridge scandal

Experts see possible charges in NJ bridge scandal

January 16th, 2014 8:00 am by DAVID PORTER, Associated Press

The George Washington Bridge traffic jam that was apparently engineered by allies of Gov. Chris Christie as political payback could lead to criminal charges such as conspiracy or official misconduct.

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Postal Service shreds misdirected Imagination Library books

Postal Service shreds misdirected Imagination Library books

January 15th, 2014 11:03 pm by Nick Shepherd

For years, the Postal Service would allow volunteers with Imagination Library to reclaim the books. That started to change about a year ago. The USPS said setting the books aside was a service it was not being paid for and therefore had to stop.

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Gay marriage rulings in Okla., Utah build momentum

Gay marriage rulings in Okla., Utah build momentum

January 15th, 2014 8:27 pm by Associated Press

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — In less than a month, two federal judges have struck down state bans on gay marriage for the same reason, concluding that they violate the Constitution’s promise of equal treatment under the law.

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Benghazi attack was preventable, Senate panel says

Benghazi attack was preventable, Senate panel says

January 15th, 2014 5:39 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Both highly critical and bipartisan, the report spreads blame among the State Department, the military and U.S. intelligence for missing what now seem like obvious warning signs.

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Officers cleared in fatal shooting at Sullivan County meth lab

Officers cleared in fatal shooting at Sullivan County meth lab

January 15th, 2014 5:22 pm by Rain Smith

Two police officers have been cleared of any wrongdoing in October's fatal shooting of a Bristol man, accused of trying to strike them with a vehicle while fleeing an active meth lab.

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KPD offers tips to avoid being scammed

KPD offers tips to avoid being scammed

January 15th, 2014 4:51 pm by Staff reports

Several reports have been filed to the Kingsport Police Department about area residents being targeted for scams, according to a KPD press release.

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Man accused of beating infant son in Scott County

Man accused of beating infant son in Scott County

January 15th, 2014 4:33 pm by Wes Bunch

A Southwest Virginia man is facing felony child abuse charges in Scott County for allegedly breaking his 11-week-old son's leg and ribs.

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Apple will refund at least $32.5M in app case

Apple will refund at least $32.5M in app case

January 15th, 2014 3:09 pm by JENNIFER C. KERR, Associated Press

Apple will refund at least $32.5 million to consumers to settle a federal case involving purchases that kids made without their parents' permission while playing on mobile apps.

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MSHA to cut 161 jobs

MSHA to cut 161 jobs

January 15th, 2014 1:55 pm by Hank Hayes

Health care provider Mountain States Health Alliance (MSHA) announced job cuts Wednesday amid “significant reimbursement cuts and volume declines” associated with federal health care reform.

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