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Legal recreational pot industry opens in Colorado

Legal recreational pot industry opens in Colorado

January 1st, 2014 1:35 pm by KRISTEN WYATT, Associated Press

DENVER (AP) — The nation's first recreational pot industry opened in Colorado on Wednesday.

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Justice delays health law's birth control mandate

Justice delays health law's birth control mandate

December 31st, 2013 11:57 pm by JESSE J. HOLLAND, Associated Press Writer

A Supreme Court justice on Tuesday blocked implementation of part of the new health care law that would have forced some religion-affiliated organizations to provide health insurance for employees that includes birth control.

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Meth labs found in Sullivan County home

Meth labs found in Sullivan County home

December 31st, 2013 10:27 pm by Wes Bunch

PINEY FLATS — A Sullivan County home was quarantined Tuesday after sheriff’s deputies allegedly found an active methamphetamine operation inside.

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Barbara Bush hospitalized in Houston

Barbara Bush hospitalized in Houston

December 31st, 2013 9:38 pm by Associated Press

Former first lady Barbara Bush has been hospitalized in Houston with a respiratory-related issue, her husband's office said Tuesday night.

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Crews try to preserve history in Smokies

Crews try to preserve history in Smokies

December 31st, 2013 6:00 pm by JOEL DAVIS, The Daily Times

Great Smoky Mountains National Park continually looks to the past for guidance on maintaining and preserving its historic structures — many from the 1800s — into the future.

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2013 was the year of unstoppable stocks

2013 was the year of unstoppable stocks

December 31st, 2013 2:25 pm by STEVE ROTHWELL, AP Markets Writer

A U.S. government shutdown, fear of a default, the threat of military action in Syria, big budget cuts, and a European country looking for a bailout — any number of events might have derailed the stock market. But they didn't.

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Police, troops heavy in bomb-hit Russian city

Police, troops heavy in bomb-hit Russian city

December 31st, 2013 12:37 pm by GARY PEACH, Associated Press

VOLGOGRAD, Russia (AP) — Although there has been no claim of responsibility for the bombing of the city's main railway station and a trolleybus, killing 34 people, suspicion falls strongly on Islamist insurgents.

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Tenn. man who defaced Torah sentenced to 4 years

Tenn. man who defaced Torah sentenced to 4 years

December 31st, 2013 12:30 pm by Associated Press

A Jackson man who pleaded guilty to defacing a Torah and religious prayer books at a Jackson hotel has been sentenced to four years in prison.

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Sullivan County girl, 8, mauled by pit bull

Sullivan County girl, 8, mauled by pit bull

December 31st, 2013 11:39 am by Rain Smith

While being held by her mother, who was sitting on a couch, the pit bull "suddenly" attacked, latching onto the left side of the child's head.

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Best of the blotter: Under the influence

Best of the blotter: Under the influence

December 31st, 2013 10:22 am by Rain Smith

Over the past year police have encountered intoxicated people asleep in the road on a pillow, holed up in changing rooms, and leaving a "trail of blood" after stealing a child's candy.

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