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Florida rings in new era as same-sex marriage begins

Florida rings in new era as same-sex marriage begins

January 6th, 2015 8:52 am by By Dan Sweeney, Brittany Shammas and Mike Clary, Sun Sentinel (TNS)

Signaling a major shift in public acceptance, and legitimizing scores of committed relationships, same-sex marriage made a dramatic debut in South Florida midnight Monday and early Tuesday morning.

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ALDI reveals opening dates for Kingsport, JC stores

ALDI reveals opening dates for Kingsport, JC stores

January 6th, 2015 8:26 am by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

Company officials and employees will be on-hand to distribute gift certificates to the first 100 customers and will take names for a sweepstakes that could provide the winner with a year's supply of produce.

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Son arrested on murder charge in hedge fund founder shooting

Son arrested on murder charge in hedge fund founder shooting

January 6th, 2015 8:17 am by Associated Press

Thomas Gilbert Jr. was arrested on charges of murder and criminal possession of a weapon in the death of Thomas Gilbert Sr.

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Snow expected for much of U.S., then bitter cold

Snow expected for much of U.S., then bitter cold

January 6th, 2015 8:08 am by Associated Press

A winter weather system expected to dump more than a foot of snow in some places has begun its trek east, with a separate blast of arctic air right on its heels.

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Bill seeks to allow grocery store wine sales this summer

Bill seeks to allow grocery store wine sales this summer

January 6th, 2015 8:06 am by Associated Press

Other efforts to change the law could include eliminating a mandatory 20 percent mark-up on wine and minimum square footage requirements for convenience stores.

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Some 30,000 Germans protest against anti-Islam rallies

Some 30,000 Germans protest against anti-Islam rallies

January 5th, 2015 11:25 pm by DAVID RISING, Associated Press

The square around the Cologne Cathedral was plunged into darkness Monday evening after the landmark in western Germany shut down its lights in a silent protest of weekly rallies in Dresden.

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Jury selection starts in Boston Marathon case

Jury selection starts in Boston Marathon case

January 5th, 2015 11:06 pm by DENISE LAVOIE, AP Legal Affairs Writer

BOSTON — Some of the prospective jurors who could decide Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's fate got their first look Monday at the young man accused of bombing the Boston Marathon.

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13-year-old shot in Scott County hunting accident

13-year-old shot in Scott County hunting accident

January 5th, 2015 9:30 pm by Staff Report

The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries is investigating a hunting accident that happened over the weekend in Scott County.

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Suspected drugged driver stopped with small children in truck

Suspected drugged driver stopped with small children in truck

January 5th, 2015 9:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

"He said a lady had given him some pills in Washington County (Va.), and he was so messed up he kicked the lady out of the truck with his 4-year-old son and made them walk in the rain," Alley told the Times-News Monday.

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Former Lee County prison guard sentenced for accepting bribes from inmate

Former Lee County prison guard sentenced for accepting bribes from inmate

January 5th, 2015 7:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

A Kingsport man has been sentenced to a year in federal prison after receiving more than $10,000 to smuggle tobacco products and cell phones to an inmate while he was working as a prison guard at a penitentiary in Lee County.

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