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NWS says East Tennessee mountains could receive 6 inches of snow

NWS says East Tennessee mountains could receive 6 inches of snow

February 10th, 2014 5:42 pm by Associated Press

MORRISTOWN — The National Weather Service says another blast of snow is expected across Tennessee.

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Porch prowlers roll joint, empty bladder

Porch prowlers roll joint, empty bladder

February 10th, 2014 3:15 pm by Rain Smith

The suspects were confronted when they began "messing around" inside the resident's vehicle, at which point they asked her for a ride.

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Poll: Haslam job approval takes dive

Poll: Haslam job approval takes dive

February 10th, 2014 2:38 pm by Associated Press

The latest Middle Tennessee State University poll released on Monday shows Gov. Bill Haslam's job approval has dropped since last spring. The poll shows the Republican governor slid from 61 percent in the last poll rating to 47 percent.

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Huge cockfighting takedown nets 3,000 fighting birds in New York

Huge cockfighting takedown nets 3,000 fighting birds in New York

February 10th, 2014 2:31 pm by By Michael Muskal, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

The raids began Saturday at a cockfighting event in Queens and ended on Sunday when officials went to a farm in upstate New York where fighting roosters were boarded.

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Tractor trailer crashes in Norton after driver allegedly falls asleep

Tractor trailer crashes in Norton after driver allegedly falls asleep

February 10th, 2014 11:58 am by Stephen Igo

Police were dispatched Monday morning to the southbound U.S. 23 exit near J.I. Burton High School to find a tractor trailer hauling wood chips had struck a concrete barrier.

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Medical marijuana gains traction in the Deep South

Medical marijuana gains traction in the Deep South

February 10th, 2014 8:25 am by CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY, Associated Press

Powerful GOP lawmakers in Georgia and Alabama are putting their weight behind bills that would allow for the limited use of cannabis oil by those with specific medical conditions. Other Southern states are also weighing the issue with varying levels of su

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North Carolina admits to unsafe arsenic in river

North Carolina admits to unsafe arsenic in river

February 10th, 2014 8:17 am by By David Zucchino, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

The leak at a retired Duke Energy power plant dumped up to 82,000 tons of ash into the river in North Carolina and Virginia. It was reported Feb. 2.

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U.S. easing immigration rule for terrorist support

U.S. easing immigration rule for terrorist support

February 9th, 2014 5:57 pm by ALICIA A. CALDWELL, Associated Press

The Obama administration has eased the rules for would-be asylum-seekers, refugees and others who hope to come to the United States or stay here and who gave “limited” support to terrorists or terrorist groups.

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Danish zoo kills giraffe to prevent inbreeding

Danish zoo kills giraffe to prevent inbreeding

February 9th, 2014 5:44 pm by MALIN RISING, Associated Press

COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Saying it needed to prevent inbreeding, the Copenhagen Zoo killed a 2-year-old giraffe and fed its remains to lions as visitors watched.

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Economy may be stuck in slow lane for long run

Economy may be stuck in slow lane for long run

February 9th, 2014 3:30 pm by ?JOSH BOAK, AP Economics Writer

Since the Great Recession ended, millions of Americans who have gone without jobs or raises have found themselves wondering something about the economic recovery: Is this as good as it gets? It increasingly looks that way.

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