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Joy, dismay as 2 sides assess gay-marriage ruling

Joy, dismay as 2 sides assess gay-marriage ruling

November 7th, 2014 9:28 am by DAVID CRARY, AP National Writer

One side was euphoric, the other dismayed, but both foes and supporters of same-sex marriage swiftly turned their attention to the U.S. Supreme Court after an against-the-grain appeals court ruling upheld bans or restrictions on gay marriage in four state

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Man charged in Philly, Virginia abductions

Man charged in Philly, Virginia abductions

November 7th, 2014 9:26 am by MICHAEL R. SISAK, Associated Press; LARRY O'DELL, Associated Press

The man accused of grabbing a Philadelphia woman off the street this week and taking her to Maryland has a history of violence, choking his ex-wife a decade ago and abducting a 16-year-old Virginia girl just last month with the intention of killing her

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Hawkins BOE set to consider drug testing for students

Hawkins BOE set to consider drug testing for students

November 7th, 2014 12:40 am by Jeff Bobo

The board agreed to table the proposal for at least a month to give members a chance to study and compare the sample policies and give the idea some thought.

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Half of all stars may lie outside galaxies

Half of all stars may lie outside galaxies

November 6th, 2014 10:32 pm by Associated Press

The universe may be full of reclusive stars — not washed-up Hollywood stars, but the kind lurking deep in the cosmos.

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Kingsport man sentenced in counterfeit cash ring

Kingsport man sentenced in counterfeit cash ring

November 6th, 2014 9:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Beginning in November 2012, prosecutors say the defendants stole ink cartridges and purchased a scanner, paper and other equipment to make counterfeit $5 and $20 bills at a variety of residences, including motel rooms.

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Used-car GPS helps police find abducted woman

Used-car GPS helps police find abducted woman

November 6th, 2014 7:46 pm by Associated Press

It was just the latest arrest made possible by the surveillance technology that is seemingly everywhere nowadays. And it involved not just GPS but surveillance video, traffic-camera imagery and a left-behind cellphone.

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Court upholds gay marriage bans in Tennessee, other states

Court upholds gay marriage bans in Tennessee, other states

November 6th, 2014 6:25 pm by Associated Press

The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel that heard arguments on gay marriage bans or restrictions in Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky and Tennessee on Aug. 6 split 2-1, with Circuit Judge Jeffrey Sutton writing the majority opinion.

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Dow, S&P 500 step further into record territory

Dow, S&P 500 step further into record territory

November 6th, 2014 6:05 pm by Associated Press

The S&P 500 edged up 7.64 points, or 0.4 percent, to close at 2,031.21. That put the benchmark index for most mutual funds up 0.7 percent for the week. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 69.94 points, or 0.4 percent, to 17,554.47.

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Eastman says earnings growth will continue

Eastman says earnings growth will continue

November 6th, 2014 6:00 pm by Hank Hayes

Eastman Chemical Company projected better than 12 percent earnings growth in 2015 during "Investor Day" presentations held in New York City on Thursday.

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Update: Prosecutors drop murder-for-hire charge against AC/DC's Phil Rudd

Update: Prosecutors drop murder-for-hire charge against AC/DC's Phil Rudd

November 6th, 2014 5:47 pm by Associated Press

But the 60-year-old member of the popular Australian band still faces a serious charge of threatening to kill, which comes with a maximum prison term of seven years. He also faces charges of possessing methamphetamine and marijuana.

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