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Gay marriage fight comes to Southern courtroom

Gay marriage fight comes to Southern courtroom

February 4th, 2014 10:41 pm by Associated Press

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Opponents of a Virginia law banning same-sex unions told a federal judge it was just like the Jim Crow-era prohibition against interracial marriage. Supporters maintained there was no fundamental right to gay marriage.

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Facebook barrels ahead on 10th anniversary

Facebook barrels ahead on 10th anniversary

February 4th, 2014 7:10 pm by BARBARA ORTUTAY, Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) —From its roots as a website with no ads, no business plan and a hacker ethic, Facebook has grown into a company worth $150 billion, with 6,337 employees and sprawling headquarters in the heart of Silicon Valley.

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Retired judge defending Hawkins court clerk says she will be vindicated

Retired judge defending Hawkins court clerk says she will be vindicated

February 4th, 2014 6:55 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Retired Hawkins County circuit judge Kindall Lawson told the Times-News Tuesday that in 40 years on the bench he never heard of a clerk being arrested for failing to meet the staffing request of a judge.

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Long winter brings salt shortage, steeper prices

Long winter brings salt shortage, steeper prices

February 4th, 2014 5:39 pm by Associated Press

CHICAGO (AP) — Cities have already gone through most of their salt well ahead of the time they traditionally really need it — when the coldest part of winter gives way to temperatures just warm enough to turn snow into freezing rain and sleet.

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Video: Burglars raid Starbucks inside Kingsport hospital

Video: Burglars raid Starbucks inside Kingsport hospital

February 4th, 2014 3:54 pm by Staff Report

Kingsport police are searching for a man and woman believed to have burglarized Starbucks in Holston Valley Medical Center, making away with food and beverages.

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Man breaks window to escape woman's advances

Man breaks window to escape woman's advances

February 4th, 2014 3:39 pm by Rain Smith

A deputy found a man "covered in blood" along a Rogersville road. The man said he was in a car with a woman who began hitting him, enraged after he "refused to be her boyfriend."

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Magistrate who changed Tenn. baby's name replaced

Magistrate who changed Tenn. baby's name replaced

February 4th, 2014 3:08 pm by Associated Press

An East Tennessee magistrate has been replaced months after ordering a baby's name changed from Messiah to Martin because she believes Messiah is a title held only by Jesus Christ.

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VIDEO & PHOTO GALLERY UPDATE: Crash closes westbound 11-W lanes in Rogersville

VIDEO & PHOTO GALLERY UPDATE: Crash closes westbound 11-W lanes in Rogersville - VIDEO

February 4th, 2014 1:04 pm by Jeff Bobo

A single vehicle tractor trailer crash blocked westbound traffic on Highway 11-W just east of Rogersville for two hours Tuesday afternoon.

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Man charged in Bloomingdale burglaries

Man charged in Bloomingdale burglaries

February 4th, 2014 12:29 pm by Nick Shepherd

According to multiple affidavits filed with Kingsport General Sessions Court, Matthew S. Blair started his crime spree on Rogers Avenue near the beginning of December.

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Target data breach pits banks against retailers

Target data breach pits banks against retailers

February 4th, 2014 8:41 am by MARCY GORDON, AP Business Writer

Banks and big retailers are locked in a debate over which industry bears more responsibility for protecting consumers' personal information.

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