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Couples rush to wed as NC gay marriage ban dumped

Couples rush to wed as NC gay marriage ban dumped

October 11th, 2014 9:26 am by MICHAEL BIESECKER, Associated Press; MITCH WEISS, Associated Press

Cogburn's ruling followed Monday's announcement by the U.S. Supreme Court that it would not hear any appeal of a July ruling by the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond striking down Virginia's ban. That court has jurisdiction over North Carolina.

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Police shooting protests expand across St. Louis

Police shooting protests expand across St. Louis

October 11th, 2014 9:23 am by ALAN SCHER ZAGIER, Associated Press

The demonstrations moved to Ferguson Friday night as protesters stood inches from officers in riot gear before demonstrators disbursed. Many then went to the site of a police shooting in St. Louis, where another demonstration is planned Saturday.

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Heart of Gold: Mother who lost son meets Kingsport man who received his heart

Heart of Gold: Mother who lost son meets Kingsport man who received his heart

October 11th, 2014 8:00 am by Nick Shepherd

She gives him a few kisses and then places her hand over his chest. An infectious smile washing over her face."Oh my Lord," she said. "I made that heart." Beating inside Doug's chest is the heart of her son, Morgan. Today is his birthday.

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Judge strikes down NC gay marriage ban

Judge strikes down NC gay marriage ban

October 10th, 2014 10:39 pm by Associated Press

U.S. District Court Judge Max O. Cogburn, Jr., in Asheville issued a ruling shortly after 5 p.m. declaring the ban approved by state voters in 2012 unconstitutional.

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Con-sumer report: Trio sought in fraud cases

Con-sumer report: Trio sought in fraud cases

October 10th, 2014 8:00 pm by Rain Smith

Kingsport police are investigating a pair of fraud cases: one in which a counterfeit "cloned" debit card was used, and another where nearly $4,000 was racked up on cards lifted from a diner's purse.

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Hawkins couple allegedly sold drugs that treat addiction acquired through TennCare

Hawkins couple allegedly sold drugs that treat addiction acquired through TennCare

October 10th, 2014 5:34 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Church Hill woman was named last week in a sealed Hawkins County indictment accusing her of selling narcotic medication she obtained through her TennCare benefits which is used to treat drug addiction.

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UT professor travels Earth to learn about Mars

UT professor travels Earth to learn about Mars

October 10th, 2014 2:19 pm by University of Tennessee

Jeffrey Moersch is part of NASA-funded team working on Mars 2020 rover mission.

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Scott County road still closed after Wednesday rockslide

Scott County road still closed after Wednesday rockslide

October 10th, 2014 1:52 pm by Marci Gore

Officials with the Virginia Department of Transportation report that a state geologist was on site Friday to look at the area impacted by the slide on Route 619, also known as Reed Hollow Road.

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Full swing for Fall Fling

Full swing for Fall Fling

October 10th, 2014 11:23 am by Stephen Igo

The annual autumnal festival in Wise celebrates authentic Appalachian arts and crafts with well over 125 vendors, at least eight artisan demonstrators, a chili cookoff, antiques, 5K Race, and much more.

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Angry protesters yell at riot police in St. Louis

Angry protesters yell at riot police in St. Louis

October 10th, 2014 7:32 am by JIM SALTER and JEFF ROBERSON, Associated Press

Protesters angered by the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by police faced off with officers in south St. Louis for a second night as accusations of racial profiling prompted calls for a federal investigation.

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