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Former Israeli PM Sharon dies at 85

Former Israeli PM Sharon dies at 85

January 11th, 2014 9:27 am by JOSEF FEDERMAN, Associated Press

Ariel Sharon, the hard-charging Israeli general and prime minister who was admired and hated for his battlefield exploits and ambitions to reshape the Middle East, died Saturday. He was 85.

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Pharmacy tracking doesn't decrease meth labs

Pharmacy tracking doesn't decrease meth labs

January 10th, 2014 4:29 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

A state law requiring electronic tracking of pseudoephedrine purchases does not appear to have had much effect on the production of methamphetamine in Tennessee.

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Haslam to decide on school vouchers next week

Haslam to decide on school vouchers next week

January 10th, 2014 4:29 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Gov. Bill Haslam won't announce his decision about whether to support school voucher legislation until next week, when state lawmakers return into session.

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Feds recognize same-sex couples in Utah

Feds recognize same-sex couples in Utah

January 10th, 2014 4:27 pm by BRADY McCOMBS, Associated Press; PETE YOST, Associated Press

The Obama administration extended federal recognition to the marriages of more than 1,000 same-sex couples in Utah that took place before the Supreme Court put those unions in the state on hold.

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Target: Breach affected millions more customers

Target: Breach affected millions more customers

January 10th, 2014 1:56 pm by ANNE D'INNOCENZIO and MICHELLE CHAPMAN, AP Business Writers

Target's pre-Christmas security breach was significantly more extensive and affected millions more shoppers than the company reported last month.

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Police: Mom a suspect in Tenn. baby disappearance

Police: Mom a suspect in Tenn. baby disappearance

January 10th, 2014 1:47 pm by ADRIAN SAINZ, Associated Press

The baby girl's mother, 33-year-old Andrea Walker, is charged with child abuse and child neglect in connection with the disappearance.

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Tennessee lowering preterm births

Tennessee lowering preterm births

January 10th, 2014 12:56 pm by Leigh Ann Laube

Dr. Peter Earl, an obstetrician and gynecologist with Wellmont Medical Associates Women’s Health, says that the vast majority of women don’t get enough folic acid.

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'Snipers' prompt bath salts user to hide in fire truck

'Snipers' prompt bath salts user to hide in fire truck

January 10th, 2014 8:35 am by Rain Smith

While emergency personnel worked a home fire on C Street, a "paranoid" man jumped into a fire truck and refused to exit.

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Chemical spill shuts down much of W.Va. capital

Chemical spill shuts down much of W.Va. capital

January 10th, 2014 7:11 am by JOHN RABY, Associated Press

Schools and restaurants closed, grocery stores sold out of bottled water, and state legislators who had just started their session canceled the day's business.

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Student shot in leg at Tenn. high school

Student shot in leg at Tenn. high school

January 10th, 2014 6:48 am by Associated Press

The 17-year-old victim was taken to a hospital in stable condition, while another student involved in the altercation was arrested at his grandmother's house.

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