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Same-sex marriages to begin Monday in New Jersey

Same-sex marriages to begin Monday in New Jersey

October 18th, 2013 10:09 pm by Associated Press

The ruling puts New Jersey on the cusp of becoming the 14th state — and the third most populous among them — to allow same-sex marriage. As of Monday, one-third of Americans will live in a place where gay marriage is legal.

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Season of uncertainty for stores

Season of uncertainty for stores

October 18th, 2013 4:11 pm by ANNE D'INNOCENZIO, AP Retail Writer

Retailers hope that short-term uncertainty won't stop Americans from spending during the busiest shopping period of the year, but they're fearful that it will.

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Holmes lawyers want his emails barred as evidence

Holmes lawyers want his emails barred as evidence

October 18th, 2013 4:03 pm by DAN ELLIOTT, Associated Press

Lawyers for Colorado theater shooting suspect James Holmes on Friday added his emails to the list of evidence they say should not be allowed at his trial.

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Estimate: Waste landfill would cost $817 million

Estimate: Waste landfill would cost $817 million

October 18th, 2013 3:50 pm by Associated Press

The U.S. Department of Energy says a new Oak Ridge landfill for hazardous and radioactive wastes would cost roughly $817 million — a figure that's cheaper than shipping the material to an off-site disposal facility.

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Roe says vote against budget deal reflected true goal

Roe says vote against budget deal reflected true goal

October 18th, 2013 11:03 am by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

A month before his vote to strip funding for the three-year-old health care law from a continuing resolution passed by the Senate, Roe told the Johnson City Press that...any efforts to defund it would simply not work.

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Federal shutdown affected US in ways unseen

Federal shutdown affected US in ways unseen

October 18th, 2013 9:20 am by DON BABWIN, Associated Press

During the shutdown, the doctors had to stop submitting grant applications to study childhood asthma and other diseases and disorders. Hospital officials said the shutdown could have delayed funding for nearly half a year.

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Past-due court fines could cost you your driver’s license

Past-due court fines could cost you your driver’s license

October 17th, 2013 11:01 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — Hundreds of Sullivan County residents who are more than a year past due on fines and fees from criminal court are about to have their driver’s licenses revoked.

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As US demographics change, so does the menu

As US demographics change, so does the menu

October 17th, 2013 7:34 pm by Associated Press

MIAMI (AP) — Salsa overtaking ketchup as America’s No. 1 condiment was just the start. These days, tortillas outsell burger and hot dog buns, and tacos and burritos have become so “American” that most people don’t even consider them ethnic.

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1.8M-year-old skull gives glimpse of our evolution

1.8M-year-old skull gives glimpse of our evolution

October 17th, 2013 5:50 pm by SETH BORENSTEIN, Associated Press

DMANISI, Georgia (AP) — The discovery of a skull of a human ancestor buried under a medieval village provides a vivid picture of early evolution and indicates our family tree may have fewer branches than some believe, scientists say.

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"Hardtack and Hard Times": Permanent Civil War Exhibit Dedicated at Welcome Center in Bristol.

October 17th, 2013 5:23 pm by Ned Jilton

Permanent Civil War exhibits are opening in welcome centers across Tennessee.

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