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Gay marriage: High court sets stage for historic ruling

Gay marriage: High court sets stage for historic ruling

January 16th, 2015 10:16 pm by Associated Press

The justices will take up gay-rights cases that ask them to overturn bans in four states and declare for the entire nation that people can marry the partners of their choice, regardless of gender. The cases will be argued in April.

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City seeking grant to build sidewalk along Stone Drive

City seeking grant to build sidewalk along Stone Drive

January 16th, 2015 9:00 pm by Matthew Lane

If approved, the plan would be to build a sidewalk along the south side of Stone Drive, from roughly the Subway restaurant near Gibson Mill Road to American Way near John B. Dennis Highway.

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Best-seller about journey to heaven is pulled after boy admits lying

Best-seller about journey to heaven is pulled after boy admits lying

January 16th, 2015 7:28 pm by HILLEL ITALIE, Associated Press

"I did not die. I did not go to Heaven," Alex Malarkey wrote. "When I made the claims that I did, I had never read the Bible. People have profited from lies, and continue to. They should read the Bible, which is enough."

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Two arrested in alleged Scott break-in

Two arrested in alleged Scott break-in

January 16th, 2015 2:00 pm by Staff Report

Scott County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a call of breaking and entering around 4:15 p.m. Tuesday near the Stanley Town area of Duffield.

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At death's door, Rogersville toddler clears first hurdle

At death's door, Rogersville toddler clears first hurdle

January 16th, 2015 12:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Next week, Akira returns to the Cincinnati for a second surgery to remove a cyst from her brain, and she will likely be back again in February for her third round of brain surgery.

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Bill seeks to ban red-light cameras in Tennessee

Bill seeks to ban red-light cameras in Tennessee

January 16th, 2015 10:45 am by Associated Press

Rep. Andy Holt of Dresden says he's received hundreds of messages from Democrats and Republicans supporting his call to outlaw the controversial cameras.

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Search continues for missing Sullivan County couple

Search continues for missing Sullivan County couple

January 16th, 2015 9:40 am by NET News Service

ELIZABETHTON — The Carter County Sheriff's Department is one of several local law enforcement agencies involved in discovering the whereabouts of a missing Kingsport couple

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Medicare chief steps down, took part in health care roll-out

Medicare chief steps down, took part in health care roll-out

January 16th, 2015 9:05 am by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press

Medicare chief Marilyn Tavenner — who oversaw the rocky rollout of the president's health care law — says she's stepping down at the end of February.

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Kingsport man gets 10+ years for role in family's drug trafficking

Kingsport man gets 10+ years for role in family's drug trafficking

January 16th, 2015 12:30 am by Matthew Lane

Austin Michael Stallard received the 121-month prison sentence in U.S. District Court in Greeneville on Tuesday. The case involved the synthetic drug a-PVP, commonly referred to as "gravel" on the street.

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Abingdon man dies in house fire

Abingdon man dies in house fire

January 15th, 2015 10:09 pm by Staff report

Officials have identified the victim as Jimbo Wright, 51, who lived in the 22,000 block of Pickett Lane.

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