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Want to grow hemp? Tennessee now accepting applications from farmers

Want to grow hemp? Tennessee now accepting applications from farmers

February 3rd, 2015 8:35 am by Gary B. Gray, NET News Service

The Tennessee Department of Agriculture is now accepting applications from farmers and producers interested in growing industrial hemp. It can be used to produce a variety of products, including fabric, textiles, fibers and food.

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Coke bets on 'premium milk' to boost category

Coke bets on 'premium milk' to boost category

February 3rd, 2015 8:29 am by CANDICE CHOI, AP Food Industry Writer

NEW YORK (AP) — Coke is coming out with premium milk that has more protein and less sugar than regular. And it's betting people will pay twice as much for it.

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Eastman enters talks on proposal to close Workington, U.K. acetate tow manufacturing site

Eastman enters talks on proposal to close Workington, U.K. acetate tow manufacturing site

February 3rd, 2015 7:55 am by Hank Hayes

Eastman also manufactures acetate tow, used in cigarette filters, at its facilities in Kingsport, Tenn., and Ulsan, Korea.

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Barking Lot  will be Kingsport's new dog park

Barking Lot will be Kingsport's new dog park

February 2nd, 2015 10:30 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — A new park is in the works for downtown Kingsport and dogs big and small are going to love it. And why not? It's being built specifically for them.

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Church Hill woman runs husband over after argument

Church Hill woman runs husband over after argument

February 2nd, 2015 9:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

The victim was walking across the parking lot of Food City and while in front of Fox's Pizza, Vickie Jennings allegedly ran over her husband in a red Pontiac Grand Am.

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Jimmy the Groundhog turns on Wisconsin mayor

Jimmy the Groundhog turns on Wisconsin mayor

February 2nd, 2015 8:10 pm by Associated Press

SUN PRAIRIE, Wis. — A mayor in Wisconsin has learned a valuable lesson about his city's weather-predicting critter: Don't get too close.

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Oxycodone and suboxone seized from Hawkins man during traffic stop

Oxycodone and suboxone seized from Hawkins man during traffic stop

February 2nd, 2015 8:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man who was allegedly found in possession of suboxone and oxycodone during a traffic stop Friday afternoon said he was driving on the wrong side of the road because he was watching police through his rear view mirror.

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Johnson City man claims PTSD led to wife's early morning shooting

Johnson City man claims PTSD led to wife's early morning shooting

February 2nd, 2015 7:00 pm by NET News Service

Responding to a shooting report just after 2 a.m., police found Mack's wife, Jennifer, lying in a bedroom floor. She had a gunshot wound to her left hip area. She told police her husband had beaten her all day before shooting her.

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Rogersville teen succumbed to injuries from wreck last week

Rogersville teen succumbed to injuries from wreck last week

February 2nd, 2015 4:51 pm by Jeff Bobo

Witnesses told the Times-News the pickup slid sideways into the parked tractor trailer, and the passenger side door of the pickup struck the rear of the flatbed trailer at a high rate of speed.

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Charles Manson marriage license to expire without a wedding

Charles Manson marriage license to expire without a wedding

February 2nd, 2015 4:37 pm by SCOTT SMITH, Associated Press

Afton Elaine Burton and the 80-year-old Manson obtained a 90-day marriage license late last year. It expires Thursday, making this past weekend the couple's final opportunity to hold a wedding

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