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Taking shots: Johnson City man accidentally shoots drinking buddy

Taking shots: Johnson City man accidentally shoots drinking buddy

December 24th, 2014 11:15 am by NET News Service

The pair were reportedly drinking and reminiscing about their military service when one man began handling a Smith and Wesson .40-caliber pistol.

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Final goodbye: Roll call of some who died in 2014

Final goodbye: Roll call of some who died in 2014

December 24th, 2014 10:17 am by BERNARD McGHEE, Associated Press

Political figures who catalyzed war and peace, scientists who changed our lives, beloved entertainers remembered for bringing audiences decades of smiles and tears.

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Denver shelters cite legal pot in homeless upswing

Denver shelters cite legal pot in homeless upswing

December 24th, 2014 9:32 am by SADIE GURMAN, Associated Press

One shelter did an informal survey of the roughly 500 new out-of-towners who stayed there between July and September and found as many as 30 percent had relocated for pot.

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Feline fame in cyberspace gives species a boost

Feline fame in cyberspace gives species a boost

December 24th, 2014 9:08 am by TERRENCE PETTY, Associated Press

To save pets' lives, animal welfare organizations are reaching out to an audience addicted to cat videos.

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European stocks drift as markets close for Xmas

European stocks drift as markets close for Xmas

December 24th, 2014 8:53 am by The Associated Press

In Asia, trading was more active as most markets don't celebrate Christmas.

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Update: 80 'one-pot' meth bottles found at home in Cherokee National Forest

Update: 80 'one-pot' meth bottles found at home in Cherokee National Forest

December 24th, 2014 8:49 am by Rain Smith

The tracking of purchases of pseudoephedrine — a key ingredient in the production of meth — has led Sullivan County authorities to approximately 40 "one pot" cook bottles at a residence in the Cherokee National Forest.

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Severe weather could snarl holiday travel

Severe weather could snarl holiday travel

December 24th, 2014 8:42 am by SOPHIA TAREEN, Associated Press

A mix of Gulf Coast thunderstorms expected to travel north, predicted snowfall in the Great Lakes and blustery conditions in the nation's midsection threatened Tuesday to tangle holiday travel plans nationwide.

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Homeless man receives help from Holston Valley workers, KPD

Homeless man receives help from Holston Valley workers, KPD

December 23rd, 2014 9:30 pm by Contributed

The man said to head downtown, but the ultimate destination surprised and saddened Terry Blakely. During the ride, the man pointed to a spot in a parking lot near a dumpster, where a couple of quilts and a blanket were visible.

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Destructive zebra mussels muscling their way into Cherokee Lake

Destructive zebra mussels muscling their way into Cherokee Lake

December 23rd, 2014 7:45 pm by Jeff Bobo

State officials are asking area boaters to help stop the spread of a destructive mussel species which was discovered in Cherokee Lake for the first time last month.

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U.S. moves to end ban on blood donations by gay men

U.S. moves to end ban on blood donations by gay men

December 23rd, 2014 7:39 pm by Associated Press

The Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday it favors replacing the blanket ban with a new policy barring donations from men who have had man-on-man sex in the previous 12 months.

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