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Virginia to issue gay marriage licenses after Supreme Court action

Virginia to issue gay marriage licenses after Supreme Court action

October 6th, 2014 6:00 pm by By Matt Hansen, Tribune Washington Bureau (MCT)

Addressing a small but vocal crowd of supporters in front of the Arlington County courthouse, Virginia AG Mark Herring praised the Supreme Court's move Monday to clear the way for same-sex marriage for the first time in a Southern state.

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Johnson City man reportedly stabbed at least 15 times

Johnson City man reportedly stabbed at least 15 times

October 6th, 2014 12:49 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

According to a court document, the stabbing happened in the victim's residence at Millercrest Apartments while he was in bed asleep.

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Supreme court denies gay marriage appeals

Supreme court denies gay marriage appeals

October 6th, 2014 11:05 am by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press

The Supreme Court cleared the way Monday for an immediate expansion of same-sex marriage by unexpectedly and tersely turning away appeals from five states seeking to prohibit gay and lesbian unions.

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Tenn. voters to decide on abortion amendment

Tenn. voters to decide on abortion amendment

October 6th, 2014 8:44 am by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

Tennessee voters will have a chance this November to decide whether they want to give the state Legislature more power to regulate abortions.

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Cyberattacks on state databases escalate

Cyberattacks on state databases escalate

October 6th, 2014 8:39 am by By Jeffrey Stinson, Stateline.org (MCT)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - State governments are facing a daily barrage of cyberattacks from increasingly sophisticated computer hackers. The hackers' rapidly changing tactics threaten the exposure of personal information of millions of people.

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Ebola in U.S.: People scared, but outbreak unlikely

Ebola in U.S.: People scared, but outbreak unlikely

October 5th, 2014 5:37 pm by CONNIE CASS, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Ebola has arrived in the United States and people are frightened. But scientists know how to stop the virus from spreading.

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After decorated political career, why is Lamar Alexander running for a third term?

After decorated political career, why is Lamar Alexander running for a third term?

October 5th, 2014 4:00 pm by Hank Hayes

"I thought very carefully about it," Alexander, R-Tenn., said "I remembered Senator (Howard) Baker, in 1978, when he was thinking about running for a third term. He decided to do it and was elected and became majority leader.

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TBI fugitive Varner captured in Nevada

TBI fugitive Varner captured in Nevada

October 5th, 2014 2:48 pm by Associated Press

A fugitive on the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation's Top Ten Most Wanted list has been captured in Nevada.

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Car with heroin stash sold at Tennessee city's auction

Car with heroin stash sold at Tennessee city's auction

October 4th, 2014 4:00 pm by Associated Press

A little extra padding in the seat of a car sold at auction by the city of Knoxville's Fleet Services division turned out to be a stash of heroin.

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Airports, airlines and Ebola: 5 things to know

Airports, airlines and Ebola: 5 things to know

October 4th, 2014 12:13 pm by DAVID KOENIG, AP Airlines Writer

The news that a man flew from Liberia to the United States after exposure to Ebola, and wound up in a hospital isolation ward, has led to calls for tougher measures to protect Americans.

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