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Dental product company may be recipient of Washington County's secret $1M incentive package

Dental product company may be recipient of Washington County's secret $1M incentive package

January 28th, 2015 7:59 am by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

Citing a confidentiality agreement with the company, two officials referenced the company that would reap the benefits of the taxpayer funding as "Project X," despite protests from the dissenting commissioners and speakers from the public.

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Blizzard-stricken East digs out amid forecast 2nd-guessing

Blizzard-stricken East digs out amid forecast 2nd-guessing

January 28th, 2015 7:32 am by BOB SALSBERG and WILLIAM J. KOLE, Associated Press

In the New York area a glancing blow left forecasters apologizing and politicians defending their near-total shutdown on travel.

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Mormon leaders call for measures protecting gay rights

Mormon leaders call for measures protecting gay rights

January 27th, 2015 7:01 pm by Associated Press

The church is promising to support some housing and job protections for gays and lesbians in exchange for legal protections for believers who object to the behavior of others.

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Jury convicts 2 ex-Vandy players of raping woman

Jury convicts 2 ex-Vandy players of raping woman

January 27th, 2015 6:45 pm by SHEILA BURKE, Associated Press

After deliberating for three hours Tuesday, a jury convicted two ex-Vanderbilt football players of raping a former student. The two men face decades in prison when they are sentenced March 6.

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Google expanding fiber service to 4 Southeastern metro areas

Google expanding fiber service to 4 Southeastern metro areas

January 27th, 2015 6:00 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

The company said it will bring gigabit-speed service to Nashville, Tennessee; Atlanta; and Raleigh-Durham and Charlotte in North Carolina. Google officials said five Western cities remain in the running for fiber down the line.

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Super Bowl jet-setters get topflight travel treatment

Super Bowl jet-setters get topflight travel treatment

January 27th, 2015 12:29 pm by TERRY TANG, Associated Press

Hundreds of luxury jets will arrive at the eight airports around metropolitan Phoenix by kickoff Sunday.

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Mike Huckabee hints at presidential run during stop in JC

Mike Huckabee hints at presidential run during stop in JC

January 27th, 2015 7:06 am by Max Hrenda, NET News Service

On Monday afternoon, Huckabee appeared at Barnes & Noble at 3030 Franklin Terrace to promote his latest book, "God, Guns, Grits, and Gravy," through a signing event.

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US snowstorm totals downgraded

US snowstorm totals downgraded

January 27th, 2015 6:52 am by MEGHAN BARR, Associated Press

Tens of millions of people along the U.S. East Coast hunkered down for a storm that for most failed to live up to predictions that it would be one of the worst they'd ever seen.

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Snowstorm threatens to paralyze crowded Northeast U.S.

Snowstorm threatens to paralyze crowded Northeast U.S.

January 26th, 2015 6:52 pm by MEGHAN BARR, Associated Press

NEW YORK — More than 35 million people along the Philadelphia-to-Boston corridor rushed to get home and settle in Monday as a fearsome storm swirled in.

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Milk industry fights back against 'anti-dairy folks'

Milk industry fights back against 'anti-dairy folks'

January 26th, 2015 6:26 pm by CANDICE CHOI, AP Food Industry Writer

As Americans continue turning away from milk, an industry group is pushing back at its critics with a social media campaign trumpeting the benefits of milk.

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