Kingsport Times News Saturday, November 22, 2014
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Massachusetts town weighs nation's first tobacco ban

Massachusetts town weighs nation's first tobacco ban

November 9th, 2014 5:36 pm by AMY CRAWFORD, Associated Press

The cartons of Marlboros, cans of Skoal and packs of Swisher Sweets are hard to miss stacked near the entrance of Vincent's Country Store, but maybe not for much longer.

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Greeneville lawyer censured by state Supreme Court

Greeneville lawyer censured by state Supreme Court

November 9th, 2014 5:24 pm by Associated Press

GREENEVILLE — A Greeneville lawyer has been censured by Tennessee's Supreme Court.

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Another Arizona immigration law struck down

Another Arizona immigration law struck down

November 8th, 2014 7:22 pm by JACQUES BILLEAUD, Associated Press

PHOENIX — Arizona's frustrations over federal enforcement of the state's border with Mexico spawned a movement nearly a decade ago to have local police confront illegal immigration.

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Mexican meth increasingly supplanting at-home labs

Mexican meth increasingly supplanting at-home labs

November 8th, 2014 2:04 pm by JIM SALTER, Associated Press

In Tennessee, lab seizures are down 40 percent this year, said Tommy Farmer, director of the Tennessee Meth and Pharmaceutical Task Force. Meanwhile, Mexican cartels have upped their meth-making.

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Stocks that could benefit from a GOP-led Congress

Stocks that could benefit from a GOP-led Congress

November 8th, 2014 9:33 am by KEN SWEET, AP Business Writer

Lower taxes for medical device makers. Lighter regulations for coal. If the new Republican-led Congress manages to push through these policy changes it could lift stocks in the health and energy industries.

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Immigration dispute erupts at White House lunch

Immigration dispute erupts at White House lunch

November 7th, 2014 6:41 pm by Associated Press

Republicans attending the postelection lunch at Obama's invitation said they asked him for more time to work on legislation, but the president said his patience was running out.

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Dow, S&P 500 eke out gains, set record highs

Dow, S&P 500 eke out gains, set record highs

November 7th, 2014 6:02 pm by Associated Press

An encouraging report on hiring barely fazed the stock market Friday, leaving indexes with the slightest of gains. For investors, good is no longer good enough.

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Joy, dismay as 2 sides assess gay-marriage ruling

Joy, dismay as 2 sides assess gay-marriage ruling

November 7th, 2014 9:28 am by DAVID CRARY, AP National Writer

One side was euphoric, the other dismayed, but both foes and supporters of same-sex marriage swiftly turned their attention to the U.S. Supreme Court after an against-the-grain appeals court ruling upheld bans or restrictions on gay marriage in four state

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Man charged in Philly, Virginia abductions

Man charged in Philly, Virginia abductions

November 7th, 2014 9:26 am by MICHAEL R. SISAK, Associated Press; LARRY O'DELL, Associated Press

The man accused of grabbing a Philadelphia woman off the street this week and taking her to Maryland has a history of violence, choking his ex-wife a decade ago and abducting a 16-year-old Virginia girl just last month with the intention of killing her

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Half of all stars may lie outside galaxies

Half of all stars may lie outside galaxies

November 6th, 2014 10:32 pm by Associated Press

The universe may be full of reclusive stars — not washed-up Hollywood stars, but the kind lurking deep in the cosmos.

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