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US predicts lower heating bills this winter

US predicts lower heating bills this winter

October 7th, 2014 1:54 pm by JONATHAN FAHEY, AP Energy Writer

Last year, persistently low temperatures across the Midwest, South and East forced people to crank up the heat. The high demand jacked up the price of some fuels, especially propane. Heating bills soared.

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Peak colors just around the corner

Peak colors just around the corner

October 7th, 2014 8:35 am by Brad Hicks, NET News Service

The reds, oranges, yellows, and even purples of fall are beginning to dot the green landscape, and it should not be long until the bright hues of fall are at their most vibrant.

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Ramsey: Four amendments will spur large voter turnout

Ramsey: Four amendments will spur large voter turnout

October 7th, 2014 8:00 am by Hank Hayes

Amendment One would allow the Legislature to "enact, amend, or repeal" statutes regarding abortion, including but not limited to, circumstances of pregnancy resulting from rape or incest or when necessary to save the life of the mother.

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Lawyer: Pot clouded mind of bombing suspect's pal

Lawyer: Pot clouded mind of bombing suspect's pal

October 6th, 2014 8:00 pm by DENISE LAVOIE, Associated Press

A prosecutor told a jury that a friend of the Boston Marathon bombing suspect lied repeatedly to the FBI during their investigation, while the friend's lawyer said he was a frightened teen whose memory was clouded by heavy marijuana use.

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'Downton Abbey' exhibit gearing up at Biltmore

'Downton Abbey' exhibit gearing up at Biltmore

October 6th, 2014 6:40 pm by J. H. Osborne

Sneak Peek: Biltmore debuts first costume within the "Dressing Downton: Changing Fashion for Changing Times" exhibition (full display opens early in 2015).

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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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