Kingsport Times News Friday, March 27, 2015
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Local gun stores see run on ammo that ATF proposes to ban

Local gun stores see run on ammo that ATF proposes to ban

March 6th, 2015 7:47 am by Nick Shepherd

"They've been trying to do it for a long time," said Gregg Smith, a salesman at Gun Rack in Kingsport. "But it kind of opens a big can of worms because that's not the only thing you can shoot in a handgun that is technically armor piercing."

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Another solid month of job gains over 200K expected for Feb.

Another solid month of job gains over 200K expected for Feb.

March 6th, 2015 7:14 am by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, Economy Writer

U.S. employers are expected to follow the best three-month burst of hiring in 17 years with another solid round of job gains in February.

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Latest Tennessee winter storm claims 3 lives

Latest Tennessee winter storm claims 3 lives

March 6th, 2015 7:09 am by Associated Press

This is the second wintry mix to blanket the state in recently. After the first storm hit Feb. 16, 30 people died from traffic accidents, hypothermia and a house fire.

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Virginia State Police recover body from car in Buchanan river

Virginia State Police recover body from car in Buchanan river

March 5th, 2015 8:52 pm by Staff

As the car tried to drive through water Wednesday, the vehicle began to float. Its driver was able to escape, but the passenger was swept away with the vehicle into the Russell Fork River.

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Congressman Phil Roe's wife passes away

Congressman Phil Roe's wife passes away

March 5th, 2015 2:58 pm by Staff Report

A statement recalls Pamela Roe as a devoted mother, grandmother, wife, friend and philanthropist who will be sorely missed.

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Ringling Bros. phasing out iconic elephant acts by 2018

Ringling Bros. phasing out iconic elephant acts by 2018

March 5th, 2015 2:18 pm by TAMARA LUSH, Associated Press

"There's been somewhat of a mood shift among our consumers," said Alana Feld, the company's executive vice president. "A lot of people aren't comfortable with us touring with our elephants."

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Fate of Obama health law subsidies rests with 2 justices

Fate of Obama health law subsidies rests with 2 justices

March 5th, 2015 7:50 am by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press

The dispute focuses on four words in the massive health law, "established by the state," which the challengers say is clear evidence that Congress intended subsidies to go only to people in states that created their own health insurance marketplaces.

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Tenn. conservatives launch group opposing death penalty

Tenn. conservatives launch group opposing death penalty

March 5th, 2015 7:28 am by Associated Press

Organizers say the main focus of Tennessee Conservatives Concerned will be to re-evaluate the current capital punishment system, which they say is marked by inefficiency, inequity and inaccuracy.

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Storm could be winter's last big one, but some want more

Storm could be winter's last big one, but some want more

March 4th, 2015 10:48 pm by Associated Press

Governors in Alabama, Mississippi, West Virginia and New Jersey declared states of emergency in advance of the storm, and Congress hurried to finish business amid a snow emergency declaration in Washington.

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Senate fails to override Obama's veto of pipeline bill

Senate fails to override Obama's veto of pipeline bill

March 4th, 2015 8:00 pm by DINA CAPPIELLO, Associated Press

The Senate on Wednesday failed to override President Barack Obama's veto of a bill to construct the Keystone XL pipeline, the first of many confrontations between the Republican-controlled Congress and the White House this year over energy policy.

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