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U.S. moves to end ban on blood donations by gay men

U.S. moves to end ban on blood donations by gay men

December 23rd, 2014 2:58 pm by MATTHEW PERRONE, AP Health Writer

Activists questioned whether requiring a year of celibacy from gay men before a donation amounted to a significant policy shift.

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Crime
Drive through Bluff City yard ends with alleged assault on deputies

Drive through Bluff City yard ends with alleged assault on deputies

December 23rd, 2014 2:50 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A Bluff City man is accused of performing doughnuts on a neighbor's lawn with an SUV - churning up significant sections of grass during the vandalism - then pointing a rifle at responding officers to ignite a struggle.

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Crime
'Infestation': Kingsport baby teeming with bugs, parents charged

'Infestation': Kingsport baby teeming with bugs, parents charged

December 23rd, 2014 2:44 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Two Kingsport parents have been arrested after allegedly not knowing who was caring for their infant daughter, leading to an hours-long search for the 8-month-old and discovery that she was infested with bed bugs.

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Police: Man pulls gun after wrong McDonald's order

Police: Man pulls gun after wrong McDonald's order

December 23rd, 2014 1:51 pm by Holly Meyer, The Tennessean

A Nashville man became so upset about a missing McDouble cheeseburger from his drive-thru McDonald's order he returned to the restaurant with a pistol, police said.

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Sony announces limited release for 'The Interview'

Sony announces limited release for 'The Interview'

December 23rd, 2014 1:31 pm by Jake Coyle, AP Film Writer

Sony Pictures Entertainment announced Tuesday a limited theatrical release of "The Interview" beginning Thursday, putting back into the theaters the comedy that prompted an international incident with North Korea and outrage over its cancelled release.

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Probe fails to link IRS scandal to White House

Probe fails to link IRS scandal to White House

December 23rd, 2014 12:56 pm by Stephen Ohlemacher, Associated Press

A House Republican investigation faults senior IRS officials in the mistreatment of conservative groups that applied for tax-exempt status, but could find no link to the White House, according to a report released Tuesday.

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The Buzz: Today's top stories

The Buzz: Today's top stories

December 23rd, 2014 12:30 pm by Johnson City Press

Here are the top stories trending today on JohnsonCityPress.com.

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Feds conceding Johnson City/Greeneville cancer doctor, wife wrongfully convicted

Feds conceding Johnson City/Greeneville cancer doctor, wife wrongfully convicted

December 23rd, 2014 11:01 am by Jamie Satterfield, Knoxville News-Sentinel

The case involved the purchase of cancer drugs from a Canadian supplier.

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A few ideas for creative gifts this Christmas

A few ideas for creative gifts this Christmas

December 23rd, 2014 10:36 am by Rebecca Horvath, Community Voices

Most of us have a couple of folks on our list who are difficult to buy for. He already has everything, she's tough to please, she's picky, or he doesn't have any hobbies.

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Crime
Police look for 2 men after 5 vehicles stolen from Kingsport car lot

Police look for 2 men after 5 vehicles stolen from Kingsport car lot

December 23rd, 2014 10:22 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Though the goods have since been recovered, police are searching for a pair of men suspected of cutting a chain link fence at a Kingsport auto dealer, then driving five vehicles off the lot.

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