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Gay marriage cases teed up for justices' action

Gay marriage cases teed up for justices' action

December 23rd, 2014 5:56 pm by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press

Gay marriage cases are on the Supreme Court's agenda with enough time for the issue to be argued and decided by late June.

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Move to April paying off for Bristol Motor Speedway

Move to April paying off for Bristol Motor Speedway

December 23rd, 2014 5:31 pm by Jeff Birchfield

According to Bristol Motor Speedway general manager Jerry Caldwell, the announced date change of the Food City 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race from March to April 19 is paying off in a big way at the ticket window.

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Abingdon theater to show 'The Interview' Christmas Day

Abingdon theater to show 'The Interview' Christmas Day

December 23rd, 2014 3:35 pm by Nathan Baker

A Southwest Virginia theater announced it will host Christmas Day viewings of "The Interview," a controversial comedy starring Seth Rogen and James Franco that may have precipitated a cyber attack on its producing studio and was briefly pulled from theate

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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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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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'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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