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What places that legalized pot need to know

What places that legalized pot need to know

November 5th, 2014 1:40 pm by KRISTEN WYATT, Associated Press

Oregon and Washington, D.C., voted to legalize recreational marijuana Tuesday, and Alaska looks poised to do the same.

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Smoking in pregnancy, childhood obesity researchers named 'Notable Women" at ETSU

Smoking in pregnancy, childhood obesity researchers named 'Notable Women" at ETSU

November 5th, 2014 1:30 pm by Contributed - ETSU

The awards highlight the expertise and accomplishments of women academicians at ETSU.

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Republican victories upend U.S. political dynamic

Republican victories upend U.S. political dynamic

November 5th, 2014 1:14 pm by Nancy Benac and Ken Thomas, Associated Press

A weakened President Barack Obama and emboldened Republican leaders in Congress began adjusting to a new political dynamic Wednesday after voters coast to coast used the midterm elections to sharpen the dividing lines in an already divided government.

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Man accused of abducting woman in Kingsport arrested in SW Virginia

Man accused of abducting woman in Kingsport arrested in SW Virginia

November 5th, 2014 12:34 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A man who allegedly abducted his ex-girlfriend from the parking lot of a Kingsport McDonald's, pulling her into his vehicle as witnesses attempted to intervene, was arrested late Tuesday night in Scott County, Va.

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Former Knox Co. deputy pleads guilty in FBI gambling sting

Former Knox Co. deputy pleads guilty in FBI gambling sting

November 5th, 2014 12:20 pm by Jamie Satterfield, Knoxville News-Sentinel

The plea agreement, unsealed in U.S. District Court, charges former Deputy Robbie Flood with a violation of the federal Hobbs Act. Flood was arraigned and pleaded guilty Wednesday morning.

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Newcomer, three incumbents win Elizabethton council seats

Newcomer, three incumbents win Elizabethton council seats

November 5th, 2014 12:15 pm by John Thompson

Also, there will be two new faces on the Elizabethton Board of Education.

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Johnia Berry Toy Drive: Collecting more, spreading more love

Johnia Berry Toy Drive: Collecting more, spreading more love

November 5th, 2014 11:58 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Held in memory of the East Tennessee State University graduate killed by an intruder at her Knoxville home in December 2004, the drive benefits children in communities across Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia who are in need at Christmas.

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Tweetsie task force feeling railroaded by event policy decision

Tweetsie task force feeling railroaded by event policy decision

November 5th, 2014 9:52 am by Becky Campbell

"It's a slap in the face" - task force chairman Dan Schumaier.

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How did you vote? A look at the numbers on Tennessee's constitutional amendments

How did you vote? A look at the numbers on Tennessee's constitutional amendments

November 5th, 2014 7:31 am by Associated Press

Statewide vote tallies on each of the four amendments.

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