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Appeals court halts gay marriages in Michigan

Appeals court halts gay marriages in Michigan

March 22nd, 2014 7:36 pm by EMMA FIDEL, Associated Press

Same-sex couples rushed to Michigan county clerk's offices Saturday to get hitched a day after a judge overturned the state's constitutional ban on gay marriage, and several hundred managed to do so before an appeals court reinstituted the ban, at least t

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City man arrested after police say he assaulted girlfriend with chair, frying pan

City man arrested after police say he assaulted girlfriend with chair, frying pan

March 22nd, 2014 1:28 pm by Staff Reports

A city man was arrested after police said they were told he assaulted his girlfriend with a chair and frying pan.

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Groups combine forces to help feed folks with locally grown ingredients

Groups combine forces to help feed folks with locally grown ingredients

March 21st, 2014 9:54 pm by Staff Report

During a special event held at a local cafe, local residents had a chance to sample free tapas dishes such as lamb kabobs, vegetarian ratatouille and spinach-pepper-and parmesan-stuffed mushrooms.

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Local lawmaker's bill criminalizing U.N. observers passes

Local lawmaker's bill criminalizing U.N. observers passes

March 21st, 2014 9:49 pm by Gary B. Gray

Legislation sponsored by state Rep. Micah Van Huss, R-Jonesborough, aimed at preventing members of the United Nations from monitoring elections in Tennessee passed the full House Thursday by a vote of 75-20.

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Medical students' next steps revealed

Medical students' next steps revealed

March 21st, 2014 9:44 pm by Tony Casey

Just before the East Tennessee State University Quillen College of Medicine made its Match Day announcements, declaring where medical students will be completing the residency portion of their pursuits to become doctors, Debbie Bailey said she was rather

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FireChaser: Coaster for new generation

FireChaser: Coaster for new generation

March 21st, 2014 9:38 pm by Nathan Baker

The newest firefighter-themed thrill ride at Dollywood isn't your parents' Blazing Fury.

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Towson ends Bucs' season in CIT

Towson ends Bucs' season in CIT

March 21st, 2014 9:23 pm by Joe Avento

Four McGlynn made 6 shots from 3-point range and scored 23 points as Towson beat East Tennessee State 83-77 in the second round of the Collegeinsider.com Tournament at the MSHA Athletic Center.

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Tennessee slams UMass for 2nd round victory in NCAA

Tennessee slams UMass for 2nd round victory in NCAA

March 21st, 2014 5:26 pm by AP

Jarnell Stokes scored a career-high 26 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to help Tennessee beat Massachusetts 86-67 on Friday in the second round of the NCAA tournament.

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Judge strikes down Michigan ban on same-sex marriage

Judge strikes down Michigan ban on same-sex marriage

March 21st, 2014 5:20 pm by Associated Press

U.S. District Judge Bernard Friedman announced his ruling after a rare two-week trial that mostly focused on the impact of same-sex parenting on children.

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Unicoi Co. sheriff warns of annual visit by paving, painting scammers

Unicoi Co. sheriff warns of annual visit by paving, painting scammers

March 21st, 2014 4:36 pm by Brad Hicks

"I just want to make the public aware that if anyone shows up wanting to do paving, barn painting, house painting, etc., they need to make sure they are a licensed contractor from a reputable company" - Sheriff Mike Hensley.

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