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Judge strikes down Oregon gay marriage ban

Judge strikes down Oregon gay marriage ban

May 19th, 2014 3:16 pm by JONATHAN J. COOPER, Associated Press

A federal judge has struck down Oregon's same-sex marriage ban, saying it is unconstitutional.

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UPDATE: Charge against pharmacist reduced from attempted murder to assault

UPDATE: Charge against pharmacist reduced from attempted murder to assault

May 19th, 2014 12:05 pm by Becky Campbell

An attempted first-degree murder charge against a local pharmacist accused of trying to kill his wife by allegedly injecting her with medication to control her blood sugar was slashed down to simple assault after a preliminary hearing Monday.

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Authorities identify man killed in weekend apartment fire

Authorities identify man killed in weekend apartment fire

May 19th, 2014 11:36 am by Staff Report

After putting out the fire at 408 E. Watauga Ave., No. 7, firefighters discovered the body of Gilbert King in a back bedroom of the two-story apartment.

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Cubs error: Mural oops shows Lindbergh at Wrigley

Cubs error: Mural oops shows Lindbergh at Wrigley

May 19th, 2014 10:16 am by AP

A closer look at the mural also revealed that a photograph of President Franklin D. Roosevelt was taken at Wrigley but before he was actually elected, despite what the caption reads.

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What the DirecTV/AT&T deal means for you

What the DirecTV/AT&T deal means for you

May 19th, 2014 9:24 am by Lance Williams, The Tennessean

Until the transaction is approved, the companies will operate separately. AT&T and DirecTV expect to close the deal within 12 months.

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Heroin is back in East Tennessee

Heroin is back in East Tennessee

May 19th, 2014 8:48 am by Lance Coleman, Knoxville News Sentinel

With pain pill crackdown, users switching

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Experts expect Memorial Day travel up, but gas prices down

Experts expect Memorial Day travel up, but gas prices down

May 18th, 2014 9:49 pm by Nathan Baker

More Americans will go out of town this Memorial Day weekend, making for busy roadways and airports, but not necessarily higher gas prices.

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Meet Your Neighbor: For James Quarterman, service goes to the dogs

Meet Your Neighbor: For James Quarterman, service goes to the dogs

May 18th, 2014 9:36 pm by Becky Campbell

James Quarterman is not a military man or wounded warrior, but below his tough exterior, he sure has a soft spot in his heart for them.

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Onks caretaker announces decoration, welcomes donations

Onks caretaker announces decoration, welcomes donations

May 18th, 2014 9:22 pm by Max Hrenda

Even though they don't own Jonesborough's Onks Cemetery, caretaker Jim Lowe and his family want to let families know that decoration will be occurring this month.

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Roan Mountain's Miller Farmstead in consideration for historical designation

Roan Mountain's Miller Farmstead in consideration for historical designation - VIDEO

May 18th, 2014 9:14 pm by John Thompson

A century-old farmstead that is now a popular part of Roan Mountain State Park could soon be nominated for the National Register of Historic Places.

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