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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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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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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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Dow tops 18,000 as market reaches new highs

Dow tops 18,000 as market reaches new highs

December 23rd, 2014 9:44 am by Associated Press

Stocks are pushing further into record territory as the Dow Jones industrial average tops 18,000 points for the first time.

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'O Little Town of Bethlehem' grapples with modern traffic challenges

'O Little Town of Bethlehem' grapples with modern traffic challenges

December 23rd, 2014 9:36 am by Tia Goldenberg, Associated Press

It's Christmas season and the little town of Bethlehem is jammed with a big-city problem: Traffic snarling streets everywhere, including around the church marking the spot where tradition says Jesus was born. The city is considering a dramatic solution to

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U.S. economy grew at fast 5 pct. annual rate in Q3

U.S. economy grew at fast 5 pct. annual rate in Q3

December 23rd, 2014 9:29 am by Associated Press

The resurgence in growth last quarter provided the latest evidence that the U.S. economy is steadily strengthening and outpacing most others around the word.

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Head downtown for a variety of last-minute gifts

Head downtown for a variety of last-minute gifts

December 23rd, 2014 9:21 am by Tony Casey

Downtown Johnson City businesses are boasting a variety of gifts for those who've waited until the last few days before the Christmas holiday to buy presents.

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Wreck snaps telephone pole, snags University Parkway traffic

Wreck snaps telephone pole, snags University Parkway traffic

December 22nd, 2014 10:00 pm by Jessica Fuller

A single-vehicle crash snapped a telephone pole in half and stalled eastbound traffic on University Parkway Monday night.

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