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Why no hemp in Tennessee? Group wants state to legalize farming, manufacturing

Why no hemp in Tennessee? Group wants state to legalize farming, manufacturing

January 21st, 2014 9:32 am by Gary B. Gray

The move dovetails with an ever-increasing national conversation on the use of marijuana and its byproducts for medicinal and recreational purposes.

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Calm Before the Storm

January 21st, 2014 8:30 am by Dave Boyd

Calm Before the Storm Dave Boyd/Johnson City Press Kids at Carver Recreation Center enjoyed the springlike weather Monday afternoon. A winter storm is expected to move into the area overnight with low temperatures and snow likely.

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Martin Luther King Jr Dinner

January 21st, 2014 12:00 am by Dave Boyd

MLK Jr Dinner Dave Boyd/Johnson City Press The Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration took place at the Carver Recreation center Monday night with a crowd of around 100 people on hand.

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Here we go again: more single-digit temperatures on the way

Here we go again: more single-digit temperatures on the way

January 20th, 2014 10:00 pm by Tony Casey

Somewhat caught by surprise by the severity of what was called the “Polar Vortex” that blew through the region about two weeks ago, the area finds itself better prepared to tackle another incoming blast of cold weather.

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Fatalities reported in Nebraska animal feed plant explosion

Fatalities reported in Nebraska animal feed plant explosion

January 20th, 2014 4:52 pm by Associated Press

The fire chief would not say how many were dead.

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Tennessee grocery wine bill negotiations near breakthrough

Tennessee grocery wine bill negotiations near breakthrough

January 20th, 2014 3:43 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Under current law, supermarkets and convenience stores can sell beer containing up to 6.5 percent alcohol by volume. Anything stronger can only be sold in liquor stores, which can't sell anything beyond booze and lottery tickets.

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Remaining snakes seized in Tennessee euthanized

Remaining snakes seized in Tennessee euthanized

January 20th, 2014 3:36 pm by Associated Press

The remaining 14 snakes that were seized from a Tennessee preacher who used them in his religious practices have been euthanized after officials concluded their condition was too poor to save them.

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Fired East Tennessee deputy charged with rape

Fired East Tennessee deputy charged with rape

January 20th, 2014 2:39 pm by Beth Burger, Chattanooga Times Free Press

“I could let you go, but you’d owe me."

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3 teens ejected in East Tennessee crash, 15-year-old boy killed

3 teens ejected in East Tennessee crash, 15-year-old boy killed

January 20th, 2014 11:35 am by Beth Burger, Chattanooga Times Free Press

Investigators say the Nissan truck they were in struck a tree before overturning on its side.

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Supreme Court to decide on child porn victim restitution

Supreme Court to decide on child porn victim restitution

January 20th, 2014 10:55 am by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press

The case being argued at the Supreme Court on Wednesday involves a Texas man who pleaded guilty to having images of children engaged in sex acts on his computer.

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