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GOP steers toward hefty US House majority

GOP steers toward hefty US House majority

November 4th, 2014 8:40 pm by DONNA CASSATA, Associated Press

The GOP currently controls 234 seats and is a lock to re-establish its majority for the final two years of Obama's presidency.

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News Regional & National Elections
US Senate News Guide: Rundown on race for control

US Senate News Guide: Rundown on race for control

November 4th, 2014 7:52 pm by CALVIN WOODWARD, Associated Press

Six is the magic number for Republicans bidding for Senate control in Tuesday's elections. That's how many they need to gain to become the majority.

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News Regional & National Elections
Voting smooth so far in Tennessee

Voting smooth so far in Tennessee

November 4th, 2014 7:43 pm by Associated Press

Tennessee election officials say voting seems to be going pretty smoothly across the state, but it's still too early to tell what role the issues and the mild weather played in the turnout.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Keselowski, Gordon escape NASCAR's wrath after brawl; crews don't

Keselowski, Gordon escape NASCAR's wrath after brawl; crews don't

November 4th, 2014 7:29 pm by Associated Press

Two crew chiefs and four crew members from Hendrick Motorsports were punished for their roles in the brawl.

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Sports UT Sports
Tennessee Vols QB Worley to miss remainder of season

Tennessee Vols QB Worley to miss remainder of season

November 4th, 2014 7:23 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Volunteers coach Butch Jones said Tuesday that Worley would have season-ending surgery to repair a torn labrum in his right shoulder.

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News Regional & National Elections
McConnell wins in Kentucky; GOP seeks big gains

McConnell wins in Kentucky; GOP seeks big gains

November 4th, 2014 7:18 pm by DAVID ESPO and ROBERT FURLOW, Associated Press

Sen. Mitch McConnell dispatched Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes in Kentucky after a $50 million campaign of unrelieved negativity.

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Crime Local News
Man charged with theft less than 2 months after conviction

Man charged with theft less than 2 months after conviction

November 4th, 2014 7:08 pm by Staff Report

An Elizabethton man who was convicted on several theft charges in September was arrested again this week on another allegation of theft.

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News Regional & National
Judge orders Kansas to let gay couples marry

Judge orders Kansas to let gay couples marry

November 4th, 2014 6:28 pm by Associated Press

A federal judge on Tuesday ordered Kansas to allow same-sex couples to marry pending the outcome of a lawsuit challenging the state's ban, but he delayed enforcement of his order until next week to give the state time to appeal.

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Crime
UPDATE: Manhunt launched for Kingsport abduction suspect

UPDATE: Manhunt launched for Kingsport abduction suspect

November 4th, 2014 5:40 pm by NET News Service

Police were looking for a silver Mitsubishi Eclipse with s a Monster Energy drink sticker on the gas cap access door.

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Crime Off the Wall News
Local grocer scans roads to bag alleged thief

Local grocer scans roads to bag alleged thief

November 4th, 2014 3:34 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

"I found him, and I said, 'That's my stuff you're cutting up" - Jamie McCoy, owner of McCoy Salvage Grocery.

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