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Update: President gets bipartisan support for action on Syria

Update: President gets bipartisan support for action on Syria

September 3rd, 2013 12:37 pm by Associated Press

President Barack Obama's call for a military strike in Syria won significant momentum Tuesday, with leaders of both parties in Congress announcing support.

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Profiling can be nuisance, but it works

Profiling can be nuisance, but it works

September 3rd, 2013 12:00 pm by Kenneth D. Gough

Not long after 9/11, I was on a business trip, a tough two-day out-and-back.

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Opinion
GOP and Health care in Sunday's Forum

GOP and Health care in Sunday's Forum

September 3rd, 2013 10:47 am by Staff Report

Readers weigh in on health care coverage and the GOP.

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Columns As I See It
Robert Houk

All these laws come from individual concerns

September 3rd, 2013 10:36 am by Robert Houk

There ought to be a law. How many times have you heard that said?

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Your turn — Can the president get support for intervention in Syria both at home and abroad?

Your turn — Can the president get support for intervention in Syria both at home and abroad?

September 3rd, 2013 10:07 am by Staff and wire reports

President Barack Obama this week plans to urge reluctant world leaders to back an American-led strike against Syria even though the prospects for military action depend on the votes of a fractured U.S. Congress.

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Entertainment
J.Lo's back on 'American Idol' along with new judge Harry Connick Jr. and returning Keith Urban

J.Lo's back on 'American Idol' along with new judge Harry Connick Jr. and returning Keith Urban

September 3rd, 2013 10:05 am by Associated Press

Urban appeared overwhelmed last season by the Mariah Carey-Nicki Minaj crossfire that drew complaints from some viewers.

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Local Mountain States hospitals leave Wellmont's Marsh Regional Blood Center for blood supply

Local Mountain States hospitals leave Wellmont's Marsh Regional Blood Center for blood supply

September 3rd, 2013 9:20 am by Staff Report

MSHA began purchasing blood from Marsh in 2009, as officials from both regional health systems heralded the arrangement as an example of collaboration between the two competing systems.

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Tennessee man drowns while swimming at Burgess Falls

Tennessee man drowns while swimming at Burgess Falls

September 3rd, 2013 7:48 am by Associated Press

The death occurred at the bottom of the main falls in Putnam County.

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Sports
College football: How the top 25 fared in the season's first week

College football: How the top 25 fared in the season's first week

September 3rd, 2013 7:27 am by Associated Press

A few upsets riddled the field.

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Who's a victim of human sex trafficking?

Who's a victim of human sex trafficking?

September 3rd, 2013 7:12 am by MARTHA IRVINE, AP National Writer

Is homegrown sex trade different than abductions and coerced prostitution? Increasingly, the label "human trafficking" is applied across the board.

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