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Republican-led House may vote to undo Obama immigration order

Republican-led House may vote to undo Obama immigration order

December 2nd, 2014 2:25 pm by ERICA WERNER, Associated Press

The move would be mostly symbolic, since Obama would certainly veto such legislation and the Democratic-led Senate likely wouldn't go along with it.

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Kingsport's new I-26 welcome center is now open for business

Kingsport's new I-26 welcome center is now open for business

December 2nd, 2014 2:19 pm by Matthew Lane, NET News Service

The site will have about 50 spaces for vehicles, a couple for buses and 20 spots for tractor-trailers.

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New defense secretary? Ashton Carter is Obama's likely Pentagon pick

New defense secretary? Ashton Carter is Obama's likely Pentagon pick

December 2nd, 2014 2:13 pm by JULIE PACE and BRADLEY KLAPPER, Associated Press

A physicist with deep Pentagon experience, Carter moved to the top of the White House's short list after several leading contenders pulled their names from consideration.

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Update: Police cadet injured in UT Ferguson protest at major intersection

Update: Police cadet injured in UT Ferguson protest at major intersection

December 2nd, 2014 1:20 pm by Gerald Witt, Knoxville News-Sentinel

A walk out by University of Tennessee students over the events in Ferguson, Mo., has left traffic blocked at a major intersection.

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The Buzz: What you need to know today from Johnson City Press

The Buzz: What you need to know today from Johnson City Press

December 2nd, 2014 1:11 pm by Johnson City Press

Feeling left out? Don't worry, The Buzz is your guide to today's trending stories on JohnsonCityPress.com. Check them out.

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Threat against other Science Hill triggers lockdown at Johnson City school

Threat against other Science Hill triggers lockdown at Johnson City school

December 2nd, 2014 12:45 pm by Staff Report

The convenience of the Information Age was to blame for a soft lockdown at Science Hill High School Tuesday morning, when administrators were alerted to an online threat against another Science Hill.

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Snip him or don't? CDC says circumcision benefits outweigh risks

Snip him or don't? CDC says circumcision benefits outweigh risks

December 2nd, 2014 11:41 am by Associated Press

Germs can grow underneath the foreskin, and CDC officials say the procedure can lower a male's risk of sexually-transmitted diseases, penile cancer and even urinary tract infections.

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Medical billing company announces more than 300 Kingsport jobs

Medical billing company announces more than 300 Kingsport jobs

December 2nd, 2014 11:34 am by NET News Service

The company will begin hiring immediately, employ 100 people within a year "and forecasts between 350 and 500 new jobs within four years of opening its Kingsport offices this fall."

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Highway explosion: 2 dead in I-24W crash near Nashville

Highway explosion: 2 dead in I-24W crash near Nashville

December 2nd, 2014 11:21 am by Adam Tamburin, The Tennessean

An eastbound semi hauling wood veered into westbound lanes, where it hit a FedEx truck in its gas tanks, causing an explosion.

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Crews find body of missing hiker in SE Tennessee

Crews find body of missing hiker in SE Tennessee

December 2nd, 2014 8:57 am by Associated Press

First responders say the rainy, foggy weather, as well as the rough terrain, made for a difficult search.

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