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Tennessee Democrats hire staffer to work against abortion regulation amendment

Tennessee Democrats hire staffer to work against abortion regulation amendment

June 10th, 2014 7:44 am by Staff Report

Party Chairman Roy Herron cited a recent Vanderbilt poll that showed wide opposition to granting state lawmakers more power over abortion laws in the state.

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Wine-in-grocery-stores backers start petition drive in Tennessee

Wine-in-grocery-stores backers start petition drive in Tennessee

June 10th, 2014 7:24 am by Chas Sisk, The Tennessean

Red White and Food kicked off an effort to collect hundreds of thousands of signatures in the 156 communities where wine could be sold in grocery stores, if voters approve.

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5 Americans killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan

5 Americans killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan

June 10th, 2014 7:23 am by RAHIM FAIEZ, Associated Press

If confirmed, it would be one of the most serious cases involving coalition-on-coalition friendly fire during the war.

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Mayor: 33-cent tax hike would go toward schools, expenses

Mayor: 33-cent tax hike would go toward schools, expenses

June 9th, 2014 10:55 pm by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City Mayor Ralph Van Brocklin has proposed, at minimum, a 33-cent property tax rate increase for city residents.

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Architect selected to set stage for Jackson Theatre renovations

Architect selected to set stage for Jackson Theatre renovations

June 9th, 2014 10:44 pm by Max Hrenda

Less than one month after announcing the purchase of the Jackson Theatre, the town of Jonesborough continued its work toward re-establishing the building in its historic downtown.

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MSHA to close mall's Health Resources Center

MSHA to close mall's Health Resources Center

June 9th, 2014 10:38 pm by Max Hrenda

One of the region's largest health care providers announced that one of its community outreach centers will close at the end of this month.

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Mountain Home VA ranked 9th worst in nation for wait times

Mountain Home VA ranked 9th worst in nation for wait times

June 9th, 2014 4:20 pm by staff and wire reports

The audit addressed 731 VA hospitals and found that Mountain Home's new patients had a wait time of 67 days.

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UPDATE: One dead from Kingsport crash that closed I-81

UPDATE: One dead from Kingsport crash that closed I-81

June 9th, 2014 3:51 pm by NET News Service

A red 1992 Geo Tracker was northbound on Interstate 81 at mile marker 64.8 when for an unknown reason, the vehicle veered off the left side of the roadway into the median.

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Police look into ties between Vegas cop killers and Cliven Bundy

Police look into ties between Vegas cop killers and Cliven Bundy

June 9th, 2014 3:04 pm by MICHELLE RINDELS and MARTIN GRIFFITH, Associated Press

The killers placed a note, a yellow "Don't tread on me" flag and a swastika on the officers' bodies.

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Mountain Home VA to discuss results of wait time audit

Mountain Home VA to discuss results of wait time audit

June 9th, 2014 2:26 pm by Contributed to the Press

A news conference will be conducted Tuesday.

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