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Congress clears Keystone XL Pipeline bill, setting up veto

Congress clears Keystone XL Pipeline bill, setting up veto

February 11th, 2015 5:24 pm by DINA CAPPIELLO, ASSOCIATED PRESS

The Republican-controlled Congress has cleared a bill approving the construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline. That sets up a confrontation with President Barack Obama, who has threatened to veto the measure.

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Roe, Corker issue statements on Obama's request for war authorization against Islamic State

Roe, Corker issue statements on Obama's request for war authorization against Islamic State

February 11th, 2015 4:22 pm by Staff Report

The U.S. lawmakers from Tennessee comment on president's request to Congress.

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East Tennessee lawmaker wants to make Bible official book of state

East Tennessee lawmaker wants to make Bible official book of state

February 11th, 2015 1:30 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessee Constitution says "no preference shall ever be given, by law, to any religious establishment or mode of worship."

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'SNL' celebrates 4 decades of being 'Live, from New York!'

'SNL' celebrates 4 decades of being 'Live, from New York!'

February 11th, 2015 10:39 am by FRAZIER MOORE, Associated Press

"Saturday Night Live," which has never shied from self-congratulation with countless best-of, holiday and anniversary shindigs, is doing it again, big-time.

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Update: Letter sent to city, family of pedestrian killed by garbage truck will sue Johnson City

Update: Letter sent to city, family of pedestrian killed by garbage truck will sue Johnson City

February 11th, 2015 9:49 am by Becky Campbell

The garbage truck driver told a witness he didn't see the woman he hit in a crosswalk. Witnesses had to flag the man down.

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Text of President Obama's letter requesting war on Islamic State

February 11th, 2015 9:08 am by Associated Press

Full text of President Barack Obama's letter to lawmakers accompanying draft war powers resolution.

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Obama asks Congress for war authorization against Islamic State

Obama asks Congress for war authorization against Islamic State

February 11th, 2015 9:03 am by DAVID ESPO and NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press

The president is sending Congress a proposed three-page resolution on Wednesday to authorize military force.

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3 shot to death near University of North Carolina were relatives

3 shot to death near University of North Carolina were relatives

February 11th, 2015 8:39 am by Associated Press

A police statement says the victims in Tuesday's shooting were 23-year-old Deah Shaddy Barakat and 21-year-old Yusor Mohammad, both of Chapel Hill, and 19-year-old Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha, of Raleigh.

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The Band Perry takes home first Grammy award

The Band Perry takes home first Grammy award

February 10th, 2015 10:06 pm by Jessica Fuller

After three Grammy nominations in the past five years, Greeneville-based The Band Perry took home its first Grammy Sunday night for best country group performance.

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Erwin extends downtown project to third phase

Erwin extends downtown project to third phase

February 10th, 2015 9:57 pm by Brad Hicks

Love Street will now be getting a little love in the form of improvements during the third phase of Erwin's downtown revitalization project.

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