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Obama announces Sebelius resignation, nominates successor

Obama announces Sebelius resignation, nominates successor

April 11th, 2014 2:02 pm by JULIE PACE and RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press

About 7.5 million people have signed up for health insurance through the new law, exceeding expectations after website woes stymied sign-ups for weeks when enrollment opened last fall.

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Judge says flashing headlights is free speech

Judge says flashing headlights is free speech

April 11th, 2014 11:54 am by JEFF BARNARD, Associated Press

Hauling a truckload of logs to a Southern Oregon mill last fall, Chris Hill noticed a sheriff's deputy behind him and flashed his lights to warn a UPS driver coming the other way.

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Pope asks pardon for sex abuse by priests

Pope asks pardon for sex abuse by priests

April 11th, 2014 11:36 am by NICOLE WINFIELD, Associated Press

Pope Francis asked for forgiveness Friday from people who were sexually abused by priests, and vowed that there will be no going back in the church's fight to protect children.

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Bill would add nearly 8,000 acres of NE Tennessee land to protected wilderness in Cherokee National Forest

Bill would add nearly 8,000 acres of NE Tennessee land to protected wilderness in Cherokee National Forest

April 11th, 2014 10:33 am by Brad Hicks

Through it, 4,446 acres would be added to the Big Laurel Branch Wilderness area in Carter and Johnson counties. It would also add 2,922 acres to the Sampson Mountain Wilderness in Washington and Unicoi counties

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Updated: 10 killed as truck, bus carrying students collide

Updated: 10 killed as truck, bus carrying students collide

April 11th, 2014 8:38 am by AP

A tractor trailer crossed a freeway median and crashed into a bus carrying high school students on their way to check out a college. Ten people were killed in the fiery crash.

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Jonesborough mayor leading giver to PAC

Jonesborough mayor leading giver to PAC

April 10th, 2014 9:03 pm by Gary B. Gray

Town of Jonesborough Mayor Kelly Wolfe is the largest single contributor to Washington County Citizens for Better Government, a local political action committee that recently singled out County Commissioner Mark Ferguson as being "Embarrassing" in a flyer

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Local pair sentenced in federal meth case

Local pair sentenced in federal meth case

April 10th, 2014 8:58 pm by Staff Reports

A woman from Mountain City and another from Boone, N.C., were among nearly two dozen people sentenced in a federal methamphetamine conspiracy case Wednesday.

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Color Run part of fun at annual Thirsty Orange

Color Run part of fun at annual Thirsty Orange

April 10th, 2014 8:44 pm by Tony Casey and Nathan Baker, Press Staff Writers

The Run For The Booty 5k color run will kick off a day of school-spirit-filled, beer-sampling fun Saturday.

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Washington County meth lab discoveries down in 1st quarter, sheriff says

Washington County meth lab discoveries down in 1st quarter, sheriff says

April 10th, 2014 5:11 pm by Staff Report

Two were investigated by Washington County Sheriff Office's investigators compared to 14 in 2013.

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