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Senate report: Harsh CIA tactics didn't work

Senate report: Harsh CIA tactics didn't work

December 9th, 2014 12:12 pm by BRADLEY KLAPPER, and KEN DILANIAN, Associated Press

Senate investigators delivered a damning indictment of CIA practices Tuesday, accusing the spy agency of inflicting pain and suffering on prisoners beyond legal limits and deceiving the nation with narratives of life-saving interrogations unsubstantiated

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TennCare considers scrapping $38M computer system

TennCare considers scrapping $38M computer system

December 9th, 2014 11:21 am by Associated Press

The system under design was supposed to determine Medicaid eligibility, but it has been bogged down with delays and design defects. It was supposed to be operational more than a year ago and is still not complete.

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Obama to visit Nashville for speech on immigration

Obama to visit Nashville for speech on immigration

December 9th, 2014 9:11 am by Associated Press

Obama has said the action that could shield 4 million people from deportation was necessary in light of inaction by Congress. Opponents have called the move unconstitutional and vowed to stop it.

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Early morning fire damages Johnson City residence

December 9th, 2014 8:32 am by Staff Report

The fire at 222 E. Holston Ave., which is near the corner of Elm Street adjacent to the I-26 off-ramp at Exit 22, was reported about 6:30 a.m.

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UAW makes first inroads into  Southern, foreign-owned auto industry

UAW makes first inroads into Southern, foreign-owned auto industry

December 9th, 2014 7:16 am by Erik Schelzig, Associated Press

The United Auto Workers on Monday qualified for the top tier of a new labor policy at the Volkswagen plant in Tennessee, giving the union its first formal role within a foreign-owned auto plant in the South.

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Mother, 2 young sons among 6 dead in plane crash

Mother, 2 young sons among 6 dead in plane crash

December 9th, 2014 7:06 am by Ben Nuckols, Associated Press

A mother and her two young sons, one of them just a month old, were killed Monday morning when a private jet crashed into their two-story wood-frame home.

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Jonesborough BMA extends Browning's contract

Jonesborough BMA extends Browning's contract

December 8th, 2014 10:35 pm by Max Hrenda

After the citizens of Jonesborough decided who would represent them on the Board of Mayor and Alderman on Nov. 4, the board, in turn, decided who would lead them in town hall.

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Unicoi moves closer to food truck regulation

Unicoi moves closer to food truck regulation

December 8th, 2014 10:32 pm by Jessica Fuller

The town of Unicoi is one step closer to securing a spot on the streets for food trucks.

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Board OKs funding for repairs to Erwin wastewater treatment facility

Board OKs funding for repairs to Erwin wastewater treatment facility

December 8th, 2014 10:28 pm by Brad Hicks

Now that it has the blessing of the Erwin Board of Mayor and Aldermen, Erwin Utilities intends to pursue funding for repairs and upgrades to its wastewater treatment facility.

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Death of benefactor leaves Good Samaritan drive in desperate need

Death of benefactor leaves Good Samaritan drive in desperate need

December 8th, 2014 10:26 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Good Samaritan Ministries is in the midst of a Christmas clothing crisis.

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