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No taxation from representation? Amendment 3 would prohibit Tenn. income tax

No taxation from representation? Amendment 3 would prohibit Tenn. income tax

October 12th, 2014 3:49 pm by Gary B. Gray

The jury is still out on Amendment 3, but one relatively short yet powerful paragraph could be a game-changer.

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Texas hospital worker infected with Ebola; CDC says protocol breached in treating 1st patient

Texas hospital worker infected with Ebola; CDC says protocol breached in treating 1st patient

October 12th, 2014 12:39 pm by CAROLE FELDMAN, Associated Press

The woman had extensive contact with Thomas Eric Duncan before Duncan died Wednesday from Ebola.

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Abortion rights advocates raise $1.5 million in quarter

Abortion rights advocates raise $1.5 million in quarter

October 11th, 2014 9:07 pm by Scott Stroud, The Tennessean

Abortion rights advocates raised more than twice as much money for the campaign to defeat Amendment 1 to the state constitution as the amendment's supporters took in, according to figures provided by both sides.

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City officials fire solid waste center manager, foreman after theft allegations

City officials fire solid waste center manager, foreman after theft allegations

October 10th, 2014 9:14 pm by Tony Hernandez, Knoxville News Sentinel

A manager and a foreman at Knoxville's solid waste transfer station have been fired after allegations of theft, gambling on duty, policy violations and other issues, officials said Friday.

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Judge strikes down NC gay marriage ban

Judge strikes down NC gay marriage ban

October 10th, 2014 5:50 pm by MICHAEL BIESECKER, Associated Press

A federal judge in North Carolina has struck down the state's gay marriage ban, opening the way for the first same-sex weddings in the state to begin immediately.

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Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee voluntarily recalls Food for Kids backpack peanut butter

Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee voluntarily recalls Food for Kids backpack peanut butter

October 10th, 2014 3:45 pm by Staff Report

The food bank is asking every parent of a child who receives a bag of food through the Food For Kids Backpack Program to return the jar of peanut butter to their school.

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The latest developments on same-sex marriage

The latest developments on same-sex marriage

October 10th, 2014 11:49 am by Associated Press

Weddings, court rulings and confusion. Oh my.

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Ebola training part of 101st Airborne soldiers' prep for Africa

Ebola training part of 101st Airborne soldiers' prep for Africa

October 10th, 2014 10:53 am by Associated Press

At least 700 members of the 101st Airborne Division will deploy to the African country starting next week as part of the U.S. military's 4,000-soldier mission aimed at building Ebola care centers and training hundreds of health care workers.

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Skeletal remains found: Tennessee man charged with murder in wife's death

Skeletal remains found: Tennessee man charged with murder in wife's death

October 10th, 2014 9:53 am by Associated Press

Special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation began investigating the discovery of skeletal remains in Cumberland County on Sept. 27.

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What was your favorite Jan Hooks skit on on SNL?

What was your favorite Jan Hooks skit on on SNL?

October 10th, 2014 9:48 am by Associated Press

The former "Saturday Night Live" cast member died Thursday in New York.

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