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The IRS, its glory days and its checkered past

The IRS, its glory days and its checkered past

June 1st, 2013 9:22 am by CALVIN WOODWARD,Associated Press

For a time, the Internal Revenue Service inspired awe and admiration in Americans, not just trepidation and lame jokes about death and taxes.

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Judge orders Google to give customer data to FBI

June 1st, 2013 9:11 am by PAUL ELIAS,Associated Press

A federal judge has ruled that Google Inc. must comply with the FBI's warrantless demands for customer data, rejecting the company's argument that the government's practice of issuing so-called national security letters was unconstitutional.

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Republican vs. Republican on covering uninsured

Republican vs. Republican on covering uninsured

June 1st, 2013 9:00 am by Associated Press

Conservative Republican legislators in major states are trying to block efforts by more pragmatic governors of their own party to accept health insurance for more low-income residents under President Barack Obama's health care law.

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Lady Vols take cover in Oklahoma after tornado sweeps through area; WCWS postponed

Lady Vols take cover in Oklahoma after tornado sweeps through area; WCWS postponed

June 1st, 2013 1:10 am by MIKE STRANGE, GoVolsXtra

Instead of a softball stadium, an underground parking garage was home field for Tennessee’s Lady Vols on Friday night. The Women’s College World Series comes back to the surface Saturday after being postponed by a tornado.

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Woman’s jailing in Mexico highlights tourist risks

Woman’s jailing in Mexico highlights tourist risks

May 31st, 2013 11:56 pm by Associated Press

The weeklong detention of an American woman after Mexican authorities said they found 12 pounds of marijuana under her bus seat illustrates just one of the perils Americans face while traveling south of the border.

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A respite for Medicare; Social Security no worse

A respite for Medicare; Social Security no worse

May 31st, 2013 11:40 pm by ALAN FRAM, Associated Press

Medicare’s long-term health is looking a little better, the government said Friday, but both Social Security and Medicare are still wobbling toward insolvency if Congress and the president don’t find a way to shore up the trust funds.

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Church Hill man to serve three years for 2010 chase in Scott

May 31st, 2013 11:01 pm by Wes Bunch

A Tennessee man who led authorities on a miles-long pursuit in 2010 will spend the next three years in prison after being sentenced this week in Scott County Circuit Court.

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Camp College eases transition for incoming students at Northeast premium content

May 31st, 2013 10:57 pm by Rick Wagner

Northeast State Community College aims to make higher education a less mysterious and challenging place for new students, who must navigate financial aid forms, registration and find a place to park.

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Ball pitches Honaker over Gate City; Clintwood claims first regional baseball title

Ball pitches Honaker over Gate City; Clintwood claims first regional baseball title

May 31st, 2013 10:34 pm by Greg Peters

The roller-coaster ride for Gate City’s baseball team came to a sudden stop Friday evening. For Clintwood, meanwhile, the carnival fun continued.

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Four firefighters killed in Houston motel fire

Four firefighters killed in Houston motel fire

May 31st, 2013 8:54 pm by Associated Press

Four firefighters searching for people they thought might be trapped in a blazing Houston motel and restaurant Friday were killed when the part of the structure collapsed and ensnared them, authorities said.

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