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Obama taking less vacation, but too much for some

Obama taking less vacation, but too much for some

August 22nd, 2014 7:00 pm by DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press

Since becoming president, Obama has taken 20 vacations lasting two to 15 days. As of Aug. 12, he spent all or part of 138 days on "vacation." By the same point in his second term, President George W. Bush spent 381 partial or complete days at his ranch in

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Baby giraffe died of a virus

Baby giraffe died of a virus

August 22nd, 2014 6:00 pm by Max Hrenda, NET News Service

A baby giraffe born at Bright's Zoo two weeks ago died of a virus that did not show up in initial blood tests, results from a necropsy showed, the zoo's director reported today.

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NASCAR confirms 2015 Food City 500 will be run on April 19

NASCAR confirms 2015 Food City 500 will be run on April 19

August 22nd, 2014 5:53 pm by Dave Ongie

NASCAR vice president of competition Robin Pemberton and Bristol Motor Speedway general manager Jerry Caldwell confirmed a change to Bristol Motor Speedway's spring race date on Friday.

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More schools are mixing beer, football at stadiums

More schools are mixing beer, football at stadiums

August 22nd, 2014 5:49 pm by Associated Press

"Every institution is looking at how they can increase revenue streams, and alcohol is one of those," said Jeff Schemmel, president of the consulting firm College Sports Solutions LLC. "Everything is on the table."

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Rebels, Tribe both travel to kick off 2014 with a bang

Rebels, Tribe both travel to kick off 2014 with a bang

August 22nd, 2014 4:51 pm by George Thwaites

Opening the 2014 football season on the road isn't the biggest concern for Sullivan South and Dobyns-Bennett. The biggest concerns are what's waiting for them when they get there.

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Former Topper Daniel Norris continues to shine in Triple-A play

Former Topper Daniel Norris continues to shine in Triple-A play

August 22nd, 2014 4:15 pm by Staff Report

The left-handed Norris allowed just one hit and struck out nine Railriders to earn his third victory since being promoted to Triple-A.

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CHPD offers $1,000 reward for suspect who pointed pistol at officer's face

CHPD offers $1,000 reward for suspect who pointed pistol at officer's face

August 22nd, 2014 1:42 pm by Jeff Bobo

"This was extremely close to becoming the telephone call that no police chief ever wants to get." -- CHPD Chief Mark Johnson

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New book chronicles multitude of stories of Santa Train's fabled engine

New book chronicles multitude of stories of Santa Train's fabled engine

August 22nd, 2014 12:54 pm by J. H. Osborne

This tidbit of regional history is the focus of one of the chapters of a new book — "The Clinchfield No. 1: Tennessee's Legendary Steam Engine" — by author's Mark A. Stevens and A.J. "Alf" Peoples.

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Scrapbook Gallery: Week of Aug. 17

August 22nd, 2014 12:27 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

Each week, our Scrapbook Gallery features a collection of photos submitted by various readers. Some of the photos also appeared in the Aug. 17 edition of Sunday Stories.

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