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Obama sending $4 trillion spending plan to Congress

Obama sending $4 trillion spending plan to Congress

February 2nd, 2015 9:21 am by MARTIN CRUTSINGER, AP Economics Writer

President Barack Obama is sending Congress a $4 trillion budget Monday that seeks to raise taxes on wealthier Americans and corporations and use the extra income to lift the fortunes of families who have felt squeezed during tough economic times.

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City hopes to raise funds to buy 'Interlude' sculpture

City hopes to raise funds to buy 'Interlude' sculpture

February 2nd, 2015 9:20 am by Matthew Lane

"It helps to add to the overall flavor of the (sculpture) walk by having permanent pieces in addition to rotating pieces," Harmon said, noting "Interlude" has become a bit of an icon at the higher education center.

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Special session on Insure Tennessee gets underway Monday

Special session on Insure Tennessee gets underway Monday

February 2nd, 2015 9:18 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Lawmakers convene a special session Monday to take up Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's proposal to extend health coverage to 280,000 low-income Tennesseans.

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'You gotta have Faith': Students, community raise nearly six times goal for cancer-stricken classmate

'You gotta have Faith': Students, community raise nearly six times goal for cancer-stricken classmate

February 2nd, 2015 9:03 am by Nick Shepherd

"We had students bringing in their birthday money," said Kerry Lancaster, a third-grade teacher and assistant principal at Indian Springs. "We had students who emptied out their piggy banks ... and students who made bracelets and sold them."

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Late TD, late pick give Patriots 28-24 win over Seahawks

Late TD, late pick give Patriots 28-24 win over Seahawks

February 1st, 2015 10:30 pm by BARRY WILNER, AP Pro Football Writer

Tom Brady threw for four touchdowns, including a 3-yarder to Julian Edelman with 2:02 remaining Sunday night, and New England rallied from a 10-point deficit to beat the Seattle Seahawks 28-24 on Sunday.

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Tri-Cities ranks third in most Bible-minded U.S. cities

Tri-Cities ranks third in most Bible-minded U.S. cities

February 1st, 2015 6:04 pm by Tony Casey, NET News Service

Have you heard the good news? Well, the news is good, depending on who you speak with in regards to the Tri-Cities being named the third most Bible-minded city in the United States.

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Replay Booth: Thomas and McCann pick schools, Volunteer gets a football coach, Morrisette shines and more preps from the past week

Replay Booth: Thomas and McCann pick schools, Volunteer gets a football coach, Morrisette shines and more preps from the past week

February 1st, 2015 6:00 pm by Staff Report

A look back at some of the high school sports news from across Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia that you may have missed this past week.

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Five lawmakers to watch in Insure Tennessee special session

Five lawmakers to watch in Insure Tennessee special session

February 1st, 2015 5:51 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

NASHVILLE — As Gov. Bill Haslam's Insure Tennessee proposal to cover 280,000 low-income people heads into a special legislative session Monday, here are five lawmakers who are playing key roles in the debate.

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No. 6 Lady Vols fight off No. 18 Bulldogs 79-67

No. 6 Lady Vols fight off No. 18 Bulldogs 79-67

February 1st, 2015 5:48 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Cierra Burdick scored a career-high 24 points and had eight rebounds and six assists to help No. 6 Tennessee beat No. 18 Mississippi State 79-67 on Sunday to move to 9-0 in SEC play.

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Obama proposing $478 billion public works program in budget

Obama proposing $478 billion public works program in budget

February 1st, 2015 5:44 pm by Associated Press

The $4 trillion budget that President Barack Obama sends Congress on Monday proposes higher taxes on wealthier Americans and corporations, and an ambitious $478 billion public works program.

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