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HARDTACK and HARD TIMES: Battlefield Walks and the Cost of War

June 1st, 2014 6:26 pm by Ned Jilton

After two days of walking battlefields here in Nashville my legs are stiff and my feet are sore but I learned much.

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Johnson makes it two in a row with win at Dover

Johnson makes it two in a row with win at Dover

June 1st, 2014 6:01 pm by DAN GELSTON, AP Sports Writer

DOVER, Del. — Jimmie Johnson dominated again at Dover International Speedway, extending his track victory record to nine.

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U.S. defends captive swap with Taliban; critics stir

U.S. defends captive swap with Taliban; critics stir

June 1st, 2014 5:43 pm by LOLITA C. BALDOR, Associated Press

Five years a captive from the Afghanistan war, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is back in American hands, freed for five Guantanamo terrorism detainees in a swap stirring sharp debate in Washington.

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States move to blunt Obama carbon plan

States move to blunt Obama carbon plan

June 1st, 2014 5:30 pm by DAVID A. LIEB, Associated Press

As President Barack Obama prepares to announce tougher new air quality standards, lawmakers in several states already are trying to blunt the impact on aging coal-fired power plants.

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Twice as nice: Scott County Art Bazaar returns for its second year

Twice as nice: Scott County Art Bazaar returns for its second year

June 1st, 2014 5:00 pm by Jessica Fischer

This year's event will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, June 7 at Grogan Park in Gate City, Va. Admission is free, but donations will be accepted for Hope House of Scott County.

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Senate to take up new VA bill after scandal

Senate to take up new VA bill after scandal

June 1st, 2014 4:40 pm by DINA CAPPIELLO, Associated Press

Details of a refashioned bill to address the problems plaguing the federally run veterans' health care system were released Sunday by its sponsor, the chairman of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee.

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Haslam to unveil plan to address Tennessee's pill problem

Haslam to unveil plan to address Tennessee's pill problem

June 1st, 2014 2:59 pm by Tom Wilemon, The Tennessean

Gov. Bill Haslam will announce Tuesday a seven-point plan to quash Tennessee's pill-popping problem, but addiction experts worry addicts will turn to heroin as prescription narcotics become harder to get.

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Federer loses to Gulbis in French Open's fourth round

Federer loses to Gulbis in French Open's fourth round

June 1st, 2014 2:38 pm by HOWARD FENDRICH, AP Tennis Writer

Roger Federer's streak of nine consecutive quarterfinals at the French Open ended Sunday with a 6-7 (5), 7-6 (3), 6-2, 4-6, 6-3 fourth-round loss to 18th-seeded Ernests Gulbis of Latvia.

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Fabien Cousteau plans 31-day underwater mission

Fabien Cousteau plans 31-day underwater mission

June 1st, 2014 2:17 pm by JENNIFER KAY, Associated Press

Like viewers worldwide, Fabien Cousteau was entranced by his famous grandfather's films about marine life and human exploration underwater. Now he's adding to his family's sea stories with a 31-day underwater expedition.

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Kingsport Fire Department promotes water safety tips to ensure summertime fun

Kingsport Fire Department promotes water safety tips to ensure summertime fun

June 1st, 2014 2:00 pm by J. H. Osborne

Water safety is important year-round, but more people — including families and children — head to area pools, lakes and other waterways this time of year.

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