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PHOTO GALLERY: Region 1-AA volleyball

October 14th, 2013 9:10 pm by Ned Jilton

Pictures from Monday's Region 1-AA volleyball tournament at Sullivan South.

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Church Hill man facing multiple charges following altercation

Church Hill man facing multiple charges following altercation

October 14th, 2013 7:58 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Church Hill man reportedly told police he lit a firecracker during an altercation Sunday afternoon on Old Union Road, but police allegedly found a spent .22 caliber shell casing at the scene.

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Supreme Court Justices consider Michigan affirmative action ban

Supreme Court Justices consider Michigan affirmative action ban

October 14th, 2013 7:39 pm by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press

Affirmative action opponents persuaded Michigan voters to outlaw any consideration of race after the Supreme Court ruled a decade ago that race could be a factor in college admissions.

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Study ties chemical to possible miscarriage risk

Study ties chemical to possible miscarriage risk

October 14th, 2013 7:36 pm by MARILYNN MARCHIONE, AP Chief Medical Writer

New research suggests that high levels of BPA, a chemical in many plastics and canned food linings, might raise the risk of miscarriage in women prone to that problem or having trouble getting pregnant.

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Tire-maker Hankook to build $800M plant in Tenn.

Tire-maker Hankook to build $800M plant in Tenn.

October 14th, 2013 7:31 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

South Korean tire-maker Hankook announced Monday that it will build its first North American plant in Tennessee, creating 1,800 jobs.

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Hope for shutdown deal: Reid, McConnell optimistic

Hope for shutdown deal: Reid, McConnell optimistic

October 14th, 2013 5:47 pm by DAVID ESPO, AP Special Correspondent

After weeks of stubborn gridlock, the Senate's top two leaders raced on Monday to reach an agreement.

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Piney Flats man charged with mail fraud in use of counterfeit postage

Piney Flats man charged with mail fraud in use of counterfeit postage

October 14th, 2013 4:17 pm by Matthew Lane

Federal prosecutors have charged a Piney Flats man with mail fraud in connection with a scheme where he used more than $200,000 in counterfeit postage over a two-year period.

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Caller warns of possible "suicide by cop"

Caller warns of possible "suicide by cop"

October 14th, 2013 3:12 pm by Nick Shepherd

The caller said the subject wanted suicide by cop and would pull guns on officers. Caller advised the male was, "very unstable and is a danger to everyone."

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Brokers simplify, confuse health exchange shopping

Brokers simplify, confuse health exchange shopping

October 14th, 2013 2:34 pm by BY EMERY P. DALESIO, Associated Press

This month's glitch-filled rollout of the health insurance marketplaces created by federal law is a business opportunity for brokers and agents, but regulators warn that it also opened the door for those who would seek to line their pockets by misleading

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Haslam: Deal to open national parks came too late

Haslam: Deal to open national parks came too late

October 14th, 2013 2:16 pm by Associated Press

Gov. Bill Haslam says a deal to open national parks in Tennessee for the weekend came too late for the state to send money to the federal government.

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