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With shutdown looming, Senate passes legislation; House not backing down

With shutdown looming, Senate passes legislation; House not backing down

September 27th, 2013 7:23 pm by DAVID ESPO, AP Special Correspondent

WASHINGTON — Time running short, the Democratic-controlled Senate passed urgent legislation Friday to avert a government shutdown early next week.

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Regional & National Business & Technology
Gas prices fall as weather, output calm markets

Gas prices fall as weather, output calm markets

September 27th, 2013 7:08 pm by JONATHAN FAHEY, AP Energy Writer

NEW YORK — Gasoline prices have fallen steadily throughout September, and drivers should look forward to even cheaper fill-ups in the weeks ahead.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Earnhardt snares pole at Monster Mile

Earnhardt snares pole at Monster Mile

September 27th, 2013 5:46 pm by DAN GELSTON, AP Sports Writer

Dale Earnhardt Jr. can pick up his pursuit of Matt Kenseth from out front. Earnhardt showed a rare burst of top qualifying speed, turning a track-record lap of 161.849 mph to win the pole Friday at Dover International Speedway.

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Sports Vols Sports
Angry Tennessee eager to end two-game skid

Angry Tennessee eager to end two-game skid

September 27th, 2013 2:17 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

"We're a pretty (ticked) off football team right now," Tennessee defensive end Marlon Walls said. "That's just the truth. We feel like we've let two games slip away, and you only get 12 Saturdays to play this game."

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News Crime Local News
Police: Kingsport woman arrested for sexual relationship with boy

Police: Kingsport woman arrested for sexual relationship with boy

September 27th, 2013 1:37 pm by Rain Smith

Stephanie Hunt, 36, was indicted earlier this week by a Sullivan County grand jury. She was arrested Friday morning.

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Local News
Downtown events to impact Kingsport traffic

Downtown events to impact Kingsport traffic

September 27th, 2013 1:35 pm by Staff Report

Kingsport police are telling motorists to expect traffic congestion and delays Friday night and Saturday in the Downtown area.

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News Crime
Sullivan man allegedly slices drinking partner's neck

Sullivan man allegedly slices drinking partner's neck

September 27th, 2013 12:43 pm by Rain Smith

Police are still investigating what led up to the incident, but a responding officer reports it may have been spurred by, "name calling."

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News Crime Regional & National
Kingsport man charged with rape in Johnson City

Kingsport man charged with rape in Johnson City

September 27th, 2013 12:04 pm by NET News Service

A Kingsport man was charged with attacking and raping a woman who was walking down a Johnson City street early this morning.

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Community Sunday Stories
Fresh from the Farm:  Keeping up with the Joneses

Fresh from the Farm: Keeping up with the Joneses

September 27th, 2013 11:15 am by Katherine Scoggins

Earl Jones has always been a farmer - if not in body, at least in spirit. He milked his first cow when he was 4 years old, had to stand on a box to put the harness on a horse, and bought his first cow when he was a freshman in high school.

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Local News Business & Technology
Wellmont, UnitedHealthcare renew relationship

Wellmont, UnitedHealthcare renew relationship

September 27th, 2013 10:20 am by Hank Hayes

Medicare beneficiaries enrolled in UnitedHealthcare’s Medicare Advantage plans will continue to have access to care at Wellmont Health System facilities, Wellmont announced Friday.

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