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In government shutdown, Obamacare just rolls on

In government shutdown, Obamacare just rolls on

September 26th, 2013 1:35 pm by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press

Republicans pulling on the budget thread can't neatly unravel President Barack Obama's health care law. A partial government shutdown next week would leave the major parts of the law in place and rolling along.

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Business & Technology
Farmers face labor shortages in the fields

Farmers face labor shortages in the fields

September 26th, 2013 1:18 pm by GOSIA WOZNIACKA, Associated Press

With the harvest in full swing on the West Coast, farmers in California and other states say they can't find enough people to pick high value crops such as grapes, peppers, apples and pears.

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Photo gallery: Heritage quilts, dresses on display at Netherland Inn

Photo gallery: Heritage quilts, dresses on display at Netherland Inn

September 26th, 2013 12:24 pm by David Grace

Netherland Inn volunteers Nora Bailey and Janet Gillenwater collect quilts for the Netherland Inn Heritage Quilt Show that opens Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day.

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Bluff City burglar takes car, motorcycle

Bluff City burglar takes car, motorcycle

September 26th, 2013 10:25 am by Rain Smith

Police are searching for whomever kicked in the door of a Bluff City home on Wednesday, grabbed a pair of keys and made away with a motorcycle and car.

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UPDATE: Missing Piney Flats man found in Middle Tenn.

UPDATE: Missing Piney Flats man found in Middle Tenn.

September 26th, 2013 9:44 am by Rain Smith

Authorities are attempting to locate a Piney Flats man who left Monday morning for work in Spring City, Tenn., but never arrived.

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Barter Players head west in ‘Little House on the Prairie’

Barter Players head west in ‘Little House on the Prairie’

September 26th, 2013 9:22 am by Staff Report

Join the Ingalls family as they leave the Big Woods of Wisconsin and head west into Indian Territory in The Barter Players’ production of “Little House on the Prairie,” playing through Nov. 20 on Barter Theatre’s Stage II.

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Regional & National
Social Security employee charged with bribery

Social Security employee charged with bribery

September 26th, 2013 8:05 am by Associated Press

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a Social Security Administration claims representative has been charged with illegally charging beneficiaries a fee to process payment claims.

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House GOP considers options on possible shutdown

House GOP considers options on possible shutdown

September 26th, 2013 7:42 am by ANDREW TAYLOR, Associated Press

Pressure is building on fractious House Republicans over legislation to prevent a partial government shutdown, as the Democratic-led Senate is expected to strip a tea party-backed plan to defund Obamacare from the bill.

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Local ministry  stuffs  lots of love into   small boxes

Local ministry stuffs lots of love into small boxes

September 26th, 2013 6:09 am by Jessica Fischer

Since 1993, Franklin Graham’s Samaritan’s Purse ministry has collected and delivered upwards of 100 million gift-filled shoe boxes to needy children in more than 130 countries.

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Jonesborough man receives 16-year term in 2012 shooting case

Jonesborough man receives 16-year term in 2012 shooting case

September 25th, 2013 10:34 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

A Jonesborough man who shot another man in the face during an argument last year was sentenced to 16 years in prison during a hearing Wednesday.

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