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GOP Sen. Alexander opposes US strike on Syria

GOP Sen. Alexander opposes US strike on Syria

September 9th, 2013 1:00 pm by DONNA CASSATA, Associated Press

Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander says he will oppose a measure authorizing U.S. military force against Syria.

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Rodman returning to North Korea, with others

Rodman returning to North Korea, with others

September 9th, 2013 12:45 pm by BRIAN MAHONEY, AP Basketball Writer

Touting his friendship with Kim and taunting President Barack Obama for not talking to him, Rodman said he will go back to North Korea for a week in December to help select local players for the game.

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PHOTO GALLERY & VIDEO: Hawkins Christian group hosts second annual Justice Center prayer walk

PHOTO GALLERY & VIDEO: Hawkins Christian group hosts second annual Justice Center prayer walk

September 9th, 2013 12:34 pm by Jeff Bobo

Organizers have planned the walk to include 20 Prayer stations around the Hawkins County Justice Center in Rogersville. Prayers will be directed to many areas of need.

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Dave Ongie In the Rearview: Richmond II

Dave Ongie In the Rearview: Richmond II

September 9th, 2013 12:10 pm by Dave Ongie

Shrugging and saying “That’s racing” about the Bowyer-Vickers-Logano-Truex caper pulled off at Richmond on Saturday night would be like saying the Chicago White Sox simply caught a few bad breaks in the 1919 World Series.

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GUEST EDITORIAL: End special treatment of online-only retailers

GUEST EDITORIAL: End special treatment of online-only retailers

September 9th, 2013 9:33 am by Roland Myer, President of Tennessee Retail Association

Online-only retailers, unless they have a physical presence like a store or warehouse, are not required to collect sales taxes. Brick-and-mortar retailers must collect and send that tax to the state.

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In Jamaica, a twist on wine tours for pot lovers

In Jamaica, a twist on wine tours for pot lovers

September 9th, 2013 9:24 am by DAVID McFADDEN, Associated Press

Napa and Sonoma have their wine tours, and travelers flock to Scotland to sample the fine single malt whiskies. But in Jamaica, farmers are offering a different kind of trip for a different type of connoisseur.

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Nyad plans to meet with swimmers doubting her feat

Nyad plans to meet with swimmers doubting her feat

September 9th, 2013 9:21 am by JENNIFER KAY, Associated Press

Diana Nyad is planning to meet with members of the marathon swimming community who are skeptical about her 110-mile swim from Cuba to Florida, her team said Monday.

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'Riddick' illuminates box office with $18.7M debut

'Riddick' illuminates box office with $18.7M debut

September 9th, 2013 9:18 am by DERRIK J. LANG, AP Entertainment Writer

The sci-fi thriller starring Vin Diesel as an intergalactic criminal with built-in night vision debuted in first place with $18.7 million, according to studio estimates Sunday.

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Groups race to hire, train 'Obamacare' guides

Groups race to hire, train 'Obamacare' guides

September 9th, 2013 9:04 am by CARLA K. JOHNSON, AP Medical Writer

More than 100 nonprofits and related organizations, which specialize in everything from running soup kitchens to organizing farm workers, have been recruited by the federal government to sign up "navigators" to help the 30 million uninsured people

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Report: US spied on Brazil's Petrobras, Google

Report: US spied on Brazil's Petrobras, Google

September 9th, 2013 8:57 am by BRADLEY BROOKS, Associated Press

Documents leaked by Edward Snowden indicate the National Security Agency spied on Brazil's state-run oil company, the private computer networks of Google and a company that facilitates most of the world's international bank transfers, a Brazilian TV repor

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