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Photo Gallery: Second Harvest of Northeast Tennessee Opens in New Location

December 12th, 2013 5:01 pm by Ned Jilton

People from around the region turned out Thursday morning for a ribbon cutting at the new location of the Second Harvest Food Bank.

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Holiday shopping spree not for everyone

Holiday shopping spree not for everyone

December 12th, 2013 3:48 pm by ANNE D'INNOCENZIO and CANDICE CHOI, Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Many Americans are watching the annual holiday spending ritual from the sidelines this year. Money is still tight for some. Others are fed up with commercialism of the holidays. Still others are waiting for bigger bargains.

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Federal data show health disparities among states

Federal data show health disparities among states

December 12th, 2013 3:18 pm by DAVID A. LIEB, Associated Press

Residents in some parts of the U.S. are signing up for health care coverage at a significantly greater rate than others, and the discrepancy may trace back to the political leanings of their elected leaders.

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Area deputies hospitalized after bursting into burning home

Area deputies hospitalized after bursting into burning home

December 12th, 2013 3:11 pm by NET News Service

Both men were familiar with the home and believed three children could be inside, so they entered the burning house to search for them.

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Man pulls gun during child visitation

Man pulls gun during child visitation

December 12th, 2013 2:36 pm by Rain Smith

The suspect held a gun to his estranged wife's head and asked, "Are you ready to end this?" When she punched him in the stomach he conceded, "I guess you're not," then placed the pistol in his pocket.

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Barter holiday musical a battle between cynicism and belief

Barter holiday musical a battle between cynicism and belief

December 12th, 2013 10:24 am by Entertainment Staff

It’s the night before Christmas and there’s a burglar in the house — or is it someone more familiar, someone with a twinkling eye, perhaps?

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Gov't: 1 in 14 fell prey to identity theft in 2012

Gov't: 1 in 14 fell prey to identity theft in 2012

December 12th, 2013 10:19 am by PETE YOST, Associated Press

The government says 1 out of every 14 Americans age 16 or older was a target or a victim of identity theft, a crime imposing a heavy emotional toll on many of its victims.

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Calif. prostitutes may gain victim compensation

Calif. prostitutes may gain victim compensation

December 12th, 2013 10:19 am by DON THOMPSON, Associated Press

California officials are considering whether to change a decades-old anti-crime regulation and allow prostitutes to receive money from a victim compensation fund if they're raped or beaten.

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Fired US Sen. Alexander staffer expected in court

Fired US Sen. Alexander staffer expected in court

December 12th, 2013 8:30 am by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

The fired chief of staff for U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander was expected Thursday in federal court after his arrest on probable cause for possession and distribution of child pornography.

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House Republicans get behind budget agreement

House Republicans get behind budget agreement

December 12th, 2013 8:25 am by ANDREW TAYLOR, Associated Press

House Republicans are rallying behind a modest budget pact that promises to bring a temporary halt to budget brinkmanship and ease automatic cuts that would otherwise slam agencies for a second straight year.

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