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Wedding insurance expands as nuptials get pricier

Wedding insurance expands as nuptials get pricier

January 20th, 2014 3:04 pm by MICHAEL MELIA, Associated Press

With the cost of the average American wedding reaching about $26,000, insurers have been selling a growing number of policies to protect against losses from extreme weather, illness and, in one firm's case, even a sudden change of heart.

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Iran, US, Europe start implementing nuclear deal

Iran, US, Europe start implementing nuclear deal

January 20th, 2014 3:01 pm by ALI AKBAR DAREINI, Associated Press; JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG, Associated Press

The steps start a six-month clock for Tehran and the world powers to negotiate a final accord that the Obama administration and its European allies say will be intended to ensure Iran cannot build a nuclear weapon.

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UPDATE: Grocery wine bill negotiations near breakthrough

UPDATE: Grocery wine bill negotiations near breakthrough

January 20th, 2014 2:59 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

After years of bitter legislative fights over efforts to allow Tenn grocery stores to sell wine, groups representing liquor stores and supermarkets are nearing an agreement that would give the measure its best ever chances of becoming law.

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Area in for another round of cold, snow

Area in for another round of cold, snow

January 20th, 2014 2:56 pm by Staff reports

Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia are in for another bout of very cold weather and snow, according to the National Weather Service in Morristown.

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New Jersey lieutenant governor: Aid-for-development claim false

New Jersey lieutenant governor: Aid-for-development claim false

January 20th, 2014 2:55 pm by ANGELA DELLI SANTI, Associated Press

New Jersey's lieutenant governor on Monday strongly denied a claim that Superstorm Sandy relief funding was withheld from a severely flooded city because the mayor wouldn't sign off on a politically connected real estate venture.

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Some Obama spy changes hampered by complications

Some Obama spy changes hampered by complications

January 20th, 2014 12:29 pm by STEPHEN BRAUN, Associated Press

Several of the key surveillance reforms face complications that could muddy the proposals' lawfulness, slow their momentum in Congress and saddle the government with heavy costs and bureaucracy.

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Weber City native winning recognition in opera

Weber City native winning recognition in opera

January 20th, 2014 11:12 am by Wes Bunch

Tatum Spears came a step closer to achieving her dream when she earned the Frances Shafter Recognition Award earlier this month from the Metropolitan Opera National Council’s North Carolina district.

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In honor of MLK day, we have assembled some of his best speeches

In honor of MLK day, we have assembled some of his best speeches

January 20th, 2014 10:27 am by Interesting stories we found around the web

Today is Martin Luther King day. In honor of the civil rights leader, we have assembled some of his best speeches in one place. Speeches include ""Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence," "I've been to the Mountain top," and "I have a dream."

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Extreme Bible study: New ministry helps men get spiritually and physically fit

Extreme Bible study: New ministry helps men get spiritually and physically fit

January 20th, 2014 9:31 am by Marci Gore

The group, which usually consists of about 25 men ranging in age from 13 to 58, meets in a house that has been turned into a fully-equipped gym across the street from Calvary Baptist Church on Pine Street in Kingsport.

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Alabama woman linked to several gravesite thefts

Alabama woman linked to several gravesite thefts

January 20th, 2014 8:34 am by Associated Press

Police say a north Alabama a woman has been linked to stealing from gravesites in three states and trying to sell the items online.

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