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GOP unity frays as shutdown grows near

GOP unity frays as shutdown grows near

September 30th, 2013 6:30 pm by DAVID ESPO, AP Special Correspondent

WASHINGTON — Their unity fraying, House Republicans bent but did not blink Monday in their demand for changes to the nation’s health care overhaul as the price for preventing the first partial government shutdown in 17 years.

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Netanyahu urges Obama  to maintain sanctions against Iran

Netanyahu urges Obama to maintain sanctions against Iran

September 30th, 2013 5:01 pm by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

WASHINGTON — Despite soothing assurances from Iran’s new leaders, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu implored President Barack Obama on Monday to keep punishing sanctions in place against Tehran.

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Under fire, ‘Obamacare’ going live — with glitches

Under fire, ‘Obamacare’ going live — with glitches

September 30th, 2013 4:55 pm by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Contentious from its conception, President Barack Obama’s health care law has survived the Supreme Court, a battle for the White House and rounds of budget brinkmanship. Now comes the ultimate test.

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Homework involved to apply for health insurance

Homework involved to apply for health insurance

September 30th, 2013 4:53 pm by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Getting covered under President Barack Obama’s health care law might take you more than one sitting.

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D-B boys, Science Hill girls capture Region 1-AAA golf crowns

D-B boys, Science Hill girls capture Region 1-AAA golf crowns

September 30th, 2013 4:31 pm by Pat Kenney

Cherokee’s Kodey Popplewell won medalist honors in the boys' competition after shooting a 1-over-par 73.

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Man calls 911 after taking dog medicine

Man calls 911 after taking dog medicine

September 30th, 2013 2:05 pm by Rain Smith

A man told dispatch that he had taken dog medication, because he was concerned he may have worms, but then read on the label that it's not for human consumption.

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Update: Munchak says Titans QB Locker needs more tests on hip

Update: Munchak says Titans QB Locker needs more tests on hip

September 30th, 2013 1:49 pm by TERESA M. WALKER, AP Sports Writer

Jake Locker needs more tests on his injured hip and Mike Munchak doesn't know how long the quarterback will be out, the Titans coach said Monday. Still, Munchak is optimistic Locker will be back this season.

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Stocks drop as government heads toward shutdown

Stocks drop as government heads toward shutdown

September 30th, 2013 1:37 pm by KEN SWEET, AP Markets Writer

Stocks sank Monday as Wall Street worried that a budget fight in Washington could lead to something much worse for the economy— a failure to raise the nation's borrowing limit.

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Police crack down on synthetic drugs in Wise County

Police crack down on synthetic drugs in Wise County

September 30th, 2013 10:55 am by Stephen Igo

Friday's raid in Wise County targeted a half dozen businesses, mostly in the Pound area.

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Sullivan County woman charged with TennCare fraud

Sullivan County woman charged with TennCare fraud

September 30th, 2013 9:56 am by Staff reports

A Sullivan County woman is charged with selling prescription drugs obtained through benefits under the TennCare state healthcare insurance plan.

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