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Bush signals disdain for Venezuela's Chavez, but co-opts populism

March 10th, 2007 11:45 pm by Associated Press

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay - President Bush claimed progress on trade with Uruguay's president on Saturday, courting another leftist leader on his Latin American tour. "We care about the human condition," Bush said, trying to co-opt the populism of one influent

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Chavez visits flood-stricken Bolivia on counter-Bush tour

March 10th, 2007 11:45 pm by Associated Press

TRINIDAD, Bolivia - President Hugo Chavez visited flood-ravaged Bolivia on Saturday to show off the fact that Venezuela has pledged 10 times more aid than the Bush administration. But local leaders gave him a cool reception, accusing him of meddling in B

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Boy Scouts repair damage to Haven of Mercy dorm

March 10th, 2007 11:45 pm by SUE GUINN LEGG

JOHNSON CITY - The Haven of Mercy homeless shelter's long-closed third floor is back in business.

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Consultant talks trashwith Scott supervisors

March 10th, 2007 11:45 pm by CLIFFORD JEFFERY

GATE CITY - One way or another, getting rid of garbage is going to cost Scott County residents.

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Phillips readyto put brakeson red lightcamera plans

March 10th, 2007 11:45 pm by BECKY CAMPBELL

KINGSPORT - Months have passed since the first red light cameras were supposed to be installed at five key Kingsport intersections, and the project is now in jeopardy of being canceled.

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Bredesen: Letting publicelect lieutenant governor 'not a bad idea at all'

March 10th, 2007 11:45 pm by Hank Hayes

Proposed legislation to elect Tennessee's lieutenant governor is "not a bad idea at all," Gov. Phil Bredesen said.

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Daybook for March 11, 2007

March 10th, 2007 11:45 pm by Staff Report

Tennessee Highway Patrol will conduct driver's license roadside safety checkpoints on U.S. Highway 421, State Route 75, State Route 347 at Walkers Fork Church, and State Route 93 in Sullivan County through March 17.

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Local briefs

March 10th, 2007 11:45 pm by Staff Report

Navy band to perform at Sullivan North

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Va. officials advance proposal for recycled water program

March 10th, 2007 11:45 pm by Associated Press

RICHMOND - A water recycling program that would allow treated wastewater to be used for irrigating parks, lawns and crops, cooling industrial equipment, washing cars and flushing office toilets has moved one step closer to reality.

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Car bomb rekindles Baghdad violence

March 10th, 2007 11:45 pm by Associated Press

BAGHDAD - A suicide car bomber killed 20 people Saturday in Baghdad's notorious Shiite militia stronghold of Sadr City, showering shrapnel over a joint U.S.-Iraqi military outpost in an ominous sign of violence returning to Iraq's capital after a brief l

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