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Tenn. player wins $259.8M Powerball jackpot

Tenn. player wins $259.8M Powerball jackpot

June 12th, 2014 9:17 am by Associated Press

The Tennessee Lottery says a Powerball player who purchased a ticket in Knoxville has won the $259.8 million jackpot.

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Wellmont's options include aligning with another health care system

Wellmont's options include aligning with another health care system

June 11th, 2014 9:59 pm by Hank Hayes

In a prepared release, Wellmont said nine unidentified health systems submitted a proposal, but three of them are no longer being considered because they did not meet the guiding principles the board of directors established for the process.

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Mormon women's group founder faces excommunication

Mormon women's group founder faces excommunication

June 11th, 2014 9:51 pm by Associated Press

The leader of Ordain Women is accused of apostasy, defined as repeated and public advocacy of positions that oppose church teachings.

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What should you do if confronted with a gunman?

What should you do if confronted with a gunman?

June 11th, 2014 6:27 pm by SADIE GURMAN, Associated Press

At a time when shootings seem to happen almost daily, The Associated Press asked experts: How should Americans react if someone opens fire at work, at school or at a theater or store?

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Islamic militants push into Iraq's Sunni heartland

Islamic militants push into Iraq's Sunni heartland

June 11th, 2014 6:00 pm by Associated Press

The advance into former insurgent strongholds that had largely been calm before the Americans withdrew less than three years ago is spreading fear that Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki will be unable to stop the militants as they press closer to Baghdad.

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Food companies work with farmers on sustainability

Food companies work with farmers on sustainability

June 11th, 2014 3:21 pm by DAVID PITT, Associated Press

Companies including Walmart, Coca-Cola, General Mills, and Unilever have taken steps to work with suppliers on environmental improvements, but added that measurable goals and firm deadlines are necessary to make real improvements.

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Cantor resigning from House leadership on July 31

Cantor resigning from House leadership on July 31

June 11th, 2014 3:17 pm by DAVID ESPO, AP Special Correspondent

Cantor was expected to announce his plans at a late-afternoon meeting of the party's rank and file, less than 24 hours after the Virginia Republican lost a primary election to David Brat

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Congress, FBI moving on VA health care

Congress, FBI moving on VA health care

June 11th, 2014 3:16 pm by MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press; ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press

As Congress moves to help thousands of military veterans enduring long wait times for VA medical care, the FBI said it has opened a criminal investigation into the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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House considers bill to waive school meal rules

House considers bill to waive school meal rules

June 11th, 2014 3:15 pm by MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press

The House considered legislation on Wednesday that would allow some schools to opt out of healthier meal standards — a proposal that has drawn a veto threat from the White House.

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Johnson City doctor, wife receive probation, $300,000 in fines in cancer drug case

Johnson City doctor, wife receive probation, $300,000 in fines in cancer drug case

June 11th, 2014 1:13 pm by NET News Service

A local physician and his wife received probation and $300,000 in total fines for their convictions in a federal drug case on Tuesday.

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