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Coke, Pepsi dropping 'BVO' from all drinks

Coke, Pepsi dropping 'BVO' from all drinks

May 6th, 2014 8:30 am by CANDICE CHOI, AP Food Industry Writer

The ingredient had been the target of petitions, is patented as a flame retardant and isn't approved for use in Japan and the European Union.

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TVA to cut more than 10 percent of jobs

TVA to cut more than 10 percent of jobs

May 6th, 2014 8:23 am by Associated Press

The Tennessee Valley Authority says 750 employees have retired or resigned through a voluntary incentive program, another 1,000 vacant positions are being eliminated and more cuts are on the way.

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New Tenn. program to help prisoners re-enter society

New Tenn. program to help prisoners re-enter society

May 6th, 2014 8:17 am by Associated Press

The TDOC says that an estimated 90 percent of prisoners will eventually be released, and the new program will encourage offenders to lead productive, crime-free lives when they get out.

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Sullivan voters to select county mayor, attorney

Sullivan voters to select county mayor, attorney

May 5th, 2014 11:15 pm by J. H. Osborne

Polls for party primaries will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. across Sullivan County Tuesday as voters turn candidates into nominees for — and in some high-profile cases, de facto winners of — the county general election later this year.

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Judge frees Missouri man in delayed imprisonment case

Judge frees Missouri man in delayed imprisonment case

May 5th, 2014 6:00 pm by JIM SALTER, Associated Press

Cornealious "Mike" Anderson spent 13 years free from prison due to a clerical error, then nearly a year behind bars when the mistake was caught. On Monday, he walked out of a southeast Missouri courtroom a free man again.

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Men plead guilty to Kingsport murder

Men plead guilty to Kingsport murder

May 5th, 2014 4:52 pm by Rain Smith

Two Johnson City men charged in a 2011 Kingsport killing, reportedly busting into the home of the victim's mother and shooting him in the back, have pleaded guilty to second-degree murder.

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US to unleash IRS on Russian banks

US to unleash IRS on Russian banks

May 5th, 2014 2:54 pm by STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press

As the United States attempts to punish Russia for its actions in Ukraine, the Treasury Department is deploying an economic weapon that could prove more costly than sanctions: the Internal Revenue Service.

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High court ruling favors prayer at council meeting

High court ruling favors prayer at council meeting

May 5th, 2014 2:49 pm by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press

A narrowly divided Supreme Court upheld decidedly Christian prayers at the start of local council meetings on Monday, declaring them in line with long national traditions though the country has grown more religiously diverse.

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1,000 ounces of gold recovered from sunken ship

1,000 ounces of gold recovered from sunken ship

May 5th, 2014 2:48 pm by BRUCE SMITH, Associated Press

An expedition to bring back the remaining gold from a steamship that sank in 1857 off South Carolina in one of the nation's worst maritime disasters has recovered almost 1,000 ounces of gold - the first gold recovered from the wreck in almost a quarter ce

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Tennessee State Senator compares 'Obamacare' to train rides to Nazi concentration camps

Tennessee State Senator compares 'Obamacare' to train rides to Nazi concentration camps

May 5th, 2014 1:12 pm by Knoxville News Sentinel staff

State Sen. Stacey Campfield,R-Knoxville, today compared the Affordable Healthcare Act, also known as Obamacare, to the Holocaust.

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