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Roe discusses impact  shutdown would have

Roe discusses impact shutdown would have

September 30th, 2013 8:00 pm by Hank Hayes

Both U.S. Reps. Phil Roe and Morgan Griffith remained supportive Monday of a House GOP resolution to continue federal government funding through mid-December and delay Obamacare for one year.

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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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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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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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Update: Three students, driver treated for minor injuries in Russell County school bus crash

Update: Three students, driver treated for minor injuries in Russell County school bus crash

September 30th, 2013 9:29 am by Staff reports

A Russell County school bus was traveling north on Route 671 when it ran off the left side of the gravel road. The bus went down a slight embankment and overturned onto its side.

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Group wants to oust Tenn GOP head

Group wants to oust Tenn GOP head

September 30th, 2013 8:57 am by Associated Press

A group seeking to deny incumbent U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander another term in office is pushing to oust the head of Tennessee's Republican Party.

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Obamacare dispute sends gov't to brink of shutdown

Obamacare dispute sends gov't to brink of shutdown

September 30th, 2013 8:26 am by ANDREW TAYLOR, Associated Press

Hours before a threatened government shutdown, the Senate has the next move Monday on must-do budget legislation that has fueled a bitter congressional dispute over President Barack Obama's signature health care law.

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Extra innings: Rays, Rangers extend regular season by forcing AL wild-card tiebreaker

Extra innings: Rays, Rangers extend regular season by forcing AL wild-card tiebreaker

September 30th, 2013 3:00 am by Associated Press

The regular season is going to game No. 163 when the Tampa Bay Rays visit the Texas Rangers on Monday night in an all-or-nothing tiebreaker for the second AL wild-card spot.

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Homeland Security chief gives advice on surviving active shooter scenarios

Homeland Security chief gives advice on surviving active shooter scenarios

September 29th, 2013 10:16 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — The worst thing a person can do is adopt the belief that mass shootings happen to other people in other places and can’t happen here, according to Homeland Security specialist Jerry Stout.

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