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What's changing, what's not, in a shutdown

What's changing, what's not, in a shutdown

October 1st, 2013 6:46 am by CALVIN WOODWARD, Associated Press

Campers in national parks are to pull up stakes and leave, some veterans waiting to have disability benefits approved will have to cool their heels even longer, many routine food inspections will be suspended.

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Health insurance exchange goes live in Tenn.

Health insurance exchange goes live in Tenn.

October 1st, 2013 6:28 am by Associated Press

The state's average premiums in the exchange rank among the cheapest of the 36 states that have deferred to the federal government to run their exchanges.

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Americans anxious, irritated as gov't shuts down

Americans anxious, irritated as gov't shuts down

October 1st, 2013 6:20 am by DEEPTI HAJELA, Associated Press

The impact of the shutdown was mixed — immediate and far-reaching for some, annoying but minimal for others.

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Shutdown orders issued as Congress misses deadline

Shutdown orders issued as Congress misses deadline

October 1st, 2013 12:09 am by DAVID ESPO, AP Special Correspondent

WASHINGTON — For the first time in nearly two decades, the federal government staggered into a partial shutdown Monday at midnight.

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Committee looks ahead to coming need for new jail for Sullivan County

Committee looks ahead to coming need for new jail for Sullivan County

September 30th, 2013 10:49 pm by J. H. Osborne

In the first meeting of the Sullivan County Commission’s new Sheriff’s Office Liaison Committee on Monday, several members indicated they think it’s time for the county to begin developing a long-term plan to build a new county jail.

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KATS adds service, lowers fees for Dial-A-Ride

KATS adds service, lowers fees for Dial-A-Ride premium content

September 30th, 2013 10:37 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — The Kingsport Area Transit Service is again revamping its ADA service, this time through an expansion and rate reduction, all in an effort to boost the annual ridership of that service.

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Courthouse spruce spared by vote of Rogersville Tree Board

Courthouse spruce spared by vote of Rogersville Tree Board

September 30th, 2013 9:51 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — If the Norway spruce is blocking your frontal view of the Hawkins County Courthouse, some Rogersville Tree Board members suggest that you take a few steps to your left, or to your right.

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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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