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Common Core spawns widespread political fights

Common Core spawns widespread political fights

March 24th, 2014 9:36 am by BILL BARROW, Associated Press

More than five years after U.S. governors began a bipartisan effort to set new standards in American schools, the Common Core initiative has morphed into a political tempest fueling division among Republicans.

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Health law birth control coverage before Supreme Court  justices

Health law birth control coverage before Supreme Court justices

March 23rd, 2014 6:42 pm by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press

The Obama administration and its opponents are renewing the Supreme Court battle over Obama's health care law in a case that pits the religious rights of employers against the rights of women to the birth control of their choice.

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Tennessee plans executions in secret

Tennessee plans executions in secret

March 23rd, 2014 6:06 pm by Brian Haas, the Tennessean

The state of Tennessee doesn't want you to know how it will kill the condemned. It doesn't want you to know who will flip the switch, sending a lethal dose of pentobarbital through the veins of death row inmates.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Demolition of old Surgoinsville bridge under way

March 23rd, 2014 4:23 pm by Jeff Bobo

The decking of the 60-year-old bridge has already been removed, and the steel girder frame is currently being dismantled.

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Officials: About 18 missing in Washington mudslide

Officials: About 18 missing in Washington mudslide

March 23rd, 2014 2:57 pm by CHRIS GRYGIEL and DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP, Associated Press

About 18 people were still unaccounted for after a massive mudslide in rural northwest Washington state killed at least three people and forced evacuations because of fears of flooding, authorities said Sunday.

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WWII troop transport plane will return to Normandy for 70th anniversary of D-Day

WWII troop transport plane will return to Normandy for 70th anniversary of D-Day

March 23rd, 2014 2:50 pm by CAROLYN THOMPSON, Associated Press

The next time the American military transport plane known as Whiskey 7 drops its paratroopers over Normandy, France, it will be for a commemoration instead of an invasion.

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As Hawkins court clerk's contempt trial nears, motion to dismiss filed

As Hawkins court clerk's contempt trial nears, motion to dismiss filed

March 23rd, 2014 1:43 pm by Jeff Bobo

A motion filed Friday to dismiss a contempt of court charge against Hawkins County Clerk of Courts Sarah Davis claims an arrest warrant issued by Sessions Judge J. Todd Ross on Feb. 3 was illegal and that Davis's constitutional rights were violated.

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French data show possible debris from jetliner

French data show possible debris from jetliner

March 23rd, 2014 12:10 pm by ROB GRIFFITH and SCOTT McDONALD, Associated Press

France provided new satellite data Sunday showing possible debris from the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, as searchers combing a remote part of the southern Indian Ocean tried to locate a pallet that could help solve the mystery.

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Police charge man with murder, attempted murder in downtown JC shooting

Police charge man with murder, attempted murder in downtown JC shooting

March 23rd, 2014 11:45 am by NET news service

Police charged a Johnson City man, Jamarcus Lavelle Jackson, 24, with killing one man and wounding another in a downtown parking lot overnight.

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TBI probe in sheriff's reelection campaign, Kingsport Carousel groundbreaking,  YMCA expansion grant and more stories you may have missed

TBI probe in sheriff's reelection campaign, Kingsport Carousel groundbreaking, YMCA expansion grant and more stories you may have missed

March 23rd, 2014 10:00 am by Staff Report

A sampling of some of the interesting and important stories appearing this past week on TimesNews.net.

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