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Supermarket wine bill could be revived in House

Supermarket wine bill could be revived in House

September 26th, 2013 6:40 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

The Tennessee House chairman who cast a deciding vote against a bill seeking to allow supermarket wine sales in the state said Thursday that he's willing to reconsider the measure next session.

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Obama mocks GOP for 'crazy' Obamacare predictions

Obama mocks GOP for 'crazy' Obamacare predictions

September 26th, 2013 6:30 pm by DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press

With polls showing many Americans still skeptical of the law known as "Obamacare," the president went back to the basics of explaining how nearly 50 million uninsured Americans will be able to buy coverage in new government-run exchanges.

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Effort to target sex ads hits surprising obstacle

Effort to target sex ads hits surprising obstacle

September 26th, 2013 6:28 pm by DAVID A. LIEB, Associated Press

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Top law enforcement officers across the country are pushing Congress for greater authority to go after a booming online industry that hosts ads for child sex traffickers.

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2 charged with writing bad checks, fleeing Johnson City police

2 charged with writing bad checks, fleeing Johnson City police

September 26th, 2013 6:27 pm by NET News Service

Two Johnson City residents have been charged with writing several bad checks at local businesses and running from police during the investigation.

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Sprinklers set off at Lincoln Elementary, but no injuries

Sprinklers set off at Lincoln Elementary, but no injuries

September 26th, 2013 6:25 pm by Rick Wagner

Lincoln Elementary experienced an incident with the sprinkler system Thursday afternoon, a situation that required students and staff to evacuate the building.

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Porch panties spark Sullivan County assault

Porch panties spark Sullivan County assault

September 26th, 2013 2:50 pm by Rain Smith

A woman reported an assault at her ex-boyfriend's home on Beaver Creek Road, after she confronted him about two pairs of panties she spotted on the porch.

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More kids protected from flu; CDC says keep it up

More kids protected from flu; CDC says keep it up

September 26th, 2013 1:39 pm by LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer

More children than ever got vaccinated against the flu last year, and health officials urged families Thursday to do even better this time around.

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In government shutdown, Obamacare just rolls on

In government shutdown, Obamacare just rolls on

September 26th, 2013 1:35 pm by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press

Republicans pulling on the budget thread can't neatly unravel President Barack Obama's health care law. A partial government shutdown next week would leave the major parts of the law in place and rolling along.

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Bluff City burglar takes car, motorcycle

Bluff City burglar takes car, motorcycle

September 26th, 2013 10:25 am by Rain Smith

Police are searching for whomever kicked in the door of a Bluff City home on Wednesday, grabbed a pair of keys and made away with a motorcycle and car.

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UPDATE: Missing Piney Flats man found in Middle Tenn.

UPDATE: Missing Piney Flats man found in Middle Tenn.

September 26th, 2013 9:44 am by Rain Smith

Authorities are attempting to locate a Piney Flats man who left Monday morning for work in Spring City, Tenn., but never arrived.

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