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VW marks 5 years in Chattanooga

VW marks 5 years in Chattanooga

July 16th, 2013 8:47 am by Associated Press

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Volkswagen is celebrating five years in Chattanooga.

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Juror: Zimmerman jury was initially split

Juror: Zimmerman jury was initially split

July 16th, 2013 8:29 am by Associated Press

MIAMI (AP) — As they began deliberating in George Zimmerman's murder trial, three of the six jurors wanted to acquit him while the other three wanted to convict him of either murder or manslaughter, one of the jurors said.

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Filibuster fight could prompt tougher battles

Filibuster fight could prompt tougher battles

July 16th, 2013 8:22 am by ALAN FRAM, Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — The threat by majority Democrats to change Senate rules to make confirmation easier for some nominees could open up two cans of worms that could weaken the chamber's minority party for years to come.

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Text message and ceramic fragments point to Hawkins tire slashing suspect

Text message and ceramic fragments point to Hawkins tire slashing suspect

July 16th, 2013 8:14 am by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL — A Church Hill woman denied slashing her boyfriend’s tire after an argument Sunday afternoon, but a telltale text and fragments of broken ceramic allegedly said otherwise.

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Mouse’s Ear owner plans to rebuild

Mouse’s Ear owner plans to rebuild

July 15th, 2013 11:21 pm by Kayla Carter, NET News Service

Ralph Browning, owner of the Mouse’s Ear Exotic Sports Bar that burned in January, said he would like to start by taking what is left of the existing structure down and rebuilding it completely.

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Sullivan commissioner clarifies estimate on taxes to ‘equalize education’

Sullivan commissioner clarifies estimate on taxes to ‘equalize education’

July 15th, 2013 8:55 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County Commissioner Eddie Williams clarified to the Times-News on Monday comments he made last week regarding his estimate that it would take a 72-cent property tax increase to “equalize education” in the county.

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Sullivan County Commission defers action on cities/county schools panel

Sullivan County Commission defers action on cities/county schools panel

July 15th, 2013 8:42 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — Sullivan County Commissioner Baxter Hood deferred action on two resolutions Monday, postponing their consideration by the Sullivan County Commission.

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Driving home: The journey of two women living in their car

Driving home: The journey of two women living in their car

July 15th, 2013 7:47 pm by Nick Shepherd

Sitting in the parking lot of the Salvation Army, Chanda Arrington is in her car with the door open keeping an eye on her two dogs. “I wish I could get off the damn streets,” she says. “I hate being on the streets.”

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Obama takes time to honor volunteer service award first President Bush created 24 years ago

Obama takes time to honor volunteer service award first President Bush created 24 years ago

July 15th, 2013 7:45 pm by NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Something unusual happened on former President George H.W. Bush’s return to the White House Monday — Republicans and Democrats actually were genuinely nice to each other.

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All involved agree, rescue of 6-year-old boy from sand dune ‘a miracle’

All involved agree, rescue of 6-year-old boy from sand dune ‘a miracle’

July 15th, 2013 5:40 pm by DON BABWIN, Associated Press

CHICAGO — One minute, 6-year-old Nathan Woessner was scampering up a massive dune in northern Indiana with his dad and a friend. He was gone the next, without a warning or sound.

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