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Iranian president ready for nuclear negotiations

Iranian president ready for nuclear negotiations

September 25th, 2013 2:46 pm by Associated Press

Iran's new president says his country is ready to negotiate over its disputed nuclear activities and has "nothing to hide."

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Schools criticized for bans on dreadlocks, Afros

Schools criticized for bans on dreadlocks, Afros

September 25th, 2013 2:39 pm by LEANNE ITALIE, Associated Press

A few weeks earlier, another charter school, the Horizon Science Academy in Lorain, Ohio, sent a draft policy home to parents that proposed a ban on "Afro-puffs and small twisted braids." It, too, quickly apologized and withdrew the wording.

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Sullivan County DUI suspect flips car

Sullivan County DUI suspect flips car

September 25th, 2013 1:33 pm by Rain Smith

A woman has been arrested after allegedly flipping her car as she drove intoxicated in Piney Flats, claiming she swerved to miss an animal in the roadway, and while carrying her juvenile son as a passenger.

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Two more indicted in Johnson City murder

Two more indicted in Johnson City murder

September 25th, 2013 11:11 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Two more people were indicted earlier this month in a Johnson City murder outside an apartment complex — including the brother of the man already charged.

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20 things to know about the Affordable Care Act

20 things to know about the Affordable Care Act

September 25th, 2013 10:49 am by By Carol Ostrom, The Seattle Times (MCT)

What do you need to know about the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare? It’s big, it’s far-reaching and, despite what you may have heard, it’s happening.

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Airfield lighting system problem causes flight to TCRA to be diverted

Airfield lighting system problem causes flight to TCRA to be diverted

September 25th, 2013 9:57 am by Hank Hayes

A Monday evening Delta Connection flight coming into Tri-Cities Regional Airport had to be diverted to Knoxville after problems developed with the airfield lighting system, TCRA Executive Director Patrick Wilson said.

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Committee to make recommendation on the future of the Innovation Academy

Committee to make recommendation on the future of the Innovation Academy

September 25th, 2013 8:43 am by Rick Wagner

In the next month and a half or so, the future of the region’s STEM platform school may be a little clearer.

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Tenn. premiums in health overhaul among cheapest

Tenn. premiums in health overhaul among cheapest

September 25th, 2013 12:10 am by Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Average premiums for Tennesseans seeking coverage under new health insurance markets launching next week rank near the lowest among the 36 states where the federal government is taking the lead to cover uninsured residents.

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Analysis: Republicans in a risky fight with Obama

Analysis: Republicans in a risky fight with Obama

September 24th, 2013 10:09 pm by DAVID ESPO, AP Special Correspondent

WASHINGTON (AP) — Under relentless pressure from their right wing, Republicans are in the midst of a risky fight with President Barack Obama they know they will lose, little more than a year before an election that history says they should win.

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Mass shooting in Chicago park stemmed from petty gang conflict

Mass shooting in Chicago park stemmed from petty gang conflict

September 24th, 2013 10:07 pm by Jeremy Gorner and Lolly Bowean, Chicago Tribune (MCT)

CHICAGO — Bryon Champ decided to seek quick revenge last week after he had been grazed in the leg in a gang-related shooting, authorities say.

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