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Workers’ comp sees reform; law goes into effect in July 2014

Workers’ comp sees reform; law goes into effect in July 2014

August 31st, 2013 4:45 pm by Hank Hayes

Jeff Francis looked over a packed Eastman Board Room inside the Kingsport Area Chamber of Commerce and uttered what he called the “scariest words” employers will ever hear.

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Mother sues Army over soldier rape case

Mother sues Army over soldier rape case

August 31st, 2013 3:00 pm by Associated Press

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee woman has sued the U.S. Army for $30 million, claiming authorities did not alert her to an investigation into allegations that a Fort Campbell soldier raped her daughter and videotaped the act.

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President to seek congressional OK for Syria action

President to seek congressional OK for Syria action

August 31st, 2013 2:46 pm by DAVID ESPO, AP Special Correspondent

President Barack Obama abruptly announced Saturday he will seek congressional approval before launching any military action meant to punish Syria for its alleged use of chemical weapons in an attack that killed hundreds.

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Campaign to end unpaid internships heads to campus

Campaign to end unpaid internships heads to campus

August 31st, 2013 12:38 pm by ALAN SCHER ZAGIER, Associated Press

A campaign against employers' use of unpaid interns is now targeting what critics call some of the practice's biggest enablers: colleges that steer students into such programs in exchange for academic credit.

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Across US, fears, ambivalence, anguish over Syria

Across US, fears, ambivalence, anguish over Syria

August 31st, 2013 12:37 pm by KEN THOMAS and THOMAS BEAUMONT, Associated Press

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The specter of U.S. military action against Syria and further intervention in the Muslim world is generating troubled and conflicting emotions throughout America.

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Krystal sign to stay atop Chattanooga skyline

Krystal sign to stay atop Chattanooga skyline

August 31st, 2013 12:36 pm by Associated Press

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — A large Krystal sign looming over the Chattanooga downtown skyline won't go away anytime soon.

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Scant foreign support for US strikes on Syria

Scant foreign support for US strikes on Syria

August 31st, 2013 12:19 pm by LARA JAKES, AP National Security Writer

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is poised to become the first U.S. leader in three decades to attack a foreign nation without mustering broad international support or acting in direct defense of Americans.

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The week in crime

The week in crime

August 31st, 2013 12:00 pm by Staff report

The week in crime this week includes a woman who hid $5,000 in a "special" place, a couple sentenced for faking baby miscarriage and a businessman indicted, among others.

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How possible US strike against Syria could unfold

How possible US strike against Syria could unfold

August 30th, 2013 10:06 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — The details of how and when the U.S. military and allied forces might attack are under debate but would be based on complex plans developed and repeatedly reworked over time by the Pentagon.

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Tooth Fairy inflation: Price of a tooth nears $4

Tooth Fairy inflation: Price of a tooth nears $4

August 30th, 2013 9:51 pm by Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Days of finding a quarter under your pillow are long gone. The Tooth Fairy no longer leaves loose change. Kids this year are getting an average of $3.70 per lost tooth, a 23 percent jump over last year’s rate of $3.

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