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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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House GOP considers options on possible shutdown

House GOP considers options on possible shutdown

September 26th, 2013 7:42 am by ANDREW TAYLOR, Associated Press

Pressure is building on fractious House Republicans over legislation to prevent a partial government shutdown, as the Democratic-led Senate is expected to strip a tea party-backed plan to defund Obamacare from the bill.

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Local ministry  stuffs  lots of love into   small boxes

Local ministry stuffs lots of love into small boxes

September 26th, 2013 6:09 am by Jessica Fischer

Since 1993, Franklin Graham’s Samaritan’s Purse ministry has collected and delivered upwards of 100 million gift-filled shoe boxes to needy children in more than 130 countries.

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