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Republicans see ‘Obamacare’ as key to 2014

Republicans see ‘Obamacare’ as key to 2014

May 26th, 2013 5:50 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON — If Republicans were writing a movie script for next year’s congressional elections, the working title might be “2014: Apocalypse of Obamacare.”

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Scouts place flags on veterans’ graves during annual tradition

Scouts place flags on veterans’ graves during annual tradition

May 26th, 2013 5:28 pm by Jennifer Sprouse, NET News Service

JOHNSON CITY — At the sound of a whistle, the Scouts walked carefully and quietly to individual graves, pushing flags into the ground and saluting each one in honor of the fallen veteran.

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Authorities: 13 injured in three-car crash

May 26th, 2013 5:21 pm by Associated Press

FRANKLIN, Tenn. — Authorities say 13 people were injured in a three-car crash on Highway 96 in Williamson County.

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Obama: Government  with Oklahoma ‘every step’ of the way

Obama: Government with Oklahoma ‘every step’ of the way

May 26th, 2013 5:11 pm by NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press

MOORE, Okla. — President Barack Obama visited tornado-devastated Moore, Okla., Sunday, consoling people staggered by the loss of life and property and promising that the government will be behind them “every step of the way.”

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Report: New controversy at scandal-scarred Rutgers

Report: New controversy at scandal-scarred Rutgers

May 26th, 2013 3:15 pm by Associated Press

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The woman hired to clean up Rutgers' scandal-scarred athletic program quit as Tennessee's women's volleyball coach 16 years ago after her players submitted a letter complaining she ruled through humiliation, fear and emotional abuse.

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Girl's suicide after alleged attack troubles town

Girl's suicide after alleged attack troubles town

May 26th, 2013 2:35 pm by MARTHA MENDOZA, AP National Writer

Eight days after the end-of-summer party, the sophomore who dreamed of traveling the world took her own life, hanging herself in a bathroom at home. Now the three boys, only 16 themselves, stand charged with sexual battery.

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Thousands of bridges at risk of freak collapse

Thousands of bridges at risk of freak collapse

May 26th, 2013 12:15 pm by JOAN LOWY and MIKE BAKER, Associated Press

Thousands of bridges around the U.S. may be one freak accident or mistake away from collapse, even if the spans are deemed structurally sound.

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Two local schools participating in backpack program sponsored by United Way

Two local schools participating in backpack program sponsored by United Way - VIDEO

May 26th, 2013 12:00 pm by Staff reports

Students at Roosevelt and Ketron Elementary Schools are participating in a Summer Backpack Program sponsored by the United Way of Greater Kingsport.

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Rick Perry to speak at Sullivan Reagan Day dinner

Rick Perry to speak at Sullivan Reagan Day dinner

May 26th, 2013 10:50 am by Hank Hayes

Texas Gov. Rick Perry will be the keynote speaker for the Sullivan County Republican Party’s 2013 Reagan Day Dinner.

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Mo. highway buckles after rail cars hit overpass

Mo. highway buckles after rail cars hit overpass

May 26th, 2013 10:22 am by Associated Press

Seven people in two cars on the overpass were injured, none seriously, when two 40-foot sections of the overpass crumpled early Saturday.

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