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Corker: VW union talks faced misunderstandings

Corker: VW union talks faced misunderstandings

August 14th, 2014 1:41 pm by Associated Press

Republican Sen. Bob Corker says Tennessee's discussions about the role of organized labor at Volkswagen's plant in Chattanooga were clouded by misunderstandings.

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Obama appeals for 'peace and calm' in Ferguson

Obama appeals for 'peace and calm' in Ferguson

August 14th, 2014 1:38 pm by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

President Barack Obama on Thursday appealed for "peace and calm" on the streets of a St. Louis suburb besieged by violent clashes between police and crowds protesting the shooting death of an unarmed teenager.

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Update: I-26 reopened after multiple collisions

Update: I-26 reopened after multiple collisions

August 14th, 2014 11:10 am by Staff Report

The congestion was reportedly caused by three separate vehicle collisions that collected a total of seven vehicles. All of the collisions involved a vehicle rear-ending the vehicle ahead of it.

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Protests turn violent in St. Louis suburb

Protests turn violent in St. Louis suburb

August 14th, 2014 7:57 am by ALAN SCHER ZAGIER and JEFF ROBERSON, Associated Press

Police used tear gas and smoke bombs to repel crowds who threw Molotov cocktails during another violent night on the streets of a St. Louis suburb in the wake of the shooting of the unarmed 18-year old Michael Brown.

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VA referrals to private doctors on rise

VA referrals to private doctors on rise

August 14th, 2014 7:52 am by ADRIAN SAINZ, Associated Press

The Department of Veterans Affairs is significantly increasing its referrals of veterans to private doctors following a scandal over lengthy patient waiting times at many VA hospitals and clinics and falsified appointment records.

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FEMA releases disaster aid for Tennessee

FEMA releases disaster aid for Tennessee

August 14th, 2014 7:50 am by Associated Press

The Federal Emergency Management Agency says Tennessee has been approved to receive disaster aid to help in recovery efforts from storms that swept over the state in early June.

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I-26 head-on collision injures three

August 14th, 2014 12:18 am by Ned Jilton

Early details from scene of I-26 Head-on collision. While three people were injured, there are no fatalities at this time. Photos by Ned Jilton II

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Update: Community forum being held to provide input on future of region's hospital systems

Update: Community forum being held to provide input on future of region's hospital systems

August 13th, 2014 10:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Should Wellmont Health Systems merge with Mountain States Health Alliance or a medical provider from outside the region? Could Wellmont remain independent and stave off a likely merger?

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MCPD seeks info on burglaries at former local official's home

MCPD seeks info on burglaries at former local official's home

August 13th, 2014 9:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

The burglaries occurred last week at the home of former Mount Carmel alderman and planning commission chairman Henry Bailey, 1212 Hammond Avenue

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Police question daughter, boyfriend after woman's body found in suitcase

Police question daughter, boyfriend after woman's body found in suitcase

August 13th, 2014 8:00 pm by By Adam Sege And Meredith Rodriguez, Chicago Tribune (MCT)

The body of Sheila Von Wiese Mack, 62, was discovered Tuesday after the suitcase was left in the trunk of a taxi outside the Saint Regis Bali luxury resort, the Jakarta Globe reported.

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