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Sex club seeks Nashville blessing by vowing to be a church

Sex club seeks Nashville blessing by vowing to be a church

April 24th, 2015 10:06 am by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

A Nashville swingers club has undergone a conversion - it says it's now a church - in order to win city approval so it can open next to a Christian school.

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GOP governors may pay price for refusing to expand Medicaid under Obamacare

GOP governors may pay price for refusing to expand Medicaid under Obamacare

April 24th, 2015 10:05 am by By John Tozzi, Bloomberg News (TNS)

As Obama looks to cement his health care accomplishments before the 2016 election, the White House seems to see an opportunity to exact a political price from Scott, Abbott and other Republicans who continue to resist expanding Medicaid

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Comcast is dropping $45 billion Time Warner Cable bid

Comcast is dropping $45 billion Time Warner Cable bid

April 24th, 2015 10:00 am by Associated Press

A combination of the two cable companies would have put nearly 30 percent of TV and about 55 percent of broadband subscribers under one roof, which would give the resulting behemoth unprecedented power over what Americans watch and download.

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FedEx wins with state legislation, but TCRA could lose $2M

FedEx wins with state legislation, but TCRA could lose $2M

April 24th, 2015 8:07 am by Hank Hayes

The bill, written exclusively for Memphis-based FedEx, is projected to help the company save more than $60 million through July 2018.

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Haslam to decide this week on Tennessee guns-in-parks bill

Haslam to decide this week on Tennessee guns-in-parks bill

April 24th, 2015 7:43 am by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

The bill would allow permit holders to be armed in any state park - including greenways, playgrounds and sports fields.

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Gay marriage a difficult issue for GOP White House hopefuls

Gay marriage a difficult issue for GOP White House hopefuls

April 24th, 2015 7:40 am by DAVID CRARY, AP National Writer

For Democratic politicians, same-sex marriage has become an easy issue: They're for it. Many Republican VIPs - notably the presidential hopefuls - face a far more complicated landscape.

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Drug deal cited in dismembering of Kingsport couple

Drug deal cited in dismembering of Kingsport couple

April 24th, 2015 7:24 am by John Thompson, NET News Service

A four-month-long missing person investigation into the disappearance of Arthur Gibson, 36, and Amber Terrell, 22, ended Wednesday with Eric James Azotea facing two charges of first-degree murder.

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'Healthy Week' events part of Healthy Kingsport initiative

'Healthy Week' events part of Healthy Kingsport initiative

April 23rd, 2015 10:00 pm by Matthew Lane

"We have a culture of unhealthy behaviors that can be changed through better everyday choices," said City Manager Jeff Fleming, who has been promoting "Healthy Week" all week on social media.

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Greenbelt clean-up in need of volunteers

Greenbelt clean-up in need of volunteers

April 23rd, 2015 8:00 pm by Matthew Lane

If you enjoy walking along a Kingsport Greenbelt free of trash and debris, then consider coming down Saturday morning and lending a hand with other volunteers to clean up a portion of the nine-mile walking and biking trail.

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Hawkins schools cut energy by 27 percent

Hawkins schools cut energy by 27 percent

April 23rd, 2015 7:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

There's not one large solution to energy conservation, but Hawkins County Schools energy specialists Brandon Williams has found that a lot of small behavior changes are adding up to substantial savings.

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