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Big Stone Gap Rambo - Arrest of Raymond Davis came close to derailing the mission to get Osama bin Laden

May 11th, 2011 4:59 am by Staff Report

According to The Daily Best they are known as "dirty assets," guys who take care of things and then, as Special Forces soldiers say, "exfiltrate," or Get the Hell Out. Raymond Allen Davis seemed perfect for this line of work. As a high-school student in B

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Presbyterians pave way for gay clergy

May 11th, 2011 4:46 am by PETER SMITH

FRANKLIN, Ky. The Presbyterian Church USA became the latest Protestant denomination to allow non-celibate gays and lesbians to serve as pastors.The long-debated change came late Tuesday when a Minnesota presbytery, or regional governing body, voted 205-56

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Pigeon Forge nixes liquor

May 11th, 2011 4:38 am by Hayes Hickman

Pigeon Forge voters once again declined the offer of a cocktail during their meals out as a liquor-by-the-drink referendum failed on its second attempt at the polls Tuesday.The measure was defeated with 55 percent of voters opposed to allowing liquor to b

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Wise County faces possible government shutdown over consolidation

May 11th, 2011 4:28 am by Staff Report

WJHL-TV is reporting that as Wise County careens toward a possible local government shutdown, county agencies are talking about how they might function - or not function - in the absence of a county budget.Clerk of Circuit Court Jack Kennedy isn't certai

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Report: Up to 44 million more uninsured under GOP budget plan

May 10th, 2011 1:04 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) The House Republican budget would leave up to 44 million more low-income people uninsured as the federal government cuts states' Medicaid funding by about one-third over the next 10 years, nonpartisan groups said in a report issued Tuesda

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Boehner stands firm on his tightrope

May 10th, 2011 4:47 am by Staff Report

According to the National Journal House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, reasserted the House GOP's negotiating position on the pending vote to increase the debt limit in a high profile speech on Monday night before Wall Street heavyweights nervous about how

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Married couples now a minority in Tenn.

May 10th, 2011 4:44 am by Jennifer Brooks and Lea Ann Overstreet

For the first time, married couples find themselves in the minority in Tennessee.Newly released census data show that 48 percent of households in the state are headed by a husband-and-wife couple. Ten years ago, married couples made up 52 percent of Tenne

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Order for ex-wife to pay millions doesn't make up for time lost with kids, says Franklin father

May 10th, 2011 4:42 am by Brandon Gee

A mother who left Middle Tennessee with her two young children to live permanently in her native Japan leaving behind an ex-husband with joint custody rights has been ordered to pay the father $6.1 million in damages.

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