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Tennessee climate change is so subtle it's hard to gauge

January 3rd, 2011 10:44 am by Anne Paine

The U.S. Department of Agriculture chief calls climate change "one of the greatest threats facing our planet," but little attention is being paid to it in Tennessee's farming world.More rain is falling in autumn in the Southeast than a century ago. Drough

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House GOP members plan two-pronged assault on health law

January 3rd, 2011 5:34 am by Staff Report

The new Republican-controlled House plans to schedule a vote to repeal the sweeping health care overhaul before President Barack Obama delivers his annual State of the Union address late this month, incoming House Energy and Commerce Chairman Fred Upton (

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Study outlines benefits in delaying sex until marriage

January 3rd, 2011 5:13 am by Staff Report

WebMD is rporting that while it may be common for couples to have sex before marriage, but a new study shows that couples who wait until marriage are happier with the quality of sex than couples who have intercourse before their vows.What's more, couples

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Docs trying to avoid amputation for Zsa Zsa Gabor

January 3rd, 2011 5:06 am by Staff Report

LOS ANGELES (AP) Zsa Zsa Gabor was hospitalized Sunday to undergo surgery to have part of her right leg amputated because gangrene was setting in, a representative said.Doctors examined a lesion on Gabor's leg that had gone from just over an inch to abou

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2 Tennessee women don't regret leaving U.S. for stem cell treatment

January 3rd, 2011 4:51 am by Tom Wilemon

Elizabeth Alley of Nashville and Dawn Gusty of Kingston Springs could be considered medical tourists, empowered health consumers, desperate individuals or impatient patients. Whatever you call them, neither regrets the decision to travel abroad for ste

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TennCare funding problem persists despite overhaul

January 3rd, 2011 4:49 am by Anita Wadhwani

Eight years ago, Phil Bredesen successfully campaigned on his pledge to fix TennCare or end it. Since then, the governor has steered the state's public health-care program through the most turbulent changes of any of the 50 state Medicaid programs, dra

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Alleged bank robber arrested

January 3rd, 2011 4:46 am by Staff Report

The Morristown Citizen Tribune is reporting that a Jefferson City man was charged Friday afternoon in connection with a bank robbery that occurred at Community National Bank on West Andrew Johnson Highway.Mark A. Thompson, 55, is facing charges of aggrava

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Tea Party activists head for Congress angry at the GOP for lame-duck session votes

January 2nd, 2011 12:33 pm by Staff Report

According to a report in the new York Times Tea Party politicians haven't taken their seats in the 112th Congress yest, but they're already taking issue with Republicans for failing to hold the line against the flurry of legislation enacted in the waning

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Morristown man shot in drug dispute

January 2nd, 2011 8:26 am by News Sentinel staff

A Morristown man was arrested Saturday after he allegedly shot another man during an altercation Friday night at a Morristown residence.Larry Michael Smith, 49, has been charged with aggravated assault, after he got into a fight at his home with Aaron G.

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