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Netanyahu assails Iran deal, touts U.S.-Israel ties

Netanyahu assails Iran deal, touts U.S.-Israel ties

March 2nd, 2015 7:02 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Seeking to lower tensions, Benjamin Netanyahu and U.S. officials cast their dispute over Iran as a family squabble on Monday.

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Illinois lawmaker reimburses private plane expenses for football game

Illinois lawmaker reimburses private plane expenses for football game

March 2nd, 2015 6:51 pm by JACK GILLUM, Associated Press

Rep. Aaron Schock reimbursed the U.S. government for more than $1,200 in travel expenses for attending a Chicago Bears football game last November, his office said Monday. He previously had charged taxpayers for the trip.

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Johnson City police arrest Chattanooga man in homicide

Johnson City police arrest Chattanooga man in homicide

March 2nd, 2015 10:49 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

A Chattanooga man was arrested early Monday morning after police responded to a shooting on Mint Hill Road, according to a Johnson City Police Department press release.

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Watuaga Lake businesses expect windfall in wake of low Boone Lake levels

Watuaga Lake businesses expect windfall in wake of low Boone Lake levels

March 2nd, 2015 8:29 am by John Thompson, NET News Service

On Thursday, John McCormick, vice president for safety, river management and environment at the Tennessee Valley Authority, announced that for the next year, Boone Lake will be kept at the current low-water level.

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If Supreme Court rules against Obamacare, states have few options

If Supreme Court rules against Obamacare, states have few options

March 2nd, 2015 8:05 am by By Noam N. Levey, Tribune Washington Bureau (TNS)

With Supreme Court arguments in the latest challenge to the Affordable Care Act just days away, a sense of impending crisis has hit state officials and patient advocates in many parts of the country.

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Upping juvenile criminal age to 18 may be  non-starter in Texas

Upping juvenile criminal age to 18 may be non-starter in Texas

March 1st, 2015 6:50 pm by EVA RUTH MORAVEC, Associated Press

Jason Wang and Johnny Truong were part of a gang that dressed as utility workers and held a suburban Dallas homeowner at gunpoint, making off with cash, electronics and jewelry before they were caught.

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UT releases four years' worth of sex assault data

UT releases four years' worth of sex assault data

March 1st, 2015 1:18 pm by Associated Press

The number of student sex assaults at Tennessee has more than doubled in four years, according to statistics released by the university this week.

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Spacewalking astronauts finish extensive, tricky cable job

Spacewalking astronauts finish extensive, tricky cable job

March 1st, 2015 1:01 pm by MARCIA DUNN, AP Aerospace Writer

Spacewalking astronauts successfully completed a three-day cable job outside the International Space Station on Sunday in a 260-mile-high action that unfolded 50 years to the month of the world's first spacewalk.

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Tiny Missouri town mourns after gunman kills seven , then himself

Tiny Missouri town mourns after gunman kills seven , then himself

February 28th, 2015 7:36 pm by MARGARET STAFFORD, Associated Press

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Residents of a small southern Missouri town struggled to come to grips with the knowledge that one of their own had killed seven people.

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Blind dog rescued after being lost for two weeks in the cold

Blind dog rescued after being lost for two weeks in the cold

February 28th, 2015 7:23 pm by Associated Press

FAIRBANKS, Alaska - A blind dog who wandered away from her Ester, Alaska, home during a cold snap has been reunited with her owner.

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