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News briefs from around Tennessee at 1:58 a.m. EDT

An explosion and fire at a plant in Tennessee where several ammunition and explosives businesses are based has killed one person and left three injured.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Explosion, Bill Haslam, US Governors, George Miller, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Time

Why Sanctions Will Cost Russia More Than America

When Secretary of State John Kerry meets with his Russian counterpart in Geneva on Thursday to discuss Russia's incursions into eastern Ukraine, his trump card will be the threat of wide-ranging sector sanctions, the most serious response leveled by the Obama administration.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, Republican

Detroit News

VW hopes to make mid-size SUV decision 'soon'

Volkswagen AG's U.S. chief says the automaker hopes to make a decision soon on where it will build its new mid-size SUV.

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Related Topix: Volkswagen, Volkswagen Jetta, Coupe, Wagon, Hybrid, Volkswagen Passat, Sedan, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics

Politico

Corker reaches across aisle

At Gene Sperling's goodbye party last month, Timothy Geithner, Larry Summers and Jack Lew toasted the president's economic adviser at the Old Executive Office Building before migrating to the W Hotel's rooftop lounge, where they were joined by a lonely Republican guest - Tennessee Sen. Bob Corker.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Timothy Geithner, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Tennessee, Tennessee Government

Tue Apr 15, 2014

National Public Radio

Russia Tests Obama's Ability To Stop Its Advances

With the White House asserting that Russia is stoking instability in eastern Ukraine, President Barack Obama is once again faced with the complicated reality of following through on his tough warnings against overseas provocations.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin, US Senate, Republican

Chattanoogan.com

There Is More To District 7 Than Annexation - And Response

The county's role in annexation was minimal, but I thank each of you for saying you were against it.

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Related Topix: Chattanooga, TN, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Bill Haslam, US Governors, Hamilton County, TN

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Chattanoogan.com

Who Is Really Looking Out For Chattanooga?

There has been more than enough debate about what the National Labor Relations Board should do next, how the UAW's presence could impact Chattanooga, Volkswagen's stance on unions, and scandals by local politicians Senator Bob Corker and Governor Bill Haslam.

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Related Topix: Chattanooga, TN, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Bill Haslam, US Governors, Nashville, TN

National Mortgage News

Senate Banking Leaders May Delay Vote on GSE Reform

Learn about this year's finalists and see who won the 2013 MT Award. Charlie Keating, who died on March 31, epitomized an era today's mortgage lenders would do well to remember as low-yielding portfolio assets tempt them to take bigger risks.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Tim Johnson, Republican, Mike Crapo

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Chattanoogan.com

DNA, Cell Phone Evidence Tie Bigoms To Murder Of Dana Wilkes; Final Arguments On Monday Morning

The state used DNA and cell phone evidence to tie Tony Bigoms to the murder of Dana Wilkes on the last day of testimony at the City-County Courts Building on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Chattanooga, TN, Hamilton County, TN, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, East Brainerd, TN

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Harry's Place

Southern labor update

The United Auto Workers union is claiming unfair interference by leading Republican officials after losing a union representation election at the Chattanooga, Tennessee, Volkswagen assembly plant.

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Chattanoogan.com

Corker Urges President Obama To Impose New Sanctions On Russia To...

With European Union ministers to discuss new sanctions against Russia on Monday, Senator Bob Corker sent a letter to President Barack Obama on Saturday calling on the U.S. to show leadership and impose additional sanctions on Russian-owned companies as a deterrent to further Russian military intervention in Ukraine.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Prison, Barack Obama, Moscow, TN, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Hamilton County, TN

Fri Apr 11, 2014

WBIR-TV Knoxville

TN could claim two Senate chairmanships in next Congress

Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander already senses the opportunities for shaping domestic policy.

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Daily Kos

Tennessee governor and senator get subpoenas over anti-union threats in Volkswagen vote

As the UAW appeals the narrow vote against union representation at Volkswagen's Chattanooga plant, it has sent subpoenas to several of the politicians -including Sen. Bob Corker and Gov. Bill Haslam-and anti-union groups that it argues helped intimidate workers away from union support: Also on the list of those subpoenaed were Bill Hagerty, the ... (more)

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Free Republic

Banker Who Helped Crash Housing Market Helped Crafting Mortgage Reform

Controversial housing finance reform legislation making its way through the Senate Banking Committee was co-written by a former mortgage trader for Countrywide Financial and Wachovia, two of the subprime mortgage behemoths at the center of the housing market crash in 2007.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Countrywide Financial, Financial Services, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Mike Crapo, Democrat, Tim Johnson

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Chattanoogan.com

Third District Ethics

In yesterday's daily Exum opinion piece, Roy cited several elected officials that Weston Wamp respected or, in the case of Senator Corker, adored.

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Armenian Liberty

U.S. Senate Committee Approves Armenian Genocide Bill

U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Robert Menendez and ranking member Senator Bob Corker hold a news conference after a Senate vote on an aid package for Ukraine at the U.S. Capitol in Washington March 27, 2014.

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Related Topix: Robert Menendez, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Republican, Prison, Turkey, World News, Middle East, Barack Obama

Washington Times

IMF eyes a Plan Ba for reforming itself without U.S.

The International Monetary Fund has a "Plan B" for proceeding with reforms giving greater powers to developing countries even though the U.S. Congress hasn't approved them, but it is not ready to take that route yet, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde said Thursday.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, John McCain, Republican

AutoSpies

UAW Subpoenas Tennessee Governor And Other Politicians Over VW Non-Union Vote

The United Auto Workers union on Wednesday subpoenaed numerous prominent Tennessee politicians and anti-tax activist Grover Norquist in its effort to convince the National Labor Relations Board to overturn the results of a organizing election in February.

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Daily Kos

Radio is LIVE at 9am ET

OK, I really want to get to that story about the Google engineer/Occupy Wall Street activist & see what that's all about.

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Jalopnik

The Chinese Love Safe, Youthful American Cars

This is The Morning Shift , our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important - all in one place at 9:30 AM.

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Related Topix: Buick LaCrosse, Hybrid, Buick, Sedan, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Autos

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