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Stock indexes hit milestones before slipping back

Associated Press   NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock market indexes are hitting major round-number milestones. The Dow Jones industrial average crossed 16,000 for the first time early Monday. The Standard & Poor’s 500 rose past 1,800, then dipped slightly. At midday, the Dow was up 40 points, or 0.3 ...

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Lawmakers push to keep Obama’s health care pledge

DAVID ESPO AP Special Correspondent Associated Press   WASHINGTON (AP) — Little more than a week after millions of consumers received health care cancellation notices, lawmakers in both parties are pushing legislation to redeem President Barack Obama’s long-ago pledge that anyone liking their coverage will be allowed to keep it ...

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Democrat Terry Adams joins US Senate race in Tenn

Associated Press   NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Democrat Terry Adams has announced he will run for the U.S. Senate next year. Adams is a Navy veteran and a Knoxville attorney. He said in a release Monday that his campaign will seek to capitalize on infighting within the Republican Party, where ...

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Gov’t shutdown enters 2nd week, no end in sight

DONNA CASSATA Associated Press   WASHINGTON (AP) — The government shutdown entered its second week with no end in sight and ominous signs that the United States was closer to the first default in the nation’s history as Speaker John Boehner ruled out any measure to boost borrowing authority without ...

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Tenn. revises protocol for executions

LUCAS L. JOHNSON II Associated Press   NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Department of Correction said Friday that it’s switching from a three-drug method to execute death row inmates to a single-drug method. The new protocol now calls for using the sedative pentobarbital only to put an inmate to ...

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Hillary Clinton discusses potential campaign for 2016

KEN THOMAS Associated Press     WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton says in an interview with New York Magazine that she is wrestling with running for president again but remains “pragmatic and realistic” as she considers a potential White House campaign in 2016. The former secretary of state told ...

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