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Long waits frustrate callers to health exchanges

Long waits frustrate callers to health exchanges

March 1st, 2014 5:50 pm by BRIAN WITTE, Associated Press

For those trying to enroll through online health exchanges, help has long been advertised as just a phone call away. Yet the challenge in some states has been trying to get a call through at all.

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Wellmont transitioning to electronic health records

Wellmont transitioning to electronic health records

March 1st, 2014 5:02 pm by Hank Hayes

If you went to see a Wellmont Health System cardiologist or urgent care physician today, neither would be able to determine what happened if you were recently hospitalized at a Wellmont hospital.

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Saturated slopes cause concern in Calif. cities

Saturated slopes cause concern in Calif. cities

March 1st, 2014 4:47 pm by JOHN ANTCZAK, Associated Press

Saturated mountainsides loomed over foothill communities on Saturday as a storm centered off California rotated bands of rain into a state that sorely needs the moisture but not at such dangerously high rates.

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Barton, Tennessee pound Vandy 76-38

Barton, Tennessee pound Vandy 76-38

March 1st, 2014 2:50 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Antonio Barton had a season-high 21 points and a career-high six assists and the Tennessee men's basketball team trounced cold-shooting Vanderbilt 76-38 for its most one-sided victory in this rivalry's 185-game history.

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13-year-old Carter County boy shot in neck

13-year-old Carter County boy shot in neck

March 1st, 2014 2:23 pm by NET news service

A 13-year-old Carter County boy was airlifted to a local hospital after authorities said he was shot in the neck.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Ohio museum volunteers building vintage B-17

March 1st, 2014 1:49 pm by MITCH STACY, Associated Press

When dozens of volunteers are finished piecing them all together at a small Ohio museum, they're going to roll out a better-than-new, airworthy version of one of history's most famous military airplanes: the B-17.

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Conn. man seeks custody after ex allegedly tried to hire hitman

Conn. man seeks custody after ex allegedly tried to hire hitman

March 1st, 2014 1:28 pm by DAVE COLLINS, Associated Press

A divorced couple's bitter rift took a twisted turn when a Connecticut woman allegedly tried to hire a hit man to kill her ex-husband - and only turned more bizarre when she retained custody of their daughter.

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Close call: Man wakes up in body bag at funeral home

Close call: Man wakes up in body bag at funeral home

March 1st, 2014 12:59 pm by Associated Press

Workers at a Mississippi funeral home found a 78-year-old man alive and kicking when they opened a body bag.

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Russia approves use of military in Ukraine

Russia approves use of military in Ukraine

March 1st, 2014 12:44 pm by DAVID McHUGH and VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV, Associated Press

Russia executed a de facto military takeover of a strategic region in Ukraine after the parliament in Moscow gave President Vladimir Putin a green light Saturday to proceed to protect Russian interests.

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The week in crime

The week in crime

March 1st, 2014 12:00 pm by Staff reports

This week's stories include four people killed in a domestic shooting in Southwest Virginia, a suspect who was arrested in a 2011 murder, a teen sentenced for drugged driving and drunk woman arrested for firing a pistol in the street

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