Kingsport Times News Friday, October 31, 2014
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Advocates continue call for Medicaid expansion

Advocates continue call for Medicaid expansion

October 21st, 2014 8:00 pm by Associated Press

Members of the state chapter of the NAACP and other health care advocates held a mock funeral across from the state Capitol in Nashville to characterize lives they say will be lost if Medicaid is not expanded in Tennessee.

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New efforts to ban tobacco farm child labor

New efforts to ban tobacco farm child labor

October 21st, 2014 7:47 pm by FREDERIC J. FROMMER, Associated Press

Two years after the Obama administration backed off a rule that would have banned children from dangerous agriculture jobs, public health advocates and lawmakers are trying anew to get kids off tobacco farms.

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Entertainment
Not so fast cord cutters, cable's not going anywhere

Not so fast cord cutters, cable's not going anywhere

October 21st, 2014 6:57 pm by MAE ANDERSON, AP Technology Writer

Cord cutters rejoiced last week after HBO and CBS announced plans to sell stand-alone streaming services, a move that cable and satellite television providers have resisted for years.

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Sports Sports Live
Bluenanza 7 coming up Oct. 27 at ETSU

Bluenanza 7 coming up Oct. 27 at ETSU

October 21st, 2014 6:21 pm by Staff Report

ETSU will welcome back basketball with its seventh Bluenanza event on Monday, Oct. 27. The event will begin at 6 p.m. with a special Homecoming parade through campus.

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News
Terrorist ideology blamed in Canada car attack

Terrorist ideology blamed in Canada car attack

October 21st, 2014 6:00 pm by BENJAMIN SHINGLER and ROB GILLIES, Associated Press

A young convert to Islam who killed a Canadian soldier in a hit-and-run had been on the radar of federal investigators. The suspect was shot dead by police after a chase in the Quebec city of Saint-Jean-Sur-Richelieu.

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Leaf gazing leaves motorist with serious injuries

Leaf gazing leaves motorist with serious injuries

October 21st, 2014 5:46 pm by Rain Smith

The colors of autumn could be a contributing, distracting factor in a Kingsport motorist rolling her SUV on a residential street, as she was allegedly admiring the leaves just prior to striking a tree and being partially ejected from her SUV.

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Four pairs of pants and not a leg to stand on

Four pairs of pants and not a leg to stand on

October 21st, 2014 3:54 pm by Rain Smith

A woman placed razors, jewelry and personal hygiene products into her purse at Walmart, then attempted to walk out of the store while wearing "three pairs of pants over her own."

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Sports Vols Sports
Vols' offensive struggles show no signs of ending

Vols' offensive struggles show no signs of ending

October 21st, 2014 2:57 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Now the Vols must face an Alabama defense coming off a 59-0 shellacking of Texas A&M while three of their starters have uncertain health situations.

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Blountville shoppers brawl with EMS, neglect child

Blountville shoppers brawl with EMS, neglect child

October 21st, 2014 1:31 pm by Rain Smith

An intoxicated Mount Carmel couple face multiple charges after reportedly taking their young child to a Blountville store, where the father soon passed out with a bag of meth and his wife punched a responding paramedic.

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Police seek info on Sullivan County vandalism cases

Police seek info on Sullivan County vandalism cases

October 21st, 2014 12:55 pm by Staff Report

A rash of recent vandalism cases in Bluff City and Piney Flats appear to be connected, as glass bottles have been thrown through the windows of multiple homes and vehicles on Saturday nights and Sunday mornings.

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