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Deadline dash: Health care sign-ups amid glitches

Deadline dash: Health care sign-ups amid glitches

March 31st, 2014 2:54 pm by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press

A flood of last-minute applicants rushed to sign up for health insurance on Monday, deadline day for President Barack Obama's health care law, with more than 100,000 people at a time using the fragile system despite a new spate of intermittent ills.

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New Mexico governor calls for calm after protest

New Mexico governor calls for calm after protest

March 31st, 2014 2:52 pm by RUSSELL CONTRERAS, Associated Press; SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, Associated Press

A day after hundreds of people clashed with Albuquerque riot officers over a recent police shooting, Gov. Susana Martinez says she understands the public's frustration but called on protesters to remain calm and let the FBI complete its investigation.

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Death row inmates dying of natural causes

Death row inmates dying of natural causes

March 31st, 2014 2:50 pm by Associated Press

Many inmates awaiting execution on Tennessee's death row never make it to the execution chamber.

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Man arrested twice in 4 hours for reckless driving

Man arrested twice in 4 hours for reckless driving

March 31st, 2014 2:47 pm by Rain Smith

A Bristol man was arrested twice in less than four hours for alleged reckless driving in Sullivan County — first after street racing in downtown Kingsport, then later for performing burnouts in the crowded parking lot of a daycare center.

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Spring elements and supply shortages continue pumping up gas prices

Spring elements and supply shortages continue pumping up gas prices

March 31st, 2014 1:19 pm by Staff Report

Gas prices continue to increase in Northeast Tennessee, due in part to what AAA calls "typical spring factors," including refinery maintenance, increasing demand and the switch to summer-blend fuel.

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KPD: Vandalism suspect headbutts, threatens to kill officer

KPD: Vandalism suspect headbutts, threatens to kill officer

March 31st, 2014 12:38 pm by Staff Report

A Kingsport police officer received "significant facial injuries" while arresting a vandalism suspect over the weekend, as the man allegedly headbutted and threatened to kill him, garnering felony charges.

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Director of Sullivan County Schools applies for Middle Tenn. job

Director of Sullivan County Schools applies for Middle Tenn. job

March 31st, 2014 11:46 am by Rick Wagner

Sullivan County Director of Schools Jubal Yennie is among 17 applicants to become Wilson County director of schools. Yennie is a former assistant director of schools in Williamson County, which like Wilson is also near Nashville.

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Man ejected from car while fleeing Sullivan County police

Man ejected from car while fleeing Sullivan County police

March 31st, 2014 10:49 am by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man faces multiple charges after allegedly fleeing a traffic stop for a broken brake light, then forcing other motorists off the road before flipping his own vehicle.

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New traditions, old favorites: Firechaser Express coaster, Festival of Nations usher in Dollywood's 29th season

New traditions, old favorites: Firechaser Express coaster, Festival of Nations usher in Dollywood's 29th season

March 31st, 2014 10:37 am by J. H. Osborne

There's lots of new live entertainment, including performers from around the globe, at Dollywood for this year's Festival of Nations, which continues through April 21.

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'End of Spear' missionary's daughter to speak at women's conference

'End of Spear' missionary's daughter to speak at women's conference

March 31st, 2014 8:35 am by Staff Report

Valerie Elliott Shepard is the only daughter of Elisabeth and Jim Elliot, missionaries to the Quichua Indians of the Amazon jungle in Ecuador.

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