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Haslam makes stop in Johnson City to push Medicaid expansion plan

Haslam makes stop in Johnson City to push Medicaid expansion plan

January 30th, 2015 7:30 am by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

On a tip-to-tail tour of Tennessee, Gov. Bill Haslam stopped in Johnson City on Thursday to tout his iteration of a plan to expand Medicaid to cover 200,000 more state residents.

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What red ink? As deficits dip, all sides seek more spending

What red ink? As deficits dip, all sides seek more spending

January 30th, 2015 7:26 am by JIM KUHNHENN, Associated Press

Republicans want more defense spending. Democrats want more domestic spending. And President Barack Obama wants both.

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As Romney weighs '16 bid, his past donors commit to Jeb Bush

As Romney weighs '16 bid, his past donors commit to Jeb Bush

January 29th, 2015 10:00 pm by THOMAS BEAUMONT, Associated Press; STEVE PEOPLES, Associated Press

Mitt Romney, closing in on a decision about whether to again run for president, is finding that several past major fundraisers and donors in key states have already committed to former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush.

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Wise County native advances to Hollywood round of 'American Idol'

Wise County native advances to Hollywood round of 'American Idol'

January 29th, 2015 9:00 pm by Marci Gore

Trevor Hager, a native of Wise. and graduate of J.J. Kelly High School, grew up watching his father and grandfather play music. Being a third generation pastor's kid, Trevor says, early on, he was involved in music at church.

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Police: Son's claim that pot dealer took his father's guns bogus

Police: Son's claim that pot dealer took his father's guns bogus

January 29th, 2015 8:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County teen who reportedly told police his father's guns were stolen by armed would-be marijuana dealers who robbed him under the pretense of delivering drugs was charged Monday with theft and filing a false report.

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D-B wins Northeast Tennessee Science Bowl

D-B wins Northeast Tennessee Science Bowl

January 29th, 2015 6:40 pm by Rick Wagner

Dobyns-Bennett High School of Kingsport bested Sullivan South High School of Colonial Heights in Wednesday's Northeast Tennessee Science Bowl, with teams from Science Hill High of Johnson City finishing third and fourth.

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Eastman 2014 report: Five years of earnings growth

Eastman 2014 report: Five years of earnings growth

January 29th, 2015 6:13 pm by Hank Hayes

Sales revenue was $9.5 billion, a 2 percent increase compared with full year 2013. Earnings, excluding non-core or non-recurring items, were $1.64 per diluted share for fourth-quarter 2014 versus $1.35 per diluted share for fourth-quarter 2013.

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Broken sprinkler head temporarily floods D-B science pod; no Friday schedule change expected

Broken sprinkler head temporarily floods D-B science pod; no Friday schedule change expected

January 29th, 2015 5:37 pm by Rick Wagner

A contractor employee accidentally knocked off a sprinker head.

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Man allegedly steals cash, checks, meds at gas station

Man allegedly steals cash, checks, meds at gas station

January 29th, 2015 3:00 pm by Staff Report

Police are seeking information on the man pictured, saying that he recently swiped a purse out of a woman's vehicle while she was briefly in a store with her grandchildren.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Chase Elliott to replace Jeff Gordon in No. 24 next season

Chase Elliott to replace Jeff Gordon in No. 24 next season

January 29th, 2015 1:44 pm by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer

Chase Elliott will replace Jeff Gordon in the No. 24 Chevrolet when the four-time NASCAR champion gives up his seat at the end of this season.

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