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ARCH working to end homelessness

ARCH working to end homelessness

January 2nd, 2015 10:00 am by Collin Brooks

The Appalachian Regional Coalition on Homelessness offers multiple programs that provide people with the opportunities to regain their ground and sustain a life through classes and other offerings.

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KPD seeks armed robber who tied up employee in bathroom

KPD seeks armed robber who tied up employee in bathroom

January 2nd, 2015 9:53 am by Nick Shepherd

After speaking to an employee of the store, police learned that as the employee was exiting the store for the day, he was met by a man brandishing a black semi-automatic handgun, who pushed him back inside.

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Opinion
Tenn. leaders should expand Medicaid

Tenn. leaders should expand Medicaid

January 2nd, 2015 9:48 am by Letters to the Editor

Tennessee legislators are requesting federal money to keep our hospitals up and running. These are the same idiots who refused to expand Medicaid, even though the federal government would have paid 100 percent.

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Opinion
Why are we $18 trillion in debt? Ask the NSF

Why are we $18 trillion in debt? Ask the NSF

January 2nd, 2015 9:47 am by Editorial Board

The sickening waste extant at the National Science Foundation is repeated through hundreds of other government agencies as part of a federal budget process that has been out of control for decades.

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Police: Telford man tried to kill man who intervened in Johnson City Walmart argument

Police: Telford man tried to kill man who intervened in Johnson City Walmart argument

January 2nd, 2015 9:36 am by NET News Service

A Telford man was charged with attempted second-degree murder early this morning after he ran down a man in a Johnson City Walmart parking lot, police said in a news release.

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Piano stores closing as fewer children taking up instrument

Piano stores closing as fewer children taking up instrument

January 2nd, 2015 9:31 am by DAVID PITT, Associated Press

Stores dedicated to selling pianos like Foster's are dwindling across the country as fewer people take up the instrument and those who do often opt for a less expensive electronic keyboard or a used piano.

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Some AirAsia victims found belted in seats

Some AirAsia victims found belted in seats

January 2nd, 2015 9:29 am by ROBIN McDOWELL, Associated Press

After nearly a week of searching for the victims of AirAsia Flight 8501, rescue teams battling monsoon rains had their most successful day yet on Friday, pulling bodies from the sea, some still strapped to their seats.

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Sports Vols Sports
Vols' Dobbs poses problems for Hawkeyes in TaxSlayer Bowl

Vols' Dobbs poses problems for Hawkeyes in TaxSlayer Bowl

January 2nd, 2015 2:00 am by MARK LONG, AP Sports Writer

Joshua Dobbs has won three of four games since taking over Tennessee's starting QB job in November, helping the Vols make their first bowl game since 2010. They play Iowa at 3:20 p.m. on Friday in Jacksonville.

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Sports
Sweet as Sugar: Buckeyes upset Alabama 42-35

Sweet as Sugar: Buckeyes upset Alabama 42-35

January 2nd, 2015 1:12 am by Associated Press

Cardale Jones came through again at the Sugar Bowl. Ezekiel Elliott ran all over mighty Alabama. And Urban Meyer's quest to turn Ohio State into SEC North is one victory away from a national championship.

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Sheriff: Increase in manpower, drug arrests lowered Hawkins crime rate

Sheriff: Increase in manpower, drug arrests lowered Hawkins crime rate

January 2nd, 2015 12:45 am by Jeff Bobo

According to the most recent Tennessee Bureau of Investigation statistics, Hawkins County's crime rate, which was 60 per 1,000 population in 2012, decreased to 49.6 per 1,000 population in 2013.

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