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Tenn. House, Senate at odds over who goes first on Medicaid plan

Tenn. House, Senate at odds over who goes first on Medicaid plan

January 17th, 2015 4:30 am by Associated Press

Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey, R-Blountville, told reporters that he has long held the position that the Senate shouldn't get involved in the measure until it gains traction in the House. "I want to make sure it passes the House before we take it up."

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Sports Sports Live
East bound and South down

East bound and South down

January 17th, 2015 12:36 am by Dave Ongie

The Patriots jumped out to a 16-4 lead in the first six minutes of the game and simply refused to let South climb back into contention en route to a 63-51 Three Rivers Conference basketball victory.

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Where Lady Eagles Dare: Rye Cove ambushes J.I. Burton girls

Where Lady Eagles Dare: Rye Cove ambushes J.I. Burton girls

January 17th, 2015 12:26 am by Pat Kenney

A dazzling performance by Lucindy Lawson and key plays from Courtney Smith and Hannah Goins propelled Rye Cove to a stunning 60-57, come-from-behind Conference 48 win over J.I. Burton on Friday at The Cove.

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Crime Local News
Man who swindled Kingsport bank out of $2.8 million gets 42 months

Man who swindled Kingsport bank out of $2.8 million gets 42 months

January 17th, 2015 12:22 am by Matthew Lane

According to court records, from January 2009 to August 2011, Jayesh Dahyabhai Patel concocted a scheme to obtain $5.8 million in loans from the bank by providing false tax returns.

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Jury rejects felony murder, finds Gergish guilty of criminally negligent homicide

Jury rejects felony murder, finds Gergish guilty of criminally negligent homicide

January 16th, 2015 11:44 pm by BECKY CAMPBELL, NET News Service

Marcus Gergish was on trial this week in Jonesborough for first-degree felony murder and two counts of attempted aggravated robbery. The conviction on the lesser homicide charge allows Gergish to avoid a life prison sentence.

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Gay marriage: High court sets stage for historic ruling

Gay marriage: High court sets stage for historic ruling

January 16th, 2015 10:16 pm by Associated Press

The justices will take up gay-rights cases that ask them to overturn bans in four states and declare for the entire nation that people can marry the partners of their choice, regardless of gender. The cases will be argued in April.

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City seeking grant to build sidewalk along Stone Drive

City seeking grant to build sidewalk along Stone Drive

January 16th, 2015 9:00 pm by Matthew Lane

If approved, the plan would be to build a sidewalk along the south side of Stone Drive, from roughly the Subway restaurant near Gibson Mill Road to American Way near John B. Dennis Highway.

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Community Photos Sunday Stories

Scrapbook Gallery: Week of Jan. 11

January 16th, 2015 8:00 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

Each week, our Scrapbook Gallery features a collection of photos submitted by various readers. Some of the photos featured here also appeared in the Jan. 11 edition of Sunday Stories.

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Best-seller about journey to heaven is pulled after boy admits lying

Best-seller about journey to heaven is pulled after boy admits lying

January 16th, 2015 7:28 pm by HILLEL ITALIE, Associated Press

"I did not die. I did not go to Heaven," Alex Malarkey wrote. "When I made the claims that I did, I had never read the Bible. People have profited from lies, and continue to. They should read the Bible, which is enough."

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The Carter Family Fold: 40 years and still singing

The Carter Family Fold: 40 years and still singing

January 16th, 2015 2:45 pm by Amanda Marsh

Our Historic Places series kicks off with a look at the Carter Family Fold in Scott County. Throughout 2015, we'll explore a variety of the region's historic places each month in Sunday Stories.

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