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New privacy concerns over government's health care website

New privacy concerns over government's health care website

January 20th, 2015 8:01 am by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR and JACK GILLUM, Associated Press

When you apply for coverage on HealthCare.gov, dozens of data companies may be able to tell that you are on the site. Some can even glean details such as your age, income, ZIP code, whether you smoke or if you are pregnant.

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Kilgore set to host annual 'town hall' phone session tonight

Kilgore set to host annual 'town hall' phone session tonight

January 20th, 2015 1:10 am by Stephen Igo

Kilgore will address issues the Virginia General Assembly expects to face during this year's session and highlight legislation he is carrying and bills the House of Delegates and Senate will consider during the session.

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South's Wieger eager 'to leave a legacy' at ETSU

South's Wieger eager 'to leave a legacy' at ETSU

January 20th, 2015 12:30 am by Joe Avento, NET News Service

One of the top touchdown producers in Northeast Tennessee history is headed to East Tennessee State to play football. Sullivan South's Dylan Wieger announced his intention to play for the Bucs over the weekend.

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Born with a rare heart disorder, Church Hill infant receives  transplant

Born with a rare heart disorder, Church Hill infant receives transplant

January 19th, 2015 11:28 pm by Nick Shepherd

Addisson Lucille Leigh Staton, called Addy, was born on Dec. 18, weighing in at 6 pounds, 10 ounces. The pregnancy had gone normally and Addy's parents, April and Corey Staton, had no clue there was anything wrong.

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Irish down Lady Vols for fifth straight time

Irish down Lady Vols for fifth straight time

January 19th, 2015 11:11 pm by Associated Press

Notre Dame coach Muffet McGraw laughed when she was asked if the sixth-ranked Fighting Irish finally "got the number" of fifth-ranked Tennessee after beating the Lady Vols 88-77 Monday night.

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SW Va. Cultural Heritage Commission works to promote region's natural assets

SW Va. Cultural Heritage Commission works to promote region's natural assets

January 19th, 2015 10:45 pm by Marci Gore

Key initiatives include branding and marketing Southwest Virginia to the world as a distinct culture and destination and developing and sustaining Heartwood: Southwest Virginia's Artisan Gateway.

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GPS leads searchers to lost dog, missing teen hunter

GPS leads searchers to lost dog, missing teen hunter

January 19th, 2015 10:40 pm by BRAD HICKS, NET News Service

In his spare time, Unicoi County Sheriff Mike Hensley enjoys hunting, so he knows the importance of being able to track down a hunting dog in the event one becomes lost.

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Unexcused: 'Doctored' school note nets forgery charge against student's dad

Unexcused: 'Doctored' school note nets forgery charge against student's dad

January 19th, 2015 10:29 pm by Jeff Bobo

David Earl Huckaby, 24, 405 Church Street, Surgoinsville, was also charged with three separate counts of forgery by the Surgoinsville Police Department for allegedly using three checks from a closed account that he found in a vehicle in December.

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Surgoinsville seeks grant for Phase Two of sewer project

Surgoinsville seeks grant for Phase Two of sewer project

January 19th, 2015 9:52 pm by Jeff Bobo

"We're hoping to sewer the entire Johnson Estates subdivision and Main Street from the schools to Johnson Estates," Mayor Merrill Graham said.

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Seeds of progress: Walker says 2014 economic development partnerships will bear fruit

Seeds of progress: Walker says 2014 economic development partnerships will bear fruit

January 19th, 2015 9:20 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Calendar year 2014 for Sullivan County economic development was marked by local cooperation and partnerships, according to the head of the county's joint economic development effort.

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