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Healthcare.gov problems are target at Hill hearing

Healthcare.gov problems are target at Hill hearing

October 24th, 2013 7:59 am by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR and STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press

The principal contractors responsible for the federal government's trouble-plagued health insurance website say the Obama administration shares responsibility for the snags that have crippled the system.

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Johnson City man, 18, charged in shooting at student apartment complex

Johnson City man, 18, charged in shooting at student apartment complex

October 23rd, 2013 11:23 pm by NET News Service

JOHNSON CITY — Johnson City police arrested a man Wednesday on charges that he was involved in the robbery and shooting of a man in an apartment complex near East Tennessee State University last month.

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South wins first two matches, will play CAK in winner's bracket final

South wins first two matches, will play CAK in winner's bracket final

October 23rd, 2013 10:27 pm by corby yarbrough, correspondent

South (45-8) beat Hume-Fogg 25-18, 25-20, 25-16. Against Signal Mountain, the Lady Rebs prevailed 25-16, 25-18, 25-12.

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Sullivan County BOE: All options on table for consultant’s study

Sullivan County BOE: All options on table for consultant’s study

October 23rd, 2013 9:10 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — When it comes to a pending consultant’s study of the future of Sullivan County schools, no sacred cows means even consolidation of the county and Kingsport school systems might be considered and recommended.

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Fundraiser for new Cherokee band uniforms features dinner and live music

Fundraiser for new Cherokee band uniforms features dinner and live music

October 23rd, 2013 8:44 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — They aren’t going to sing for their supper, but the Cherokee High School Marching Band will perform for new uniforms at a fundraising event scheduled for Nov. 9.

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Bill to cap Johnson City outside sewer rates under scrutiny

Bill to cap Johnson City outside sewer rates under scrutiny

October 23rd, 2013 8:16 pm by Hank Hayes

Legislation capping Johnson City’s outside water and sewer rates at a 50 percent increase of the rate charged to city customers was the focus of state-level debate and scrutiny on Wednesday.

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Soft-spoken teen accused of killing Massachusetts teacher

Soft-spoken teen accused of killing Massachusetts teacher

October 23rd, 2013 8:15 pm by JAY LINDSAY, Associated Press

DANVERS, Mass. — A well-liked teacher was found slain in woods behind this quiet Massachusetts town’s high school, and a 14-year-old boy who was found walking along a state highway overnight was charged with killing her.

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Trial delayed for former Scott County teacher accused of abuse

Trial delayed for former Scott County teacher accused of abuse

October 23rd, 2013 8:06 pm by Wes Bunch

A former Scott County Public Schools special education teacher accused of abusing a mentally handicapped student who was under her supervision won’t face a jury until early next year after her case was continued Wednesday.

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PHOTO GALLERY: MSHA chief offers students advice on future health care careers

PHOTO GALLERY: MSHA chief offers students advice on future health care careers

October 23rd, 2013 7:26 pm by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL — Medical therapeutics students at Volunteer High School recently constructed a four-story scale model hospital complete with miniature versions of each type of service and department that a typical hospital contains.

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TDOT, Kingsport officials break ground for I-26 welcome center building

October 23rd, 2013 6:12 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — The Tennessee Department of Transportation expects its newest welcome center on Interstate 26 in Kingsport to open in July 2014 and serve about 400,000 visitors each year.

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