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Experts see possible charges in NJ bridge scandal

Experts see possible charges in NJ bridge scandal

January 16th, 2014 8:00 am by DAVID PORTER, Associated Press

The George Washington Bridge traffic jam that was apparently engineered by allies of Gov. Chris Christie as political payback could lead to criminal charges such as conspiracy or official misconduct.

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Telemedicine to give all Hawkins schools access to  nurse practitioner

Telemedicine to give all Hawkins schools access to nurse practitioner

January 15th, 2014 11:37 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — If a Mooresburg student is sick and the school system’s lone traveling nurse practitioner is in Mount Carmel, it’s simply not practical to travel the length of the county for that one case.

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Rogersville woman receives sweepstakes scam over Facebook

Rogersville woman receives sweepstakes scam over Facebook

January 15th, 2014 11:12 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Kathy Ward of Rogersville told the Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office that on Sunday morning she had received a message on Facebook from someone using the name “Banky Rharo Jr.” stating that she was the winner of $200,000.

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Postal Service shreds misdirected Imagination Library books

Postal Service shreds misdirected Imagination Library books

January 15th, 2014 11:03 pm by Nick Shepherd

For years, the Postal Service would allow volunteers with Imagination Library to reclaim the books. That started to change about a year ago. The USPS said setting the books aside was a service it was not being paid for and therefore had to stop.

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Bristol Mall location among 33 J.C. Penney stores to be closed

Bristol Mall location among 33 J.C. Penney stores to be closed

January 15th, 2014 10:18 pm by From staff and wire reports

NEW YORK — Wednesday’s announcement raises concerns that Penney’s holiday season sales were not what the company hoped for and that the chain needs to do even more to recover from a turnaround plan that has had disastrous results.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Eastside at Castlewood girls basketball

January 15th, 2014 9:09 pm by Ned Jilton

Photos from Wednesday's girls basketball game between Eastside and Castlewood in Castlewood.

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Eastman sued in connection with W.Va. chemical spill

Eastman sued in connection with W.Va. chemical spill

January 15th, 2014 8:58 pm by News Sentinel Staff

Eastman makes 4-methylcyclohexane methanol, or MCHM, the chemical that leaked into the Elk River in Charleston last week. MCHM is used in coal processing.

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Holston Medical Group eliminating 25 administrative positions

Holston Medical Group eliminating 25 administrative positions

January 15th, 2014 8:05 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — Negative economic effects of federal health care reform and other market forces apparently aren’t limited to big health care providers like Mountain States Health Alliance or Wellmont Health System.

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Benghazi attack was preventable, Senate panel says

Benghazi attack was preventable, Senate panel says

January 15th, 2014 5:39 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Both highly critical and bipartisan, the report spreads blame among the State Department, the military and U.S. intelligence for missing what now seem like obvious warning signs.

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Officers cleared in fatal shooting at Sullivan County meth lab

Officers cleared in fatal shooting at Sullivan County meth lab

January 15th, 2014 5:22 pm by Rain Smith

Two police officers have been cleared of any wrongdoing in October's fatal shooting of a Bristol man, accused of trying to strike them with a vehicle while fleeing an active meth lab.

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