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Body of Roan Mountain fisherman found following search

Body of Roan Mountain fisherman found following search

October 20th, 2013 6:09 pm by NET News Service

According to a Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency news release, a Roan Mountain man’s body was found around 5:10 p.m. in Watauga Lake by an underwater remote operated vehicle.

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Carson-Newman’s proposed body farm dead for now

Carson-Newman’s proposed body farm dead for now

October 20th, 2013 5:41 pm by Associated Press

JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. — A proposed body farm at Carson-Newman University in eastern Tennessee is dead, at least for now.

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Foliage experts say nature’s leaf show great this year in Carolinas

Foliage experts say nature’s leaf show great this year in Carolinas

October 20th, 2013 5:40 pm by SUSANNE M. SCHAFER, Associated Press

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Fall foliage experts in North and South Carolina say the weather during the past several months has paved the way for great leaf viewing in the coming days.

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Reports: Millions of elderly have become victims, trapped between governments and families

Reports: Millions of elderly have become victims, trapped between governments and families

October 20th, 2013 5:13 pm by KRISTEN GELINEAU, Associated Press

SYDNEY — By the time the ambulance showed up to the house, the old woman’s screams were, as the paramedics would later tell it, already at a 10 out of 10.

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Administration hands Republicans new line of attack on Obamacare

Administration hands Republicans new line of attack on Obamacare

October 20th, 2013 5:01 pm by DONNA CASSATA, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — “Obamacare” escaped unharmed from the government shutdown Republicans hoped would stop it, but just as quickly they have opened a new line of attack — one handed to them by the administration itself.

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Entertainment
'Walking Dead' inspires new convention in Atlanta

'Walking Dead' inspires new convention in Atlanta

October 20th, 2013 2:39 pm by JEFF MARTIN, Associated Press

Two Tennessee men, inspired by "The Walking Dead" and known as the "Walker Stalkers," have created an Atlanta-based convention that will feature appearances by some of the show's actors, including Norman Reedus, Andrew Lincoln and Lauren Cohan.

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Will 16 days of shutdown change anything?

Will 16 days of shutdown change anything?

October 20th, 2013 2:13 pm by CONNIE CASS, Associated Press

Sixteen days in October could change everything, or not much at all. Will the partial government shutdown prove to be the turning point after three years of partisan skirmishing in Washington? Or was it just a halftime show to fire up the players?

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NASCAR fan from Tennessee dies of suspected gas leak at Talladega

NASCAR fan from Tennessee dies of suspected gas leak at Talladega

October 20th, 2013 2:12 pm by Associated Press

Talladega County authorities say a suspected carbon monoxide leak has killed a Tennessee man who was camping out for a NASCAR race.

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Kennedy's vision for mental health goes unrealized

Kennedy's vision for mental health goes unrealized

October 20th, 2013 2:05 pm by MICHELLE R. SMITH, Associated Press

The last piece of legislation President John F. Kennedy signed turns 50 this month: the Community Mental Health Act, which helped transform the way people with mental illness are treated and cared for in the United States.

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Surgoinsville to give pool owners sewer bill break for one-time fill up

Surgoinsville to give pool owners sewer bill break for one-time fill up

October 20th, 2013 12:55 pm by Jeff Bobo

Surgoinsville’s new sewer customers will be billed based on their water usage, but town leaders want to allow swimming pool owners a chance once per year to fill up without being penalized on their sewer bill.

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