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Haslam: No  expansion  of TennCare ‘right now’

Haslam: No expansion of TennCare ‘right now’

February 8th, 2014 9:14 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — Any notion of Tennessee giving more people health insurance coverage by expanding the state’s Medicaid program appears to be dead for now, according to Gov. Bill Haslam.

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Haslam’s education adviser pitches 'Tennessee Promise' in Hawkins County

Haslam’s education adviser pitches 'Tennessee Promise' in Hawkins County

February 8th, 2014 8:28 pm by Hank Hayes

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam’s point man in the “Tennessee Promise” pitched the idea to a Rogersville/Hawkins County Chamber of Commerce legislative breakfast Saturday.

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Tribe sends seven wrestlers to state; 'Toppers take team title

Tribe sends seven wrestlers to state; 'Toppers take team title

February 8th, 2014 8:27 pm by Staff Report

Multiple injuries formed a dark cloud that loomed over Dobyns-Bennett wrestling this season. Saturday's Region 1-AAA championships served as a silver lining when three Indians won regional championships and four more made the finals.

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Lazarus the cat gives Kennedy students lesson in accepting differences

Lazarus the cat gives Kennedy students lesson in accepting differences

February 8th, 2014 8:10 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — Some pre-kindergarten students learned Thursday about appreciating the differences among humans, a lesson delivered by a famously different feline.

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Northeast State plans expanded dual enrollment

Northeast State plans expanded dual enrollment

February 8th, 2014 8:02 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — With Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam pushing dual enrollment in his Feb. 2 State of the State address, Northeast State Community College is ready to oblige.

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Holder applies same-sex rights to Justice Department

Holder applies same-sex rights to Justice Department

February 8th, 2014 6:09 pm by PETE YOST, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — In an assertion of same-sex marriage rights, Attorney General Eric Holder is applying a landmark Supreme Court ruling to the Justice Department.

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Kingsport Chamber reflects on its accomplishments at annual dinner

Kingsport Chamber reflects on its accomplishments at annual dinner

February 8th, 2014 5:54 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — The Kingsport Chamber of Commerce’s 67th annual dinner is billed as the “Social Event of the Year,” but remains a time for the business community to look back on accomplishments in the previous year.

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McRae, Vols put away Gamecocks 72-53

McRae, Vols put away Gamecocks 72-53

February 8th, 2014 5:28 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Jordan McRae scored 24 points, hitting 6 of 8 shots from 3-point range, and the Tennessee men's basketball team trounced South Carolina 72-53 on Saturday to beat the Gamecocks for the 13th consecutive time.

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What's for dinner? Farm bill has big impact

What's for dinner? Farm bill has big impact

February 8th, 2014 3:10 pm by MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press

Look no further than your dinner plate to understand how the new farm bill affects you. Here are five ways the farm law affects what is on your plate.

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Saturday's highlights from the Sochi Olympics

February 8th, 2014 2:28 pm by Associated Press

A photo gallery and Saturday's highlights from the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.

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