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Ribbon cut for Eastside High School

Ribbon cut for Eastside High School

September 30th, 2013 10:43 pm by Stephen Igo

COEBURN — Students and teachers have been settling into their refurbished surroundings since mid-August, but formal ribbon-cutting ceremonies supplied the finishing touch to Eastside High School in Coeburn on Monday.

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Courthouse spruce spared by vote of Rogersville Tree Board

Courthouse spruce spared by vote of Rogersville Tree Board

September 30th, 2013 9:51 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — If the Norway spruce is blocking your frontal view of the Hawkins County Courthouse, some Rogersville Tree Board members suggest that you take a few steps to your left, or to your right.

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Sisters allegedly break into mom’s house and make threats to kill her

Sisters allegedly break into mom’s house and make threats to kill her

September 30th, 2013 9:07 pm by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL — Two sisters were charged with aggravated burglary last week after allegedly breaking into their mother’s home and threatening to kill her as she hid in the bathroom.

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Increased patrol of Cherokee Lake access road results in meth arrest

Increased patrol of Cherokee Lake access road results in meth arrest

September 30th, 2013 9:02 pm by Jeff Bobo

MOORESBURG — In response to complaints of drug activity near a Cherokee Lake access road in Mooresburg, Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office deputies recently stepped up patrols in that area, resulting in a meth arrest Saturday afternoon.

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Roe discusses impact  shutdown would have

Roe discusses impact shutdown would have

September 30th, 2013 8:00 pm by Hank Hayes

Both U.S. Reps. Phil Roe and Morgan Griffith remained supportive Monday of a House GOP resolution to continue federal government funding through mid-December and delay Obamacare for one year.

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Stall doors reinstalled in most Sullivan South boys bathrooms

Stall doors reinstalled in most Sullivan South boys bathrooms

September 30th, 2013 7:48 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — A lack of doors on boys bathroom stalls has raised concerns among some parents at Sullivan South High School.

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GOP unity frays as shutdown grows near

GOP unity frays as shutdown grows near

September 30th, 2013 6:30 pm by DAVID ESPO, AP Special Correspondent

WASHINGTON — Their unity fraying, House Republicans bent but did not blink Monday in their demand for changes to the nation’s health care overhaul as the price for preventing the first partial government shutdown in 17 years.

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Netanyahu urges Obama  to maintain sanctions against Iran

Netanyahu urges Obama to maintain sanctions against Iran

September 30th, 2013 5:01 pm by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

WASHINGTON — Despite soothing assurances from Iran’s new leaders, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu implored President Barack Obama on Monday to keep punishing sanctions in place against Tehran.

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Under fire, ‘Obamacare’ going live — with glitches

Under fire, ‘Obamacare’ going live — with glitches

September 30th, 2013 4:55 pm by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Contentious from its conception, President Barack Obama’s health care law has survived the Supreme Court, a battle for the White House and rounds of budget brinkmanship. Now comes the ultimate test.

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Homework involved to apply for health insurance

Homework involved to apply for health insurance

September 30th, 2013 4:53 pm by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Getting covered under President Barack Obama’s health care law might take you more than one sitting.

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