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GOP-controlled House approves legislation imposing one-year delay in parts of Obamacare

GOP-controlled House approves legislation imposing one-year delay in parts of Obamacare

September 29th, 2013 12:48 am by DAVID ESPO, AP Special Correspondent

WASHINGTON — Locked in a deepening struggle with President Barack Obama, the Republican-controlled House approved legislation early Sunday imposing a one-year delay in key parts of the nation’s health care law.

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It’s still too early to tell the long-term impact of e-cigarettes

It’s still too early to tell the long-term impact of e-cigarettes

September 28th, 2013 10:44 pm by Jennifer Sprouse and Nathan Baker, NET News Service

There are a lot of differences between cigarettes and electronic cigarettes –– size, shape, smell –– but local medical experts say it’s hard to predict what the long-term health impact will be for current users.

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Barnard, Boone blaze way to Bristol Cross title

Barnard, Boone blaze way to Bristol Cross title

September 28th, 2013 9:10 pm by Greg Peters

Adam Barnard kept the Daniel Boone cross country on track with his first-place victory Saturday afternoon in the 22nd annual Bristol Cross at Steele Creek Park. His finish also propelled the squad to the team championship.

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UPDATED WEDNESDAY School project: Countywide  group putting  focus on finding facts  —  for now

UPDATED WEDNESDAY School project: Countywide group putting focus on finding facts — for now

September 28th, 2013 8:57 pm by Rick Wagner

When Kingsport-based Eastman Chemical Co. bought Solutia Inc. in 2012 and moved employees from St. Louis to the Tri-Cities, Sullivan County school board Vice Chairman Jack Bales said many chose to live in Washington County, not Sullivan County.

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Vick, Manning meet again in what could be an offensive buffet

Vick, Manning meet again in what could be an offensive buffet

September 28th, 2013 8:55 pm by ROB MAADDI, AP Pro Football Writer

The last time the Philadelphia Eagles faced Peyton Manning, Michael Vick was the better quarterback. On Sunday, Vick and the Eagles are 11-point underdogs against Manning and the high-powered Broncos.

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Region gets  serious about prescription drug abuse

Region gets serious about prescription drug abuse

September 28th, 2013 8:35 pm by Nick Shepherd

In the past week, East Tennessee State University held a two-day prescription drug abuse summit and Wellmont Health Systems held a three-hour prescription drug abuse conference.

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Time to choose insurance: HHS aggressively promoting plans, states still resisting

Time to choose insurance: HHS aggressively promoting plans, states still resisting

September 28th, 2013 7:28 pm by Hank Hayes

Ready or not, here they come. Barring a last-minute act of Congress, federal health insurance exchanges will begin enrolling on Tuesday Tennesseans and Virginians who do not have health insurance coverage.

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Innovation Academy students, staff embrace iBooks

Innovation Academy students, staff embrace iBooks

September 28th, 2013 7:24 pm by Rick Wagner

IA and iBooks go together. Teachers and students of Innovation Academy of Northeast Tennessee, known as IA, are writing and using iBooks instead of textbooks.

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Bays Mountain Park plans ‘Halloween Haunt’ event

Bays Mountain Park plans ‘Halloween Haunt’ event

September 28th, 2013 7:24 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — In celebration of Halloween, Bays Mountain Park will be transformed from a peaceful, nature preserve into a spooky, ghoul-infested forest with a host of creepy events.

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Church in Wise County holding coat drive

Church in Wise County holding coat drive

September 28th, 2013 7:14 pm by Stephen Igo

BIG STONE GAP — According to the Gospels, Jesus told his followers if they have two coats, give one to someone who hasn’t any. Carolyn Wilson of Kingsport is certainly a believer in those words.

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