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UPDATED: Haslam asks feds for Medicaid counterproposal

UPDATED: Haslam asks feds for Medicaid counterproposal

February 24th, 2014 7:01 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Republican Gov. Bill Haslam said Monday he has asked U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to make a counterproposal to Tennessee's efforts to carve out a special deal for Medicaid expansion.

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UPDATE: Four  Ketron Elementary students taken to hospital following bus accident

UPDATE: Four Ketron Elementary students taken to hospital following bus accident

February 24th, 2014 6:48 pm by Wes Bunch

Four elementary school students were taken to the hospital with minor injuries following an accident Monday afternoon that involved a Sullivan County school bus.

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Hagel says U.S. military must shrink to face new era

Hagel says U.S. military must shrink to face new era

February 24th, 2014 6:36 pm by ROBERT BURNS, AP National Security Writer

Looking beyond America's post-9/11 wars, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Monday proposed shrinking the Army to its smallest size in 74 years.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Results from Rogersville youth bluegrass contest

February 24th, 2014 4:12 pm by Jeff Bobo

The 11th annual East Tennessee Young Musicians Bluegrass contest was held Saturday in Rogersville.

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Drugged driving fatal wreck results in eight-year sentence for teen

Drugged driving fatal wreck results in eight-year sentence for teen

February 24th, 2014 2:58 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County teen was sentenced to eight years Friday in connection with a fatal 2012 "drugged driving" wreck in which a 17-year-old lost his life.

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Harold Ramis, actor, writer and director, dead at 69

Harold Ramis, actor, writer and director, dead at 69

February 24th, 2014 2:53 pm by By Mark Caro, Chicago Tribune (MCT)

Ramis' serious health struggles began in May 2010 after he underwent surgery for diverticulitis and suffered complications related to the autoimmune disease. Unable to walk, he spent four months that year at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn

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Taco Bell takes aim at McDonald's with breakfast

Taco Bell takes aim at McDonald's with breakfast

February 24th, 2014 2:52 pm by CANDICE CHOI, AP Food Industry Writer

Taco Bell is readying for the launch of its national breakfast menu on March 27, with items such as the A.M. Crunchwrap designed to appeal to its fan base of younger men.

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More frigid misery on the way for much of the US

More frigid misery on the way for much of the US

February 24th, 2014 2:50 pm by By Michael Muskal, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

Frigid air will be back in much of the nation this week, with temperatures expected to plummet by more than 30 degrees in some major cities in the Midwest and the East.

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IN THE REARVIEW: Daytona 500

IN THE REARVIEW: Daytona 500

February 24th, 2014 1:02 pm by Dave Ongie

There's no mistaking the fact that NASCAR and Dale Earnhardt Jr. both desperately needed a win Sunday. And on the morning after Earnhardt's stirring triumph under the lights in Daytona, it seems like both parties scored a big one.

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Update: Dobyns-Bennett out of lockdown, single bullet found

Update: Dobyns-Bennett out of lockdown, single bullet found

February 24th, 2014 12:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Dobyns-Bennett High School is out of a soft lockdown after a single bullet was found in the school.

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