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Senate passes Medicaid legislative approval bill

Senate passes Medicaid legislative approval bill

March 6th, 2014 1:55 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

A proposal that would require the governor to get legislative approval for any potential deal to expand Medicaid in Tennessee has passed the Senate.

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'Blade Runner' murder trial from his Kingsport competitor: 'It is sad to see him in this situation'

'Blade Runner' murder trial from his Kingsport competitor: 'It is sad to see him in this situation'

March 6th, 2014 12:45 pm by Calvin Sneed, Community Contributor

For the longest time, only one man stood in the way of para-athlete Blake Leeper of Kingsport. Now that man, Oscar Pistorius, is on trial in South Africa in the shooting death of his girlfriend.

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Overflowing toilet closes Rogersville health department for cleanup

March 6th, 2014 12:26 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Rogersville branch of the Hawkins County Health Department will be closed at least until sometime next week due to an overflowing toilet that ran all night and caused extensive damage.

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Adopt a New Furry Friend!  Kingsport Animal Shelter - Kingsport, TN

Adopt a New Furry Friend! Kingsport Animal Shelter - Kingsport, TN - VIDEO

March 6th, 2014 11:00 am by Matthew Carroll

Check out this week's adoptable furry friends at the Kingsport Animal Shelter.

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Adopt a New Furry Friend!  Sullivan County Animal Shelter - Blountville, TN

Adopt a New Furry Friend! Sullivan County Animal Shelter - Blountville, TN - VIDEO

March 6th, 2014 11:00 am by Matthew Carroll

Check out this week's adoptable furry friends at the Sullivan County Animal Shelter.

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Two more arrested in Sullivan County attempted murder

Two more arrested in Sullivan County attempted murder

March 6th, 2014 10:22 am by Rain Smith

The final two of four suspects have been arrested in Sunday's alleged beating and attempted murder of a Sullivan County man.

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Former Tenn. sheriff gets 6 years in jail, seeking new trial

Former Tenn. sheriff gets 6 years in jail, seeking new trial

March 6th, 2014 8:30 am by Associated Press

A one-time Tennessee sheriff has been sentenced to six years in jail and three years of probation after being convicted of attempted involuntary manslaughter.

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Congress rushing to put in place Russia sanctions

Congress rushing to put in place Russia sanctions

March 6th, 2014 8:24 am by BRADLEY KLAPPER, Associated Press

Congress is rushing to put in place hard-hitting sanctions on Russia in response to its takeover of Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula, hoping Europe will follow the lead of the United States.

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Vols rout Tigers for third straight win

Vols rout Tigers for third straight win

March 6th, 2014 12:18 am by JOHN ZENOR, AP Sports Writer

Jarnell Stokes had 20 points, seven rebounds and seven assists and Tennessee used a stifling defensive effort to rout Auburn 82-54 on Wednesday night.

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Blountville boy sails through heart valve replacement

Blountville boy sails through heart valve replacement

March 5th, 2014 11:30 pm by SUE GUINN LEGG, NET News Service

Less than three months after receiving a heart and double lung transplant, 7-year-old Weston Keeton had more surgery Wednesday morning at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

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