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Poll: Health law seen as eroding coverage

Poll: Health law seen as eroding coverage

December 15th, 2013 5:10 pm by JENNIFER AGIESTA, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Americans who already have health insurance are blaming President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul for their rising premiums and deductibles, and overall 3 in 4 say the rollout of coverage has gone poorly.

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Mystery man gives 'Tips For Jesus' — up to $10,000

Mystery man gives 'Tips For Jesus' — up to $10,000

December 15th, 2013 4:31 pm by VERENA DOBNIK, Associated Press

The $111.05 restaurant receipt includes a $1,000 tip and the words "god bless!" scrawled across it. The handle @tipsforjesus is stamped next to an illegible signature. In recent weeks, similar tabs have popped up in restaurants from coast to coast.

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Neighbor of Ohio girl found dead in trash arrested

Neighbor of Ohio girl found dead in trash arrested

December 15th, 2013 4:21 pm by AMANDA LEE MYERS, Associated Press

A neighbor has been arrested in the killing of a 9-year-old Ohio girl whose body was found in a trash bin near her home.

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Two Hawkins schools to host celebrations for SCORE honors

Two Hawkins schools to host celebrations for SCORE honors - VIDEO

December 15th, 2013 2:54 pm by Jeff Bobo

McPheeters Bend Elementary and Mount Carmel Elementary will host celebrations Monday at their respective school for each being named SCORE top three finalists for academic growth in the elementary school category.

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Kingsport to spend $15 million upgrading raw water intake system

Kingsport to spend $15 million upgrading raw water intake system

December 15th, 2013 2:00 pm by Matthew Lane

In a nutshell, the raw water intake system is how Kingsport gets its roughly 15 million gallons of water a day from the Holston River — water flows from the river into a giant pipe and is then pumped over the cliff to the nearby water treatment plant

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'Lawrence of Arabia' star O'Toole dies

'Lawrence of Arabia' star O'Toole dies

December 15th, 2013 1:51 pm by GREGORY KATZ, Associated Press

Peter O'Toole, the charismatic actor who achieved instant stardom as Lawrence of Arabia and was nominated eight times for an Academy Award, has died, his agent said Sunday. He was 81.

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Not sci-fi: Robots readied for big tests

Not sci-fi: Robots readied for big tests

December 15th, 2013 12:11 pm by GEOFF MULVIHILL and KEVIN BEGOS, Associated Press

The real world has not caught up yet with "Star Wars" and its talking, thinking robots, but some of the most sophisticated units that exist are heading to Florida this week for a Defense Department competition.

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Local Artists Gallery showcases wide range of local works

Local Artists Gallery showcases wide range of local works

December 15th, 2013 12:08 pm by Collin Brooks

One step inside of the Local Artists Gallery in downtown Rogersville and you can’t help but be inspired by the beautiful colors and artwork that surround the corner gallery.

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Top stories you may have missed

Top stories you may have missed

December 15th, 2013 12:00 pm by Staff reports

Some of this week's stories include a Rogersville family on the verge of homelessness, a man rescued from a house fire, a holiday party at Natural Tunnel State Park and photos from our Happy Snaps staff, among others.

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Robinson Middle collects more than 14,000 cans for food drive

Robinson Middle collects more than 14,000 cans for food drive

December 15th, 2013 10:00 am by Rick Wagner

The city’s Robinson Middle School collected more than 14,000 cans in its recent food drive, which works out to almost 20 cans per student.

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