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Authorities hunt for rich couple who collected welfare

Authorities hunt for rich couple who collected welfare

March 28th, 2014 9:01 am by By Brittany Shammas, Sun Sentinel (MCT)

The couple owned a $1.2 million yacht, lived in waterfront homes in Minnesota and Florida, and had $3 million tucked away in various bank accounts — all while collecting food stamps, Medicaid and welfare for about a decade.

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Toy Talks Turkey with Toy Simpson -  Habitat and Trophy Birds

Toy Talks Turkey with Toy Simpson - Habitat and Trophy Birds - VIDEO

March 28th, 2014 9:00 am by Matthew Carroll

Join Toy Simpson, charter member of the Bays Mountain Longbeards, as he talks turkey. Today Toy talks about Habitat and shows us some Trophy Birds.

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Sullivan BOE wants some answers before April 7 action on Innovation Academy budget

Sullivan BOE wants some answers before April 7 action on Innovation Academy budget

March 28th, 2014 8:42 am by Rick Wagner

BOE members say they want answers to some questions before they vote to proceed with a proposed IA STEM platform school budget of $1.47 million for its first year without support from Kingsport City Schools.

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Tennessee feeding off its momentum

Tennessee feeding off its momentum

March 28th, 2014 8:15 am by By Shannon Ryan, Chicago Tribune (MCT)

It wasn't long ago that Tennessee was wondering how it lost to teams like bottom-tier SEC opponent Texas A&M and let games slip away against heavyweights Florida and Kentucky.

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I-26, Tenn. 75 construction ramping up

I-26, Tenn. 75 construction ramping up

March 28th, 2014 8:06 am by Gary B. Gray, NET News Service

A more than $14 million project aimed at keeping infrastructure improvements in step with growth at the Interstate 26/Tenn. Highway 75 interchange in Gray continues to progress with an estimated completion date of August 2015.

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Ramsey: Pay raises, higher ed funding face cuts

Ramsey: Pay raises, higher ed funding face cuts

March 28th, 2014 7:57 am by Associated Press

Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey says worse-than-expected revenue collections could force Tennessee to cancel planned pay raises for state employees and reduce planned investments in higher education.

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Florida, Dayton advance to Elite Eight

Florida, Dayton advance to Elite Eight

March 28th, 2014 7:51 am by DAVID BRANDT, AP Sports Writer

Scottie "McBuckets" has Florida deep in the NCAA tournament once again. The Dayton Flyers are the latest mid-major upstart still in the bracket.

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'Silver Screen' event at SwVa Museum

'Silver Screen' event at SwVa Museum

March 27th, 2014 11:00 pm by Stephen Igo

The Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park is offering an opportunity to dine with New York Times bestselling authors Adriana Trigiani and David Baldacci in a special fund-raising event.

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Obama says more than 6M signed up for health care

Obama says more than 6M signed up for health care

March 27th, 2014 9:30 pm by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press

Back on track after a stumbling start, President Barack Obama's heath care overhaul reached a milestone Thursday, with more than 6 million Americans signed up for coverage through new insurance markets.

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Former Kingsport priest seeks appeal of sex abuse conviction

Former Kingsport priest seeks appeal of sex abuse conviction

March 27th, 2014 8:30 pm by Matthew Lane

William Casey was convicted in 2011 of first-degree sexual misconduct and two counts of aggravated rape. Prosecutors charged Casey sexually abused an altar boy shortly after becoming a priest at St. Dominic's Catholic Church.

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