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Health care officials: Lack of Medicaid expansion will put Va. jobs, hospitals at risk

Health care officials: Lack of Medicaid expansion will put Va. jobs, hospitals at risk

August 7th, 2013 11:11 pm by Hank Hayes

Southwest Virginia health care jobs and rural hospitals will be at risk unless state lawmakers agree to a Medicaid expansion, Wellmont Health System and Mountain States Health Alliance officials warned Wednesday.

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Vols DE Smith has fractured thumb

Vols DE Smith has fractured thumb

August 7th, 2013 11:10 pm by Associated Press

Tennessee defensive end Jacques Smith has a fractured right thumb that puts his status for the start of the season in jeopardy, coach Butch Jones said Wednesday night.

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Church Hill Community Celebration ‘good clean fun for the whole family’

August 7th, 2013 11:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Even if your wallet is empty, there’s no excuse for anyone walking away from the seventh annual Church Hill Community Celebration on Saturday evening with an empty stomach.

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Hunting for treasure: Picker Vaughan always on the lookout for the next big find

Hunting for treasure: Picker Vaughan always on the lookout for the next big find

August 7th, 2013 10:24 pm by Leigh Ann Laube

Larry Vaughan is a picker: an antiquer who scours back road homes and yards for hidden treasures. "You’re always looking. You’re always researching. You have to have a passion for it.”

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Molto buono: Misciagna brothers expanding restaurant business to downtown Kingsport

Molto buono: Misciagna brothers expanding restaurant business to downtown Kingsport

August 7th, 2013 9:20 pm by Matthew Lane

Ralph and Michael Misciagna, the owners of three well-known Italian restaurants with a long history in the Model City, are planning to open a fourth location downtown after the first of the year.

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School bell ringing for Wise County students

School bell ringing for Wise County students

August 7th, 2013 8:53 pm by Stephen Igo

Summer is over, at least for about 6,000 Wise County public school students. The 2013-14 school year begins Thursday with one revamped high school facility opening for the first time and two others on schedule to open in January.

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Dave Clark: Who will be held accountable for Kingsport’s repeated mistakes? premium content

August 7th, 2013 8:26 pm by DAVE CLARK

We can even tolerate and afford some ill conceived programs that waste money. What we cannot afford is repetitive miscalculation. This now appears to be the trend.

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HCSO asks for public's help in investigation into Hawkins murder

HCSO asks for public's help in investigation into Hawkins murder

August 7th, 2013 6:59 pm by Jeff Bobo

As of Wednesday evening, Hawkins County detectives had exhausted almost all of their leads in an investigation into the murder of 48-year-old Regilla Ann Stacy, who was killed Monday.

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One killed, one injured in I-81 crash

One killed, one injured in I-81 crash

August 7th, 2013 6:12 pm by Wes Bunch

One man was killed and another person injured Wednesday afternoon in a single-vehicle accident that occurred on Interstate 81 in Kingsport.

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Homegrown Tomato Fest returns to Kingsport Farmer's Market

Homegrown Tomato Fest returns to Kingsport Farmer's Market

August 7th, 2013 3:00 pm by David Grace

The festival features contests for best tasting, biggest, prettiest, ugliest, most bizarre, best salsa and best dressed tomato.

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