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For Obama, health care woes may have staying power

For Obama, health care woes may have staying power

October 26th, 2013 9:17 am by JULIE PACE, Associated Press; NANCY BENAC, Associated Press

For nearly five years, Republicans have struggled to make a scandal stick to President Barack Obama's White House. One by one, the controversies — with shorthand names such as Solyndra, Benghazi, and Fast and Furious — hit a fever pitch, then faded away.

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Hawkins sheriff hopes expanding GED program leads to fewer repeat offenders

Hawkins sheriff hopes expanding GED program leads to fewer repeat offenders - VIDEO

October 26th, 2013 9:16 am by Jeff Bobo

Amber Bombailey’s criminal record will make it tough for her to get a job and get her life back on track when she eventually is released from the Hawkins County jail.

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GOP official ousted for ‘lazy blacks’ comment on ‘The Daily Show’

GOP official ousted for ‘lazy blacks’ comment on ‘The Daily Show’

October 26th, 2013 9:13 am by By Meredith Blake, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

Don Yelton, a local Republican official in North Carolina, has been forced to resign following an appearance this week on “The Daily Show With Jon Stewart” in which he made a series of racially charged remarks.

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Asian fruit fly a threat to E. Tenn. crops

Asian fruit fly a threat to E. Tenn. crops

October 26th, 2013 9:11 am by Associated Press

A fruit fly from Asia is posing a threat to crops in East Tennessee.

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Titans hope bye provides chance for stretch run

Titans hope bye provides chance for stretch run

October 26th, 2013 9:10 am by TERESA M. WALKER, AP Sports Writer

Now coach Mike Munchak must figure out how to stop a three-game skid while dealing with the owner's death Monday at the start of the bye week. Munchak and his Titans need to win when they return to prove all that money was spent wisely

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Suspect in Northern Calif. standoff surrenders

Suspect in Northern Calif. standoff surrenders

October 26th, 2013 7:17 am by DON THOMPSON, Associated Press

The gunman in a violent confrontation that wounded a federal immigration officer and three local police officers surrendered early Saturday after an hours-long standoff in a Sacramento suburb, authorities said.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Sullivan Central at Volunteer football

October 25th, 2013 11:34 pm by Ned Jilton

Pictures from Friday night's Sullivan Central at Volunteer Three Rivers Conference game in Church Hill

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Johnson City Medical Center debuts new surgery tower

Johnson City Medical Center debuts new surgery tower

October 25th, 2013 10:28 pm by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

Starting Monday, Johnson City Medical Center’s surgery patients will see firsthand the product of millions of dollars of capital projects dedicated at the hospital’s campus over the last five years.

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Second Harvest Food Bank makes move to Kingsport

Second Harvest Food Bank makes move to Kingsport

October 25th, 2013 10:19 pm by Sue Guinn Legg, NET News Service

Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee has made the move to its new Kingsport location.

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Kingsport man pleads guilty in  Gate City break-ins

Kingsport man pleads guilty in Gate City break-ins

October 25th, 2013 10:11 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — A Kingsport man pleaded guilty Friday in Scott County Circuit Court to nine burglary-related counts stemming from a pair of August 2012 break-ins in the Gate City area.

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