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Former Democratic senator facing fraud, theft charges

Former Democratic senator facing fraud, theft charges

November 7th, 2013 6:46 am by Associated Press

Former Democratic state Sen. Eric Stewart allegedly sold a worker's comp policy to a couple and used the $750 for his personal use rather than for the policy.

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Local News
Hawkins keeps searching for health insurance alternatives

Hawkins keeps searching for health insurance alternatives

November 6th, 2013 11:44 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Next month the Hawkins County Commission’s Insurance Committee will begin narrowing the list of broker/consultant applicants as part of as plan to increase options and decrease costs for county employee health insurance.

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Crime Local News
Sullivan considers use of ankle-bracelets to monitor some inmates

Sullivan considers use of ankle-bracelets to monitor some inmates

November 6th, 2013 11:27 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — The move is seen as a way to improve efficiencies in jail spending and stave off future expansions by reducing the inmate population at the oft-overcrowded county jail.

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Education TriCityMom
11th-graders get dose of sticker shock thanks to Real Life 101

11th-graders get dose of sticker shock thanks to Real Life 101

November 6th, 2013 10:58 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — As adults know, a home, insurance, food, cell phone, Internet service, cable TV or satellite and a vehicle all cost money. But some high school students are getting sticker shock this week on the high price of adult living.

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Regional & National
Court hears Texas dispute over Confederate flag license plate

Court hears Texas dispute over Confederate flag license plate

November 6th, 2013 10:52 pm by Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Texas Division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans sued members of the state Department of Motor Vehicles Board in 2011 after they denied its application for a specialty plate.

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Local News
Former Bean Station police chief hired as MCPD part-timer

Former Bean Station police chief hired as MCPD part-timer

November 6th, 2013 10:39 pm by Jeff Bobo

MOUNT CARMEL — Phil Robinette resigned from the BSPD on Dec. 15, 2012, the day after his son Nathaniel Robinette was arrested for allegedly impersonating a police officer in Rogersville and possessing a BSPD automatic rifle, badge, and SWAT gear.

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Friends in Need plans fundraiser at MeadowView

Friends in Need plans fundraiser at MeadowView

November 6th, 2013 10:20 pm by Nick Shepherd

KINGSPORT — The organization was founded as a way to provide medical and dental care to the working uninsured. Patients pay for the service on a sliding scale based on income. The minimum that will be charged is $0, the maximum $80.

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Business & Technology
New Business Focus: Pulitzer Orthodontics opening new facility

New Business Focus: Pulitzer Orthodontics opening new facility

November 6th, 2013 9:21 pm by Hank Hayes

KINGSPORT — The facility includes a spacious clinic, a reception area with a theater, Apple iMacs to enjoy, and guest Wi-Fi and a semi-private clinic chair for its growing adult patient population.

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Sports
Unintended consequences: Trying to increase scoring, new NCAA hoops rules may stall game

Unintended consequences: Trying to increase scoring, new NCAA hoops rules may stall game

November 6th, 2013 8:26 pm by JOHN MARSHALL, AP Basketball Writer

College basketball is trying to increase scoring and bring flow back to a game that's turned into a wrestling match in recent years. Instead, the NCAA's new rules put may actually bog things down, particularly early in the season.

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Regional & National
Health law clock is ticking for sickest patients

Health law clock is ticking for sickest patients

November 6th, 2013 6:02 pm by Associated Press

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of people across the country with pre-existing chronic conditions such as cancer, heart failure or kidney disease who are covered through high risk-insurance pools will see their coverage dissolve by year’s end.

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