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Policy cancellations: Obama will allow old plans

Policy cancellations: Obama will allow old plans

November 14th, 2013 1:02 pm by DAVID ESPO, AP Special Correspondent

Bowing to pressure, President Barack Obama on Thursday announced changes to his health care law to give insurance companies the option to keep offering consumers plans that would otherwise be canceled.

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Honor Flight Northeast Tennessee works to take area veterans to see 'their memorials'

Honor Flight Northeast Tennessee works to take area veterans to see 'their memorials'

November 14th, 2013 11:01 am by Amanda J. Vicars

Honor Flight of Northeast Tennessee has orchestrated three trips for veterans, bringing the total number of area veterans served to 67. The next trip is scheduled in April.

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Raw video: Final suspect sentenced in beating at Weber City bar

Raw video: Final suspect sentenced in beating at Weber City bar

November 14th, 2013 10:54 am by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — A Tennessee man will spend at least a year in prison for instigating an assault at a Weber City bar on New Year’s Day 2013 that left a man unconscious.

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Local comic aficionados bag $250,000 collection

Local comic aficionados bag $250,000 collection

November 14th, 2013 8:48 am by Matthew Lane

The collection dates back to the early 1960s with complete runs of Marvel and DC to nearly the present day, including the first appearances of Spider-Man, Wolverine, Thor, Avengers and the Justice League.

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Dave Clark: The citizenry must take action to reclaim Kingsport’s future

Dave Clark: The citizenry must take action to reclaim Kingsport’s future

November 14th, 2013 8:25 am by Dave Clark

For over 20 years, Kingsport has followed a pattern of geographic expansion in what to date has been an unsuccessful attempt to increase the population and spur economic growth.

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Some states move to save cursive in the classroom

Some states move to save cursive in the classroom

November 14th, 2013 7:53 am by JULIE CARR SMYTH, Associated Press

In years gone by, cursive helped distinguish the literate from the illiterate. But now, in the digital age, people are increasingly communicating by computer and smartphone. No handwritten signature necessary.

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Obamacare enrollment low; Democrats unhappy

Obamacare enrollment low; Democrats unhappy

November 14th, 2013 7:46 am by DAVID ESPO, AP Special Correspondent

Add simmering Democratic discontent to the problems plaguing "Obamacare," now that first-month enrollment figures are out. A paltry 26,794 people enrolled for health insurance during the first month of operations for the federal "Obamacare" website.

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Ramsey to serve as grand marshal of Kingsport Christmas Parade

Ramsey to serve as grand marshal of Kingsport Christmas Parade

November 13th, 2013 11:14 pm by J. H. Osborne

KINGSPORT — The grand marshal accolade is bestowed each year upon individuals who have a substantial impact on the greater Kingsport community, according to a press release from the Kingsport Chamber of Commerce.

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Rye Cove, Eastside come up short in Region 1A West volleyball semifinals

Rye Cove, Eastside come up short in Region 1A West volleyball semifinals

November 13th, 2013 11:13 pm by Dave Ongie

Rye Cove dropped a 26-24, 25-14, 25-14 decision to Auburn in the first match. Eastside followed with a heartbreaking 25-15, 16-25, 25-16, 17-25, 16-14 loss at the hands of Galax.

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Rogersville, Hawkins school boards trying to resolve bus bill dispute

Rogersville, Hawkins school boards trying to resolve bus bill dispute

November 13th, 2013 10:28 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Rogersville City School doesn’t plan on paying a pupil transportation bill from the Hawkins County school system until something is done about a surprise $12,000 increase.

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