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Rural hospitals across Tenn. face uncertain future

Rural hospitals across Tenn. face uncertain future

December 2nd, 2013 8:44 am by Staff Report

Tennessee's rural hospitals are laying off workers and reducing services as they try to cope with the funding changes brought about by the Affordable Care Act and the political battles that surround expanding TennCare.

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NTSB: 2nd data recorder found in derailed NY train

NTSB: 2nd data recorder found in derailed NY train

December 2nd, 2013 8:37 am by KILEY ARMSTRONG and VERENA DOBNIK, Associated Press

A member of the National Transportation Board says a second data recorder has been retrieved from the train involved in a fatal New York City derailment.

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Scott County elementary school to participate in "DVDs for troops" campaign

Scott County elementary school to participate in "DVDs for troops" campaign

December 2nd, 2013 6:00 am by Wes Bunch

Students at Scott County’s Shoemaker Elementary School are hoping to bring a glimpse of home to soldiers overseas by joining in the History Channel and Charter Media’s “DVDs for Troop” campaign.

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Man dies after altercation outside Arrowhead Stadium

Man dies after altercation outside Arrowhead Stadium

December 2nd, 2013 1:43 am by DAVE SKRETTA, AP Sports Writer

A man died and three people were taken in for questioning after an altercation that happened Sunday in the parking lot of Arrowhead Stadium as the Kansas City Chiefs played the Denver Broncos.

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Best Buy, Eastman Credit Union teaming up with Kingsport City Schools

Best Buy, Eastman Credit Union teaming up with Kingsport City Schools

December 1st, 2013 10:55 pm by Rick Wagner

“The reality is that teachers and other students in our classrooms have access to laptops and tablets, but the kids who don’t have access to these devices get left behind. We wanted to help bridge that gap,” said Olan O. Jones, ECU CEO.

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Seminoles, Buckeyes lead BCS standings but are far from a lock for national title game

Seminoles, Buckeyes lead BCS standings but are far from a lock for national title game

December 1st, 2013 9:30 pm by RALPH D. RUSSO, AP College Football Writer

Florida State and Ohio State are in position to play for the BCS national championship, though Auburn and Missouri are close enough behind in the BCS standings to put pressure on the Buckeyes.

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Kingsport schools set to spend nearly $1 million on laptops for students

Kingsport schools set to spend nearly $1 million on laptops for students

December 1st, 2013 9:10 pm by Rick Wagner

School officials are also making plans to put Wi-Fi on five of the city's school buses with the longest routes.

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Vinatieri's 5 FGs lift Colts over Titans

Vinatieri's 5 FGs lift Colts over Titans

December 1st, 2013 5:55 pm by MICHAEL MAROT, AP Sports Writer

Adam Vinatieri tied his career high with five field goals, including a 49-yarder to give the Colts the lead for good late in the third quarter, and Indianapolis pulled out a 22-14 victory over the Tennessee Titans on Sunday.

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Lynn Garden collision injures two Saturday

Lynn Garden collision injures two Saturday

December 1st, 2013 2:28 pm by Staff Report

A 17-year-old boy from Church Hill was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries, Kingsport Police said.

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It's a Wrap: Residents reflect on 'Hollywood experience,' look ahead to 'Big Stone Gap' movie

It's a Wrap: Residents reflect on 'Hollywood experience,' look ahead to 'Big Stone Gap' movie

December 1st, 2013 1:16 pm by Carmen Musick

As filming drew to a close, local residents welcomed the opportunity to reflect on their "Hollywood experience" and what it might mean, looking ahead, for Big Stone Gap and the region as a whole.

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