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Pikeville Medical Center joins Mayo Clinic Care Network

Pikeville Medical Center joins Mayo Clinic Care Network

May 23rd, 2013 9:09 pm by Hank Hayes

PIKEVILLE, Ky. — Pikeville Medical Center is a 261-bed facility. The hospital is currently undergoing a $150 million expansion that includes an 11-story clinic and 10-story parking facility.

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Police say Hawkins man tried to gouge out neighbor's eye during fight

Police say Hawkins man tried to gouge out neighbor's eye during fight

May 23rd, 2013 8:19 pm by Jeff Bobo

SURGOINSVILLE — A Hawkins County man allegedly admitted to police he tried to remove his neighbor’s eye during a physical altercation that occurred Monday night.

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Boy Scouts approve plan to accept openly gay boys

Boy Scouts approve plan to accept openly gay boys

May 23rd, 2013 6:35 pm by Associated Press

GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) — In one of their most dramatic choices in a century, local leaders of the Boy Scouts of America voted Thursday to ease a divisive ban and allow openly gay boys to be accepted into the nation’s leading youth organization.

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As always, Slive focused on SEC's success

As always, Slive focused on SEC's success

May 23rd, 2013 6:30 pm by JOHN ZENOR, AP Sports Writer

Mike Slive sprawls in a comfy arm chair, propping his feet on a coffee table between one massive tome on Winston Churchill and an even thicker "Encyclopedia of Southern Culture." He's relaxed and feeling awfully good about the state of the SEC.

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Clashes in Lebanon feed fear of Syria spillover

Clashes in Lebanon feed fear of Syria spillover

May 23rd, 2013 5:53 pm by Associated Press

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanese supporters and opponents of Syrian President Bashar Assad fired heavy machine guns and lobbed mortar shells at each other Thursday in some of the worst fighting in the port city of Tripoli in years.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Confirmed Hawkins County downbursts topped out at 85 mph

May 23rd, 2013 4:08 pm by Jeff Bobo

At 4:48 p.m. Wednesday a downburst 300 yards wide and a half mile in length with wind speeds of 70-75 mph hit the Ross Campground Raod area of far eastern Hawkins County just north of Allandale.

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Grandparents curse, threaten teachers at school picnic

Grandparents curse, threaten teachers at school picnic

May 23rd, 2013 3:08 pm by Rain Smith

Police were alerted to an adult "threatening teachers" during a picnic at Central Heights Elementary School. One teacher had told a student, whose grandparents were in attendance for the event, to stop running six times...

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Two people dead, two wounded in Bean Station pharmacy shooting

May 23rd, 2013 3:05 pm by Associated Press

BEAN STATION, Tenn. (AP) — A former police officer in Bean Station was taken into custody shortly after the shooting and robbery at the Down Home Pharmacy, District Attorney Jimmy Dunn said.

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Between economy and trouble, Obama approval steady

Between economy and trouble, Obama approval steady

May 23rd, 2013 1:35 pm by JIM KUHNHENN, Associated Press

The economy is recovering, the White House is dealing with multiple controversies, and President Barack Obama appears generally unaffected either way.

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Emory, King explore medical partnership

Emory, King explore medical partnership

May 23rd, 2013 11:22 am by Rick Wagner

Emory & Henry College and the King School of Medicine announced today that they have signed a memorandum of understanding to begin exploring the possibility of collaborative partnerships.

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