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Coalition to hold rally in support of Insure Tennessee

Coalition to hold rally in support of Insure Tennessee

March 30th, 2015 8:30 am by Associated Press

A coalition supporting Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's proposal to extend health coverage to 280,000 low-income Tennesseans is planning a rally at the state Capitol on Monday.

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Scrapbook Showcase: Moments to Treasure

March 30th, 2015 8:30 am by Sunday Scrapbook

Today's Scrapbook Showcase reminds us that warmer weather and brighter days are just around the corner. It was submitted by Kim Hickman.

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Iran says US drone kills 2 advisers in Iraq; US denies claim

Iran says US drone kills 2 advisers in Iraq; US denies claim

March 30th, 2015 8:15 am by VIVIAN SALAMA, Associated Press; NASSER KARIMI, Associated Press

Iran's Revolutionary Guard says a U.S. drone strike has killed two of its advisers in Iraq, though the U.S. said Monday it has only struck militants in its campaign against the Islamic State group.

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Lady Vols, Terps meet in another high-stakes game

Lady Vols, Terps meet in another high-stakes game

March 30th, 2015 1:00 am by TIM BOOTH, AP Sports Writer

The expectation was placed on Holly Warlick the moment she was tabbed as Pat Summitt's successor at Tennessee. Competing for a national title was the baseline and, even with the transition, the standard for defining success didn't change.

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Burglary suspect allegedly removed window a.c. to steal meds

Burglary suspect allegedly removed window a.c. to steal meds

March 29th, 2015 10:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Church Hill Police Department Detective Daniel Byington said the witness reported that a white female took out a window air conditioning unit, crawled through the window and put the air conditioning unit back in.

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Questions about Hawkins cemetery to be answered at meeting Monday

Questions about Hawkins cemetery to be answered at meeting Monday

March 29th, 2015 8:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Anyone who owns a plot, or was the victim of fraud allegedly perpetrated by former Hawkins County Memorial Gardens operator Vickie Ringley, is encouraged to attend a public meeting in Surgoinsville Monday evening.

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Police chief confirms body recovered on banks of Nolichucky River as subject of interest in Erwin murder

Police chief confirms body recovered on banks of Nolichucky River as subject of interest in Erwin murder

March 29th, 2015 7:58 pm by JESSICA FULLER, NET News Service

A body discovered on the banks of the Nolichucky River on Sunday has been identified as a "person of interest" connected to the death of a 73-year-old woman, Erwin Police Chief Regan Tilson confirmed Sunday.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Hamlin ends Toyota drought with fifth Cup victory at Martinsville

Hamlin ends Toyota drought with fifth Cup victory at Martinsville

March 29th, 2015 6:28 pm by HANK KURZ Jr., AP Sports Writer

Denny Hamlin passed teammate Matt Kenseth for the lead with 28 laps to go Sunday and went on to end Toyota's 32-race winless streak in the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Martinsville Speedway.

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Technology keeps UVA-Wise students learning even during terrible weather

Technology keeps UVA-Wise students learning even during terrible weather

March 29th, 2015 6:00 pm by Stephen Igo

The University of Virginia's College at Wise campus may have been officially closed' for several days during a recent stretch of horrendous winter weather, but the learning curve remained wide open and undeterred.

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Opinion
Ransom of Bergdahl an incompetent blunder

Ransom of Bergdahl an incompetent blunder

March 29th, 2015 4:00 pm by Editorial Board

This affair was so inept from the start that the administration had no choice this week but to depart from reality in attempting to defend it; there simply was no other choice but to pretend it was for some greater good.

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