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GOP to offer budget blueprint with Medicare, food stamp cuts

GOP to offer budget blueprint with Medicare, food stamp cuts

March 16th, 2015 8:41 am by ANDREW TAYLOR, Associated Press

Republicans now in charge of Congress offer their budget blueprint this week with the pledge to balance the nation's budget within a decade and rein in major programs such as food stamps and Medicare.

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Hawkins commissioners blast EMS over harassment, slander

Hawkins commissioners blast EMS over harassment, slander - VIDEO

March 16th, 2015 7:05 am by Jeff Bobo

When an ambulance employee giggled during the Hawkins County Public Safety Committee meeting Thursday, it was the last straw for chairman Bob Palmer.

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Residents band together to bring back bridge damaged in Scott County flooding

Residents band together to bring back bridge damaged in Scott County flooding

March 15th, 2015 5:25 pm by Marci Gore

The Slant footbridge, located between Fort Blackmore and Clinchport, right off of Highway 65 on Slant Lane, joined the Slant community to the Starnes Bluff Community on the other side of the Clinch River.

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Man, 20, charged with shooting officers in Ferguson

Man, 20, charged with shooting officers in Ferguson

March 15th, 2015 5:21 pm by JIM SALTER, Associated Press

A 20-year-old charged Sunday with shooting two police officers watching over a demonstration outside the Ferguson Police Department told investigators he wasn't targeting the officers, officials said.

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Kerry would be willing to talk with Syria's Assad

Kerry would be willing to talk with Syria's Assad

March 15th, 2015 5:12 pm by BRADLEY KLAPPER, Associated Press

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said he would be willing to talk with Syrian President Bashar Assad to help broker a political resolution to the country's civil war.

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Big bills to view public documents discourage public access

Big bills to view public documents discourage public access

March 15th, 2015 4:00 pm by MICHAEL FELBERBAUM, Associated Press

The public's right to see government records is coming at an ever-increasing price, as authorities set fees and hourly charges that often prevent information from flowing.

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Explosions at UVA-Wise, medicinal cannabis effort, bed bugs close library and more stories you may have missed

Explosions at UVA-Wise, medicinal cannabis effort, bed bugs close library and more stories you may have missed

March 15th, 2015 10:00 am by Staff Report

Take a look back at some of the most interesting and important stories this past week on TimesNews.net.

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Social Security records say 6.5 million in U.S. reach age 112

Social Security records say 6.5 million in U.S. reach age 112

March 14th, 2015 8:03 pm by STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Americans are getting older, but not this old: Social Security records show that 6.5 million people in the U.S. have reached the ripe old age of 112.

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Hawkins emergency radio upgrades slowed by PBS tower lease talks

Hawkins emergency radio upgrades slowed by PBS tower lease talks

March 14th, 2015 7:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

Negotiations with the East Tennessee PBS TV station for use of a tower on Short Mountain is holding up emergency radio upgrades intended to eliminate coverage gaps in Hawkins County.

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Hawkins BOE honors Kimbro who retires with 34 years in system

Hawkins BOE honors Kimbro who retires with 34 years in system - VIDEO

March 14th, 2015 6:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

Linda Kimbro has received many gifts and accolades since announcing her retirement from Hawkins County Schools earlier this year, but the one gift she brought to show the Board of Education Tuesday was a can of sardines.

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