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Redistricting has little effect on Tenn. GOP

Redistricting has little effect on Tenn. GOP

March 31st, 2014 8:11 am by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

Republicans were able to give themselves a built-in advantage in House elections by doing well in the statewide elections in many states, then gerrymandering congressional districts in key states after the 2010 census.

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Mudslide death toll rises; search dogs take break

Mudslide death toll rises; search dogs take break

March 30th, 2014 10:38 pm by JONATHAN J. COOPER, Associated Press

Many of the dogs that have been essential in the search for victims of the deadly mudslide that buried the mountainside community of Oso will take a two-day break after long hours in the cold and rain, rescue crews said Sunday.

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Kingsport Police Department lauded for unbroken accreditation

Kingsport Police Department lauded for unbroken accreditation

March 30th, 2014 8:13 pm by Staff Report

On March 22, the Kingsport Police Department's Chief of Police David Quillin and Accreditation Manager Sgt. Steve Hammonds appeared before the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement in Garden Grove, Calif.

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Sullivan, Hawkins counties in middle of pack in county health rankings

Sullivan, Hawkins counties in middle of pack in county health rankings

March 30th, 2014 7:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Sullivan County and Hawkins County rank in the middle of the pack when it comes to health outcomes and length of life, according to the fifth annual Tennessee county health rankings.

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Rural residents confront higher health care costs

Rural residents confront higher health care costs

March 30th, 2014 6:11 pm by KRISTEN WYATT, Associated Press

Bill Fales wanted a new baler and a better irrigation system for the 700-acre ranch where he raises grass-fed beef cattle, but he scrapped those plans when he saw his new health insurance premiums.

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Test accurately rules out heart attacks in ER

Test accurately rules out heart attacks in ER

March 30th, 2014 3:06 pm by MARILYNN MARCHIONE, AP Chief Medical Writer

A simple test appears very good at ruling out heart attacks in people who go to emergency rooms with chest pain, a big public health issue and a huge worry for patients.

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Three nabbed on drug trafficking charges in Church Hill apartment

Three nabbed on drug trafficking charges in Church Hill apartment

March 30th, 2014 1:29 pm by Staff Report

During a search of the apartment, Subutex Pills were allegedly recovered, of which previous investigation had revealed was the dominant controlled substance allegedly being sold by the occupants.

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Personal mementos found at slide site; number of missing drops

Personal mementos found at slide site; number of missing drops

March 30th, 2014 12:34 pm by JONATHAN J. COOPER and LISA BAUMANN, Associated Press

Hundreds of family photographs and albums were among the personal belongings being recovered by crews searching for victims at a massive debris site left by the deadly mudslide in Washington state.

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Suspected fraud plot foiled at Vatican bank

Suspected fraud plot foiled at Vatican bank

March 30th, 2014 12:00 pm by FRANCES D'EMILIO, Associated Press

Two men — one Dutch, one American — toting a briefcase stuffed with false bond certificates purportedly worth trillions of euros tried to bluff their way into the exclusive Vatican bank in a foiled fraud plot, Italian police said.

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Jonesville woman killed in single-vehicle crash,  spring snow contributes to 15-car pileup in Wise, Bays Mountain to crack down on off-roading and other stories you may have missed

Jonesville woman killed in single-vehicle crash, spring snow contributes to 15-car pileup in Wise, Bays Mountain to crack down on off-roading and other stories you may have missed

March 30th, 2014 10:00 am by Staff Report

A sampling of some of the interesting and important stories appearing this past week on TimesNews.net.

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