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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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Bristol man named U.S. Marine Corps Drill Instructor of the Year

Bristol man named U.S. Marine Corps Drill Instructor of the Year

March 29th, 2014 7:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Gunnery Sergeant Michael H. Wampler of Bristol, Tenn., believes his work ethic and morals helped him secure the U.S. Marine Corps Drill Instructor of the Year award for 2013.

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Christian school pressures 'tomboy' to transfer

Christian school pressures 'tomboy' to transfer

March 29th, 2014 6:25 pm by LARRY O'DELL, Associated Press

Sunnie Kahle, 8, likes to keep her hair short, wear boys' clothes and shoot her BB gun. But to Timberlake Christian School administrators, the second-grader's boyish ways warranted an ultimatum.

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Anorexic woman saved by strangers at YMCA

Anorexic woman saved by strangers at YMCA

March 29th, 2014 6:05 pm by TOM WILEMON, The Tennessean

She was withering away before their eyes. They watched her slog through marathon workouts every weekday morning at the Green Hills YMCA, her emaciated body leaning on the rails of the Stairmaster.

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