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Government terrorism insurance program faces lapse

Government terrorism insurance program faces lapse

December 4th, 2014 12:56 pm by ANDREW TAYLOR, Associated Press

The market for insurance covering terrorist attacks — which is crucial for economic sectors such as real estate, hospitality and major sports leagues — dried up after the 2001 attacks.

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House nears passage of $585B defense bill

House nears passage of $585B defense bill

December 4th, 2014 12:09 pm by DONNA CASSATA, Associated Press

The sweeping legislation authorizes spending for the nation's defense, from construction of ships, planes and war-fighting equipment to a 1 percent pay raise for the troops, while maintaining the prohibition on transferring terror suspects from the federa

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Arrests underway in SW Va. drug cases

Arrests underway in SW Va. drug cases

December 4th, 2014 11:09 am by Stephen Igo

Police continued a search on Thursday for 14 of 30 individuals wanted on drug charges in the City of Norton and surrounding areas. As of Thursday morning, 16 people had been taken into custody.

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Model City native John Palmer's memoir now available

Model City native John Palmer's memoir now available

December 4th, 2014 10:04 am by Marci Gore

John spent much of his career covering breaking stories throughout the world. As White House correspondent for NBC News, he covered presidential politics from the Carter administration through George W. Bush's first years in office.

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Some newly insured still struggle to pay for health care

Some newly insured still struggle to pay for health care

December 4th, 2014 8:36 am by By Wes Venteicher, Chicago Tribune (TNS)

Many who picked plans with the lowest monthly costs have found that medical care is still out of reach because of the plans' high deductibles.

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Protests erupt after decision in chokehold death

Protests erupt after decision in chokehold death

December 4th, 2014 8:28 am by TOM HAYS and COLLEEN LONG, Associated Press

NEW YORK —The cellphone video of the last moments of Eric Garner's life was watched millions of times on the Internet, clearly showing a white police officer holding the unarmed black man in a chokehold, even as he repeatedly gasped, "I can't breathe."

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State grant will help Kingsport spruce up six gateways to city

State grant will help Kingsport spruce up six gateways to city

December 4th, 2014 12:31 am by Matthew Lane

"Every day, the city and its partners focus on how we can make Kingsport more attractive to business, industry and residents," City Manager Jeff Fleming said in a release on Wednesday.

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Civil War road show stops in Rogersville

Civil War road show stops in Rogersville - VIDEO

December 4th, 2014 12:24 am by Jeff Bobo

Matt Clark and his son Josh call themselves dirt fishermen, and Wednesday afternoon they brought some of their Civil War era "catches" to a group of state archivists who were visiting Rogersville in search of artifacts.

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Big Elm Road fire  being investigated  as possible arson

Big Elm Road fire being investigated as possible arson

December 3rd, 2014 11:35 pm by Jeff Bobo

Last Friday around 1:40 a.m., Hawkins County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Keith Long was patrolling an unincorporated area of Hawkins County when he observed flames coming from the back of the house at 784 Big Elm Road.

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Grand Theft Nada: Game store burglars snatch empty boxes

Grand Theft Nada: Game store burglars snatch empty boxes

December 3rd, 2014 9:00 pm by Rain Smith

A smash and grab burglary at a Kingsport video game store was bungled early Wednesday morning, after a glass door was shattered to make entry, but only empty game cases were stolen.

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