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Another month of fixes for health care website

Another month of fixes for health care website

October 26th, 2013 10:00 am by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press

It should be working well by the end of November. That's the Obama administration's rough timetable for completing a long list of fixes to HealthCare.gov, the new, trouble-plagued website for uninsured Americans to get coverage.

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Dobyns-Bennett vandalism, an accidental shooting and more this week in crime

Dobyns-Bennett vandalism, an accidental shooting and more this week in crime

October 26th, 2013 10:00 am by Staff Report

The most viewed crime stories written by the Times-News staff, for the week of Oct. 18 through Oct. 25.

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FBI to investigate shooting of Calif. 13-year-old

FBI to investigate shooting of Calif. 13-year-old

October 26th, 2013 9:18 am by PAUL ELIAS, Associated Press

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is conducting an independent investigation of the fatal shooting of a popular 13-year-old boy by a sheriff's deputy in Northern California.

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For Obama, health care woes may have staying power

For Obama, health care woes may have staying power

October 26th, 2013 9:17 am by JULIE PACE, Associated Press; NANCY BENAC, Associated Press

For nearly five years, Republicans have struggled to make a scandal stick to President Barack Obama's White House. One by one, the controversies — with shorthand names such as Solyndra, Benghazi, and Fast and Furious — hit a fever pitch, then faded away.

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Hawkins sheriff hopes expanding GED program leads to fewer repeat offenders

Hawkins sheriff hopes expanding GED program leads to fewer repeat offenders - VIDEO

October 26th, 2013 9:16 am by Jeff Bobo

Amber Bombailey’s criminal record will make it tough for her to get a job and get her life back on track when she eventually is released from the Hawkins County jail.

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GOP official ousted for ‘lazy blacks’ comment on ‘The Daily Show’

GOP official ousted for ‘lazy blacks’ comment on ‘The Daily Show’

October 26th, 2013 9:13 am by By Meredith Blake, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

Don Yelton, a local Republican official in North Carolina, has been forced to resign following an appearance this week on “The Daily Show With Jon Stewart” in which he made a series of racially charged remarks.

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Asian fruit fly a threat to E. Tenn. crops

Asian fruit fly a threat to E. Tenn. crops

October 26th, 2013 9:11 am by Associated Press

A fruit fly from Asia is posing a threat to crops in East Tennessee.

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Second Harvest Food Bank makes move to Kingsport

Second Harvest Food Bank makes move to Kingsport

October 25th, 2013 10:19 pm by Sue Guinn Legg, NET News Service

Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee has made the move to its new Kingsport location.

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Six inducted into D-B Alumni Association Hall of Fame

Six inducted into D-B Alumni Association Hall of Fame

October 25th, 2013 10:08 pm by Rick Wagner

Six Dobyns-Bennett High School graduates were inducted into the school’s alumni Hall of Fame Thursday at MeadowView Conference, Resort & Convention Center.

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FDA plans tighter restrictions on hydrocodone

FDA plans tighter restrictions on hydrocodone

October 25th, 2013 9:11 pm by Nick Shepherd

Earlier this week, the Food and Drug Administration announced a plan for greater restrictions on prescription painkillers containing hydrocodone.

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