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Piney Flats man charged with mail fraud in use of counterfeit postage

Piney Flats man charged with mail fraud in use of counterfeit postage

October 14th, 2013 4:17 pm by Matthew Lane

Federal prosecutors have charged a Piney Flats man with mail fraud in connection with a scheme where he used more than $200,000 in counterfeit postage over a two-year period.

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Caller warns of possible "suicide by cop"

Caller warns of possible "suicide by cop"

October 14th, 2013 3:12 pm by Nick Shepherd

The caller said the subject wanted suicide by cop and would pull guns on officers. Caller advised the male was, "very unstable and is a danger to everyone."

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Brokers simplify, confuse health exchange shopping

Brokers simplify, confuse health exchange shopping

October 14th, 2013 2:34 pm by BY EMERY P. DALESIO, Associated Press

This month's glitch-filled rollout of the health insurance marketplaces created by federal law is a business opportunity for brokers and agents, but regulators warn that it also opened the door for those who would seek to line their pockets by misleading

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Haslam: Deal to open national parks came too late

Haslam: Deal to open national parks came too late

October 14th, 2013 2:16 pm by Associated Press

Gov. Bill Haslam says a deal to open national parks in Tennessee for the weekend came too late for the state to send money to the federal government.

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Filming to begin Saturday on the cinematic adaptation of Adriana Trigiani's novel, 'Big Stone Gap'

Filming to begin Saturday on the cinematic adaptation of Adriana Trigiani's novel, 'Big Stone Gap'

October 14th, 2013 1:09 pm by Stephen Igo

On Monday Adriana Trigiani displayed more than a little performing flair of her own at MECC, managing very well to whip up local enthusiasm for a project that boasts the cinematic talents of an Ashley Judd, a Patrick Wilson and a Whoopi Goldberg.

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Road rage leads to aggravated assault charge for Gray man

Road rage leads to aggravated assault charge for Gray man

October 14th, 2013 11:13 am by Nick Shepherd

One local man was arrested for road rage after he threatened another driver with a weapon, but was met with a surprise when the other driver greeted him with a gun, according to a police report.

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Poll: Half of older workers delay retirement plans

Poll: Half of older workers delay retirement plans

October 14th, 2013 9:16 am by MATT SEDENSKY, Associated Press

The survey found 47 percent of working survey respondents now expect to retire later than they previously thought and, on average, plan to call it quits at about 66, or nearly three years later than their estimate when they were 40.

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New ad campaign and Komen race raise awareness of, funds to fight breast cancer

New ad campaign and Komen race raise awareness of, funds to fight breast cancer

October 14th, 2013 9:05 am by Leigh Ann Laube

Do you tutu? It’s a purposely ambiguous question that drew a lot of attention to billboards and bumper stickers throughout the Tri-Cities in September.

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Default looming, Day 14 of shutdown, no solution

Default looming, Day 14 of shutdown, no solution

October 14th, 2013 9:02 am by DONNA CASSATA, Associated Press

The United States moved perilously closer to an economy-rattling default and a partial government shutdown entered its third week as Senate Democratic and Republican leaders remained at odds over spending.

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DCS tackles ‘toughest job in state government’

DCS tackles ‘toughest job in state government’

October 14th, 2013 9:01 am by Hank Hayes

A 26-year-old mother with pink highlights in her hair appeared visibly nervous as she spoke to Chris Franklin outside a small rundown house on a ridge in Hancock County near the Tennessee-Virginia border.

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