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A moving target: There's one sure thing about the Affordable Care Act — change is happening all the time

A moving target: There's one sure thing about the Affordable Care Act — change is happening all the time

October 1st, 2014 7:59 am by Hank Hayes

BRISTOL, Tenn. — There does appear to be one constant about Obamacare, and it is this: Much of the knowledge we soaked up yesterday could be toast tomorrow.

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Sneedville fined $100K for dumping raw sewage into Clinch River

Sneedville fined $100K for dumping raw sewage into Clinch River

October 1st, 2014 7:00 am by Jeff Bobo

According to the TDEC order issued Sept. 5 by Commissioner Robert Martineau, Sneedville's sewer treatment plant is guilty of "excessive" sewer plant bypasses of treatment between January and May.

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Northeast gets NASA grant

Northeast gets NASA grant

September 30th, 2014 10:00 pm by Staff reports

Northeast State Community College has been awarded a two-year grant from NASA's Office of Education to increase student and faculty engagement in science, technology, engineering and mathematics or STEM.

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Video of inmate's fatal beating shown at Scott sentencing hearing

Video of inmate's fatal beating shown at Scott sentencing hearing

September 30th, 2014 9:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

When the video zooms in on the unconscious Kilgore, Bellamy turns around in his chair at the defendant's table and begins to sob. Anguish fills his face as he uses his free hand to wipe away the tears while the other is handcuffed to a leather belt.

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Government confirms first case of Ebola in U.S.

Government confirms first case of Ebola in U.S.

September 30th, 2014 8:23 pm by Associated Press

Federal health officials on Tuesday confirmed the first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S., a patient who recently traveled from Liberia to Dallas and a sign of the far-reaching impact of the out-of-control epidemic in West Africa.

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New traffic signal coming to Memorial Boulevard

New traffic signal coming to Memorial Boulevard

September 30th, 2014 8:00 pm by Matthew Lane

A new traffic signal is coming to the intersection of Memorial Boulevard, Island Road and the Indian Springs Shopping Center. But probably not for at least a year.

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Jonesville men facing meth charges

Jonesville men facing meth charges

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

Two men were arrested in Jonesville for the alleged manufacture of methamphetamine after a month long investigation by the Lee County Sheriff's Office.

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Stocks slip, leaving S&P 500 down for September

Stocks slip, leaving S&P 500 down for September

September 30th, 2014 6:02 pm by Associated Press

The Dow Jones industrial average fell 28.32 points, or 0.2 percent, to 17,042.90. The S&P 500 slipped 5.51 points, or 0.3 percent, to 1,972.29. The Nasdaq composite lost 12.46 points, also 0.3 percent, to 4,493.39.

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Man who urinated on elderly neighbor sentenced to probation, restraining order

Man who urinated on elderly neighbor sentenced to probation, restraining order

September 30th, 2014 4:39 pm by Jeff Bobo

"He just stuck his private parts out and peed in public in front of — there was a lot of children. When he did it I happened to be standing there. He peed all over me."

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California becomes first state to ban plastic bags

California becomes first state to ban plastic bags

September 30th, 2014 4:24 pm by FENIT NIRAPPIL, Associated Press

A national coalition of plastic bag manufacturers immediately said it would seek a voter referendum to repeal the law, which is scheduled to take effect in July 2015.

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