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New York police see risks with drones' popularity

New York police see risks with drones' popularity

July 9th, 2014 7:46 pm by Associated Press

Even though it's illegal to fly the devices just about anywhere in New York City without permission, the incidents and breathtaking videos of Manhattan's steel-and-glass canyons and sweeping skyline photos suggest that the rules are being widely flouted.

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Tennessee accused of failing to follow health law

Tennessee accused of failing to follow health law

July 9th, 2014 7:00 pm by Associated Press

Tennessee health officials say they disagree with numerous aspects of a letter from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services that accuses the state of failing to provide services for people as required by the federal health care law.

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Ky. pastor arrested in Tenn. on sex charges

Ky. pastor arrested in Tenn. on sex charges

July 9th, 2014 6:00 pm by Associated Press

Police say a Kentucky pastor who is a registered sex offender has been arrested in Tennessee on rape charges involving a juvenile.

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Tenn. man charged with murder after daughter's death, 22 years after beating

Tenn. man charged with murder after daughter's death, 22 years after beating

July 9th, 2014 3:12 pm by Associated Press

An autopsy by the state medical examiner's office found that Amanda Michelle Lane-Woodall died from complications of blunt-force head injury inflicted by a beating when she was 5 weeks old.

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Wise County RAM preps for 15th event

Wise County RAM preps for 15th event

July 9th, 2014 2:37 pm by Stephen Igo

The nation's largest health care outreach of its kind, Wise County RAM typically features over a thousand medical professionals, and over a thousand other volunteers, providing free medical, dental and eye care services.

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The Haggle Shop is 50 years young

The Haggle Shop is 50 years young

July 9th, 2014 12:46 pm by Hank Hayes

Memorable moments for the business include furnishing the house for the 1984 movie "The River," a drama shot in Hawkins County and featuring Mel Gibson and Sissy Spacek.

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Government made $100B in improper payments

Government made $100B in improper payments

July 9th, 2014 7:34 am by STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press

By its own estimate, the government made about $100 billion in payments last year to people who may not have been entitled to receive them — tax credits to families that didn't qualify, unemployment benefits to people who had jobs.

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Update: Piney Flats chain-reaction crash downs seven power poles, closes part of 11-E

Update: Piney Flats chain-reaction crash downs seven power poles, closes part of 11-E

July 9th, 2014 7:13 am by Nick Shepherd

An early Wednesday morning chain reaction caused by a single vehicle wreck in Piney Flats took out seven metal power poles, caused 600 to 700 people to lose power and shut down all lanes of traffic on a section of Highway 11-E.

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Despite deficit Hawkins BOE committee recommends $17K in new athletic spending

Despite deficit Hawkins BOE committee recommends $17K in new athletic spending

July 9th, 2014 7:00 am by Jeff Bobo

A proposed 2014-15 budget deficit reported June 26 at just under $4.5 million will have been whittled down by more than $300,000 by the time Hawkins County school board members meet for a budget workshop Thursday.

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Rogersville BMA will consider resolution opposing RCS student busing fee

Rogersville BMA will consider resolution opposing RCS student busing fee

July 9th, 2014 6:45 am by Jeff Bobo

An attorney general's opinion may be several weeks away, but the Rogersville Board of Mayor and Aldermen said Tuesday it is ready now to take an official position opposing county billing for city school student busing.

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