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Area schools to share in Virginia security grants

Area schools to share in Virginia security grants

September 28th, 2014 10:00 am by Stephen Igo

Several Southwest Virginia schools will share in $6 million in school security equipment grants, Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced on Thursday.

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Batter dispute fuels 911 call

Batter dispute fuels 911 call

September 27th, 2014 9:00 pm by Rain Smith

Shortly after noon a deputy responded to a "disturbance" on Peoples Road, revolving around a man, his uncle and "pancake batter."

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Traffic citation fees to increase by $5

Traffic citation fees to increase by $5

September 27th, 2014 8:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Speeding, running a red light or blowing through a stop sign, are going to cost you five bucks more in a few weeks, thanks to a measure approved by the Tennessee General Assembly earlier this year.

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HealthSouth helps rehab people from all walks of life

HealthSouth helps rehab people from all walks of life

September 27th, 2014 6:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

She stumbled into the kitchen and got a cup of coffee and sat down. Her husband asked what was wrong and Abernethy said she didn't know. He told her to look at him and said she'd had a stroke.

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State appeals judge's ruling on TennCare delays

State appeals judge's ruling on TennCare delays

September 27th, 2014 4:48 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

Tennessee is asking a federal appeals court to overturn a ruling that the state's Medicaid program must provide applicants with a fair hearing if it cannot process their requests on time.

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Haslam presses ahead on Medicaid expansion talks

Haslam presses ahead on Medicaid expansion talks

September 27th, 2014 4:00 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Gov. Bill Haslam says he's still in talks over finding a way to expand Medicaid in Tennessee despite pushback from fellow Republicans in the state Legislature.

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Truck hits college softball team's bus, killing 4

Truck hits college softball team's bus, killing 4

September 27th, 2014 1:28 pm by Associated Press

A tractor-trailer crossed a southern Oklahoma highway median and plowed into the side of a Texas college softball team's bus, killing four women on the team and injuring more than a dozen others, authorities said.

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This week in crime

This week in crime

September 27th, 2014 12:00 pm by Staff reports

This week's stories include two men nabbed with a meth lab, a hit-and-run suspect returning after dropping off his date and a Hawkins jail inmate getting severely beaten

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Retail revenue higher in Tri-Cities

Retail revenue higher in Tri-Cities

September 27th, 2014 10:00 am by Hank Hayes

On a year-to-year basis, Kingsport sales increased 3.7 percent to $389 million, Bristol sales were up 1.3 percent to $252 million, and Johnson City sales rose 1.1 percent to $478 million.

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New mosquito-borne virus spreads in Latin America

New mosquito-borne virus spreads in Latin America

September 27th, 2014 7:55 am by Associated Press

An excruciating mosquito-borne illness is raging across the region, leaping from the Caribbean to the Central and South American mainland. Some cases have already emerged in the United States.

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