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TDOT officials fast-tracking improvements near  Eastman

TDOT officials fast-tracking improvements near Eastman

January 11th, 2014 9:33 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — The Tennessee Department of Transportation is fast-tracking nearly $6.5 million worth of roadway improvements along Wilcox Drive and Lincoln Street.

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Volunteer firefighters, emergency responders  relieved by Obamacare ruling

Volunteer firefighters, emergency responders relieved by Obamacare ruling

January 11th, 2014 8:22 pm by Wes Bunch

Local volunteer firefighters and emergency responders can breathe a sigh of relief after the U.S. Treasury Department ruled to exempt them from health insurance requirements under Obamacare.

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Detroit auto show 'super' boost for ailing city

Detroit auto show 'super' boost for ailing city

January 11th, 2014 2:11 pm by JEFF KAROUB, AP Business Writer

The industrial city is looking to climb out from under decades of financial decline as its longtime industry revs ahead four years after two of its major players, General Motors and Chrysler, emerged from bankruptcies of their own.

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4 hospitalized in W.Va. after chemical spill

4 hospitalized in W.Va. after chemical spill

January 11th, 2014 2:04 pm by JOHN RABY, Associated Press

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A handful of people have been hospitalized and several hundred thousand remain without water after a chemical leaked from a storage tank in Charleston into the public water treatment system, state authorities said Saturday.

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VA under fire for proposed disability filing rule

VA under fire for proposed disability filing rule

January 11th, 2014 2:00 pm by KEVIN FREKING, Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — For veterans seeking disability compensation, the application process is supposed to be so easy that a handwritten note on a napkin will initiate a claim or an appeal.

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Former JC couple planning to establish church in Africa

Former JC couple planning to establish church in Africa

January 11th, 2014 2:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

In order to understand the Mosleys’ move, it is necessary to go back a few years — when the two were 19-year-old college students at East Tennessee State University.

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Road rage, Waffle House assault and more this week in crime

Road rage, Waffle House assault and more this week in crime

January 11th, 2014 10:15 am by Staff Report

The most viewed crime stories by the Times-News staff, for the week of Jan. 3 through Jan. 10.

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Former Israeli PM Sharon dies at 85

Former Israeli PM Sharon dies at 85

January 11th, 2014 9:27 am by JOSEF FEDERMAN, Associated Press

Ariel Sharon, the hard-charging Israeli general and prime minister who was admired and hated for his battlefield exploits and ambitions to reshape the Middle East, died Saturday. He was 85.

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Pharmacy tracking doesn't decrease meth labs

Pharmacy tracking doesn't decrease meth labs

January 10th, 2014 4:29 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

A state law requiring electronic tracking of pseudoephedrine purchases does not appear to have had much effect on the production of methamphetamine in Tennessee.

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Haslam to decide on school vouchers next week

Haslam to decide on school vouchers next week

January 10th, 2014 4:29 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Gov. Bill Haslam won't announce his decision about whether to support school voucher legislation until next week, when state lawmakers return into session.

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