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Official: Health insurance access increasing under Obamacare

Official: Health insurance access increasing under Obamacare

September 23rd, 2014 9:11 am by Hank Hayes

BRISTOL, Tenn. — Obamacare is creating more health insurance access for millions of Americans despite an obvious rocky start, an Obama Administration official told a health care symposium on Monday.

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Paula Deen documentary tells her side of downfall

Paula Deen documentary tells her side of downfall

September 23rd, 2014 8:29 am by J.M. HIRSCH, AP Food Editor

Paula Deen is ready to tell her side of the story behind the racist remark that decimated her career, but you'll need to pay to hear it.

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Defendant in Johnson City shooting death not indicted by grand jury

Defendant in Johnson City shooting death not indicted by grand jury

September 22nd, 2014 10:00 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Coty Tristan Bishop, 19, 328 Littleton Rd., Gray, was arrested on charges of second-degree murder and tampering with evidence several hours after the May 15 shooting that killed Casey Jones, 22, 608 N. Barton St.

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UPDATE: Pentagon says U.S., partners begin airstrikes in Syria

UPDATE: Pentagon says U.S., partners begin airstrikes in Syria

September 22nd, 2014 9:54 pm by LOLITA C. BALDOR, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon says the U.S. and partner nations have begun airstrikes in Syria against Islamic State militants.

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Sullivan South's first QB battling for life

Sullivan South's first QB battling for life

September 22nd, 2014 9:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

In late July, Mike Cook was stung at least twice by wasps while leading horses on his farm in Cleveland, Tenn. It's not uncommon for Mike to get stung on the farm, according to his wife Debra. But this time was different.

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Southwest Virginia Museum invites artists to submit artwork for the True Art Showcase and Children's Contest

Southwest Virginia Museum invites artists to submit artwork for the True Art Showcase and Children's Contest

September 22nd, 2014 8:00 pm by Stephen Igo

True Art, named in honor of James True, the first curator of the museum, will be featured at the museum from Sept. 30 through Oct. 19 to celebrate the works of area artists.

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Media wants cameras for theater shooting trial

Media wants cameras for theater shooting trial

September 22nd, 2014 6:00 pm by DAN ELLIOTT, Associated Press

Prosecutors and defense lawyers in the Colorado theater shootings case urged the judge on Monday to bar cameras from the courtroom during the trial, saying witnesses could be harassed and threatened because of the coverage.

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A Closer Look: Ways to hide, secure data on phones

A Closer Look: Ways to hide, secure data on phones

September 22nd, 2014 5:00 pm by ANICK JESDANUN, AP Technology Writer

Apple, Google and other tech companies have been trying to depict themselves as trustworthy stewards of personal information following revelations that the National Security Agency has been snooping on emails and other communications

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Jailed, some mentally ill inmates land in lockdown

Jailed, some mentally ill inmates land in lockdown

September 22nd, 2014 3:58 pm by ADAM GELLER, AP National Writer

In jails around the country, inmates with serious mental illnesses are kept isolated in small cells — some no wider than a man's arm span — for 23 hours a day or more, often with little or no treatment or human interaction.

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Teen hit-and-run suspect returns to scene after dropping off date

Teen hit-and-run suspect returns to scene after dropping off date

September 22nd, 2014 3:47 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Church Hill teen was arrested early Sunday morning on several charges including DUI after he allegedly crashed his pickup into a garage, and then nearly struck the homeowner while fleeing the crash scene.

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