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Rural hospitals across Tenn. face uncertain future

Rural hospitals across Tenn. face uncertain future

December 2nd, 2013 8:44 am by Staff Report

Tennessee's rural hospitals are laying off workers and reducing services as they try to cope with the funding changes brought about by the Affordable Care Act and the political battles that surround expanding TennCare.

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NTSB: 2nd data recorder found in derailed NY train

NTSB: 2nd data recorder found in derailed NY train

December 2nd, 2013 8:37 am by KILEY ARMSTRONG and VERENA DOBNIK, Associated Press

A member of the National Transportation Board says a second data recorder has been retrieved from the train involved in a fatal New York City derailment.

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American Legion hosting Constitution contest for high schoolers

American Legion hosting Constitution contest for high schoolers

December 2nd, 2013 7:00 am by Jeff Bobo

Northeast Tennessee high school students are invited by Hawkins County Post No. 21 of The American Legion to compete in the organization's annual National High School Oratorical Scholarship program.

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Scott County elementary school to participate in "DVDs for troops" campaign

Scott County elementary school to participate in "DVDs for troops" campaign

December 2nd, 2013 6:00 am by Wes Bunch

Students at Scott County’s Shoemaker Elementary School are hoping to bring a glimpse of home to soldiers overseas by joining in the History Channel and Charter Media’s “DVDs for Troop” campaign.

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Lynn Garden collision injures two Saturday

Lynn Garden collision injures two Saturday

December 1st, 2013 2:28 pm by Staff Report

A 17-year-old boy from Church Hill was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries, Kingsport Police said.

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Governor: 4 dead, 63 hurt in NYC train derailment

Governor: 4 dead, 63 hurt in NYC train derailment

December 1st, 2013 11:37 am by DEEPTI HAJELA and VERENA DOBNIK, Associated Press

A New York City commuter train rounding a riverside curve derailed and came to rest only inches from the water Sunday, killing four people and injuring more than 60, authorities said.

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Suspicious minds: Poll says Americans' trust in one another draining away

Suspicious minds: Poll says Americans' trust in one another draining away

December 1st, 2013 10:00 am by CONNIE CASS, Associated Press

You can take our word for it. Americans don't trust each other anymore. We're not talking about the loss of faith in big institutions such as the government, the church or Wall Street. We're talking about trust in the other fellow.

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Winners to be announced for first Entrepreneur Challenge

Winners to be announced for first Entrepreneur Challenge

December 1st, 2013 10:00 am by Wes Bunch

The My Southwest Virginia Opportunity Steering committee will announce the winners of its first Entrepreneur Challenge during an award ceremony next week at the Hotel Norton in Wise County.

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Lottery winner, meet the Coupon Diva, Ramsey's daughter seeks office, Elf on the Shelf, and more stories you may have missed

Lottery winner, meet the Coupon Diva, Ramsey's daughter seeks office, Elf on the Shelf, and more stories you may have missed

December 1st, 2013 9:02 am by Staff Report

A look back at some of the past week's important and interesting stories you may have missed.

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Applying to colleges can be intimidating process

Applying to colleges can be intimidating process

December 1st, 2013 1:00 am by KIMBERLY HEFLING, AP Education Writer

Even as a larger percentage of students from every income go to college compared to the late 1980s, some don't even consider it. Cost is a huge factor, as is a lack of understanding about scholarships and student loans.

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