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NJ, NY mark anniversary of destructive superstorm

NJ, NY mark anniversary of destructive superstorm

October 29th, 2013 11:53 am by MEGHAN BARR, Associated Press

Residents of coastal neighborhoods battered by Superstorm Sandy one year ago Tuesday are marking the day in ways both public and private, remembering the fierce floodwaters that destroyed their livelihoods.

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Medicare chief apologizes for 'Obamacare' woes

Medicare chief apologizes for 'Obamacare' woes

October 29th, 2013 11:51 am by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press; STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press

Stressing that improvements are happening daily, the senior Obama official closest to the administration's malfunctioning health care website apologized Tuesday for problems that have kept Americans from successfully signing up for coverage.

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Man convicted in 'Facebook murders' gets 2 consecutive life sentences

Man convicted in 'Facebook murders' gets 2 consecutive life sentences

October 29th, 2013 11:35 am by John Thompson, NET News Service

A man convicted of killing a couple in what has been dubbed the "Facebook murders" received double life sentences in prison this morning.

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Kingsport man arrested in investigation at technical school

Kingsport man arrested in investigation at technical school

October 29th, 2013 9:35 am by John Thompson, NET News Service

Two teachers of the Tennessee College of Applied Technology — Elizabethton were arrested Monday as a part of the ongoing investigation of some faculty and staff members by the Carter County Sheriff’s Department.

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Two suicides raise worries about schools showing anti-bullying videos

Two suicides raise worries about schools showing anti-bullying videos

October 29th, 2013 8:27 am by By Matt Pearce and Melanie Mason, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

Two students from separate schools committed suicide within days of each other this month, leaving parents to ask questions not just about bullying but about anti-bullying videos, which both schools aired shortly before the incidents.

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Millions of Americans piece together part-time jobs to get by

Millions of Americans piece together part-time jobs to get by

October 29th, 2013 8:15 am by By Diane Stafford, The Kansas City Star (MCT)

Part-time. Temporary. Contract. Just-in-time. Two jobs. Three jobs. Even four. It’s the new normal for many in the American workforce.

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Hawkins County authorities probe possible link between fatal fire, car arsons

Hawkins County authorities probe possible link between fatal fire, car arsons

October 28th, 2013 11:08 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Hawkins County detectives are trying to determine if a Sunday arson involving two vehicles in a rural area north of Rogersville is connected to a suspicious fire that took the life of a Morristown man and his grandson.

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Sullivan County Election Commission officials get raises, ‘back pay’

Sullivan County Election Commission officials get raises, ‘back pay’

October 28th, 2013 9:50 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — Members of the Sullivan County Election Commission will receive paychecks on Halloween that cover pay raises retroactive to July 1.

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Rogersville man charged with assault for allegedly punching off-duty deputy

Rogersville man charged with assault for allegedly punching off-duty deputy

October 28th, 2013 9:41 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — A Rogersville man was charged with simple assault Saturday evening after allegedly punching an off-duty Hawkins County deputy in the presence of a Rogersville police officer.

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Thanks to 3-D simulator, Northeast State students learn about dangers of distracted and drunken driving

Thanks to 3-D simulator, Northeast State students learn about dangers of distracted and drunken driving

October 28th, 2013 8:33 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE — Drinking while driving is bad, but texting while driving is probably worse. That was one of the messages of UNITE’s Arrive Alive Tour 2013 that came to Northeast State Community College on Monday.

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