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Reports: Millions of elderly have become victims, trapped between governments and families

Reports: Millions of elderly have become victims, trapped between governments and families

October 20th, 2013 5:13 pm by KRISTEN GELINEAU, Associated Press

SYDNEY — By the time the ambulance showed up to the house, the old woman’s screams were, as the paramedics would later tell it, already at a 10 out of 10.

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Will 16 days of shutdown change anything?

Will 16 days of shutdown change anything?

October 20th, 2013 2:13 pm by CONNIE CASS, Associated Press

Sixteen days in October could change everything, or not much at all. Will the partial government shutdown prove to be the turning point after three years of partisan skirmishing in Washington? Or was it just a halftime show to fire up the players?

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Kennedy's vision for mental health goes unrealized

Kennedy's vision for mental health goes unrealized

October 20th, 2013 2:05 pm by MICHELLE R. SMITH, Associated Press

The last piece of legislation President John F. Kennedy signed turns 50 this month: the Community Mental Health Act, which helped transform the way people with mental illness are treated and cared for in the United States.

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Stories you may have missed

Stories you may have missed

October 20th, 2013 11:00 am by Staff reports

Stories you may have missed this week include DCS tackling the toughest job in state government, a Duck Dynasty star rescheduling, a movie beginning to film in Big Stone Gap and football coming to Bristol.

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Hillary Clinton stumps for McAuliffe in Va.

Hillary Clinton stumps for McAuliffe in Va.

October 20th, 2013 7:00 am by KEN THOMAS, Associated Press

Hillary Rodham Clinton rallied supporters of Virginia Democrat Terry McAuliffe Saturday, pointing to the race as a sign that divisive politics is giving way to "common sense and common ground."

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Kingsport, developer to split cost of traffic signal at Island Road, Memorial Boulevard

Kingsport, developer to split cost of traffic signal at Island Road, Memorial Boulevard

October 19th, 2013 8:00 pm by J. H. Osborne

KINGSPORT — The city of Kingsport is partnering with a developer to install a traffic signal at Island Road and State Route 126 (Memorial Boulevard) to help the marketability of a shopping center.

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Kingsport Streets and Sanitation Division has requests for leaf rakers

Kingsport Streets and Sanitation Division has requests for leaf rakers

October 19th, 2013 7:52 pm by Staff Report

KINGSPORT — City Streets and Sanitation Division crews are now on the job with the start of leaf season last week. For Kingsport residents about to start raking, the city has a few requests.

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Obama nurtures his faith away from the spotlight

Obama nurtures his faith away from the spotlight

October 19th, 2013 1:32 pm by JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press

President Barack Obama is not an overtly religious man, but away from the public eye, advisers say, the president has carefully nurtured a sense of spirituality and his Christian faith has served as a grounding mechanism during turbulent times.

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Neighboring Pa., N.J. spotlight gay marriage efforts

Neighboring Pa., N.J. spotlight gay marriage efforts

October 19th, 2013 1:29 pm by PETER JACKSON, Associated Press

Pennsylvania and New Jersey are on tracks that could lead to the Northeast being the first full region in the country to legalize gay marriage.

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Rupert Murdoch easily retains position as Fox chairman

Rupert Murdoch easily retains position as Fox chairman

October 19th, 2013 1:25 pm by Meg James, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

Rupert Murdoch easily swatted away another attempt to loosen his control over 21st Century Fox.

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