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KATS adds service, lowers fees for Dial-A-Ride

KATS adds service, lowers fees for Dial-A-Ride premium content

September 30th, 2013 10:37 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — The Kingsport Area Transit Service is again revamping its ADA service, this time through an expansion and rate reduction, all in an effort to boost the annual ridership of that service.

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Courthouse spruce spared by vote of Rogersville Tree Board

Courthouse spruce spared by vote of Rogersville Tree Board

September 30th, 2013 9:51 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — If the Norway spruce is blocking your frontal view of the Hawkins County Courthouse, some Rogersville Tree Board members suggest that you take a few steps to your left, or to your right.

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Roe discusses impact  shutdown would have

Roe discusses impact shutdown would have

September 30th, 2013 8:00 pm by Hank Hayes

Both U.S. Reps. Phil Roe and Morgan Griffith remained supportive Monday of a House GOP resolution to continue federal government funding through mid-December and delay Obamacare for one year.

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GOP unity frays as shutdown grows near

GOP unity frays as shutdown grows near

September 30th, 2013 6:30 pm by DAVID ESPO, AP Special Correspondent

WASHINGTON — Their unity fraying, House Republicans bent but did not blink Monday in their demand for changes to the nation’s health care overhaul as the price for preventing the first partial government shutdown in 17 years.

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Netanyahu urges Obama  to maintain sanctions against Iran

Netanyahu urges Obama to maintain sanctions against Iran

September 30th, 2013 5:01 pm by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

WASHINGTON — Despite soothing assurances from Iran’s new leaders, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu implored President Barack Obama on Monday to keep punishing sanctions in place against Tehran.

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Homework involved to apply for health insurance

Homework involved to apply for health insurance

September 30th, 2013 4:53 pm by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Getting covered under President Barack Obama’s health care law might take you more than one sitting.

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Police crack down on synthetic drugs in Wise County

Police crack down on synthetic drugs in Wise County

September 30th, 2013 10:55 am by Stephen Igo

Friday's raid in Wise County targeted a half dozen businesses, mostly in the Pound area.

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Update: Three students, driver treated for minor injuries in Russell County school bus crash

Update: Three students, driver treated for minor injuries in Russell County school bus crash

September 30th, 2013 9:29 am by Staff reports

A Russell County school bus was traveling north on Route 671 when it ran off the left side of the gravel road. The bus went down a slight embankment and overturned onto its side.

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Group wants to oust Tenn GOP head

Group wants to oust Tenn GOP head

September 30th, 2013 8:57 am by Associated Press

A group seeking to deny incumbent U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander another term in office is pushing to oust the head of Tennessee's Republican Party.

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Obamacare dispute sends gov't to brink of shutdown

Obamacare dispute sends gov't to brink of shutdown

September 30th, 2013 8:26 am by ANDREW TAYLOR, Associated Press

Hours before a threatened government shutdown, the Senate has the next move Monday on must-do budget legislation that has fueled a bitter congressional dispute over President Barack Obama's signature health care law.

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