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Obama: Launch of insurance exchanges is 'historic'

Obama: Launch of insurance exchanges is 'historic'

October 1st, 2013 1:41 pm by JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press

Hailing it as an "historic day," President Barack Obama pressed forward his flagship health care program Tuesday, inaugurating new insurance exchanges to expand access for those without coverage.

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KPD charge three with assaulting neighbors

KPD charge three with assaulting neighbors

October 1st, 2013 12:49 pm by Rain Smith

One suspect was allegedly caught vandalizing his neighbor's car, swung a pair of pliers and ended up in the hospital. The others reportedly chased people down the street while armed, following a request to, "stop selling pills."

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Smokies among parks closed due to federal shutdown

Smokies among parks closed due to federal shutdown

October 1st, 2013 11:52 am by Associated Press

Smokies spokeswoman Molly Schroer said Tuesday that the shutdown of the nation's most visited park includes closure of all visitors' centers and trails.

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DUI suspect charged with child endangerment

DUI suspect charged with child endangerment

October 1st, 2013 11:34 am by Wes Bunch

A Scott County man faces numerous charges after he was pulled over Monday night by Gate City police for allegedly driving drunk while his child was a passenger in his vehicle.

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WJHL cut from DISH Network

WJHL cut from DISH Network

October 1st, 2013 7:47 am by Hank Hayes

DISH and the TV station’s owner, Richmond-based Media General, were unable to meet a midnight deadline on a new contract agreement.

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Winning couple thrilled with their Dream Wedding experience

Winning couple thrilled with their Dream Wedding experience

October 1st, 2013 6:56 am by Marci Gore

Laura Begley Bledsoe and Matthew Bledsoe planned to have a rustic, outdoor wedding on a farm in Gate City. But when the couple learned they were the winners of the Dream Wedding Contest, all of their plans changed.

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What's changing, what's not, in a shutdown

What's changing, what's not, in a shutdown

October 1st, 2013 6:46 am by CALVIN WOODWARD, Associated Press

Campers in national parks are to pull up stakes and leave, some veterans waiting to have disability benefits approved will have to cool their heels even longer, many routine food inspections will be suspended.

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Health insurance exchange goes live in Tenn.

Health insurance exchange goes live in Tenn.

October 1st, 2013 6:28 am by Associated Press

The state's average premiums in the exchange rank among the cheapest of the 36 states that have deferred to the federal government to run their exchanges.

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Americans anxious, irritated as gov't shuts down

Americans anxious, irritated as gov't shuts down

October 1st, 2013 6:20 am by DEEPTI HAJELA, Associated Press

The impact of the shutdown was mixed — immediate and far-reaching for some, annoying but minimal for others.

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Shutdown orders issued as Congress misses deadline

Shutdown orders issued as Congress misses deadline

October 1st, 2013 12:09 am by DAVID ESPO, AP Special Correspondent

WASHINGTON — For the first time in nearly two decades, the federal government staggered into a partial shutdown Monday at midnight.

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