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Roe says his health insurance legislation will gain traction next year

Roe says his health insurance legislation will gain traction next year

November 23rd, 2013 7:41 pm by Hank Hayes

Members of Congress have received health insurance coverage through a federal plan, but now they are required to sign up with the health insurance exchanges in Obamacare.

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Santa Train makes annual trip through Southwest Virginia - VIDEO

November 23rd, 2013 7:30 pm by J. H. Osborne

On Saturday the 71st annual Santa Train made the 110-mile trek from Shelby, Ky., to downtown Kingsport, as Santa and his helpers distributed nearly 20 tons of food, toys and other gifts to crowds at 14 stops.

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BMA asked to consider director for Healthy Kingsport

BMA asked to consider director for Healthy Kingsport

November 23rd, 2013 6:15 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — Does the future of a comprehensive health and wellness initiative hinge on Kingsport pitching in $60,000 a year for the next three years?

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Local dietitians offer tips for a thinner Thanksgiving

Local dietitians offer tips for a thinner Thanksgiving

November 23rd, 2013 2:00 pm by Marci Gore

Experts say that with a little planning and by making good choices, it is still possible to enjoy all your favorite dishes on the one day of the year we probably indulge the most.

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Man gets probation for fatal restaurant crash

Man gets probation for fatal restaurant crash

November 23rd, 2013 1:31 pm by Associated Press

A motorist whose rental car plowed into two Knoxville-area businesses and killed a school principal has been sentenced to two years of probation.

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Tennessee lawmakers discuss drug task forces

Tennessee lawmakers discuss drug task forces

November 23rd, 2013 1:30 pm by Staff Report

Tennessee lawmakers are considering tighter regulations for the 24 judicial drug task forces around the state.

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N.Y. only state still on board with school data plan

N.Y. only state still on board with school data plan

November 23rd, 2013 1:29 pm by KAREN MATTHEWS, Associated Press

After months of debate about the risks of storing student data in the cloud, New York is pressing ahead with a plan to create a statewide database for every public school student's grades, tests scores and attendance records.

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Will probe bring justice in town's rape scandal?

Will probe bring justice in town's rape scandal?

November 23rd, 2013 1:15 pm by SHARON COHEN, AP National Writer

The rape evidence was stored in the police department's musty basement: Brown paper shopping bags, stuffed with sneakers, bras and underpants, jammed on metal shelves.

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If FCC backs in-flight calls, will the airlines?

If FCC backs in-flight calls, will the airlines?

November 23rd, 2013 1:11 pm by SCOTT MAYEROWITZ, AP Airlines Writer

The Federal Communications Commission might be ready to permit cellphone calls in flight. But what about the airlines?

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Clock ticks on authority for Gitmo detention

Clock ticks on authority for Gitmo detention

November 23rd, 2013 1:07 pm by LARA JAKES, AP National Security Writer

During nearly 12 years of legal disputes and political battles, the United States has put off deciding the fate of al-Qaida and Taliban militants captured after the Sept. 11 attacks. Time may be running out on the law that allows them to be held.

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