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A look at the health overhaul proposals

A look at the health overhaul proposals

November 15th, 2013 7:51 am by Associated Press

Insurance companies canceled health policies for millions of Americans under President Barack Obama's overhaul law, roiling the administration and reverberating in Congress. Various proposals are intended to provide some relief:

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ETSU announces date, opponent for football's return

ETSU announces date, opponent for football's return

November 15th, 2013 7:45 am by Joe Avento, NET News Service

East Tennessee State University announced it will officially return to the world of college football on Sept. 3, 2015 with a game against Kennesaw State’s fledgling program.

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Search launched after pilot reports passenger falling out of plane

Search launched after pilot reports passenger falling out of plane

November 15th, 2013 7:35 am by By David Smiley and Carli Teproff, The Miami Herald (MCT)

The pilot’s emergency call at 1:30 p.m. Thursday from 2,000 feet in the air set off a frantic, hours-long search for someone who either fell or jumped into ocean east of Key Biscayne.

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Attacks, deaths rampant at wild cat sanctuaries

Attacks, deaths rampant at wild cat sanctuaries

November 15th, 2013 12:38 am by Associated Press

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — “It’s a risky business when you’re dealing with dangerous wild animals. You can’t leave any room for error,” said Vernon Weir, director of the Nevada-based American Sanctuary Association which certifies sanctuaries.

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Hawkins woman’s cow slaughtered on Butchers Valley Road

Hawkins woman’s cow slaughtered on Butchers Valley Road

November 14th, 2013 4:37 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County woman is hoping someone can help police find the culprits who slit the throat of one of her cows Wednesday, and then cut a large tenderloin out of the cow’s back.

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D-B competing for Bands of America Grand National Champion

D-B competing for Bands of America Grand National Champion

November 14th, 2013 3:53 pm by Rick Wagner

The Dobyns-Bennett High School marching band will be in Indiana Friday competing for the Grand National Champion title in the Bands of America.

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Running out of gas leads to drug arrests for three in Kingsport

Running out of gas leads to drug arrests for three in Kingsport

November 14th, 2013 3:49 pm by Nick Shepherd

Three people were arrested for drug possession after a Kingsport police officer stopped to help a vehicle that had run out of gas, according to a police report.

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Shoplifter Tasered after running across Stone Drive

Shoplifter Tasered after running across Stone Drive

November 14th, 2013 2:49 pm by Rain Smith

Shortly before noon Walmart personnel caught a Kentucky woman — who is "banned from all Walmarts across the country" — attempting to steal a tablet. The female was apprehended, but her male companion attempted to flee.

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TVA to close 8 coal-powered units in Ala. and Ky.

TVA to close 8 coal-powered units in Ala. and Ky.

November 14th, 2013 2:41 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

At the board meeting in Oxford, Miss., Tennessee Valley Authority CEO Bill Johnson said increasingly stringent environmental regulations and flat power demand have made it necessary to rethink how the utility generates electricity.

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Thanks for Giving offers free clothing for the needy

Thanks for Giving offers free clothing for the needy

November 14th, 2013 1:07 pm by Nick Shepherd

Thanks for Giving collects donations from the community and gives the donations to the needy in the area for free. Thanks for Giving will be held on Saturday from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m.

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