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Social Security raise to be among lowest in years

Social Security raise to be among lowest in years

October 13th, 2013 12:14 pm by STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press

For the second straight year, millions of Social Security recipients, disabled veterans and federal retirees can expect historically small increases in their benefits. Nearly 58 million retirees, disabled workers, spouses and children get the benefits.

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Update: Xerox says access restored for food stamp users

Update: Xerox says access restored for food stamp users

October 13th, 2013 11:00 am by Associated Press

Food stamp recipients were able to use their debit-style cards in grocery stores on Sunday after vendor Xerox Corp. restored service after a system outage that affected people across 17 states.

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Brown Mountain Lights, Center Street 'road diet,' high school merger and other stories you may have missed last week

Brown Mountain Lights, Center Street 'road diet,' high school merger and other stories you may have missed last week

October 13th, 2013 9:46 am by Staff Report

Brown Mountain Lights, Center Street 'road diet,' high school merger and other stories you may have missed last week

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Kingsport woman seriously injured in Stone Drive wreck

Kingsport woman seriously injured in Stone Drive wreck

October 12th, 2013 10:57 pm by Wes Bunch

KINGSPORT — A Kingsport woman was seriously injured early Saturday evening in a two-vehicle collision on West Stone Drive.

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Drug-addicted babies on rise in Tennessee

Drug-addicted babies on rise in Tennessee

October 12th, 2013 9:34 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

A local neonatologist said prescription medication use is the likely cause of a jump in the number of babies born addicted to drugs, and the state is on track for the highest number ever.

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Sullivan County authorities identify suspect shot, killed by deputies

Sullivan County authorities identify suspect shot, killed by deputies

October 12th, 2013 9:10 pm by Wes Bunch

BRISTOL, Tenn. — Sullivan County authorities released the identity Saturday afternoon of a Bristol man who was fatally shot the night before by officers investigating an active methamphetamine lab.

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Constitution,  Green parties  again file lawsuit against   Tennessee

Constitution, Green parties again file lawsuit against Tennessee

October 12th, 2013 7:33 pm by Hank Hayes

Tennessee’s Green and Constitution political parties have again filed a federal court lawsuit against the state for the right to put their candidates on a statewide ballot.

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Report: About 1.3 million women victims of domestic physical assault every year

Report: About 1.3 million women victims of domestic physical assault every year

October 12th, 2013 7:28 pm by Nick Shepherd

Domestic violence is a hard subject to talk about because it normally takes place behind closed doors and between family members.

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Gray man sentenced to six years in break-in, abduction of estranged wife

Gray man sentenced to six years in break-in, abduction of estranged wife

October 12th, 2013 7:04 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — A Tennessee man will spend at least six years in state prison after he was found guilty of holding his estranged wife at gunpoint for several hours at her Southwest Virginia home last year.

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Dead loved ones' voices fall victim to technology

Dead loved ones' voices fall victim to technology

October 12th, 2013 1:00 pm by TOM COYNE, Associated Press

When her 19-year-old daughter died of injuries sustained in a Mother's Day car crash five years ago, Lisa and Tom Moore sought comfort from the teenager's cell phone. But the Moores lost that solace as part of a Sprint upgrade.

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