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Hawkins man charged with statutory rape after his mother called authorities

Hawkins man charged with statutory rape after his mother called authorities

July 1st, 2013 7:57 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — A 25-year-old Hawkins County man was charged with statutory rape early Sunday morning after his mother reported an alleged sexual encounter he was having with a 14-year-old girl.

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Big Medicaid gap looms in Obama health care law

Big Medicaid gap looms in Obama health care law

July 1st, 2013 5:35 pm by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Nearly 2 in 3 uninsured low-income people who would qualify for subsidized coverage under President Barack Obama’s health care law may be out of luck next year because their states have not expanded Medicaid.

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Tennessee veterinarian issues warning about nearly always-fatal tick-borne disease

Tennessee veterinarian issues warning about nearly always-fatal tick-borne disease

July 1st, 2013 5:13 pm by Associated Press

CHATTANOOGA — A Hamilton County veterinarian says she is treating more cases of a nearly always-fatal tick-borne disease that affects domestic cats.

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Student loan rates double without action by Congress

Student loan rates double without action by Congress

July 1st, 2013 5:10 pm by PHILIP ELLIOTT, Associated Press

WASHINGTON — College students taking out new loans for the fall term will see interest rates twice what they were in the spring — unless Congress fulfills its pledge to restore lower rates.

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Lee County man charged with murdering former stepfather

Lee County man charged with murdering former stepfather

July 1st, 2013 3:03 pm by Wes Bunch

A Lee County man is in police custody after he allegedly used a shotgun to kill his former stepfather Sunday morning at a Rose Hill apartment, authorities said.

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Sunday fire destroys Duffield home

Sunday fire destroys Duffield home

July 1st, 2013 2:13 pm by Wes Bunch

Officials believe an unattended stove eye was the cause of a fire that destroyed a single-family residence Sunday afternoon near Natural Tunnel State Park.

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KPD: Passed out parents charged with child neglect at Kingsport Aquatic Center

KPD: Passed out parents charged with child neglect at Kingsport Aquatic Center

July 1st, 2013 12:57 pm by Rain Smith

A Bristol, Tenn., couple have been arrested at the Kingsport Aquatic Center after they were reportedly found passed out in a vehicle — one naked, the other with her breast exposed — leaving their young children unattended for at least three hours.

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Eastman breaks ground on new Wales facility

Eastman breaks ground on new Wales facility

July 1st, 2013 12:53 pm by Hank Hayes

The announced plant expansion, located in Newport, Wales, will be a new manufacturing facility capable of producing Therminol 66 and other biphenyl based co-products.

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More elite fire crews go to Ariz. after 19 killed

More elite fire crews go to Ariz. after 19 killed

July 1st, 2013 11:52 am by JACQUES BILLEAUD,Associated Press; JOHN MARSHALL,Associated Press

A sudden wind storm turned an Arizona forest fire into an out-of-control inferno that trapped and killed 19 people, including members of an elite crew of firefighters trained to battle the nation's fiercest wildfires.

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Ky. girl, 6, dies after being shot by younger brother

Ky. girl, 6, dies after being shot by younger brother

July 1st, 2013 9:07 am by Associated Press

HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Police in Hopkinsville say a young girl who was accidentally shot by her younger brother has died.

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