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Obama says Perry’s opposition to Medicaid expansion is ‘bullheadedness’

Obama says Perry’s opposition to Medicaid expansion is ‘bullheadedness’

November 7th, 2013 6:55 am by By Anna M. Tinsley, Fort Worth Star-Telegram (MCT)

President Barack Obama traveled to North Texas Wednesday to thank those working to help Texans sign up for coverage through the nation’s new health care plan — and to call on Republican Gov. Rick Perry to do more to help those without insurance.

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Former Democratic senator facing fraud, theft charges

Former Democratic senator facing fraud, theft charges

November 7th, 2013 6:46 am by Associated Press

Former Democratic state Sen. Eric Stewart allegedly sold a worker's comp policy to a couple and used the $750 for his personal use rather than for the policy.

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Russian fireball shows meteor risk may be bigger than researchers thought

Russian fireball shows meteor risk may be bigger than researchers thought

November 6th, 2013 5:32 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Meteors about the size of the one that streaked through the sky at 42,000 mph and burst over Chelyabinsk in February are probably four to five times more likely to hit the planet than scientists believed before the fireball.

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Paul sets citation rules amid plagiarism claims

Paul sets citation rules amid plagiarism claims

November 6th, 2013 4:36 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul is instituting new approval and citation rules for his staffers and researchers in the face of accusations that he plagiarized material from several sources for speeches, a newspaper column and his book.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Brush Fire on Peach Orchard Drive

November 6th, 2013 4:09 pm by Ned Jilton

Kingsport Fire Dept., assisted by the Bloomingdale Fire Dept, responds to brush fire at Peach Orchard Dr. Photos by Ned Jilton II

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Woman charged with embezzlement from Blountville cemetery

Woman charged with embezzlement from Blountville cemetery

November 6th, 2013 2:43 pm by Rain Smith

A 77-year-old Blountville woman has been arrested for allegedly stealing more than $60,000 from a local cemetery, with police saying she did so while serving as treasurer for its volunteer association.

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Camera glasses let judges, juries travel along with Sullivan County officers

Camera glasses let judges, juries travel along with Sullivan County officers

November 6th, 2013 12:38 pm by Rain Smith

Over the past four months, three officers on different shifts have been equipped with camera glasses. The sunglasses can record two hours of high-definition video and audio, while also being able to snap still photos.

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Inmate who died in Kingsport jail suspected of being on bath salts

Inmate who died in Kingsport jail suspected of being on bath salts

November 6th, 2013 11:08 am by Rain Smith

A man who allegedly vandalized a Kingsport home on Monday and fought with responding officers was suspected of being on bath salts, according to an incident report, and had to be secured in a restraint chair prior to his death in jail.

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KTN Editorial: Restricting gun rights serves only the criminal

KTN Editorial: Restricting gun rights serves only the criminal

November 6th, 2013 8:41 am by Staff Report

In an increasingly dangerous world where terrorists are now aiming at targets such as shopping malls, schools and hospitals, an imperative of government should be a call for citizens to be trained in the use of firearms and to arm themselves.

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Casinos, pot, secession among US ballot measures

Casinos, pot, secession among US ballot measures

November 6th, 2013 8:23 am by Associated Press

Voters faced ballot measures Tuesday ranging from whether to approve seven casinos in New York to the fate of Houston's Astrodome. Colorado voters approved a 25 percent tax on newly legal recreational marijuana to fund school construction.

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