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Sullivan County woman charged with TennCare fraud

August 6th, 2013 9:31 am by Nick Shepherd

A Sullivan County woman is accused of receiving health care benefits through TennCare even though she was not eligible for the program, according to the Office of the Inspector General.

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Republicans want NBC, CNN to pull Clinton programs

Republicans want NBC, CNN to pull Clinton programs

August 6th, 2013 8:58 am by KEN THOMAS, Associated Press

The RNC charged Monday that NBC and CNN are promoting a potential presidential candidacy by Hillary Rodham Clinton, threatening to blackball them from future GOP primary debates if they air upcoming programs on the former secretary of state.

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10 Things to Know for Today

10 Things to Know for Today

August 6th, 2013 8:26 am by Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

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3 killed in Pa. shooting linked to feud with town

3 killed in Pa. shooting linked to feud with town

August 6th, 2013 8:22 am by JOANN LOVIGLIO, Associated Press

A man feuding with officials in Pennsylvania's Pocono Mountains over conditions at his ramshackle, trash-filled property blasted his way into a municipal meeting and killed three people before being tackled and shot with his own gun.

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Al-Qaida chief’s message led to embassy closures

Al-Qaida chief’s message led to embassy closures

August 5th, 2013 9:01 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — An intercepted message between al-Qaida chief Ayman al-Zawahri and his deputy in Yemen about plans for a major terror attack was the trigger that set off the shutdown of many U.S. embassies, two officials told The Associated Press.

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Scott County teen indicted in father's murder

Scott County teen indicted in father's murder

August 5th, 2013 9:00 pm by Wes Bunch

A 15-year-old Scott County girl will be tried as an adult after she was indicted on a first-degree murder charge Monday for her alleged role in her father's slaying.

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Despite town’s problems, some Pennington Gap residents aren’t giving up

Despite town’s problems, some Pennington Gap residents aren’t giving up

August 5th, 2013 7:29 pm by Nick Shepherd

Even though Pennington Gap has a host of problems — no jobs, high poverty level, drug abuse — there are still people who refuse to give up on the town they call home. One of those people sits in the highest elected office in town, the mayor’s office.

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Officials: NY man tried to sell baby on Craigslist

Officials: NY man tried to sell baby on Craigslist

August 5th, 2013 6:35 pm by Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — A 22-year-old man angry with a woman he dated posted photos of her 2-month-old daughter in a Craigslist ad and tried to sell the baby for $100, prosecutors said Monday. Paul Marquez posted an ad entitled “baby for sale,” prosecutors said.

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Taste test: Lab-grown hamburger short on flavor

Taste test: Lab-grown hamburger short on flavor

August 5th, 2013 6:35 pm by Associated Press

LONDON (AP) — The food of the future could do with a pinch of seasoning — and maybe some cheese. Two volunteers who took the first public bites of hamburger grown in a laboratory gave it good marks for texture but agreed there was something missing.

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Man begins swim to Detroit hauling ton of bricks

Man begins swim to Detroit hauling ton of bricks

August 5th, 2013 12:27 pm by MIKE HOUSEHOLDER,Associated Press

Long-distance swimmer Jim Dreyer, who calls himself "The Shark," jumped into Lake St. Clair near the Michigan-Canada border on Monday to begin what he hopes will be a 22-mile success story — all while hauling a ton of bricks.

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