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Extension program puts spotlight on healthy eating

Extension program puts spotlight on healthy eating

June 8th, 2013 10:44 pm by Nick Shepherd

The Tennessee Nutrition Consumer Education Program, or TNCEP, was held at the V.O. Dobbins Sr. Center on Thursday and was sponsored by the Sullivan County UT Extension office.

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Inmate, girlfriend sentenced for trying to sneak marijuana into Lee County prison

June 8th, 2013 10:25 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — An inmate at the U.S. Penitentiary Lee County and his girlfriend were sentenced in federal court this week for trying to sneak marijuana into the high-security facility.

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Hill plans to revive legislation targeting  Bluff  City speed cameras

Hill plans to revive legislation targeting Bluff City speed cameras

June 8th, 2013 7:00 pm by Hank Hayes

Tennessee state Rep. Timothy Hill insists his legislation to shut down Bluff City’s two speed enforcement cameras on Highway 11-E isn’t dead.

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Calculating the best price for medical procedures

Calculating the best price for medical procedures

June 8th, 2013 5:42 pm by Hank Hayes

If you found out the lowest possible price on an expensive medical procedure, would you take that deal? UnitedHealthcare is betting the answer will be “yes.”

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Chinese official says Obama, Xi ‘blazed a new trail’

Chinese official says Obama, Xi ‘blazed a new trail’

June 8th, 2013 5:36 pm by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. — President Barack Obama and Chinese leader Xi Jinping “blazed a new trail” away from the two nations’ past differences, a senior Chinese official said Saturday.

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Police chief says Santa Monica killer capable of firing 1,300 rounds of ammunition

Police chief says Santa Monica killer capable of firing 1,300 rounds of ammunition

June 8th, 2013 5:27 pm by TAMI ABDOLLAH, Associated Press

SANTA MONICA, Calif. — The gunman who went on a rampage killing four people before being fatally shot by police at a college campus was capable of firing 1,300 rounds of ammunition, the police chief said Saturday.

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Injured Virginia trooper returns home to family, friends

Injured Virginia trooper returns home to family, friends

June 8th, 2013 5:22 pm by Wes Bunch

A Virginia state trooper who was injured in the line of duty received an emotional homecoming Saturday as nearly 1,000 local residents and members of law enforcement gathered at the Gate City High School football field to welcome him back to Scott County

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One killed in Greene County accident

June 8th, 2013 5:07 pm by Deborah Ince, Knoxville News Sentinel

A crash at the intersection of Gap Creek and Weems Chapel roads in Greene County killed one person, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol.

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Insider attack kills 3 Americans in Afghanistan

Insider attack kills 3 Americans in Afghanistan

June 8th, 2013 1:03 pm by KAY JOHNSON, Associated Press

A man in an Afghan army uniform turned his weapon on American trainers working with him in the country's east on Saturday, killing three of them, while an attacker with a grenade killed an Italian soldier in the west, officials said.

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How did secret phone program help foil NYC plot?

June 8th, 2013 11:38 am by Associated Press

WASHINGTON — The government's broad programs to collect U.S. phone records and Internet traffic helped disrupt a 2009 plot to bomb the New York City subways, a senior U.S. intelligence official said.

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