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State appeals judge's ruling on TennCare delays

State appeals judge's ruling on TennCare delays

September 27th, 2014 4:48 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

Tennessee is asking a federal appeals court to overturn a ruling that the state's Medicaid program must provide applicants with a fair hearing if it cannot process their requests on time.

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Haslam presses ahead on Medicaid expansion talks

Haslam presses ahead on Medicaid expansion talks

September 27th, 2014 4:00 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Gov. Bill Haslam says he's still in talks over finding a way to expand Medicaid in Tennessee despite pushback from fellow Republicans in the state Legislature.

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Truck hits college softball team's bus, killing 4

Truck hits college softball team's bus, killing 4

September 27th, 2014 1:28 pm by Associated Press

A tractor-trailer crossed a southern Oklahoma highway median and plowed into the side of a Texas college softball team's bus, killing four women on the team and injuring more than a dozen others, authorities said.

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This week in crime

This week in crime

September 27th, 2014 12:00 pm by Staff reports

This week's stories include two men nabbed with a meth lab, a hit-and-run suspect returning after dropping off his date and a Hawkins jail inmate getting severely beaten

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Retail revenue higher in Tri-Cities

Retail revenue higher in Tri-Cities

September 27th, 2014 10:00 am by Hank Hayes

On a year-to-year basis, Kingsport sales increased 3.7 percent to $389 million, Bristol sales were up 1.3 percent to $252 million, and Johnson City sales rose 1.1 percent to $478 million.

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New mosquito-borne virus spreads in Latin America

New mosquito-borne virus spreads in Latin America

September 27th, 2014 7:55 am by Associated Press

An excruciating mosquito-borne illness is raging across the region, leaping from the Caribbean to the Central and South American mainland. Some cases have already emerged in the United States.

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Volcano erupts in central Japan; injuries reported

September 27th, 2014 5:55 am by Associated Press

Mount Ontake spewed large white plumes high into the sky early Saturday, sending people fleeing and covering surrounding areas in ash.

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Grand jury: Ramsey, Harwell should face charges

Grand jury: Ramsey, Harwell should face charges

September 27th, 2014 1:20 am by Associated Press

Davidson County District Attorney General Glenn Funk is reviewing the grand jury report and will make the final decision on whether to file charges, spokeswoman Dorinda Carter said.

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Mount Carmel to seek grant to fund sidewalk system around local school

Mount Carmel to seek grant to fund sidewalk system around local school

September 26th, 2014 10:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Not many children walk to school these days, especially in Mount Carmel with its curving roads and hilly topography. Local leaders said Tuesday, however, that a new sidewalk system might change that.

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Musick awards honor Hiltons couple's lifelong learning commitment

Musick awards honor Hiltons couple's lifelong learning commitment

September 26th, 2014 8:00 pm by Marci Gore

The Mary and H.L. Musick Lifelong Learning Award has been funded by the Musick family since 2012 in honor of their now deceased parents. Candidates can be nominated by family, community members, teachers, friends or themselves.

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