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Tennessee accused of failing to follow health law

Tennessee accused of failing to follow health law

July 9th, 2014 7:00 pm by Associated Press

Tennessee health officials say they disagree with numerous aspects of a letter from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services that accuses the state of failing to provide services for people as required by the federal health care law.

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Ky. pastor arrested in Tenn. on sex charges

Ky. pastor arrested in Tenn. on sex charges

July 9th, 2014 6:00 pm by Associated Press

Police say a Kentucky pastor who is a registered sex offender has been arrested in Tennessee on rape charges involving a juvenile.

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Tenn. man charged with murder after daughter's death, 22 years after beating

Tenn. man charged with murder after daughter's death, 22 years after beating

July 9th, 2014 3:12 pm by Associated Press

An autopsy by the state medical examiner's office found that Amanda Michelle Lane-Woodall died from complications of blunt-force head injury inflicted by a beating when she was 5 weeks old.

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Wise County RAM preps for 15th event

Wise County RAM preps for 15th event

July 9th, 2014 2:37 pm by Stephen Igo

The nation's largest health care outreach of its kind, Wise County RAM typically features over a thousand medical professionals, and over a thousand other volunteers, providing free medical, dental and eye care services.

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Government made $100B in improper payments

Government made $100B in improper payments

July 9th, 2014 7:34 am by STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press

By its own estimate, the government made about $100 billion in payments last year to people who may not have been entitled to receive them — tax credits to families that didn't qualify, unemployment benefits to people who had jobs.

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Regional & National Outdoors
NWTF habitat initiative makes significant impact through first year

NWTF habitat initiative makes significant impact through first year

July 9th, 2014 12:50 am by contributed

"Save the Habitat. Save the Hunt." The National Wild Turkey Federation initiative was implemented a little more than a year ago and it's already making a difference, the NWTF says.

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Washington County, Va. man fatally shot by police

Washington County, Va. man fatally shot by police

July 8th, 2014 10:56 pm by Wes Bunch

A Virginia State Police spokeswoman said the shooting occurred at approximately 5:45 p.m. at a residence located in the 1500 block of Rocky Hill Road. Police identified the man who was shot as Dennis D. Morrell, 55.

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Entertainment Regional & National
Priscilla Presley tells upset fans to 'calm down'

Priscilla Presley tells upset fans to 'calm down'

July 8th, 2014 10:00 pm by ADRIAN SAINZ, Associated Press

Fans have posted critical comments on Facebook since The Associated Press reported last week that Elvis Presley Enterprises informed the owners of the Lisa Marie and the Hound Dog II to prepare to remove the planes from Graceland.

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Ford recalls 101,000 vehicles

Ford recalls 101,000 vehicles

July 8th, 2014 9:00 pm by By Jerry Hirsch, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

This year's record wave of automotive recalls continued Tuesday with Ford Motor Co. calling back about 101,000 vehicles in North America—including its Edge and Flex sport-utility vehicles, for a variety of problems

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Forgotten vials of smallpox found in storage room

Forgotten vials of smallpox found in storage room

July 8th, 2014 8:42 pm by Associated Press

The find was disturbing because for decades after smallpox was declared eradicated in 1980, world health authorities said the only known samples left were safely stored in super-secure laboratories in Atlanta and in Russia.

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