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Report: Up to 44 million more uninsured under GOP budget plan

May 10th, 2011 1:04 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) The House Republican budget would leave up to 44 million more low-income people uninsured as the federal government cuts states' Medicaid funding by about one-third over the next 10 years, nonpartisan groups said in a report issued Tuesda

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Boehner stands firm on his tightrope

May 10th, 2011 4:47 am by Staff Report

According to the National Journal House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, reasserted the House GOP's negotiating position on the pending vote to increase the debt limit in a high profile speech on Monday night before Wall Street heavyweights nervous about how

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Married couples now a minority in Tenn.

May 10th, 2011 4:44 am by Jennifer Brooks and Lea Ann Overstreet

For the first time, married couples find themselves in the minority in Tennessee.Newly released census data show that 48 percent of households in the state are headed by a husband-and-wife couple. Ten years ago, married couples made up 52 percent of Tenne

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Order for ex-wife to pay millions doesn't make up for time lost with kids, says Franklin father

May 10th, 2011 4:42 am by Brandon Gee

A mother who left Middle Tennessee with her two young children to live permanently in her native Japan leaving behind an ex-husband with joint custody rights has been ordered to pay the father $6.1 million in damages.

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Nine indicted in alleged NE Tenn. brothel ring

May 10th, 2011 4:28 am by Natalie Neysa Alund

A 13-count indictment was unsealed Monday charging nine individuals with operating a network of brothels and prostitution delivery services in Tennessee and a least one other state. A federal grand jury in Greeneville returned the indictment May 3, accord

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Sheriff says human trafficking network supplied Mexican women for brothels in Morristown, Johnson City, Knoxville and Nashville

May 9th, 2011 4:28 am by Staff Report

The Morristown Citizen Tribune is reporting that a Latino-run brothel on Springvale Road was the head of an investigative trail that led to an alleged sophisticated human-trafficking network that victimized young women from Mexico, Hamblen County Sheriff

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65-year-old couple will need about $230,000 for retirement health care

May 9th, 2011 4:08 am by Associated Press

There's a tremendous lack of knowledge when it comes to planning for health care costs in retirement.A survey by Sun Life Financial, released Wednesday, found that 92% of workers said they don't know how much their health care will cost in retirement or

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Is the end nigh? We'll know soon enough

May 9th, 2011 4:05 am by Staff Report

According to a NPR report says Brian Haubert and Kevin Brown two of a small or not so small, who knows? army of Christians sounding the alarm. They drive caravans and put up billboards, hand out tracts and try to convince friends and family that Judgmen

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