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FactCheck: GOP claim that House health care bill pushes suicide is nonsense

July 29th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

According to FactCheck.org, former lieutenant governor of New York Betsy McCaughey said on former Sen. Fred Thompson's radio show that the House's proposed health care bill contained a provision that would institute mandatory counseling sessions telling

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Greene County church cancels services over swine flu cases among congregation

July 27th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

The Greeneville Sun is reporting that Midway United Methodist Church canceled its Sunday morning services because of the H1N1 virus, or "swine flu."One member of the church has been hospitalized and quarantined with the virus and nine other members are il

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Bristol Kroger prepares for presidential visit

July 27th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

According to the Bristol Herald Courier, Wednesday won't be Barack Obama's first trip to Bristol. He kicked off his general election campaign at Virginia High School in June 2008.A year and a month after that Obama will arrive in Bristol to talk about he

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SW Va. firms expanding, adding 170 jobs

July 24th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

According to the Bristol Herald Courier, two Southwest Virginia companies have announced plans to add a combined 170 jobs to the region.Columbus McKinnon in Damascus will add 70 jobs over 30 months as part of a corporate restructuring, replacing roughly t

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