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Study says Insure Tennessee could bring $1.14B to state

Study says Insure Tennessee could bring $1.14B to state

January 13th, 2015 8:24 am by Associated Press

A University of Tennessee economic study commissioned by advocates for expanding Medicaid says Gov. Bill Haslam's Insure Tennessee could create 15,000 jobs and bring $1.14 billion in new spending to the state.

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A revolutionary new treatment in a dangerous flu season

A revolutionary new treatment in a dangerous flu season

January 13th, 2015 7:59 am by By Melissa Dribben, The Philadelphia Inquirer (TNS)

The annual scourge known as the flu is always a serious health threat, and this season's version is particularly nasty. The winter's reigning strain — H3N2 — has been mutating since last spring, making the vaccine less effective than hoped.

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2 Albuquerque officers charged with murder in shooting

2 Albuquerque officers charged with murder in shooting

January 12th, 2015 3:54 pm by RUSSELL CONTRERAS, Associated Press

The officers were charged with murder Monday in the killing of a homeless man, a shooting that led to sometimes violent protests and a federal investigation into the city's police force.

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2 airlines were targets of attempt to steal customers' miles

2 airlines were targets of attempt to steal customers' miles

January 12th, 2015 1:06 pm by DAVID KOENIG, AP Airlines Writer

American Airlines about 10,000 accounts were affected, while United Airlines said thieves booked trips or made mileage transactions on up to three dozen accounts.

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Got help paying for health care? Watch your mailbox

Got help paying for health care? Watch your mailbox

January 12th, 2015 12:21 pm by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press

This is the first time Americans will experience the complex connections between the health care law and taxes.

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Drop your top: Convertibles poised to make a comeback

Drop your top: Convertibles poised to make a comeback

January 12th, 2015 9:58 am by TOM KRISHER, AP Auto Writer

At the Detroit auto show Buick, Alfa Romeo and BMW are all showing off glitzy open-air models to capitalize on newfound confidence in the ragtop.

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As Jeb Bush eyes 2016 recalling lessons from governor races

As Jeb Bush eyes 2016 recalling lessons from governor races

January 12th, 2015 8:35 am by MICHAEL J. MISHAK, Associated Press

Known for his frequent admonishments that the GOP soften its rhetoric, build consensus and offer an "optimistic" vision, Bush dismisses the critiques of activists who say such warnings are proof that he is too moderate for today's Republican Party.

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Why US inflation stays ultra-low while job growth is surging

Why US inflation stays ultra-low while job growth is surging

January 12th, 2015 8:29 am by JOSH BOAK and CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writers

Month after month, U.S. hiring keeps rising, and unemployment keeps falling. Eventually, pay and inflation are supposed to start surging in response. They're not happening.

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Drop your top: Convertibles poised to make a comeback

Drop your top: Convertibles poised to make a comeback

January 11th, 2015 6:36 pm by TOM KRISHER, AP Auto Writer

DETROIT — Americans are ready to let their tops down and feel the wind blow through their hair.

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Powerball ticket worth $1 million  sold in Morristown

Powerball ticket worth $1 million sold in Morristown

January 11th, 2015 6:11 pm by Staff Report

NASHVILLE — It's a Happy New Year for a player who purchased a Powerball ticket in Morristown, now worth a cool $1 million after the drawing held Saturday.

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