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State appeals judge's ruling on TennCare delays

State appeals judge's ruling on TennCare delays

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

Tennessee is asking a federal appeals court to overturn a ruling that TennCare must provide applicants with a fair hearing if it cannot process their requests on time.

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Police: Fired worker beheaded Oklahoma woman

Police: Fired worker beheaded Oklahoma woman

September 27th, 2014 1:25 pm by TIM TALLEY, Associated Press

A man fired from an Oklahoma food processing plant beheaded a woman with a knife and was attacking another worker when he was shot and wounded by a company official, police say.

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US-led planes strike fighters attacking Syria town

US-led planes strike fighters attacking Syria town

September 27th, 2014 1:23 pm by BASSEM MROUE, Associated Press

U.S.-led coalition warplanes struck Islamic State fighters in Syria attacking a town near the Turkish border for the first time Saturday, as well as positions in the country's east, activists and a Kurdish official said.

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Science Hill takes Brentwood Academy to the wire

Science Hill takes Brentwood Academy to the wire

September 27th, 2014 12:19 am by Trey Williams

Easton Cline made his second interception of the game and slid to the ground around the Brentwood Academy 40-yard line with 13 seconds left, sealing the Eagles' 45-42 victory in a game that featured more than 1,300 yards of offense.

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South shuts out Boone

September 27th, 2014 12:06 am by Zack Vance, NET News Service

The Rebels rushed for 228 yards in a 56-0 non-conference trampling of the Trailblazers in Death Valley that eradicated any questions about the Rebels' ability to run the ball.

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Hunt carries Unaka to win over Hancock

September 27th, 2014 12:02 am by Staff Report

Micah Hunt ran 12 times for 174 yards and three touchdowns as Unaka won its first game of the season, 50-24, over Hancock County on Friday night at Goodard Field.

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Thomas, Cyclones rise to challenge

Thomas, Cyclones rise to challenge

September 26th, 2014 11:41 pm by Douglas Fritz

Elizabethton senior Ethan Thomas totaled 378 all-purpose yards and scored five touchdowns to lead the Cyclones to a 49-35 victory over Tennessee High Friday night.

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Dobbs: Humane Society, Animal Control can work together

Dobbs: Humane Society, Animal Control can work together

September 26th, 2014 11:31 pm by Tony Casey

Washington County-Johnson City Animal Shelter Director Debbie Dobbs knows when the new facility opens that changes will occur.

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Lunsford, Jones lift Hampton past Johnson County

Lunsford, Jones lift Hampton past Johnson County

September 26th, 2014 11:29 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Jerry Lunsford and Coby Jones gave Hampton quite the 1-2 punch on Friday night at Paul McEwen Stadium.

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Cloudland survives challenge from Tri-Cities

September 26th, 2014 11:28 pm by Gene Renfro

The Tri-Cities Christian Eagles flew through the air Friday against No. 3 Cloudland, but the Highlanders survived their closest game of the season and left a 21-17 winner.

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