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Statewide coalition forms to support governor's Medicaid expansion plan

Statewide coalition forms to support governor's Medicaid expansion plan

December 17th, 2014 7:12 am by Associated Press

More than 80 business, health care and civic groups have formed the Coalition for a Healthy Tennessee to support Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's proposal to offer health coverage to more than 200,000 low-income Tennesseans.

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Carmike chain cancels Rogen film showings after vague threat from hackers

Carmike chain cancels Rogen film showings after vague threat from hackers

December 17th, 2014 7:03 am by LINDSEY BAHR, Associated Press

Carmike Cinemas has decided to cancel its planned showings of "The Interview" in the wake of threats against theatergoers by the Sony hackers.

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Rembert's 30 points helps Bucs fend off EKU

Rembert's 30 points helps Bucs fend off EKU

December 16th, 2014 10:30 pm by Staff Report

ETSU senior guard Rashawn Rembert piled up 30 points in the Buccaneers' 63-60 win at Eastern Kentucky on Tuesday.

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Ramsaran's shot lifts Lady Bucs past Central

December 16th, 2014 10:29 pm by Gene Renfro

Ari Ramsara's shot fell into the basket as the buzzer sounded to give the UH girls a 52-40 win over Sullivan Central.

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Burdick helps Lady Vols get past Wichita State

Burdick helps Lady Vols get past Wichita State

December 16th, 2014 10:26 pm by AP

Cierra Burdick scored 10 points and pulled down a career-high 17 rebounds Tuesday as No. 11 Tennessee held off Wichita State 54-51 to earn its fourth straight victory.

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Gray 9-year-old becomes state's first pediatric patient for proton therapy

Gray 9-year-old becomes state's first pediatric patient for proton therapy

December 16th, 2014 10:01 pm by Max Hrenda

On Nov. 26, Holden Doebler-Cortes graduated from his six-week treatment program at the Provision Center for Proton Therapy to become the state's first pediatric patient to receive proton radiation treatment.

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No tiff over TIFs: Business leaders say surrounding tax incentives won't lure away developers

No tiff over TIFs: Business leaders say surrounding tax incentives won't lure away developers

December 16th, 2014 9:51 pm by Nathan Baker

Johnson City and Washington County officials aren't worried by the competition in the residential housing market from nearby municipalities, some of which are offering incentives to developers for building.

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Tri-Cities retail sales see spike, says ETSU prof

Tri-Cities retail sales see spike, says ETSU prof

December 16th, 2014 9:43 pm by Nathan Baker

All seven counties in the Tri-Cities metro area made recent retail sales gains, according to an economic report released Tuesday, giving the region the best sales performance in years.

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Elizabethton man arraigned on 63 charges of child sex abuse

Elizabethton man arraigned on 63 charges of child sex abuse

December 16th, 2014 9:38 pm by John Thompson

A man who had been indicted twice by a Carter County grand jury on sexual exploitation charges of minors had his initial appearance in Carter County Criminal Court last week on 63 of the charges.

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Jonesborough Genealogical Society offers new look at history with anthology

Jonesborough Genealogical Society offers new look at history with anthology

December 16th, 2014 9:16 pm by Jessica Fuller

After 15 years, the Jonesborough Genealogical Society has captured local history - in 298 glossy pages.

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