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Haslam: Insure Tennessee is not Obamacare

Haslam: Insure Tennessee is not Obamacare

February 2nd, 2015 9:23 pm by Richard Locker, Knoxville News Sentinel

Gov. Bill Haslam appealed to state lawmakers Monday night to approve his Insure Tennessee plan, saying that it's "not Obamacare," that Tennessee taxpayers are paying for it already and that it can help nearly 300,000 uninsured state residents get access t

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Police: Church Hill woman runs husband over after argument

Police: Church Hill woman runs husband over after argument

February 2nd, 2015 9:15 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET NEWS SERVICE

A marital spat escalated to aggravated assault when a wife slapped her husband then ran him over, according to a police report.

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Trucks carrying frozen chicken, bees collide in fiery crash

Trucks carrying frozen chicken, bees collide in fiery crash

February 2nd, 2015 9:10 pm by Associated Press

A big-rig hauling frozen chicken collided with a truck carrying bees in Southern California, igniting a fireball that quickly cooked the chicken.

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ETSU, Johnson City schools still hashing out deal for stadium use

ETSU, Johnson City schools still hashing out deal for stadium use

February 2nd, 2015 8:02 pm by Nathan Baker

An agreement for East Tennessee State University's germinal football team to use Johnson City high school facilities in its first two seasons could be finalized by the end of the month, according to city leaders, but the school district may need more time

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Lady Bucs let Mocs escape with close win

Lady Bucs let Mocs escape with close win

February 2nd, 2015 7:44 pm by Jeff Birchfield

ETSU had over twice as many rebounds, led in second-chance points and outscored its opponent by 16 points in the paint, but Chattanooga, ranked No. 23 in the latest AP poll, came away with a 64-56 win at Brooks Gym.

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Lady Cyclones, Rebels among state's top scorers

Lady Cyclones, Rebels among state's top scorers

February 2nd, 2015 7:38 pm by Douglas Fritz

A pair of area girls basketball teams are really filling it up this season as Northeast Tennessee houses the top two scoring offenses in the state. But there is a little bit of a catch.

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Crime
Plea gives Johnson City woman federal prison term in car-detailing drug case

Plea gives Johnson City woman federal prison term in car-detailing drug case

February 2nd, 2015 3:30 pm by Becky Campbell

A Johnson City woman was sentenced to 7 years and 3 months in federal prison Thursday for her part in a drug operation authorities said was fronted by a car-detailing business.

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Woman gets TennCare help - 6 days after her death

Woman gets TennCare help - 6 days after her death

February 2nd, 2015 3:24 pm by Tom Wilemon, The Tennessean

She got kicked out of a nursing home because TennCare wouldn't pay.

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Thieves caught stealing empty safe, Kingsport police say

Thieves caught stealing empty safe, Kingsport police say

February 2nd, 2015 3:10 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

In the early hours of Monday morning, Kingsport police received an anonymous tip that three men were flipping a safe across the parking lot of Model City Apartments.

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The Buzz: 10 trending articles sure to get you reading today

The Buzz: 10 trending articles sure to get you reading today

February 2nd, 2015 12:41 pm by Johnson City Press

Miss something? Don't worry, these 10 articles will catch you up on local news.

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