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Uninsured Tennesseans percentage at lowest in a decade

Uninsured Tennesseans percentage at lowest in a decade

November 17th, 2014 5:03 pm by Richard Locker, Knoxville News-Sentinel

A University of Tennessee report released Monday says that 7.2 percent of Tennessee's 6.5 million residents are without some form of health insurance coverage.

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School bus catches fire at Middle Tennessee high school

School bus catches fire at Middle Tennessee high school

November 17th, 2014 4:45 pm by Jared Felkins, Lebanon Democrat

School resource officers knocked down the fire with extinguishers.

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Photo Gallery: Two local companies make their annual gifts to the Christmas Box

November 17th, 2014 4:10 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

THANK YOU International Paper and Moody Dumbar

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Bill Cosby clarifies statement on rape accusations

Bill Cosby clarifies statement on rape accusations

November 17th, 2014 2:51 pm by Associated Press

The new statement released Monday says that Cosby's denials do not refer to accuser Andrea Constand, whose civil lawsuit against him was settled in 2006.

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Local celebrities help kick off Angel Tree shopping for kids in need

Local celebrities help kick off Angel Tree shopping for kids in need

November 17th, 2014 2:05 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

To help low-income children in Washington, Carter and Unicoi county likely to receive very little at Christmas, the Salvation Army's Angel Tree shopping adoption project kicked off Thursday at The Mall at Johnson City and will get underway at area Walmar

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Update: Tennessee Vols suspend 2 players amid assault investigation

Update: Tennessee Vols suspend 2 players amid assault investigation

November 17th, 2014 1:49 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

The suspects are Vols linebacker A.J. Johnson, a senior, and defensive back, Michael Williams, a sophomore, a police source confirmed to The Tennessean.

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Why does airfare keep rising despite lower oil prices?

Why does airfare keep rising despite lower oil prices?

November 17th, 2014 1:47 pm by SCOTT MAYEROWITZ, AP Airlines Writer

Simply put: Airlines have no compelling reason to offer any breaks.

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UT coach Butch Jones: Reported rape involves football players

UT coach Butch Jones: Reported rape involves football players

November 17th, 2014 1:12 pm by Don Jacobs and Dustin Dopriak, Knoxville News Sentinel

University of Tennessee football coach Butch Jones said Monday that the reported rape and sexual assault Sunday of two 19-year-old women at a South Knoxville apartment complex involves football players.

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Same-sex marriage issue goes squarely before U.S. Supreme Court

Same-sex marriage issue goes squarely before U.S. Supreme Court

November 17th, 2014 12:32 pm by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press

The legal landscape looks similar to what the court confronted when it took on earlier major civil rights cases.

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Scam warning: Unicoi Co. sheriff says you're probably not a Publisher's Clearing House winner

Scam warning: Unicoi Co. sheriff says you're probably not a Publisher's Clearing House winner

November 17th, 2014 12:19 pm by Brad Hicks

The caller asked the family to purchase a money card for $500 to cover the taxes on their prizes and call in the card number.

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