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Report: Tennessee improperly paid out $1.47M in health benefits

Report: Tennessee improperly paid out $1.47M in health benefits

August 29th, 2013 1:47 pm by Andy Sher, Chattanooga Times Free Press

Tennessee unnecessarily paid out $1.47 million in health benefits during 2012 for 24 people whom state auditors say weren't eligible to be in the state's high-risk health insurance pool for the uninsurable.

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Woman flees burning Jeep in Roan Mountain

Woman flees burning Jeep in Roan Mountain

August 29th, 2013 12:42 pm by John Thompson

The vehicle was engulfed in flames by the time firefighters arrived.

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Sex-related charges multiply for Jonesborough man accused of raping girl, 14

Sex-related charges multiply for Jonesborough man accused of raping girl, 14

August 29th, 2013 11:53 am by Becky Campbell

Michael Joseph Clay now faces 37 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor and two counts of sexual battery.

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Buzzworthy: Local news stories sure to get you talking today

Buzzworthy: Local news stories sure to get you talking today

August 29th, 2013 11:18 am by Staff Report

Miss something? Never fear, The Buzz is here to catch you up on local news worth knowing.

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Update: State Rep. Kent Williams to run for Carter Co. mayor

Update: State Rep. Kent Williams to run for Carter Co. mayor

August 29th, 2013 11:05 am by John Thompson

Williams announced his intentions this morning in a news conference.

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Indian Trail students take lesson on organs to heart

Indian Trail students take lesson on organs to heart

August 29th, 2013 10:17 am by Nathan Baker

David Nutter's Indian Trial Intermediate School students were able to supplement their lessons on organs with a larger-than-life inflatable heart.

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AP Exclusive: Obama offers new gun control steps

AP Exclusive: Obama offers new gun control steps

August 29th, 2013 9:13 am by JOSH LEDERMAN — Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Striving to take action where Congress would not, the Obama administration announced new steps Thursday on gun control, curbing the import of military surplus weapons and proposing to close a little-known loophole that lets felons and others

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Johnson City’s flooding problems unite state, local officials

Johnson City’s flooding problems unite state, local officials

August 28th, 2013 9:32 pm by Gary B. Gray

The General Assembly was not in session Wednesday, but serious plans of action were drawn following an hourlong meeting at which legislators quizzed state and local officials about where money could be found, how red tape could be eliminated and what info

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Alexander in Erwin to promote hatchery

Alexander in Erwin to promote hatchery

August 28th, 2013 9:22 pm by Brad Hicks

U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander said some have asked him why a U.S. senator would spend time on an issue like fishing.

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Jonesborough man charged with attempted 1st degree murder after reportedly stabbing uncle over shower

Jonesborough man charged with attempted 1st degree murder after reportedly stabbing uncle over shower

August 28th, 2013 4:09 pm by Becky Campbell

A woman also is accused of wiping the knife clean and tossing it into the yard.

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