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Legislature divided on Haslam's Medicaid expansion push

Legislature divided on Haslam's Medicaid expansion push

August 29th, 2014 9:05 pm by Nate Rau, The Tennessean

Republican leaders expressed pessimism on Friday that any plan crafted by Gov. Bill Haslam's administration to expand Medicaid in Tennessee could win legislative approval.

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Go Tri

Go Tri

August 29th, 2014 6:30 pm by Staff Report

Fall Splendor photos wanted.

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Manhunt on for sex offender accused of assaulting 2 Bristol, Va., cops

Manhunt on for sex offender accused of assaulting 2 Bristol, Va., cops

August 29th, 2014 4:31 pm by Staff Report

The incident happened at the state probation office.

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Update: Deputies say man assaulted niece after dispute over cellphone

Update: Deputies say man assaulted niece after dispute over cellphone

August 29th, 2014 3:00 pm by Max Hrenda

Deputies said a Telford man was arrested after his niece told them he choked and beat her because of a disagreement involving a cellphone.

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Tony Stewart says Ward's death will affect him forever

Tony Stewart says Ward's death will affect him forever

August 29th, 2014 2:07 pm by Associated Press

Stewart said he could not answer questions about the incident - it remains under police investigation - and he left the news conference after reading a short statement.

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Oh my! First snakes, now bear spotted at Sullivan Co. elementary school

Oh my! First snakes, now bear spotted at Sullivan Co. elementary school

August 29th, 2014 11:39 am by Rick Wagner, NET News Service

No signs of lions and tigers yet, just one bear and four or five snakes.

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Uzi death: Family feels sorry for girl, 9, who shot their dad

Uzi death: Family feels sorry for girl, 9, who shot their dad

August 29th, 2014 10:04 am by Associated Press

Instructor Charles Vacca was standing next to the girl on Monday at the Last Stop range in White Hills, Arizona, about 60 miles south of Las Vegas, when she squeezed the trigger.

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Medal of Honor recipients to speak at Elizabethton High School

Medal of Honor recipients to speak at Elizabethton High School

August 29th, 2014 9:39 am by John Thompson

The public is encouraged to attend. An entire section of the gym will be open to the public, with 800 seats available.

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Johnson City man accused of sex with teen during stint as assistant band director at Sullivan South

Johnson City man accused of sex with teen during stint as assistant band director at Sullivan South

August 29th, 2014 6:58 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Ethan J. Tate allegedly had at least 13 sexual encounters with the girl.

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County mayor proposes patch for schools' deficit

County mayor proposes patch for schools' deficit

August 28th, 2014 9:08 pm by Nathan Baker

Taking a play from Johnson City's book, Washington County Mayor Dan Eldridge proposed a one-time solution to the county school district's $3.5 million budget shortfall Thursday using a year-old state law.

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