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TennCare ends contract with computer vendor

TennCare ends contract with computer vendor

January 13th, 2015 12:16 pm by Associated Press

TennCare says it is ending its contract with computer vendor Northrop Grumman Corp. and will find another company to develop a computer system to determine Medicaid eligibility.

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Obama sits down with leaders of new GOP-run Congress

Obama sits down with leaders of new GOP-run Congress

January 13th, 2015 12:10 pm by Josh Lederman, Julie Pace; Associated Press

President Barack Obama, huddling with House and Senate leaders for the first time this year, urged lawmakers Tuesday to stake out areas of compromise, including on trade, tax reform and cybersecurity.

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Ohio State football revelers set fires, tear down goal post

Ohio State football revelers set fires, tear down goal post

January 13th, 2015 11:59 am by ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, Associated Press

Police made a handful of arrests after using tear gas and pepper spray to disperse crowds of Ohio State students and other fans following the Buckeyes' win.

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Local families concerned by Greene Valley Development Center closing

Local families concerned by Greene Valley Development Center closing

January 13th, 2015 8:45 am by Sue Guinn Legg

What appears to be the inevitable closing of Greene Valley Development Center, Greeneville's 54-year-old state operated residential care center for people with developmental disabilities, moved a step closer last week with the filing of a proposed settlem

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2 Albuquerque officers charged with murder in March shooting

2 Albuquerque officers charged with murder in March shooting

January 12th, 2015 10:04 pm by RUSSELL CONTRERAS, Associated Press

Two Albuquerque police officers were charged with murder Monday in the shooting death of a knife-wielding homeless man that led to violent protests and brought new scrutiny to the police department amid a federal investigation.

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Police: Up to 6 Paris terror suspects may still be at large

Police: Up to 6 Paris terror suspects may still be at large

January 12th, 2015 3:59 pm by JAMEY KEATEN, Associated Press

The French police officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they are not authorized to discuss details of the investigation with the news media.

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Study says Insure Tennessee could bring $1.14B to state

Study says Insure Tennessee could bring $1.14B to state

January 12th, 2015 3:34 pm by The Associated Press

A University of Tennessee economic study commissioned by advocates for expanding Medicaid says Gov. Bill Haslam's Insure Tennessee could create 15,000 jobs and bring $1.14 billion in new spending to the state.

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White House says U.S. should have sent high official to Paris march

White House says U.S. should have sent high official to Paris march

January 12th, 2015 2:45 pm by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

The White House appeared to have been caught off guard by both the display of international unity at the Paris march and the criticism of its decision to be represented only by Ambassador Jane Hartley.

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Divers find black boxes in AirAsia crash, retrieve one

Divers find black boxes in AirAsia crash, retrieve one

January 12th, 2015 11:40 am by Achmad Ibrahim, Associated Press

Divers retrieved one black box Monday and located the other from the AirAsia plane that crashed more than two weeks ago, key developments that should help investigators unravel what caused the aircraft to plummet into the Java Sea.

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Cuba completes release of 53 political prisoners

Cuba completes release of 53 political prisoners

January 12th, 2015 11:30 am by Bradley Klapper, Andrea Rodriguez; Associated Press

Cuba has completed the release of 53 political prisoners that was part of last month's historic deal between the United States and Cuba, the Obama administration said Monday.

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