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Low-income elderly could lose nursing home, 200 could lose jobs

Updated: 01/22/2010 - The Center for Medicare-Medicaid Services has given the operators of Hillcrest West nursing home until February 6, before cutting off federal dollars for indigent patients. But despite the extension, more than 100 low-income elderly may have to move, and more than 200 workers could lose their jobs.

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Potholes damaging East Tenn. interstates, roadways

Updated: 01/22/2010 - If you've been driving sections of I-40 the past few days, you know it hasn't been a smooth commute. Weather conditions are perfect for tearing up the roads, as holes are popping up just about everywhere...And motorists are suffering damaged nerves and damaged vehicles.

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Don't avoid the doctor when you lose your job

Updated: 05/19/2011 - The number of you who are out of work rose from November to December, that's after a decline in unemployment just the month before. Every time this happens, many doctors say it could be bad for your health.

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Man arrested while attempting to rob Lenoir City bank

Updated: 01/22/2010 - The FBI and local law enforcement officers arrested a man after getting a tip that he was planning to rob a Lenoir City bank Friday morning, according to an FBI news release.

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Family loses home to fire in Jefferson County

Updated: 01/22/2010 - Lakeway Volunteer Fire Dept with the assistance of Dandridge Vol.Fire and Kansas Talbott Vol Fire responded to a fire on Hwy 92 Friday morning that destroyed a family's home. Dispatch notified the dept responding that oxygen tanks were at the front entrance of the home.

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UT to change sidelines, move some seats next season at Neyland

Updated: 01/22/2010 - The University of Tennessee football team will move from the East sideline to the West sideline next season. Students will move from Section D to the corner of the end zone. That will change the seat location for some season ticket holders.

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2009 sees 5 percent increase in park visitors

Posted: 01/22/2010 - Visitors to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park during its 75th anniversary year were up 5 percent over 2008 and were the most in nearly a decade.

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Tenn counties get disaster help from USDA

Updated: 05/19/2011 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated five counties in Tennessee as primary natural disaster areas due to heavy rainfall that began last Sept. 1 and continues.

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TVA chief says he doesn't want another ash spill

Posted: 01/22/2010 - The Tennessee Valley Authority's chief executive says the utility has made tremendous progress in cleaning up the December 2008 spill of coal ash at Kingston.

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Lawmakers pass Bredesen's higher ed proposal

Posted: 01/22/2010 - Lawmakers have approved a plan to overhaul the state's higher education system to improve Tennessee's poor college graduation rates and sent the measure for Gov. Phil Bredesen's signature.

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Toyota recalls 2.3M US vehicles to fix gas pedals

Posted: 01/21/2010 - Toyota is recalling 2.3 million U.S. vehicles to correct sticking accelerator pedals, the latest in a string of quality problems that have bedeviled the Japanese automaker.

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What you need to know about the Health Care Tax Credit

Updated: 01/21/2010 - Do you need help paying for health insurance? The health coverage tax credit may be for you - if you're eligible. The tax credit has been around since 2002, but the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, changed some aspects of the HCTC.

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