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President Obama expected to discuss health law, not Insure Tennessee

When President Barack Obama visits Nashville to tout his health care law, he's unlikely to say much, if anything, about a failed plan to expand Medicaid in Tennessee.

Restaurant inspection reports: an app for that!

Power to the patrons. A new mobile app is letting users check any restaurant inspection score in Tennessee.

Tips coming in on missing teen, AMBER Alert update

Tomorrow marks one week since the last sighting of the 14-year-old girl from Hawkins County on the run at the center of an AMBER alert and the 41-year-old sex offender she is believed to be with.

Appalachian Fair concert lineup announced

The Appalachian Fair is less than two months away and we have new details about this year’s concert lineup.

Tennessee may hold special session on gay marriage

Members of Tennessee's House Republican Caucus are considering a special legislative session to address issues following the U.S. Supreme Court ruling upholding same-sex marriage.

New laws taking effect Wednesday, July 1

A new Tennessee law that requires a 48-hour waiting period before an abortion is one of many new laws taking effect on July 1.

Critical Incident Drill testing 1st responders' skills

There was no need to worry around Science Hill High School in Johnson City, Tuesday morning. First responders were testing their skills.

The Johnson City School System along with the Johnson City Fire Department, Police Department, 911, and EMS crews took part in a Critical Incident Drill at the school.

This drill was conducted to enhance the reaction, response, and preparedness of various first responders, in case of a real emergency.

This drill was part of their ongoing training.

Case against former library charity director going to grand jury

The case against the former director of the Bristol Public Library Foundation is going to a grand jury. She's accused of stealing more than $21,000 from the nonprofit.

Making chocolate in Kingsport helping orphans in Uganda

A local chocolate maker and another local business teamed up with the nonprofit Serving Orphans Worldwide to help orphans stay warm and clothed.

Tips about missing teen, sex offender, but still not found

Wednesday marks a week since teen Hayleigh Wilson disappeared with convicted sex offender Benjamin Shook. Tuesday, Smyth County authorities said they’re getting lots of tips.

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