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McAuliffe plugs Medicaid expansion at Wise County RAM

McAuliffe plugs Medicaid expansion at Wise County RAM

July 19th, 2014 11:00 am by Stephen Igo

Volunteers delivered medical, dental and vision services while the governor and his entourage swirled through the splashy fairgrounds.

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Three charged for massive indoor pot grow found by firefighters

Three charged for massive indoor pot grow found by firefighters

July 19th, 2014 8:24 am by Jeff Bobo

The street value for the marijuana seized is estimated at $48,000, the home contained approximately $20,000 worth of equipment used in the manufacturing process, and deputies also found $5,400 in cash.

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Update: Downed jet claimed victims from 13 countries

Update: Downed jet claimed victims from 13 countries

July 18th, 2014 11:47 pm by MIKE CORDER, Associated Press

The human cost of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 hit home around the world Friday, upending scores of families and communities spanning half of the planet, from a Dutch fishing village to an Australian soccer club and a Dubai cake store.

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Hawkins man faces DUI, drug charges after wreck

Hawkins man faces DUI, drug charges after wreck

July 18th, 2014 9:37 pm by Jeff Bobo

On Friday July 11, shortly after 11:30 a.m., Church Hill Police Department Officer Derek Shaffer responded to a two-vehicle crash on Highway 11-W at Pal's restaurant .

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Kingsport man to take plea in federal drug case

Kingsport man to take plea in federal drug case

July 18th, 2014 8:00 pm by Matthew Lane

A Lynn Garden man, arrested in April of last year by the Kingsport Police Department's SWAT team, has agreed to plead guilty to a federal drug charge.

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Parents: Ex-bus driver should not get diversion for crash that injured Crockett students

Parents: Ex-bus driver should not get diversion for crash that injured Crockett students

July 18th, 2014 7:19 pm by BECKY CAMPBELL, NET News Service

Brenda Gray, 56, of Jonesborough, pleaded guilty in a "best interest" plea to eight counts of aggravated assault by recklessness, one count of felony reckless endangerment and one count of speeding.

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Hawkins BOE to meet next month at Volunteer High School

Hawkins BOE to meet next month at Volunteer High School

July 18th, 2014 6:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

The one-time meeting location change was requested by District 2 board member Chris Christian who represents the Church Hill area where Volunteer is located.

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DUI arrest-related charges against Ainge dropped

DUI arrest-related charges against Ainge dropped

July 18th, 2014 6:00 pm by Associated Press

Former New York Jets and University of Tennessee quarterback Erik Ainge on Friday had all charges against him from last summer's DUI arrest dropped.

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Weather forces Fun Fest Concert inside and forces other changes (updated)

Weather forces Fun Fest Concert inside and forces other changes (updated)

July 18th, 2014 4:59 pm by Staff Report

According to Fun Fest officials, the weather is continuing to force changes in the schedule and the location of various events.

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Tennessee health leaders gather in Johnson City to discuss prescription drug epidemic

Tennessee health leaders gather in Johnson City to discuss prescription drug epidemic

July 18th, 2014 3:32 pm by Nick Shepherd

Abernathy doesn't sound like the stereotypical drug addict. He served four years in the Marine Corps and then spent 16 years working in law enforcement. On the surface, it may have looked like he had everything together, he didn't.

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