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Several Hawkins churches, pharmacies offering parents free drug test kits

Several Hawkins churches, pharmacies offering parents free drug test kits - VIDEO

March 20th, 2015 5:45 pm by Jeff Bobo

Video Report: A list of locations where free drug tests are available to parents was released Thursday by Hawkins County Anti-Drug Coalition director Alice Snodgrass during the group's monthly meeting in Rogersville.

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Lucky Dog:  'Angel' adopted to a good family in Florida

Lucky Dog: 'Angel' adopted to a good family in Florida

March 20th, 2015 4:20 pm by Jeff Bobo

HCHS manager Sandy Behnke said Friday that Angel's run of good luck continued because the puppy that was rescued from a garbage bag last week has been adopted by a good family with a nice home.

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Snow melted $140K from Sullivan County budget

Snow melted $140K from Sullivan County budget

March 20th, 2015 1:40 pm by J. H. Osborne

Snow during the last half of February cost Sullivan County taxpayers about $140,000 for road clearance, according to public records and public comments.

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Photos: New adoptable pets at Sullivan County Animal Shelter

March 20th, 2015 11:00 am by Staff Report

Photos of new adoptable animals at the Sullivan County Animal Shelter. The shelter is located at 380 Masengill Rd, Blountville, TN 37617. The phone number is (423) 279-2741. Click the photos below to see the full gallery.

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Update: Court records detail businessman's alleged attack on woman

Update: Court records detail businessman's alleged attack on woman

March 20th, 2015 10:24 am by Rain Smith

An affidavit filed by police outlines the victim's account of being in a "pitch black" storage unit, where Hoyt Denton allegedly pushed her against a wall and taunted her as she screamed for help.

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Opinion: Religious zealots in Tenn. House embarrass region

Opinion: Religious zealots in Tenn. House embarrass region

March 20th, 2015 9:54 am by Editorial Board

"Rights" are subjective, granted by the will of the society capable of defining and defending them. We have no rights per se unless our possession of them is enforced - God doesn't enforce rights to life, liberty or pursuit of happiness; government does

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Legally prescribed drugs account for more than half of drug addicted newborns

Legally prescribed drugs account for more than half of drug addicted newborns - VIDEO

March 20th, 2015 7:05 am by Jeff Bobo

This past year 957 neonatal abstinence syndrome cases were reported in Tennessee. Of those 2014 cases, 527 were supervised patients using suboxone, subutex, or another legally prescribed narcotic.

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D-B cafeteria expansion still unsettled

D-B cafeteria expansion still unsettled

March 20th, 2015 6:13 am by Rick Wagner

Using Sullivan North High School as a Kingsport middle school is not the only part of the latest city schools draft facilities study raising questions.

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Police: Children found in Unicoi home with meth lab

Police: Children found in Unicoi home with meth lab

March 20th, 2015 5:47 am by NET News Service

Unicoi County couple was arrested after police allegedly found a methamphetamine lab inside their residence, along with two juveniles.

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House repeals Intractable Pain Act, last stop Haslam

House repeals Intractable Pain Act, last stop Haslam

March 19th, 2015 9:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Tennessee legislators have unanimously repealed the Intractable Pain Act in both the House of Representatives and the Senate, striking down a law local officials say has directly contributed to the prescription drug abuse epidemic in the state.

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