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Drug testing of welfare applicants yields few positives

Drug testing of welfare applicants yields few positives

February 8th, 2015 5:59 pm by Anita Wadhwani, The Tennessean

Six months after the rollout of a controversial law to drug-test people applying for public benefits, only a small fraction of low-income Tennesseans seeking financial assistance have tested positive for illegal drugs.

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Sullivan South student working on path to astronomy career

Sullivan South student working on path to astronomy career

February 8th, 2015 5:52 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT - A future Carl Sagan or two may come from the ranks of local high school graduates in years to come.

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FACT CHECK: What happens if Homeland Security shuts down?

FACT CHECK: What happens if Homeland Security shuts down?

February 8th, 2015 5:48 pm by ERICA WERNER and ALICIA A. CALDWELL, Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Spending for the Department of Homeland Security hangs in the balance as Congress fights over immigration matters in the agency's annual funding bill.

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Former Scott County deputy honored for dedication and  service

Former Scott County deputy honored for dedication and service

February 8th, 2015 5:37 pm by Marci Gore

Thomas Bowen says his lifelong dream was to follow in his dad's footsteps and work in law enforcement. Eventually, Bowen's dream did come true and, just like his dad, he became a deputy for the Scott County Sheriff's Office.

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Hawkins County BOE looks  to upgrade 500 video surveillance cameras

Hawkins County BOE looks to upgrade 500 video surveillance cameras

February 8th, 2015 5:33 pm by Jeff Bobo

As budget season approaches, Hawkins County school officials will be looking for funding to either upgrade or replace about 500 outdated video surveillance cameras with wireless cameras at around a dozen schools.

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No. 6 Lady Vols beat Gators for 11th straight time

No. 6 Lady Vols beat Gators for 11th straight time

February 8th, 2015 4:40 pm by JORDAN MCPHESON, Associated Press

Isabelle Harrison scored 17 points and Jordan Reynolds added 13 to lift the No. 6 Tennessee women to a 64-56 win over Florida on Sunday.

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Bays Mountain reports newest wolf pups are healthiest yet

Bays Mountain reports newest wolf pups are healthiest yet

February 8th, 2015 4:30 pm by Matthew Lane

Last year, the park added four gray wolf pups to its habitat, bringing the total number of wolves to seven. To the average visitor, the 10-month-old wolves probably look just like any other wolf in the habitat.

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Replay Booth: Late-season hoops clashes, athletes pick college destinations, regional wrestling and more preps from the past week

Replay Booth: Late-season hoops clashes, athletes pick college destinations, regional wrestling and more preps from the past week

February 8th, 2015 4:00 pm by Staff Report

A look back at some of the high school sports news from across Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia that you may have missed this past week.

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College News & Notes: Week of Feb. 8

College News & Notes: Week of Feb. 8

February 8th, 2015 2:00 pm by Carmen Musick

College News & Notes is designed to provide useful information about financial aid deadlines, scholarships, open houses, workshops and other upcoming events related to the process.

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Update: Man kills 2 adults, 2 children, himself in Georgia

Update: Man kills 2 adults, 2 children, himself in Georgia

February 8th, 2015 1:00 pm by RAY HENRY, Associated Press

Police have identified the gunman who took his own life after killing four people and injuring two in a quiet neighborhood near Atlanta.

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