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Weber City fire destroys mobile home

December 15th, 2014 3:10 pm by David Grace

Upon arrival, Lane said the mobile home, located at Lot 116 in Winston Peters Trailer Park, was engulfed in flames. Lane says no one was home at the time of the fire.

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Violence breaks out between Kingsport officer and suspect during domestic call

Violence breaks out between Kingsport officer and suspect during domestic call

December 15th, 2014 2:44 pm by Nick Shepherd

Doughty was taken to the ground but kept resisting arrest. So the officer punched him in the face and head three times. Doughty was eventually handcuffed and allegedly told the officer if he ever saw him out, he would kill him.

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Vanderbilt review praises Innovation Academy, has questions about its future

Vanderbilt review praises Innovation Academy, has questions about its future

December 15th, 2014 2:28 pm by Rick Wagner

Two-year review has high praise for IA and ETSU hub. (This has bonus information not in Monday's print edition story.)

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Tennessee law allows drug dealers to stock up at pill mills

Tennessee law allows drug dealers to stock up at pill mills

December 15th, 2014 1:11 pm by Editorial Board

The top legislative priority of the 109th Tennessee General Assembly, which convenes Jan. 13, should be to save lives by shutting down Tennessee's pill mills, through repeal of the Intractable Pain Act of 2001 (IPA).

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Outstanding warrant arrest leads to pot bust

Outstanding warrant arrest leads to pot bust

December 15th, 2014 11:39 am by Nick Shepherd

While there, patrol officers came across Alyssa Moore, 24, Beechnut City Road, Blountville, who was in the room with Darnell. When Moore walked by, SCSO officers noticed an odor of marijuana emitting from her.

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UPDATE: Haslam reaches agreement to expand Medicaid in Tennessee

UPDATE: Haslam reaches agreement to expand Medicaid in Tennessee

December 15th, 2014 11:35 am by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

NASHVILLE — Gov. Bill Haslam announced Monday that he has reached a deal to expand Medicaid in Tennessee after more than a year of discussions with federal officials.

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Success of band begins long before students get to D-B

Success of band begins long before students get to D-B

December 15th, 2014 11:34 am by Rick Wagner

Students and staff cite elementary and middle school music programs, parental and community support and diversity among supporting infrastructure of the award-winning marching band program at Kingsport's Dobyns-Bennett High School.

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China Bridge: Kingsport educators tour Chinese schools

China Bridge: Kingsport educators tour Chinese schools

December 15th, 2014 11:24 am by Rick Wagner

Sevier Middle School Assistant Principal Jim Wernke and school board member Eric Hyche get first-hand look at schools in China.

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ETSU pathologist addresses concerns of Hawkins officials

ETSU pathologist addresses concerns of Hawkins officials

December 15th, 2014 10:54 am by Jeff Bobo

Among the concerns presented Thursday were the cost increase, past complaints about delays in bodies being returned for funerals, and past complaints about a previous forensic pathologist keeping body parts after autopsies for medical study.

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Cancer patients testing drugs on mouse 'avatars'

Cancer patients testing drugs on mouse 'avatars'

December 15th, 2014 9:22 am by MARILYNN MARCHIONE, AP Chief Medical Writer

They are paying a private lab to breed mice that carry bits of their own tumors so treatments can be tried first on the customized rodents. The idea is to see which drugs might work best on a specific person's specific cancer.

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