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Local reaction to Haslam's prescription drug abuse plan positive

Local reaction to Haslam's prescription drug abuse plan positive

June 4th, 2014 10:22 pm by Nick Shepherd

"I'm glad the governor is making this a priority," said Sullivan County District Attorney General Barry Staubus. "Tennessee has a pill problem and here in East Tennessee, it's a real problem."

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Ailshie withdraws from consideration for Hawkins director of schools position

Ailshie withdraws from consideration for Hawkins director of schools position

June 4th, 2014 10:12 pm by Jeff Bobo

Ailshie had four out of seven votes on the BOE. The current BOE policy requires a super-majority — or five votes — to appoint a director. Board members came to Wednesday's meeting armed with a variety of legal opinions and ready for a fight.

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Beer likely to flow again at Johnson City Cardinals games

Beer likely to flow again at Johnson City Cardinals games

June 4th, 2014 9:43 pm by Gary B. Gray, NET News Service

If the Johnson City Sports Foundation's plan goes forward, beer sales will begin June 23 at the Johnson City Cardinals' second 2014 home game against the Danville Braves.

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Historian to lead SW Va. Museum bus tours

Historian to lead SW Va. Museum bus tours

June 4th, 2014 9:20 pm by Staff Report

Regional historian Dr. Larry Fleenor will lead two bus tours, one this month and another this fall, offered by the Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park in Big Stone Gap.

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Bergdahl's hometown cancels celebration amid furor

Bergdahl's hometown cancels celebration amid furor

June 4th, 2014 7:25 pm by Associated Press

Hailey Chamber of Commerce President Jane Drussel said she and the organization have gotten hate mail and calls from people lambasting the town and branding Bergdahl un-American and a traitor. "The joy has all of a sudden become not so joyful," she said.

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Hawkins BOE chairman says he is baffled by ethics complaint filed by vice chair

Hawkins BOE chairman says he is baffled by ethics complaint filed by vice chair

June 4th, 2014 5:02 pm by Jeff Bobo

A letter received by Hawkins County school board chairman Randy Collier last December from educational consultant Ron Walker praises Rogersville Middle Principal Jim Ailshie and his staff for their efforts "to turn around a chronically failing school."

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F.L.I.G.H.T. program gives students a bird's-eye view of aviation

F.L.I.G.H.T. program gives students a bird's-eye view of aviation

June 4th, 2014 4:30 pm by Amanda J. Vicars

The non-profit foundation, which operates as a grant- and donation-funded aerospace education program for JROTC students in Northeast Tennessee, is designed to cultivate student interest in aviation through hands-on flight experience and training.

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Hawkins BOE delays action on alumni football game approval

Hawkins BOE delays action on alumni football game approval

June 4th, 2014 3:34 pm by Jeff Bobo

The BOE received a report Tuesday that as of VHS graduation two weekends ago, the band still hadn't received its share of proceeds from last year's game, totaling about $400.

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AP: Data discrepancies in health sign-ups

AP: Data discrepancies in health sign-ups

June 4th, 2014 2:59 pm by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press

More than 2 million people who got health insurance under President Barack Obama's law have data discrepancies that could jeopardize coverage for some, a government document shows.

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Report: DCS rebounding under new leadership

Report: DCS rebounding under new leadership

June 4th, 2014 2:57 pm by Associated Press

An expert panel tasked with monitoring the Tennessee Department of Children's Services says the agency has flourished under new leadership.

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