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Haslam prescription drug abuse plan focuses on treatment

Haslam prescription drug abuse plan focuses on treatment

June 3rd, 2014 7:22 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Gov. Bill Haslam and Commissioner of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services Douglas Varney on Tuesday unveiled a multiyear plan to fight prescription drug abuse in Tennessee.

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U.S. auto sales hit 9-year high in May

U.S. auto sales hit 9-year high in May

June 3rd, 2014 7:00 pm by TOM KRISHER and DEE-ANN DURBIN, AP Auto Writers

Brisk demand for SUVs and pickup trucks — and five sunny weekends — pushed U.S. auto sales to a nine-year high in May.

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ACLU questions Thomas Walker High graduation hymn, other First Amendment issues

ACLU questions Thomas Walker High graduation hymn, other First Amendment issues

June 3rd, 2014 4:23 pm by Wes Bunch

EWING, Va. -- The Virginia chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union sent a letter last month to Lee County Public School officials warning them of potential First Amendment violations involving faculty and staff at Thomas Walker High.

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Boy dies after being hit by vehicle in Wise County

Boy dies after being hit by vehicle in Wise County

June 3rd, 2014 4:17 pm by Staff Report

An 11-year-old boy has died after being struck by a pickup truck while riding his bicycle in Pound, Va.

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Rogersville native and Cherokee graduate serves aboard USS Texas

Rogersville native and Cherokee graduate serves aboard USS Texas

June 3rd, 2014 4:00 pm by Sunday Sawyer, Community Contributor

Petty Officer 3rd Class William C. Harris is a culinary specialist aboard the Hawaii-based boat, a Virginia-class nuclear-powered attack submarine, and the first submarine to be named after the Lone Star State.

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Rogersville doctor shopper gets 1 year probation for TennCare fraud

Rogersville doctor shopper gets 1 year probation for TennCare fraud

June 3rd, 2014 3:12 pm by Jeff Bobo

Whitney Leann Cooper, 26, went to multiple doctors within a short time period to secure prescriptions for the same or similar controlled substances, with the clinical visits and/or prescriptions being paid for by TennCare.

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Kingsport mother charged with abuse, neglect

Kingsport mother charged with abuse, neglect

June 3rd, 2014 2:23 pm by Rain Smith

A woman who was hospitalized after being located unresponsive in a car, allegedly leaving her three young children unattended for an entire night as she tried to 'relax,' has been arrested by Kingsport police.

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'That could be me' - Present need, uncertain future keep Meals on Wheels volunteers coming back

'That could be me' - Present need, uncertain future keep Meals on Wheels volunteers coming back

June 3rd, 2014 1:50 pm by Nick Shepherd

About 250 hot meals are delivered every day to city residents. The meals are delivered along 13 routes covering most of Kingsport, Bloomingdale and the Lynn Garden Drive area.

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Graduation 2014: Lee High School

June 3rd, 2014 1:00 pm by Sunday Scrapbook

Lee High School held its commencement ceremony for the Class of 2014 on Friday, May 30. The gallery features photos submitted by our readers.To share your Lee High graduation photos, email them to: leegrad@timesnews.net.

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Vintage Junkie is having a Summer giveaway

Vintage Junkie is having a Summer giveaway

June 3rd, 2014 11:09 am by Melissa Baskette

It's time for my summer giveaway. Technically, it's not summer until June 21st, but who cares? It's hot outside, so that's good enough for me.

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