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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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New Tenn. ban on convicted felons may impact Hawkins school projects

New Tenn. ban on convicted felons may impact Hawkins school projects

June 4th, 2014 2:44 pm by Jeff Bobo

A law approved by the Tennessee General Assembly last month that bans convicted felons from working on public school property may complicate a pending construction bid at Volunteer High School.

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Sullivan budget negotiations nearing impasse

Sullivan budget negotiations nearing impasse

June 4th, 2014 12:53 pm by J. H. Osborne

Sullivan County could be headed for an impasse that would leave the county without operating funds come July 1, based on comments made Tuesday at a meeting of the Sullivan County Commission's Executive Committee.

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Update: Eastman searching for cause of power outage that shut down plant, triggered emissions discharges

Update: Eastman searching for cause of power outage that shut down plant, triggered emissions discharges

June 4th, 2014 12:03 pm by Hank Hayes

In a statement released Wednesday night, Eastman said it was "in the process of conducting a safe and orderly restart of operations." The company also said that all personnel should report to work as scheduled unless notified otherwise.

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Dunedin Blue Jay and former 'Topper Daniel Norris named to FSL All-Star team

Dunedin Blue Jay and former 'Topper Daniel Norris named to FSL All-Star team

June 4th, 2014 10:00 am by Staff Report

Norris, a product of Science Hill High School, is currently ranked as the Blue Jays' No. 4 prospect and MLB.com's No. 99 overall prospect.

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Highway 11-W wreck claims life of Church Hill woman

Highway 11-W wreck claims life of Church Hill woman

June 4th, 2014 6:41 am by Jeff Bobo

A Church Hill woman was killed when a pickup struck the passenger side of the vehicle in which she was riding as it crossed Highway 11-W at the Goshen Valley Road intersection.

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Va. betting parlors closed to Triple Crown wagers

Va. betting parlors closed to Triple Crown wagers

June 4th, 2014 6:27 am by BROCK VERGAKIS, Associated Press

A dispute between horsemen and the state's only thoroughbred race track over the future of horse racing in Virginia has closed off track betting on thoroughbred racing, including wagers at the facility in Weber City, Va.

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New Kingsport budget proposal includes 13-cent property tax hike

New Kingsport budget proposal includes 13-cent property tax hike

June 3rd, 2014 11:54 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — The BMA took the first step in approving the 2015 budget Tuesday night, one that includes a 13-cent property tax hike, no garbage collection fee and slight increases in the water and sewer rates.

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