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Haslam stands by own anti-meth proposal in House

Haslam stands by own anti-meth proposal in House

March 5th, 2014 1:53 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

The House Criminal Justice Subcommittee parked Haslam's proposal until its last meeting, while advancing Chairman Tony Shipley's bill that carries lesser restrictions on the amount of medicines that could be bought without a prescription.

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This homeless man winning the lottery will bring tears to your eyes

This homeless man winning the lottery will bring tears to your eyes

March 5th, 2014 1:43 pm by Interesting stories we found around the web

A man had noticed a homeless man started hanging around a shopping center he lives near. He heard the homeless man was a good person, so he decided to something special for him. It will restore your faith in humanity.

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US taking steps to help NATO allies in Europe

US taking steps to help NATO allies in Europe

March 5th, 2014 1:27 pm by BRADLEY KLAPPER, Associated Press

The Obama administration took steps Wednesday to support the defenses of U.S. allies in Europe in response to Russia's takeover of Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula.

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Facebook to delete posts for illegal gun sales

Facebook to delete posts for illegal gun sales

March 5th, 2014 1:20 pm by MICHAEL VIRTANEN, Associated Press

Under pressure from gun control advocates, Facebook agreed Wednesday to delete posts from users selling illegal guns or offering weapons for sale without background checks.

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Attempted murder charges filed in brutal Sullivan County beating

Attempted murder charges filed in brutal Sullivan County beating

March 5th, 2014 12:53 pm by Rain Smith

Two of the suspects were apprehended Tuesday night, while the other two - including the father of the victim's fiancee - remain at large.

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Couponing 101:  Walgreens

Couponing 101: Walgreens

March 5th, 2014 9:42 am by Amanda Arnold-Drinnon

Drug stores offer numerous ways to stack savings. Walgreens is one of the places that can save you the most money. It can also be one of the most confusing. There are a couple of "tricks" that can make your trip a lot easier.

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In loving memory: After son dies in crash, woman uses donated money to buy food for Hunger First

In loving memory: After son dies in crash, woman uses donated money to buy food for Hunger First

March 5th, 2014 9:38 am by Nick Shepherd

When Tammy Russell lost her son in an auto accident at the beginning of February, she wanted to honor his memory. The opportunity presented itself at Hunger First in downtown Kingsport, an organization which lost its founder to a fatal crash in January.

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Audit: Worker stole $500K from Tenn. schools, nonprofits

Audit: Worker stole $500K from Tenn. schools, nonprofits

March 5th, 2014 8:07 am by Associated Press

The suspect used the money to pay her mortgage; buy food, jewelry, clothing and iTunes songs; and invest in a local gym.

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Proposal aims to fix issues with Sullivan day worker program

Proposal aims to fix issues with Sullivan day worker program

March 5th, 2014 12:02 am by J. H. Osborne

After hearing evidence presented by the TBI, the grand jury last week found "an abuse of office" by former interim highway commissioner Terry Shaffer, and noted a better system is needed for validating a day worker's time.

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With deadline nearing, only three candidates have applied for Hawkins school director's job

With deadline nearing, only three candidates have applied for Hawkins school director's job

March 4th, 2014 11:09 pm by Jeff Bobo

Two of those applicants are current county school central office staff, and the third is from Richmond, Va.The Tennessee School Board Association is conducting the search for a new director to replace Charlotte Britton, who will retire on July 1.

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