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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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Wild card: Oak Ridge derails D-B state tournament hopes

Wild card: Oak Ridge derails D-B state tournament hopes

March 4th, 2014 11:04 pm by George Thwaites

Seth Davis scored 12 points off the bench and the Wildcats punched their second consecutive ticket to Murfreesboro with a 62-55 win over the Indians on Tuesday.

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House panel sidetracks Haslam's anti-meth proposal, advances Shipley's

House panel sidetracks Haslam's anti-meth proposal, advances Shipley's

March 4th, 2014 10:14 pm by Associated Press

Rep. Tony Shipley said there was "simply no stomach" on the panel for the governor's proposal that would limit the annual amount of medicines containing pseudoephedrine at the equivalent of a 2 -month supply of medicines like Sudafed.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Dobyns-Bennett vs. Oak Ridge sectional

March 4th, 2014 9:45 pm by Ned Jilton

Pictures from Tuesday night's TSSAA Class AAA sectional basketball game between Oak Ridge and Dobyns-Bennett at the Buck Van Huss dome in Kingsport.

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McAuliffe calls for Medicaid expansion during Wise County visit

McAuliffe calls for Medicaid expansion during Wise County visit

March 4th, 2014 9:31 pm by Stephen Igo

Va. Gov. Terry McAuliffe said Republicans in the House of Delegates were risking a state government shutdown because they won't approve his Medicaid expansion that he said would add 400,000 Virginians to the Medicaid rolls.

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Big 7 teams, South take part in dress rehearsal for upcoming soccer season

Big 7 teams, South take part in dress rehearsal for upcoming soccer season

March 4th, 2014 8:52 pm by Dave Ongie

It was clear spring had not yet sprung Tuesday evening at Kermit Tipton Stadium. But with high school soccer season looming, the Big 7 Conference boys teams, along with Sullivan South, sprang into action in the league's annual jamboree.

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Crime Local News
Update: Johnson City policeman's son charged with attempted murder

Update: Johnson City policeman's son charged with attempted murder

March 4th, 2014 6:57 pm by NET News Service

A shooting in a Johnson City apartment complex that left a man with a gunshot wound in his abdomen and a Johnson City policeman's son charged with attempted murder began with an alleged home invasion and robbery, according to a police report.

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German home-school family won't be deported

German home-school family won't be deported

March 4th, 2014 6:36 pm by Associated Press

An attorney for a German couple who lost their bid for U.S. asylum in order to home-school their seven children says deportation proceedings against the family have been deferred indefinitely.

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Business & Technology
Hip-hop venture capitalist raps in management book

Hip-hop venture capitalist raps in management book

March 4th, 2014 6:07 pm by Associated Press

Ben Horowitz wants it known that starting a company isn't for the fainthearted. He accentuates the point with a book title that could also work as a hip-hop album: "The Hard Thing About Hard Things."

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