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'That ain't hay': Hawkins seeks funds for airport mower now that hay cutting is banned

'That ain't hay': Hawkins seeks funds for airport mower now that hay cutting is banned

July 6th, 2015 11:00 am by Jeff Bobo

For the past year the state prohibited public airports from utilizing their grounds for agricultural activities, which put an end to the Hawkins County Airport's policy of trading hay for mowing.

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The Latest: Greece wants ECB help to allow talks to push on

The Latest: Greece wants ECB help to allow talks to push on

July 6th, 2015 9:11 am by Associated Press

Greece's economy minister says the European Central Bank should keep Greek banks alive so that talks can push ahead with creditors.

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Richards named director for E&H Physician Assistant Program

Richards named director for E&H Physician Assistant Program

July 3rd, 2015 6:00 pm by Dirk Moore, E & H contributor

He comes as program expands.

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Insurer Aetna to buy Humana in $35B deal

Insurer Aetna to buy Humana in $35B deal

July 3rd, 2015 12:50 pm by TOM MURPHY, ASSOCIATED PRESS

Aetna will spend about $35 billion to buy rival Humana and become the latest health insurer bulking up on government business as the industry adjusts to the federal health care overhaul.

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LMU has SACS approval for masters program in public administration

July 3rd, 2015 12:00 am by Kate Reagan, LMU contributor

Program to be offered at LMU-Duncan School of Law in Knoxville

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UPDATE: Printed materials in mailbox led to temporary airport shutdown

UPDATE: Printed materials in mailbox led to temporary airport shutdown

July 2nd, 2015 12:11 pm by Hank Hayes

The situation triggered a response from more than a half dozen federal, state and local agencies, according to TCRA Executive Director Patrick Wilson.

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U.S. employers add 223K jobs; jobless rate falls to 5.3 pct.

U.S. employers add 223K jobs; jobless rate falls to 5.3 pct.

July 2nd, 2015 9:51 am by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer

In addition, the percentage of Americans working or looking for work fell to a 38-year low, a possible sign of more discouraged job seekers.

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Country Club of Bristol has new owner, new golf course operator

Country Club of Bristol has new owner, new golf course operator

July 1st, 2015 5:00 pm by Hank Hayes

"The whole idea behind this effort is to preserve this golf course and keep Tennessee's oldest club alive," said Walters, whose Friendship Family of Dealerships is one of the leading automotive companies in the Southeast.

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Macy's dumps Trump, Flo Rida pulls out of Miss USA pageant

Macy's dumps Trump, Flo Rida pulls out of Miss USA pageant

July 1st, 2015 12:52 pm by MAE ANDERSON, AP Business Writer

Companies have been cutting ties with Trump left and right after his presidential campaign kickoff speech last week in which he declared that some Mexican immigrants bring drugs and crime to the U.S. and are rapists.

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