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Panel seeks budget do-over from Board of Education

Panel seeks budget do-over from Board of Education

June 10th, 2015 9:48 am by J. H. Osborne

Following a Tuesday night vote by the Sullivan County Commission's Budget Committee, county residents are no closer to knowing whether or not they'll be paying more in property taxes.

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Hope for local hemp grows as seeds go in ground

Hope for local hemp grows as seeds go in ground

June 10th, 2015 8:17 am by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

Wayne Smith and Walt Heber sidle across a tilled section of soil Monday on a hill in the Eastern Star area of Washington County, dropping hemp seed through a homemade planting device. Until only last year, their activities would have been illegal.

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Organized labor takes gamble by battling Obama's trade bill

Organized labor takes gamble by battling Obama's trade bill

June 10th, 2015 7:51 am by CHARLES BABINGTON, Associated Press

Organized labor's fierce opposition to President Barack Obama's trade agenda threatens to split the political left and deal a new blow to unions if the president prevails in a House vote that could come this week.

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FCC Internet subsidy decision could cost Hawkins schools $2.1 million

FCC Internet subsidy decision could cost Hawkins schools $2.1 million

June 10th, 2015 7:05 am by Jeff Bobo

The "good news" Tuesday for the Hawkins County Board of Education was that the proposed 2015-16 fiscal year budget currently has a deficit of $1.046 million, which is slightly better off than the county school budget ended up last year.

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Airline group suggests smaller carry-on bags to free up bins

Airline group suggests smaller carry-on bags to free up bins

June 9th, 2015 2:24 pm by SCOTT MAYEROWITZ, AP Airlines Writer

The guideline, which is not binding, means that many existing bags currently in compliance with airline rules would not be given preferential treatment in the boarding process.

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If Supreme Court rules against Obamacare, few contingencies are in place

If Supreme Court rules against Obamacare, few contingencies are in place

June 9th, 2015 8:31 am by By Noam N. Levey, Tribune Washington Bureau (TNS)

Millions of Americans could soon lose health insurance when the Supreme Court decides the latest challenge to the Affordable Care Act, but states have made few, if any, concrete plans to deal with the chaotic fallout.

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AP analysis: Companies 'adjust' profits more in their favor

AP analysis: Companies 'adjust' profits more in their favor

June 8th, 2015 10:17 am by BERNARD CONDON, AP Business Writer

As the stock market climbs ever higher, professional investors are warning that companies are presenting misleading versions of their results that ignore a wide variety of costs running a business to make it seem like they're doing better than they really

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Networking means you have to work

Networking means you have to work - VIDEO

June 8th, 2015 9:19 am by Hank Hayes

GrowthWheel says you should mark up the groups where your network needs expansion, plus note who in your current network can help the most with challenges you are facing at the moment.

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Apple wants a lead role in streaming music

Apple wants a lead role in streaming music

June 7th, 2015 4:25 pm by BRANDON BAILEY and RYAN NAKASHIMA, Associated Press

Analysts and music industry sources say Apple has been gearing up to launch its own streaming-music service, aimed at winning back some of those customers and nudging longtime iTunes users into a new mode of listening.

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Report: Social Security overpaid nearly half on disability

Report: Social Security overpaid nearly half on disability

June 6th, 2015 9:08 am by STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press

Social Security overpaid nearly half the people receiving disability benefits over the past decade, according to a government watchdog, raising questions about the management of the cash-strapped program.

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