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Schools fail to help students understand religion, experts say

March 7th, 2007 6:00 am by ROSE FRENCH

NASHVILLE - Public school educators could be better at promoting understanding of religion while avoiding infringement of the First Amendment, according to a group of religious and education leaders.

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Teenobesitysurgerytriples

March 6th, 2007 4:48 am by LINDSEY TANNER

CHICAGO - The number of U.S. children having obesity surgery has tripled in recent years, surging at a pace that could mean more than 1,000 such operations this year, new research suggests.

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Tennessee Hospital Association seeks reinstatement of DSH payments

February 28th, 2007 11:42 pm by TERESA HICKS

Tennessee's hospitals would find it easier to sign on to programs like CoverTN if they could count on some financial aid from the federal government, Tennessee Hospital Association officials said Wednesday.

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King Pharmaceuticals annual revenues increase 12 percent

February 28th, 2007 9:54 pm by Rick Wagner

BRISTOL, Tenn. - King Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s total revenues increased 12 percent to a record $1.99 billion during the year ended Dec. 31, 2006, compared to $1.77 billion for 2005.

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Deal lets BAE Systems support alternative fuels

February 28th, 2007 9:18 pm by SHARON CASKEY HAYES

KINGSPORT - Instead of paying a civil penalty for improperly reporting some emissions data, BAE Systems has agreed to perform a "supplemental environmental project" and pay $59,000 to help grow the use of alternative fuels in the region.

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Local business news in brief

February 28th, 2007 9:03 pm by Staff Report

Airport Commission elects new officers

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Hawkins industrial developer disappointed by Toyota's decision

February 28th, 2007 6:24 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE - News of Toyota's decision to build its new factory in Tupelo, Miss., was a disappointment to Hawkins County Industrial Developer Lynn Lawson, who was hoping that a Chattanooga plant would create more jobs locally.

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Wise County stresses teamwork during tourism summit

February 28th, 2007 6:06 pm by STEPHEN IGO

BIG STONE GAP - The "t" in tourism stands for teamwork, or does now for Wise County tourism-related businesses, groups and civic officials.

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Northeast State outlines details of new nursing program

February 28th, 2007 5:45 pm by Rick Wagner

BLOUNTVILLE - Persistence pays off when it comes to starting an associate's degree nursing program.

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Local business news in brief

February 28th, 2007 5:33 pm by Staff Report

KOSBE to hold A.M. NewsHour

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