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A moving target: There's one sure thing about the Affordable Care Act — change is happening all the time

A moving target: There's one sure thing about the Affordable Care Act — change is happening all the time

October 1st, 2014 7:59 am by Hank Hayes

BRISTOL, Tenn. — There does appear to be one constant about Obamacare, and it is this: Much of the knowledge we soaked up yesterday could be toast tomorrow.

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Sneedville fined $100K for dumping raw sewage into Clinch River

Sneedville fined $100K for dumping raw sewage into Clinch River

October 1st, 2014 7:00 am by Jeff Bobo

According to the TDEC order issued Sept. 5 by Commissioner Robert Martineau, Sneedville's sewer treatment plant is guilty of "excessive" sewer plant bypasses of treatment between January and May.

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Study examines pay disparity among graduates with different degrees

Study examines pay disparity among graduates with different degrees

October 1st, 2014 12:37 am by Rick Wagner

A college degree or training after high school in Tennessee can boost earnings, but a new study shows some of those with associate's degrees and some certificates at least initially make more than those with a bachelor's degree.

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Alexander touts plan to trim FAFSA form

Alexander touts plan to trim FAFSA form

September 30th, 2014 11:54 pm by Hank Hayes

Filling out the FAFSA is the first step in applying for most federal, state, and college-provided financial aid for students, but it is considered tedious, time consuming and a hindrance to entering higher education.

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Northeast gets NASA grant

Northeast gets NASA grant

September 30th, 2014 10:00 pm by Staff reports

Northeast State Community College has been awarded a two-year grant from NASA's Office of Education to increase student and faculty engagement in science, technology, engineering and mathematics or STEM.

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Video of inmate's fatal beating shown at Scott sentencing hearing

Video of inmate's fatal beating shown at Scott sentencing hearing

September 30th, 2014 9:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

When the video zooms in on the unconscious Kilgore, Bellamy turns around in his chair at the defendant's table and begins to sob. Anguish fills his face as he uses his free hand to wipe away the tears while the other is handcuffed to a leather belt.

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MSHA's Levine: Local control most important concern for Tri-Cities health care

MSHA's Levine: Local control most important concern for Tri-Cities health care

September 30th, 2014 8:11 pm by NATHAN BAKER, NET News Service

"We need to lay down our swords, stop all this silliness, and have a conversation about where health care in the region needs to go," Levine told the Johnson City Rotary Club's members at their monthly meeting. "Mountain States is ready to do that."

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New traffic signal coming to Memorial Boulevard

New traffic signal coming to Memorial Boulevard

September 30th, 2014 8:00 pm by Matthew Lane

A new traffic signal is coming to the intersection of Memorial Boulevard, Island Road and the Indian Springs Shopping Center. But probably not for at least a year.

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Jonesville men facing meth charges

Jonesville men facing meth charges

September 30th, 2014 7:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Two men were arrested in Jonesville for the alleged manufacture of methamphetamine after a month long investigation by the Lee County Sheriff's Office.

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Man who urinated on elderly neighbor sentenced to probation, restraining order

Man who urinated on elderly neighbor sentenced to probation, restraining order

September 30th, 2014 4:39 pm by Jeff Bobo

"He just stuck his private parts out and peed in public in front of — there was a lot of children. When he did it I happened to be standing there. He peed all over me."

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