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Briefs

May 12th, 2007 11:33 pm by Staff Report

Head Start accepting applications

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Tennessee's finances a case of 'good news, bad news'

May 12th, 2007 12:48 am by Hank Hayes

Tennessee's finances have state lawmakers facing a "good news, bad news" situation as they look to finalize Gov. Phil Bredesen's education funding reform plan, Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey said.

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Amendment puts constitutional officers on ballot

May 12th, 2007 12:48 am by Hank Hayes

Besides trying to pass a budget and education funding reform, some political matters are standing between Tennessee lawmakers and the end of this legislative session.

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Daybook for May 12, 2007

May 12th, 2007 12:48 am by Staff Report

National Association of Letter Carriers in conjunction with the U.S. Postal Service with hold its 15th annual letter carriers "Stamp Out Hunger" food drive. Place nonperishable donations near your mailbox for your mail carrier to pick up. All donations wi

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Former inmate files lawsuit over alleged beating at Sullivan jail

May 12th, 2007 12:12 am by Matthew Lane

BLOUNTVILLE - A Sullivan County man allegedly beaten into unconsciousness while detained at the Sullivan County Detention Center has filed a $1 million federal lawsuit against the county and sheriff's department.

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JC looks at 'Blue Plum Village' brand

May 12th, 2007 12:12 am by JEFF KEELING

JOHNSON CITY - The Johnson City Development Authority threw its support behind a new "branding" effort for downtown Friday that will attempt to capitalize on the "Blue Plum" association by calling downtown "Blue Plum Village."

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Kingsport BOE keeps close watch on legislation

May 12th, 2007 12:12 am by CHRISTAN M. THOMAS

KINGSPORT - With so much legislation on both the state and federal levels dealing with education, school board members from across the state pay close attention and speak up on the issues at hand.

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Mountain Empire Community College holds commencement

May 12th, 2007 12:12 am by STEPHEN IGO

BIG STONE GAP - Keenie Napier and Paige Ward were classmates in the '99 graduating class of Lee High School. Now sisters-in-law and mothers sharing family bonds, they graduated together again on Friday, this time from Mountain Empire Community College.

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May 12th, 2007 12:12 am by Staff Report

Sullivan County inmate charged with escape

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