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Ramsey predicts compromise on cigarette tax hike, food tax cut

March 30th, 2007 12:33 am by Hank Hayes

Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen said "no deal" for weeks to a cut in the state's 6 percent sales tax on food in exchange for a sizable cigarette tax hike, but a deal between lawmakers and Bredesen appears likely, Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey said Thursday.

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Daybook for March 30, 2007

March 30th, 2007 12:33 am by Staff Report

Journey's End No Kill Animal Society will hold an adoption for special-needs, adult and senior cats from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at PetSmart, Eastman Road, Kingsport.

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CIGNA: Sullivan employees filling prescriptions at 'alarming' rate

March 30th, 2007 12:18 am by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE - Employees of Sullivan County, and their family members covered under the county's health insurance plan, are filling prescriptions at an "alarming" rate for a group their size, a CIGNA insurance company representative said Thursday.

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Briefs: Wise couple dead in murder-suicide; Police say tanker driver was going too fast

March 30th, 2007 12:18 am by Staff Report

Police: Tanker driver was going too fast

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Wreck sends three to hospital, snarls traffic on Highway 11-W

March 30th, 2007 12:00 am by Rain Smith

A van was T-boned by a driver who had run a red light, flipping the van and leaving the passenger in critical condition.

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Gunshots off Fort Henry Drive lead to drug arrests

March 30th, 2007 12:00 am by Timesnews.net Report

Deputies setting up a stationary radar at the intersection of Fort Henry Drive and Shipley Ferry Road heard what they believed to be shots fired.

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ETSU to name fossil center, soccer stadium in honor of benefactors

March 29th, 2007 11:21 pm by SAM WATSON

JOHNSON CITY - East Tennessee State University's president will ask the university's governing panel today to name the Gray Fossil Site's visitors center and the new campus soccer stadium for business benefactors.

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TJ Maxx, Marshalls customer data stolen

March 29th, 2007 11:21 pm by Staff report

Virginia Attorney General Bob McDonnell issued a consumer alert Thursday for all Virginians who have shopped at TJ Maxx and Marshalls over the past five years. The consumer alert was issued in the wake of confirmation by TJX Cos., the parent company of th

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Public meeting set on improving quality of Powell Watershed

March 29th, 2007 11:21 pm by Staff report

ST. CHARLES - The Daniel Boone Soil and Water Conservation District is hosting a public meeting April 3 at 7 p.m. at St. Charles Elementary regarding a proposed project to reduce mining-related pollution in the North Fork of the Powell Watershed.

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UVa-Wise Alumni Association to honor outgoing director

March 29th, 2007 11:21 pm by Staff report

WISE - The University of Virginia's College at Wise Alumni Association will recognize nearly two decades of leadership following the group's annual meeting on April 10 at Alumni Hall.

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