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Two Unicoi farmers take home Food City's Grower of the Year award

Two Unicoi farmers take home Food City's Grower of the Year award

March 20th, 2015 8:30 pm by Nick Shepherd

The Growers Appreciation Luncheon was established as a way for Food City to honor local farmers in Tennessee, Virginia and Kentucky. To show their appreciation, Food City invited local growers and provided them with lunch

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Suge Knight collapses in courtroom after bail is set at $25 million

Suge Knight collapses in courtroom after bail is set at $25 million

March 20th, 2015 7:15 pm by By Matt Hamilton, Marisa Gerber and Veronica Rocha, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

Just moments after his bail was set at $25 million Friday morning, former rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight collapsed in a downtown Los Angeles courtroom.

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Fracking: U.S. tightens rules for chemical disclosure

Fracking: U.S. tightens rules for chemical disclosure

March 20th, 2015 1:59 pm by MATTHEW DALY and JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press

The rule has been under consideration for more than three years, drawing criticism from the oil and gas industry and environmental groups alike.

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Snow melted $140K from Sullivan County budget

Snow melted $140K from Sullivan County budget

March 20th, 2015 1:40 pm by J. H. Osborne

Snow during the last half of February cost Sullivan County taxpayers about $140,000 for road clearance, according to public records and public comments.

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Update: Court records detail businessman's alleged attack on woman

Update: Court records detail businessman's alleged attack on woman

March 20th, 2015 10:24 am by Rain Smith

An affidavit filed by police outlines the victim's account of being in a "pitch black" storage unit, where Hoyt Denton allegedly pushed her against a wall and taunted her as she screamed for help.

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Legally prescribed drugs account for more than half of drug addicted newborns

Legally prescribed drugs account for more than half of drug addicted newborns - VIDEO

March 20th, 2015 7:05 am by Jeff Bobo

This past year 957 neonatal abstinence syndrome cases were reported in Tennessee. Of those 2014 cases, 527 were supervised patients using suboxone, subutex, or another legally prescribed narcotic.

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D-B cafeteria expansion still unsettled

D-B cafeteria expansion still unsettled

March 20th, 2015 6:13 am by Rick Wagner

Using Sullivan North High School as a Kingsport middle school is not the only part of the latest city schools draft facilities study raising questions.

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House repeals Intractable Pain Act, last stop Haslam

House repeals Intractable Pain Act, last stop Haslam

March 19th, 2015 9:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Tennessee legislators have unanimously repealed the Intractable Pain Act in both the House of Representatives and the Senate, striking down a law local officials say has directly contributed to the prescription drug abuse epidemic in the state.

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Tennessee attorney sues Haslam administration for records

Tennessee attorney sues Haslam administration for records

March 19th, 2015 7:30 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

A corporate tax attorney is suing Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's administration for refusing to produce documents under the Tennessee Open Records Act.

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Pretrial diversion for woman accused of biting 'disrespectful' stepdaughter

Pretrial diversion for woman accused of biting 'disrespectful' stepdaughter

March 19th, 2015 7:10 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County woman who bit her "disrespectful" teenage stepdaughter's arm hard enough to break skin in January can have a child abuse charge dismissed if she stays out of trouble.

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