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Director of Sullivan County Schools applies for Middle Tenn. job

Director of Sullivan County Schools applies for Middle Tenn. job

March 31st, 2014 11:46 am by Rick Wagner

Sullivan County Director of Schools Jubal Yennie is among 17 applicants to become Wilson County director of schools. Yennie is a former assistant director of schools in Williamson County, which like Wilson is also near Nashville.

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Man ejected from car while fleeing Sullivan County police

Man ejected from car while fleeing Sullivan County police

March 31st, 2014 10:49 am by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man faces multiple charges after allegedly fleeing a traffic stop for a broken brake light, then forcing other motorists off the road before flipping his own vehicle.

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Georgia bill would go far in expanding gun rights

Georgia bill would go far in expanding gun rights

March 31st, 2014 8:18 am by By Richard Simon, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

Legislation awaiting the governor's signature in Georgia would allow guns in bars, churches, airports and schools. Critics call it the "guns everywhere bill."

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Redistricting has little effect on Tenn. GOP

Redistricting has little effect on Tenn. GOP

March 31st, 2014 8:11 am by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

Republicans were able to give themselves a built-in advantage in House elections by doing well in the statewide elections in many states, then gerrymandering congressional districts in key states after the 2010 census.

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Mudslide death toll rises; search dogs take break

Mudslide death toll rises; search dogs take break

March 30th, 2014 10:38 pm by JONATHAN J. COOPER, Associated Press

Many of the dogs that have been essential in the search for victims of the deadly mudslide that buried the mountainside community of Oso will take a two-day break after long hours in the cold and rain, rescue crews said Sunday.

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Kingsport Police Department lauded for unbroken accreditation

Kingsport Police Department lauded for unbroken accreditation

March 30th, 2014 8:13 pm by Staff Report

On March 22, the Kingsport Police Department's Chief of Police David Quillin and Accreditation Manager Sgt. Steve Hammonds appeared before the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement in Garden Grove, Calif.

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Sullivan, Hawkins counties in middle of pack in county health rankings

Sullivan, Hawkins counties in middle of pack in county health rankings

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

Sullivan County and Hawkins County rank in the middle of the pack when it comes to health outcomes and length of life, according to the fifth annual Tennessee county health rankings.

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Rural residents confront higher health care costs

Rural residents confront higher health care costs

March 30th, 2014 6:11 pm by KRISTEN WYATT, Associated Press

Bill Fales wanted a new baler and a better irrigation system for the 700-acre ranch where he raises grass-fed beef cattle, but he scrapped those plans when he saw his new health insurance premiums.

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Test accurately rules out heart attacks in ER

Test accurately rules out heart attacks in ER

March 30th, 2014 3:06 pm by MARILYNN MARCHIONE, AP Chief Medical Writer

A simple test appears very good at ruling out heart attacks in people who go to emergency rooms with chest pain, a big public health issue and a huge worry for patients.

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Three nabbed on drug trafficking charges in Church Hill apartment

Three nabbed on drug trafficking charges in Church Hill apartment

March 30th, 2014 1:29 pm by Staff Report

During a search of the apartment, Subutex Pills were allegedly recovered, of which previous investigation had revealed was the dominant controlled substance allegedly being sold by the occupants.

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