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Bergdahl's hometown cancels celebration amid furor

Bergdahl's hometown cancels celebration amid furor

June 4th, 2014 7:25 pm by Associated Press

Hailey Chamber of Commerce President Jane Drussel said she and the organization have gotten hate mail and calls from people lambasting the town and branding Bergdahl un-American and a traitor. "The joy has all of a sudden become not so joyful," she said.

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Hawkins BOE chairman says he is baffled by ethics complaint filed by vice chair

Hawkins BOE chairman says he is baffled by ethics complaint filed by vice chair

June 4th, 2014 5:02 pm by Jeff Bobo

A letter received by Hawkins County school board chairman Randy Collier last December from educational consultant Ron Walker praises Rogersville Middle Principal Jim Ailshie and his staff for their efforts "to turn around a chronically failing school."

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Hawkins BOE delays action on alumni football game approval

Hawkins BOE delays action on alumni football game approval

June 4th, 2014 3:34 pm by Jeff Bobo

The BOE received a report Tuesday that as of VHS graduation two weekends ago, the band still hadn't received its share of proceeds from last year's game, totaling about $400.

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AP: Data discrepancies in health sign-ups

AP: Data discrepancies in health sign-ups

June 4th, 2014 2:59 pm by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press

More than 2 million people who got health insurance under President Barack Obama's law have data discrepancies that could jeopardize coverage for some, a government document shows.

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Report: DCS rebounding under new leadership

Report: DCS rebounding under new leadership

June 4th, 2014 2:57 pm by Associated Press

An expert panel tasked with monitoring the Tennessee Department of Children's Services says the agency has flourished under new leadership.

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Update: Eastman searching for cause of power outage that shut down plant, triggered emissions discharges

Update: Eastman searching for cause of power outage that shut down plant, triggered emissions discharges

June 4th, 2014 12:03 pm by Hank Hayes

In a statement released Wednesday night, Eastman said it was "in the process of conducting a safe and orderly restart of operations." The company also said that all personnel should report to work as scheduled unless notified otherwise.

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'Hunger Games' salute used as protest in Thailand

'Hunger Games' salute used as protest in Thailand

June 4th, 2014 6:50 am by JOCELYN GECKER and THANYARAT DOKSONE, Associated Press

Protesters against the military coup are flashing the gesture as a silent act of rebellion, and they're being threatened with arrest if they ignore warnings to stop.

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Highway 11-W wreck claims life of Church Hill woman

Highway 11-W wreck claims life of Church Hill woman

June 4th, 2014 6:41 am by Jeff Bobo

A Church Hill woman was killed when a pickup struck the passenger side of the vehicle in which she was riding as it crossed Highway 11-W at the Goshen Valley Road intersection.

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$15 minimum wage permits few luxuries in US cities

$15 minimum wage permits few luxuries in US cities

June 4th, 2014 6:37 am by DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP, Associated Press

Monday's vote by the Seattle City Council created the nation's highest minimum wage, but lattes, theater tickets and cable television will still be out of reach for most of those workers.

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Hail, tornadoes reported as storms cross Midwest

Hail, tornadoes reported as storms cross Midwest

June 4th, 2014 6:32 am by BARBARA RODRIGUEZ, Associated Press

Baseball-sized hail pummeled homes and cars in Nebraska and Iowa on Tuesday as powerful thunderstorms moved through a swath of Midwest states, also causing severe flooding and prompting reports of tornadoes.

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