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Head of supermarket wine sales group leaving

Head of supermarket wine sales group leaving

January 13th, 2014 8:31 am by Associated Press

Jarron Springer has been president of the Tennessee Grocers & Convenience Store Association since 2005, and also leads the Red White and Food campaign pushing for the law change.

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After 5 days, W.Va.'s water crisis nears its end

After 5 days, W.Va.'s water crisis nears its end

January 13th, 2014 8:29 am by BRENDAN FARRINGTON, Associated Press

For the fifth straight day, hundreds of thousands of people in West Virginia had to wash, cook and brush their teeth with bottled water, but officials promised the ban on tap water that was tainted by a chemical spill would soon be lifted.

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Complaints from Hawkins County BOE dispute dropped

Complaints from Hawkins County BOE dispute dropped

January 12th, 2014 9:27 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — As of Thursday night, a heated exchange that occurred in October between a member of the Hawkins County Board of Education and a school employee had escalated into complaints filed by both parties.

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Southwest Virginia commonwealth’s attorneys offices receive grant money from Medicaid fraud settlement

Southwest Virginia commonwealth’s attorneys offices receive grant money from Medicaid fraud settlement

January 12th, 2014 8:59 pm by Wes Bunch

Commonwealth’s attorneys offices from Lee, Scott and Wise counties received grants last week from a portion of Medicaid fraud settlement money that was set aside for local prosecutors offices by the Virginia Attorney General’s Office.

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Iran, 6 world powers agree to nuclear deal terms

Iran, 6 world powers agree to nuclear deal terms

January 12th, 2014 2:46 pm by NASSER KARIMI, Associated Press

Iran and six world powers — Britain, China, France, Germany, Russia and the United States — have agreed on how to implement a nuclear deal struck in November, with its terms starting from Jan. 20, officials announced Sunday.

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Sabbaticals may help military retain women

Sabbaticals may help military retain women

January 12th, 2014 2:25 pm by LOLITA C. BALDOR, Associated Press

Military leaders are experimenting with programs that will give valued officers and enlisted troops the incentive to stay. "It's about creating the personnel policies that enable someone to say it's Navy and family, instead of Navy or family."

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Ring missing 63 years fetched from river, smoke shop lawsuits and more stories you may have missed

Ring missing 63 years fetched from river, smoke shop lawsuits and more stories you may have missed

January 12th, 2014 10:30 am by Staff Report

A sampling of some of the interesting and important stories appearing this past week on TimesNews.net.

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Auditors give Kingsport finances clean report for 2013

Auditors give Kingsport finances clean report for 2013

January 11th, 2014 10:44 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — Auditors have signed off on Kingsport’s finances for the 2013 fiscal year, giving the Model City a clean opinion, noting only one minor finding regarding the classification of a road improvement project.

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TDOT officials fast-tracking improvements near  Eastman

TDOT officials fast-tracking improvements near Eastman

January 11th, 2014 9:33 pm by Matthew Lane

KINGSPORT — The Tennessee Department of Transportation is fast-tracking nearly $6.5 million worth of roadway improvements along Wilcox Drive and Lincoln Street.

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Volunteer firefighters, emergency responders  relieved by Obamacare ruling

Volunteer firefighters, emergency responders relieved by Obamacare ruling

January 11th, 2014 8:22 pm by Wes Bunch

Local volunteer firefighters and emergency responders can breathe a sigh of relief after the U.S. Treasury Department ruled to exempt them from health insurance requirements under Obamacare.

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