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Gov. Haslam's Medicaid talk draws GOP criticism

Gov. Haslam's Medicaid talk draws GOP criticism

August 30th, 2014 4:00 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

"It seems the governor is not very serious about whatever he has in mind regarding Medicaid expansion, because he hasn't conferred with the General Assembly," Norris said.

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Agreement reached with BAE, TDEC regarding discharge into Holston

Agreement reached with BAE, TDEC regarding discharge into Holston

August 30th, 2014 2:00 pm by Hank Hayes

BAE, which runs the Holston Army Ammunition Plant, had been ruled out of compliance by TDEC with its discharge permit related to RDX explosives production at the site.

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This week in crime

This week in crime

August 30th, 2014 12:00 pm by Staff reports

This week's stories include a man pulling a gun in a restaurant, a $1,000 reward for a gun pointed at an officer, a wanted Blountville man escaping police and a woman suspected of TennCare fraud, among others

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City offices closed for Labor Day holiday

City offices closed for Labor Day holiday

August 30th, 2014 10:00 am by Staff reports

A listing of all the offices and public areas which will be closed or partially opened during the Labor Day holiday.

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Update: Kingsport man dies from injuries sustained in Friday crash

Update: Kingsport man dies from injuries sustained in Friday crash

August 30th, 2014 8:06 am by Staff Report

A Friday night crash at the intersection of Eastman Road and East Center Street has claimed the life of a Kingsport man, while sending the other driver to the hospital.

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Most plead guilty in Kingsport counterfeiting scheme, one trying to withdraw his plea

Most plead guilty in Kingsport counterfeiting scheme, one trying to withdraw his plea

August 29th, 2014 9:00 pm by Matthew Lane

In the plea agreement, Hawkins and Suarez admit posting photographs to Facebook with the counterfeit money, with one posting from Hawkins saying "Paper chasing is all I know! Imma get this money till the feds come get me."

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Sullivan BOE gives itself mixed reviews

Sullivan BOE gives itself mixed reviews

August 29th, 2014 8:00 pm by Rick Wagner

In team building among eight statements, the lowest response was on "Each member of our school board promotes teamwork on the board," a 2.3 compared to a 5.5 on how important it is.

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Prosecutor: Ex-governor took bribes from CEO

Prosecutor: Ex-governor took bribes from CEO

August 29th, 2014 7:00 pm by LARRY O'DELL, Associated Press; MATTHEW BARAKAT, Associated Press

In closing arguments, prosecutor David Harbach told jurors they needed to convict McDonnell even though the popular Republican was swept into office in a landslide five years ago.

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Medal of Honor recipients to speak at Elizabethton High School

Medal of Honor recipients to speak at Elizabethton High School

August 29th, 2014 6:00 pm by John Thompson, NET News Service

The class not only learned about the men, but the rigid criteria used to determine whether an act of heroism was high enough to qualify for the award.

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8 apply to become next Tenn. attorney general

8 apply to become next Tenn. attorney general

August 29th, 2014 5:00 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

The field of candidates also includes Gov. Bill Haslam's top legal adviser, Herbert Slatery; Republican state Sen. Doug Overbey of Maryville; and courts administrator Bill Young of Brentwood.

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