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Hawkins school nutrition director suspended over 4-6 year old pork

Hawkins school nutrition director suspended over 4-6 year old pork

May 8th, 2015 9:19 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET NEWS SERVICE

News of the 4-6 year old pork served recently to Hawkins County students spread quickly across the country last week, and at one point Hawkins County was the number one "trending" subject on Facebook.

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Haslam signs new licensing rules for abortion clinics

Haslam signs new licensing rules for abortion clinics

May 8th, 2015 9:13 pm by Associated Press

Republican Gov. Bill Haslam has signed a bill into law placing licensing restrictions on abortion clinics.

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Jonesborough woman accused of credit card fraud

Jonesborough woman accused of credit card fraud

May 8th, 2015 11:37 am by Staff Report

Johnson City police arrested a Jonesborough woman Thursday and accused her of stealing and using another woman's credit card.

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Yogi and Boo Boo? Bristol residents report black bear

Yogi and Boo Boo? Bristol residents report black bear

May 8th, 2015 11:22 am by Staff Report

It appears Johnson City's roaming bear has a friend in a neighboring town.

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US employers add solid 223K jobs; rate 5.4 pct., 7-year low

US employers add solid 223K jobs; rate 5.4 pct., 7-year low

May 8th, 2015 11:11 am by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer

U.S. employers added 223,000 jobs in April, a solid gain that suggests that the economy may be recovering after stumbling at the start of the year.

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Day four of 'Facebook murders' trial centers on emails

Day four of 'Facebook murders' trial centers on emails

May 8th, 2015 11:04 am by Becky Campbell

Testimony on the fourth day of the double murder trial for two Johnson County women again centered on documents - mostly emails - that prosecutors believe show the conspiracy develop to kill the victims.

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State agency changes course on release of legislator insurance premium costs

State agency changes course on release of legislator insurance premium costs

May 8th, 2015 10:40 am by Dave Boucher, The Tennessean

The state Benefits Administration changed course Thursday after initially agreeing to release the information about taxpayer-funded premiums for members of the General Assembly.

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Look out, Rocky! Squirrel hunting season opens Saturday

Look out, Rocky! Squirrel hunting season opens Saturday

May 8th, 2015 10:29 am by Associated Press

Spring squirrel season opens on Saturday in Tennessee.

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Six killed in Blount County crash

Six killed in Blount County crash

May 8th, 2015 10:24 am by Associated Press

Six people, including three children, have been killed in a crash in eastern Tennessee, the Tennessee Highway Patrol said.

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