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Open meetings law don't apply to Tenn. transparency panel

Open meetings law don't apply to Tenn. transparency panel

March 8th, 2015 9:24 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

A panel of experts assembled to offer advice on transparency issues is not subject to the state's open meetings law. At least that's the opinion of Ann Butterworth, who heads the Comptroller's Office of Open Records Counsel.

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Aaron Hernandez still flashes swagger, smile at murder trial

Aaron Hernandez still flashes swagger, smile at murder trial

March 8th, 2015 9:20 pm by MICHELLE R. SMITH, Associated Press

Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez peers into a monitor as it displays evidence in his murder trial.

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Erwin man receives multiple drug charges at traffic stop, Johnson City police say

Erwin man receives multiple drug charges at traffic stop, Johnson City police say

March 8th, 2015 6:48 pm by Staff Report

An Erwin man has been jailed for multiple drug charges after officers at the Johnson City Police Department stopped him for a seat belt violation, according to a news release.

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Johnson City police charge man with felony assault after victim found unconscious in road, officers say

Johnson City police charge man with felony assault after victim found unconscious in road, officers say

March 8th, 2015 6:46 pm by Staff Report

A man was charged with felony assault after Johnson City police found a man unconscious in the road, according to a news release.

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Medical community seeks end of allowing parents to refuse vaccinations as measles threatens coming back, anti-vaccine movements grow

Medical community seeks end of allowing parents to refuse vaccinations as measles threatens coming back, anti-vaccine movements grow

March 8th, 2015 2:06 pm by Kate Belz, Chattanooga Times Free Press

Dr. Bill Schaffner still remembers the hot summers of his childhood, when he was not allowed to cool off in the public swimming pools.His parents were too worried about him catching polio.

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Sports High schools
Lady Cyclones eliminated in state semis

Lady Cyclones eliminated in state semis

March 8th, 2015 12:01 am by Douglas Fritz

Unable to contain Jordan Majors and Bianca Smith, the Lady Cyclones saw their 52-game winning streak end with an 69-57 loss to Martin Luther King in the Class AA state semifinals.

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Science Hill's Turner giving up girls basketball

Science Hill's Turner giving up girls basketball

March 7th, 2015 11:15 pm by Staff Report

Science Hill is looking for a girls basketball coach for the second time in two years. According to a posting on the school website the application deadline for the girls' basketball head coaching position is March 15.

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Milligan trio earn All-America honor

Milligan trio earn All-America honor

March 7th, 2015 11:12 pm by Staff Report

Hannah Segrave finished as runner-up in the women's 800 meters at the NAIA Indoor Track & Field National Championships on Saturday and she was joined Milligan teammates Taylor Tafelsky and Joey Watson in earning All-American honors.

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Bucs ousted in OT at SoCon

Bucs ousted in OT at SoCon

March 7th, 2015 11:11 pm by Joe Avento

Western Carolina ended years of frustration against East Tennessee State with a 67-61 overtime victory in the Southern Conference basketball tournament quarterfinals Saturday at the U.S. Cellular Center.

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