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Source: DeBord leaving Michigan for Vols

Source: DeBord leaving Michigan for Vols

February 5th, 2015 9:48 pm by Dustin Dopirak, Knoxville News-Sentinel

Michigan Olympic sports administrator Mike DeBord has informed his staff and coaches that he is leaving to become the offensive coordinator at Tennessee.

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Updated with video and more photos: Washington County deputies undergo trauma-tic training from TacMedicine

Updated with video and more photos: Washington County deputies undergo trauma-tic training from TacMedicine - VIDEO

February 5th, 2015 9:48 pm by Becky Campbell

A group of Washington County sheriff's deputies learned battlefield skills this week. But these tactical skills don't involve fighting - they're designed to save a life - whether it be a citizen, fellow officer or even themselves - in an emergency trauma

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Calendar concerns cause quagmire at Washington County School Board meeting

Calendar concerns cause quagmire at Washington County School Board meeting

February 5th, 2015 9:40 pm by Max Hrenda

Although one of two proposed school calendars was approved by a majority of teachers, the Washington County Board of Education expressed reluctance in approving it because of one particular date.

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2 down, 1 to go: Zoning amendments to permit methadone/substance abuse clinics clear 2nd reading at Johnson City Commission

2 down, 1 to go: Zoning amendments to permit methadone/substance abuse clinics clear 2nd reading at Johnson City Commission

February 5th, 2015 9:35 pm by Gary B. Gray

If there are Johnson Citians unhappy with the city's proposed medical services zoning amendments affecting non-residential substance abuse facilities, including methadone clinics, they were nowhere to be found at Thursday's City Commission meeting.

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Insure Tennessee failure 'embarrassing' to Haslam

Insure Tennessee failure 'embarrassing' to Haslam

February 5th, 2015 9:26 pm by Dave Boucher, The Tennessean

Many of the political components needed to pass the controversial Insure Tennessee health plan were falling into place as Gov. Bill Haslam headed into a special session this week.

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Poll: 79 percent approve of Tennessee's free tuition plan

Poll: 79 percent approve of Tennessee's free tuition plan

February 5th, 2015 9:22 pm by SHEILA BURKE, Associated Press

Tennesseans still disapprove of the job President Barack Obama is doing, and rate Congress even lower, but overwhelmingly support Gov. Bill Haslam's program to make community college and technical schools free for upcoming graduates.

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Lawsuit challenges Tennessee use of standardized test scores

Lawsuit challenges Tennessee use of standardized test scores

February 5th, 2015 5:45 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

Tennessee's largest teachers union filed a federal lawsuit on Thursday that challenges how the state uses standardized test scores to evaluate teachers.

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Bristol man charged with using stolen debit card 51 times

Bristol man charged with using stolen debit card 51 times

February 5th, 2015 5:21 pm by Staff Report

A Bristol man was arrested on charges he stole a woman's debit card and used it 51 times in Johnson City.

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UPDATE: No decision yet on Dentsply offer

UPDATE: No decision yet on Dentsply offer

February 5th, 2015 4:03 pm by Nathan Baker

Public documents released Wednesday by Washington County Mayor Dan Eldridge confirm that Pennsylvania-based Dentsply is the company behind the "Project X" codename used by local officials to approve an economic development incentives package last month wo

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Under new law, mother charged with exposing fetus to drugs

Under new law, mother charged with exposing fetus to drugs

February 5th, 2015 2:52 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

A Hawkins County woman who allegedly admitted to taking Subutex and hydrocodone prior to the birth of her son in October was arrested Wednesday on one count of assault on a fetus.

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