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Report: Tennessee's incentive for Volkswagen was contingent on Haslam's 'satisfaction' with union vote

Report: Tennessee's incentive for Volkswagen was contingent on Haslam's 'satisfaction' with union vote

April 1st, 2014 12:27 pm by Associated Press

Haslam, who has been a vocal critic of the United Auto Workers' efforts to represent workers at Volkswagen's lone U.S. plant, has long denied suggestions that tax credits, grants and other incentives were tied to the union being rejected at the factory.

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UPDATE: Police arrest teen after hourlong pursuit

UPDATE: Police arrest teen after hourlong pursuit

April 1st, 2014 9:43 am by Staff Report

Codey Taylor was arrested about 5 a.m. Tuesday after police tried stopping his vehicle amid an investigation into suspicious activity at a convenience market.

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Haslam drops raises for teachers, state workers

Haslam drops raises for teachers, state workers

March 31st, 2014 9:56 pm by Chas Sisk, The Tennessean

Gov. Bill Haslam's plan to boost pay for teachers will be put on hold for at least a year, the governor announced Monday, as he works to close a $160 million gap in the state budget.

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Attorney questions Power Board's $500K donation

Attorney questions Power Board's $500K donation

March 31st, 2014 9:48 pm by Gary B. Gray

Elizabethton Attorney Jerome Cochran is inquiring about the Johnson City Power Board's $500,000 donation to East Tennessee State University and its intended use of aiding construction of the new performing arts center.

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Though legal, officials have safety concerns about riding in truck beds

Though legal, officials have safety concerns about riding in truck beds

March 31st, 2014 9:44 pm by Max Hrenda

Even though Tennessee law permits certain children to ride in truck beds, law enforcement personnel said that law is not often enforced. Members of the Johnson City Police Department and Tennessee Highway Patrol said that's because the law is not often vi

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Board of Zoning Appeals to consider Evolve variance for Mill property

Board of Zoning Appeals to consider Evolve variance for Mill property

March 31st, 2014 9:36 pm by Nathan Baker

Today at 6 p.m., the much-debated multi-family housing complex proposed for the land between State of Franklin Road and West Walnut Street will be discussed by the city's Board of Zoning Appeals, one of its last stops before final approval.

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Woman accused of spitting in deputy's pizza has day in court

Woman accused of spitting in deputy's pizza has day in court

March 31st, 2014 9:23 pm by Brad Hicks

It will be up to a Unicoi County grand jury to decide if the Erwin woman accused of spitting on a pizza purchased by Unicoi County Sheriff's Department Chief Deputy Frank Rogers will be charged.

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Missing Kingsport man found dead

Missing Kingsport man found dead

March 31st, 2014 6:26 pm by Staff Report

A Kingsport man who police had been searching for since March 5 was found dead.

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More victims found on east side of Washington mudslide

More victims found on east side of Washington mudslide

March 31st, 2014 4:47 pm by LISA BAUMANN and MANUEL VALDES, Associated Press

Searchers have had to contend with treacherous conditions, including household chemicals, septic tanks, gasoline and propane containers. When rescuers and dogs leave the site, they are hosed off by hazardous materials crews.

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Down to the wire: Mad dash for health care sign-ups on deadline day

Down to the wire: Mad dash for health care sign-ups on deadline day

March 31st, 2014 2:43 pm by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press

Supporters of the overhaul fanned out across the country in a final dash to sign up uninsured Americans.

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