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Opinion
Haslam is hurting Tennessee by refusing Medicaid expansion

Haslam is hurting Tennessee by refusing Medicaid expansion

April 11th, 2014 9:25 am by DEBORAH ROYALTY

Gov. Bill Haslam's refusal to expand Medicaid and his requests for a special arrangement for Tennessee under the Affordable Care Act is an indulgent political ploy that is undermining our state.

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Opinion
Steps to keep bears from visiting your back yard

Steps to keep bears from visiting your back yard

April 11th, 2014 9:23 am by Johnson City Press

A large black bear has been spotted rummaging for food in a neighborhood near Johnson City's Woodland Elementary School.

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Updated: 10 killed as truck, bus carrying students collide

Updated: 10 killed as truck, bus carrying students collide

April 11th, 2014 8:38 am by AP

A tractor trailer crossed a freeway median and crashed into a bus carrying high school students on their way to check out a college. Ten people were killed in the fiery crash.

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Jonesborough mayor leading giver to PAC

Jonesborough mayor leading giver to PAC

April 10th, 2014 9:03 pm by Gary B. Gray

Town of Jonesborough Mayor Kelly Wolfe is the largest single contributor to Washington County Citizens for Better Government, a local political action committee that recently singled out County Commissioner Mark Ferguson as being "Embarrassing" in a flyer

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Local pair sentenced in federal meth case

Local pair sentenced in federal meth case

April 10th, 2014 8:58 pm by Staff Reports

A woman from Mountain City and another from Boone, N.C., were among nearly two dozen people sentenced in a federal methamphetamine conspiracy case Wednesday.

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Color Run part of fun at annual Thirsty Orange

Color Run part of fun at annual Thirsty Orange

April 10th, 2014 8:44 pm by Tony Casey and Nathan Baker, Press Staff Writers

The Run For The Booty 5k color run will kick off a day of school-spirit-filled, beer-sampling fun Saturday.

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Washington County meth lab discoveries down in 1st quarter, sheriff says

Washington County meth lab discoveries down in 1st quarter, sheriff says

April 10th, 2014 5:11 pm by Staff Report

Two were investigated by Washington County Sheriff Office's investigators compared to 14 in 2013.

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Crime
Sheriff: Jonesborough man tore up cruiser after passing deputy in no-passing zone

Sheriff: Jonesborough man tore up cruiser after passing deputy in no-passing zone

April 10th, 2014 4:49 pm by Staff Report

Matthew Bowers informed the deputy he had been going too slow, Washington County Sheriff Ed Graybeal said.

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Crime
Update: Johnson City man accused of breaking coworker's neck, nose during fight

Update: Johnson City man accused of breaking coworker's neck, nose during fight

April 10th, 2014 2:36 pm by Staff Report

Roy A. Perry was arrested following the incident at Barry Heating & Air Conditioning, 931 N. State of Franklin Road.

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UPDATE: Victim admits he lied about robbery

UPDATE: Victim admits he lied about robbery

April 10th, 2014 1:22 pm by Becky Campbell

The victim of a robbery on the East Tennessee State University campus earlier this week was conducting a drug transaction when the holdup took place, police said.

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