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Smoke damage shuts down Erwin mental health office

Smoke damage shuts down Erwin mental health office

June 10th, 2014 11:43 am by Staff Report

Frontier Health's Erwin Mental Health Center will be closed today through Friday, according to a news release.

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Wait time scandal: VA official concedes 'integrity issue,' apologizes

Wait time scandal: VA official concedes 'integrity issue,' apologizes

June 10th, 2014 11:29 am by ALAN FRAM, Associated Press

Patients enduring long waits for care at Veterans Affairs Department facilities could get VA-paid treatment from local doctors under a bipartisan bill the House seemed likely to approve Tuesday.

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Tennessee teen finds her egg donor mom

Tennessee teen finds her egg donor mom

June 10th, 2014 11:19 am by Heidi Hall, The Tennessean

"Are you my real mom?"

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New $16M middle school for Carter Co.? Leaders make pitch to Budget Committee

New $16M middle school for Carter Co.? Leaders make pitch to Budget Committee

June 10th, 2014 10:21 am by John Thompson

The proposed facility would be built adjacent to the Watauga Industrial Park in Stoney Creek.

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EPA regulations also will bring cleaner air, new jobs

EPA regulations also will bring cleaner air, new jobs

June 10th, 2014 8:41 am by J. CHRIS HENRY

The uproar over new Environmental Protection Agency regulations focused on reducing carbon emission pollutants inevitably provoked indignation and predictions of thousands of jobs lost in the coal industry. Yet neither opponents nor supporters of tougher

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Tennessee Democrats hire staffer to work against abortion regulation amendment

Tennessee Democrats hire staffer to work against abortion regulation amendment

June 10th, 2014 7:44 am by Staff Report

Party Chairman Roy Herron cited a recent Vanderbilt poll that showed wide opposition to granting state lawmakers more power over abortion laws in the state.

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Wine-in-grocery-stores backers start petition drive in Tennessee

Wine-in-grocery-stores backers start petition drive in Tennessee

June 10th, 2014 7:24 am by Chas Sisk, The Tennessean

Red White and Food kicked off an effort to collect hundreds of thousands of signatures in the 156 communities where wine could be sold in grocery stores, if voters approve.

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5 Americans killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan

5 Americans killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan

June 10th, 2014 7:23 am by RAHIM FAIEZ, Associated Press

If confirmed, it would be one of the most serious cases involving coalition-on-coalition friendly fire during the war.

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Police: Man arrested after wife claims he choked her

Police: Man arrested after wife claims he choked her

June 9th, 2014 11:10 pm by Staff Report

Police arrested a city man on domestic assault charges after his wife accused him of choking her.

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Mayor: 33-cent tax hike would go toward schools, expenses

Mayor: 33-cent tax hike would go toward schools, expenses

June 9th, 2014 10:55 pm by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City Mayor Ralph Van Brocklin has proposed, at minimum, a 33-cent property tax rate increase for city residents.

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