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Family pushes to legalize cannabis oil in Tennessee

Family pushes to legalize cannabis oil in Tennessee

January 29th, 2015 10:01 pm by Dave Boucher, The Tennessean

The Mathes family just celebrated Josie's first birthday last week. But the Matheses have never met their daughter. At least, the daughter they know is there underneath the unrelenting seizures that plague her frequently.

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DA to seek death penalty for teen accused of Roan Mountain murder

DA to seek death penalty for teen accused of Roan Mountain murder

January 29th, 2015 9:56 pm by John Thompson

District Attorney General Tony Clark filed notice this week in Carter County Criminal Court that the state will seek the death penalty against one of the two teens charged with first-degree murder in the death of Danny Ray Vance.

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Unicoi County looks to combine recycling efforts with Carter, other counties

Unicoi County looks to combine recycling efforts with Carter, other counties

January 29th, 2015 9:51 pm by Brad Hicks

County officials gathered Thursday afternoon to talk a little trash - a discussion these officials hope will lead to an improved recycling process and cost savings for the county.

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Purported Project X competitor decries 'unfair advantage' offered by county

Purported Project X competitor decries 'unfair advantage' offered by county

January 29th, 2015 9:48 pm by Nathan Baker

An owner of a Johnson City-based manufacturer competing with the company believed to be the recipient of a $1 million incentive package approved by the Washington County Commission this week said he feels the use of public funds is improper.

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Intergovernmental Affairs Committee opens with pain pill policy proposition

Intergovernmental Affairs Committee opens with pain pill policy proposition

January 29th, 2015 9:42 pm by Gary B. Gray

The first recommendation to spring from the Washington County Intergovernmental Affairs Committee's inaugural meeting Thursday was not among the most obvious issues of late, such as annexation, tax distribution and school funding.

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Haslam makes stop in Johnson City to push Medicaid expansion plan

Haslam makes stop in Johnson City to push Medicaid expansion plan

January 29th, 2015 9:18 pm by Nathan Baker

On a tip-to-tail tour of Tennessee, Gov. Bill Haslam stopped in Johnson City on Thursday to tout his iteration of a plan to expand Medicaid to cover 200,000 more state residents.

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Woman arrested on charges of assaulting teen

Woman arrested on charges of assaulting teen

January 29th, 2015 5:56 pm by Staff Report

A city woman was arrested, police said, after a grand jury returned an indictment charging her with assaulting a teenage girl.

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Bluff City man tries to push pickup off road, injured when truck slammed by SUV

Bluff City man tries to push pickup off road, injured when truck slammed by SUV

January 29th, 2015 3:45 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

He was flown to a hospital after the crash on the Weaver Pike near Sullivan East High School.

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Pickup crashes into rear of parked flatbed on 11-W near Rogersville

Pickup crashes into rear of parked flatbed on 11-W near Rogersville

January 29th, 2015 3:33 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

A witness said the driver, who was the lone occupant of the pickup, appeared to be critically injured.

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