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Update: VA officials say waits need work, care top notch

Update: VA officials say waits need work, care top notch - VIDEO

June 10th, 2014 12:19 pm by Nathan Baker

In response to a nationwide audit of the Veterans Affairs medical system, leaders of the Mountain Home VA Medical Center in Johnson City said wait times for some local patients need improvement, but said the facility has not been implicated in wrongdoing

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Milligan College announces local students on dean's list

Milligan College announces local students on dean's list

June 10th, 2014 11:55 am by Contributed - Milligan College

More than 100 local students at Milligan College have been named to the academic dean's list in recognition of their academic excellence for the spring 2014 semester.

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Man found dead in Greeneville creek; police seek help in case

Man found dead in Greeneville creek; police seek help in case

June 10th, 2014 11:50 am by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

Emergency personnel located the body of Robert Luther Young, 33, lying face down in a creek between the Greeneville Commons and Justice Drive.

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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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