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ETSU asking counties to pay more for autopsies

ETSU asking counties to pay more for autopsies

April 9th, 2014 10:27 am by Staff Report

Eight Northeast Tennessee counties are facing higher costs for autopsies and forensic services from East Tennessee State University's James H. Quillen College of Medicine to help pay for more staff now required by state regulations.

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Opinion
End commission's perks

End commission's perks

April 9th, 2014 8:41 am by GEORGE R. BECKER

It's time to end health care perks for Washington County commissioners. There has been $407,376 spent since September 2011 for these benefits.

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Opinion
Can justice be served if staff is too small?

Can justice be served if staff is too small?

April 9th, 2014 8:40 am by Johnson City Press

It's been a problem for a number of years now, and it doesn't appear to be one that state lawmakers are eager to remedy anytime soon.

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News Crime Regional & National
Knox Co. deputy fired, arrested in child rape investigation

Knox Co. deputy fired, arrested in child rape investigation

April 9th, 2014 7:50 am by Knoxville News-Sentinel

A Knox County grand jury indicted Dennis Mills Jr. on charges of rape of a child, statutory rape by an authority figure and incest.

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Crime
Police say they found woman with knife, crowbar outside Johnson City residence

Police say they found woman with knife, crowbar outside Johnson City residence

April 9th, 2014 7:34 am by Staff Report

April Guinn was allegedly cursing toward the residence after breaking a backdoor window.

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Local News
Email: Ex-sheriff may not be bona fide' Republican

Email: Ex-sheriff may not be bona fide' Republican

April 8th, 2014 10:47 pm by Brad Hicks

Kent Harris said response to his intent to seek political office in the August Republican primary has been mostly positive, but the former Unicoi County sheriff said apparently not everyone wants to see him re-enter the political arena.

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Second robbery in two weeks prompts safety awareness for ETSU staff, students

Second robbery in two weeks prompts safety awareness for ETSU staff, students

April 8th, 2014 10:39 pm by Max Hrenda

Although a recent report from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation showed that crime rates at local colleges declined in 2013, East Tennessee State University faculty, staff, and students are seeing that 2014 is a brand new year.

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Community Education Elizabethton
Elizabethton husband, wife earn teaching honors for ETSU, ECS

Elizabethton husband, wife earn teaching honors for ETSU, ECS

April 8th, 2014 10:16 pm by John Thompson

"It has been a good year for the Graves Family," Travis Graves said Monday while discussing the honors he and his wife, Ann, earned this academic year.

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Community
Holistic healer has noticed alternative move to mainstream

Holistic healer has noticed alternative move to mainstream

April 8th, 2014 10:09 pm by Tony Casey

Not that long ago, manual therapy and other forms of alternative medicine were considered taboo and not the effective form of healing they are today.

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Local News Regional & National Education
Teacher licensure bill headed to governor

Teacher licensure bill headed to governor

April 8th, 2014 9:45 pm by Nathan Baker

A bill seeking to forbid the state from using student standardized testing scores as a base to grant or renew teachers' licenses could soon be placed under the governor's pen, but that doesn't mean he'll sign it.

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