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Education
Website ranks Milligan high in value among Christian colleges

Website ranks Milligan high in value among Christian colleges

December 15th, 2014 10:30 am by Contributed to the Press

The total cost of a Milligan education is $6,500 below the national average for private colleges.

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Governor Haslam to unveil Tennessee Medicaid expansion plan

Governor Haslam to unveil Tennessee Medicaid expansion plan

December 15th, 2014 10:06 am by Andy Sher, Chattanooga Times Free Press

Gov. Bill Haslam has reached a tentative agreement with the Obama administration for an alternative health care expansion plan that would allow Tennessee to use federal funding to buy private health insurance for more working low income residents, similar

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Crime Regional & National
US Marine charged in Filipino transgender slaying

US Marine charged in Filipino transgender slaying

December 15th, 2014 9:51 am by JIM GOMEZ, Associated Press

She had apparently been strangled and drowned in a toilet bowl.

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Crime
Johnson City police: Wrong-way driver pointed car at cruiser during chase

Johnson City police: Wrong-way driver pointed car at cruiser during chase

December 15th, 2014 7:41 am by Staff Report

The same man had been charged in a series of drive-by shootings in June.

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5 hostages escape Sydney cafe; crisis enters 12th hour

5 hostages escape Sydney cafe; crisis enters 12th hour

December 15th, 2014 7:13 am by KRISTEN GELINEAU, Associated Press

Five people escaped from a Sydney cafe where a gunman took an unknown number of hostages during Monday morning rush hour.

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TVA engineers still searching for seepage source at Boone Dam

TVA engineers still searching for seepage source at Boone Dam

December 14th, 2014 10:12 pm by Gary B. Gray

Tennessee Valley Authority engineers on Friday were still working to find the cause of water seepage at Boone Dam.

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Meet Your Neighbor: Laser light maestro has narrowed focus

Meet Your Neighbor: Laser light maestro has narrowed focus

December 14th, 2014 10:01 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Many people know Roger Forbes as the electronics wizard behind the Forbes Family Christmas Light Display he and his wife, Mary, host each December up and down the street in front of their home at 708 Holston Ave.

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Smokefree advocates fight pre-emption laws that limit regulations on tobacco use in Tennessee

Smokefree advocates fight pre-emption laws that limit regulations on tobacco use in Tennessee

December 14th, 2014 9:48 pm by Tony Casey

1994 was a good year for advocates of a smoke-free Tennessee with the passage of the Prevention of Youth Access to Tobacco Act, but what that accomplished might have not gone far enough and also limited the ability to enact further regulation of tobacco u

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Traditional vs. electronic: FDA considers regulation for e-cigarettes

Traditional vs. electronic: FDA considers regulation for e-cigarettes

December 14th, 2014 9:34 pm by Tony Casey

East Tennessee State University's Dr. Hadii Mamudu likens the difference between electronic cigarettes and traditional cigarettes to the result of someone falling off a 10-story building and falling off a 100-story building.

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Community Photos

Photos - Washington Co. Animal Shelter celebrates Christmas with the community

December 14th, 2014 9:20 pm by Jessica Fuller

The Washington County/Johnson City Animal Shelter held its annual Christmas pet party Sunday afternoon. Members of the community were invited to donate supplies or bring home a furry new family member.

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