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CDC says Tennessee teens injecting hard drugs at twice the national average

CDC says Tennessee teens injecting hard drugs at twice the national average

July 2nd, 2014 11:14 am by Tom Wilemon, The Tennessean

And many more - roughly one in every five - pop pills for recreational use.

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Scientists retract studies about making stem cells in wake of falsified data claims

Scientists retract studies about making stem cells in wake of falsified data claims

July 2nd, 2014 10:31 am by MALCOLM RITTER, AP Science Writer

A government-funded institution in Japan accused one of their scientists - a main author of the research - of falsifying data.

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The South prescribes more painkillers, CDC says

The South prescribes more painkillers, CDC says

July 2nd, 2014 9:52 am by Associated Press

Alabama was in the lead with 143 prescriptions per 100 people, followed closely by Tennessee.

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Sports JC Cards Elizabethton Twins
Cards take over first place with win over Twins

Cards take over first place with win over Twins

July 1st, 2014 11:02 pm by Douglas Fritz

Devante Lacy streaked home from third base on a wild pitch in the bottom of the eighth inning to give Johnson City the lead in an eventual 7-4 win over Elizabethton on Tuesday night at Cardinal Park.

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Atmosphere, community drew Parsons to Cards

Atmosphere, community drew Parsons to Cards

July 1st, 2014 11:02 pm by Douglas Fritz

Seeing something that may have gone unnoticed to some people, Tyler Parsons dove headfirst into minor league baseball.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Shell's talk, hard racing causes stir

Shell's talk, hard racing causes stir

July 1st, 2014 11:01 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Zeke Shell has given the local racing community plenty to talk about this week.

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Tennessee apologizes for Trail of Tears

Tennessee apologizes for Trail of Tears

July 1st, 2014 10:37 pm by Associated Press

Tennessee lawmakers have apologized to the Cherokee Nation for actions taken by President Andrew Jackson that forced up to 16,000 Cherokees off Tennessee lands 175 years ago.

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News Local News Business & Technology
No variation: BZA approves Evolve variance for 2nd time

No variation: BZA approves Evolve variance for 2nd time

July 1st, 2014 10:34 pm by Nathan Baker

Evolve Development once again has the parking variance it needs for the 216-unit apartment complex planned for construction at the former Model Mill site. But the debate over the appropriateness of the project and the intervening lawsuit go on. Which side

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News Local News Rails to Trails
Horses bucked off Tweetsie Trail, for now

Horses bucked off Tweetsie Trail, for now

July 1st, 2014 10:26 pm by Tony Casey

The Rails-to-Trails or Tweetsie Trail task force decided to set many things in stone Tuesday night at its monthly meeting, but banning horses permanently was not one of those things.

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Mayor, election, register offices on deck in Unicoi budget talks

Mayor, election, register offices on deck in Unicoi budget talks

July 1st, 2014 10:21 pm by Brad Hicks

The proposed 2014-15 fiscal year budgets for the Unicoi County mayor's office, the office of register of deeds and the Unicoi County Election Commission were discussed at Tuesday's meeting of the Unicoi County Commission's Budget Committee.

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