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Crime
Sheriff warns of scams after area man bilked out of thousands

Sheriff warns of scams after area man bilked out of thousands

February 25th, 2014 11:12 am by Wes Bunch, NET News Service

A man sent multiple wire transfers totaling about $20,000 to scammers over a five-day period this month.

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News Regional & National Education
Your Turn: Should schools be barred from advertising sugary drinks?

Your Turn: Should schools be barred from advertising sugary drinks?

February 25th, 2014 10:47 am by MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press

Moving beyond the lunch line, new rules that will be proposed today by the White House and the Agriculture Department would limit marketing of unhealthy foods in schools.

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News Regional & National
Roundup: News of interest in Tennessee

Roundup: News of interest in Tennessee

February 25th, 2014 10:28 am by Associated Press

Haslam asks feds for Medicaid counterproposal, ex-football player gets probation for racial threats & more from around the state.

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News Local News
TSA discovers two loaded handguns at Tri-Cities Regional Airport

TSA discovers two loaded handguns at Tri-Cities Regional Airport

February 25th, 2014 10:06 am by Staff Report

The passenger was cited by local law enforcement.

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Photos Reader Photos Best Shot

Grizzly bear south of Anchorage

February 25th, 2014 9:15 am by Photo by Patsy Jane Lewis

This grizzly bear tried to help out with the carving.

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Opinion
Old mill property has more potential than current plan

Old mill property has more potential than current plan

February 25th, 2014 8:55 am by RETHA C. BUCHANAN

I have followed the fate of the old General Mills property since it was sold to Mennel Milling Co.

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News Local News Washington County
County Commission in mood to table or defer resolutions

County Commission in mood to table or defer resolutions

February 25th, 2014 8:53 am by Gary B. Gray

Three resolutions were either deferred or tabled during an unusually brief Washington County Commission meeting Monday.

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Sports High schools
Lady 'Toppers knocked out

Lady 'Toppers knocked out

February 24th, 2014 10:35 pm by Trey Williams

Science Hill looked like a fish out of water without senior point guard Tianna Tarter, and Morristown West suffocated the second-ranked Lady Hilltoppers in a season-ending upset.

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Regional & National
House approves bill limiting TennCare expansion

House approves bill limiting TennCare expansion

February 24th, 2014 10:08 pm by Chas Sisk, The Tennessean

The Tennessee House of Representatives approved a bill Monday night making it harder for Gov. Bill Haslam to expand TennCare.

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News Local News Education TriCityMom
Cameras-in-classrooms draws concerns from teachers, parents

Cameras-in-classrooms draws concerns from teachers, parents

February 24th, 2014 9:58 pm by Nathan Baker

A new video teacher evaluation process in Washington County Schools has been temporarily suspended while the state reviews the practice, but teachers and parents are asking why they weren't notified of the program in the first place.

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