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Daniel Boone runs past Tennessee High

Daniel Boone runs past Tennessee High

March 30th, 2015 11:23 pm by Gene Renfro, Press Correspondent

Daniel Boone scored early then held off Tennessee High for a 6-3 Big Seven Conference baseball win Monday.

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High School Notes: Crockett success spills into spring

High School Notes: Crockett success spills into spring

March 30th, 2015 11:18 pm by Douglas Fritz

Coming on the heels of basketball success during the 2014-15 school year, the Pioneers' baseball and softball team are both occupying first place in the Big Seven Conference.

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Judge stepping down after 30 years on bench

Judge stepping down after 30 years on bench

March 30th, 2015 9:37 pm by Becky Campbell

Long-time Circuit Court Judge Thomas Seeley Jr., has decided it's time to step aside and let a younger person take the reins, so state officials are taking applications for the post.

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Johnson City survey reveals street repair, education top priorities

Johnson City survey reveals street repair, education top priorities

March 30th, 2015 9:34 pm by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City's 2014 National Citizen Survey reveals residents feel positive about the city's overall quality of life, but it also shows most want increased street repair and improved opportunities for walking and travel.

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Pinwheel gardens pop up over state to raise child abuse awareness

Pinwheel gardens pop up over state to raise child abuse awareness

March 30th, 2015 9:31 pm by Jessica Fuller

Each year, the Children's Bureau of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services estimates that more than 1,500 children die from abuse and neglect in the United States.That's almost five children each day.

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Former church treasurer pleads guilty to stealing church funds

Former church treasurer pleads guilty to stealing church funds

March 30th, 2015 9:27 pm by John Thompson

The former treasurer of Beck Mountain Baptist Church pleaded guilty in Carter County Criminal Court on Monday to stealing church funds over a period of more than six years.

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Reports: MSHA, Wellmont to announce merger on Thursday

Reports: MSHA, Wellmont to announce merger on Thursday

March 30th, 2015 9:21 pm by Rick Wagner, NET NEWS SERVICE

Wellmont Health System is set to announce a merger with Mountain States Health Alliance on Thursday, according to broadcast reports citing no source within either system.

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Tennessee school voucher bill passes Senate

Tennessee school voucher bill passes Senate

March 30th, 2015 9:16 pm by Associated Press

Legislation that would give parents the option to move a child from a failing public school to a private school has passed the Senate.

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House OKs bill to allow permit holders to be armed in parks

House OKs bill to allow permit holders to be armed in parks

March 30th, 2015 9:14 pm by Associated Press

The House has passed a bill to strip city and county governments of the power to ban guns in parks, playgrounds and sports fields.

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Haslam urges lawmakers to look beyond politics on Medicaid

Haslam urges lawmakers to look beyond politics on Medicaid

March 30th, 2015 9:12 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Gov. Bill Haslam on Monday urged fellow Republicans to look beyond political considerations as they prepare to vote on a revived version of his Insure Tennessee proposal.

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