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15 Tennessee Republicans call for Education Commissioner's resignation

15 Tennessee Republicans call for Education Commissioner's resignation

June 20th, 2014 9:57 pm by Joey Garrison, The Tennessean

Citing a "complete lack of trust" and alleging possible manipulation of test results, a group of 15 Tennessee Republicans has asked for the immediate resignation of state Education Commissioner Kevin Huffman in a letter sent to his boss, Gov. Bill Haslam,

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Local physician talks past problems, future solutions to drug-addicted doctors

Local physician talks past problems, future solutions to drug-addicted doctors

June 20th, 2014 9:53 pm by Tony Casey

There's often a stigma attached to addiction in some parts of the country, and one local doctor has truly come full-circle in doing his part to fight the prescription pill epidemic that has hit East Tennessee so hard.

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6 years out from 2020, area kids catch Olympic fever

6 years out from 2020, area kids catch Olympic fever

June 20th, 2014 9:41 pm by Tony Casey

Area children were given Olympic fever during the third annual Olympic Days on Friday.

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Dept. of Health disciplines 9 local doctors, nurses

Dept. of Health disciplines 9 local doctors, nurses

June 20th, 2014 9:14 pm by Becky Campbell

Three area pharmacists and six nurses were among dozens of licensed medical professionals disciplined in May by the Tennessee Department of Health.

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Police: Man accused of assaulting child's mother found with illegal weapon

Police: Man accused of assaulting child's mother found with illegal weapon

June 20th, 2014 7:23 pm by Staff Report

Police said officers arrested a man more than a day after he was accused of assaulting the mother of his child after finding him drunk and in possession of an illegal weapon.

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Arrest made in string of shooting incidents

Arrest made in string of shooting incidents

June 20th, 2014 7:19 pm by Staff Report

Johnson City police have arrested a city man they believe was responsible for three "drive-by" shootings that occurred within a two-day span last week.

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Police: Woman brought 12-year-old to fight 10-year-old

Police: Woman brought 12-year-old to fight 10-year-old

June 20th, 2014 3:28 pm by Chattanooga Times Free Press

Before gunshots rang out, 30-year-old Amelia Leaster reportedly took a 12-year-old girl to fight a 10-year-old girl in the 2100 block of Kirby Avenue on May 29.

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KPD, Secret Service seek public aid in tracking suspected counterfeiter

KPD, Secret Service seek public aid in tracking suspected counterfeiter

June 20th, 2014 1:46 pm by Staff Report

Kingsport police and the U.S. Secret Service are asking for the public's help in locating a man they suspect was involved in counterfeiting U.S. currency.

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JC commissioners amend proposed 2015 budget in Friday morning meeting

JC commissioners amend proposed 2015 budget in Friday morning meeting

June 20th, 2014 11:44 am by Gary B. Gray

"Trying to reduce our expenditures isn't something we just started thinking about a few months ago," said City Manager Pete Peterson. "It has been a very challenging budget, probably one of the most challenging I've seen in the past 20 years."

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State of Franklin lane closures planned for next week

State of Franklin lane closures planned for next week

June 20th, 2014 11:37 am by Staff Reports

Johnson City's Water and Sewer Services Department announced plans to close one of the eastbound lanes on State of Franklin Road from June 23-27 for sewer line maintenance.

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