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Milligan's tax preparation program about to begin its seventh year

Milligan's tax preparation program about to begin its seventh year

January 13th, 2015 9:52 pm by Tony Casey

Year after year, Milligan professor Dr. Harold Branstrator is shocked to hear how many people in the area pay as much as $500 to have their taxes processed.

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TennCare ends contract with computer vendor

TennCare ends contract with computer vendor

January 13th, 2015 12:16 pm by Associated Press

TennCare says it is ending its contract with computer vendor Northrop Grumman Corp. and will find another company to develop a computer system to determine Medicaid eligibility.

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Displaced Erwin business set to open in Jonesborough; regulations under debate

Displaced Erwin business set to open in Jonesborough; regulations under debate

January 12th, 2015 10:30 pm by Brad Hicks

As one food cart that previously occupied Erwin prepares to relocate, town officials are still looking at ways to regulate such enterprises that would set up with Erwin's limits.

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Senate finance committee chair questions legality of Medicaid expansion in Tennessee

Senate finance committee chair questions legality of Medicaid expansion in Tennessee

January 12th, 2015 9:50 am by Tom Humphrey, Knoxville News-Sentinel

In a letter to the state attorney general, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Randy McNally has posed a series of questions about the legal validity of Gov. Bill Haslam's proposal to expand Medicaid, suggesting potential problems in several areas.

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10 months set aside to mark 100 years

10 months set aside to mark 100 years

January 11th, 2015 9:32 pm by Nathan Baker

Two publications printed nearly a century apart, although authoring organization, and their purpose, are the same.

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ETSU makes mark with new logo design

ETSU makes mark with new logo design

January 10th, 2015 11:02 pm by Nathan Baker

In today's rapidly shifting higher-education landscape, where public colleges more and more frequently use students' tuition dollars to offset declining or stagnant state funding, a successfully marketed brand identity is nearly as important in terms of e

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County mayor, city manager reflect on annexation study

County mayor, city manager reflect on annexation study

January 10th, 2015 10:55 pm by Gary B. Gray

Tennessee's annexation laws have undergone serious scrutiny, and it now appears city and county leaders are ready to join forces and mend metaphorical fences.

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Despite uptick in incidents, JCPD says downtown still a safe place

Despite uptick in incidents, JCPD says downtown still a safe place

January 10th, 2015 10:47 pm by Becky Campbell

Incidents and arrests in downtown Johnson City rose by nearly 100 offenses in 2014, but a police department official said part of the reason was more enforcement focused on that area.

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Two Tennessee towns losing nearly 2,000 jobs

Two Tennessee towns losing nearly 2,000 jobs

January 8th, 2015 12:17 pm by Associated Press

Two Tennessee towns will lose nearly 2,000 jobs over the next three years as Goodman Manufacturing moves the positions to a new plant being built in Texas.

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Electricity usage soars as TVA, JCPB renew calls for conservation

Electricity usage soars as TVA, JCPB renew calls for conservation

January 8th, 2015 9:26 am by Staff Report

With the region still in the midst of a cold snap, the Johnson City Power Board and the Tennessee Valley Authority renewed their requests for energy conservation, as the federal power agency predicted one of its highest usage peaks on record today.

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