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TVA to pay Kingston coal ash spill victims $27.8M

TVA to pay Kingston coal ash spill victims $27.8M

August 1st, 2014 12:12 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

The 2008 spill happened when a containment dike burst at TVA's Kingston Fossil Plant, releasing more than 5 million cubic yards of ash from a storage pond.

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Unicoi Co. Budget Committee looks at having employees fully pay for health insurance

Unicoi Co. Budget Committee looks at having employees fully pay for health insurance

August 1st, 2014 11:25 am by Brad Hicks

In June, the commission approved having BlueCross BlueShield serve as the provider for employee medical insurance in the 2014-15 fiscal year.

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Inmate charged with killing fellow prisoner at Tennessee prison

Inmate charged with killing fellow prisoner at Tennessee prison

August 1st, 2014 11:16 am by Staff Report

The TBI called the incident gang-related.

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Johnson City obtains Kelly's Foods property, one step in Brush Creek flood mitigation

Johnson City obtains Kelly's Foods property, one step in Brush Creek flood mitigation

August 1st, 2014 10:09 am by Tony Casey

"A lot of different issues come into play and we'll take them one at a time" - Public Works Director Phil Pindzola.

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Alexander in Tri-Cities: Election 'is about the people of Tennessee and the future'

Alexander in Tri-Cities: Election 'is about the people of Tennessee and the future'

August 1st, 2014 9:56 am by Hank Hayes, NET News Service

The Tennessee Republican, during a get-out-the-vote rally at Warriors Path State Park, insisted the only cure for a "runaway president" is an election.

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SW Virginia woman faces felony charges for allegedly leaving baby in hot car

SW Virginia woman faces felony charges for allegedly leaving baby in hot car

August 1st, 2014 9:22 am by Wes Bunch, NET News Service

Abuse and neglect of a child with reckless disregard for life is considered a Class 6 felony, punishable by up to five years in prison and a $2,000 fine.

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Candidate Carr looks for local push in race against Sen. Alexander

Candidate Carr looks for local push in race against Sen. Alexander

July 31st, 2014 9:47 pm by Tony Casey

Staffers from the Nashville area wearing "Beat Lamar" T-shirts passed buckets down the rows of the Life Fellowship Baptist Church on Thursday evening, hoping they would bring in funds that might give Republican U.S. Senate candiate Joe Carr an extra push

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Diversion granted in crash death after Suboxone debate

Diversion granted in crash death after Suboxone debate

July 31st, 2014 9:27 pm by Becky Campbell

Thursday's sentencing hearing for a Washington County woman who pleaded guilty to felony reckless endangerment in a 2009 traffic crash death nearly turned into a trial about Suboxone for medication-assisted therapy to get people off opiates.

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Cowbell Night: Help the Twins ring in a record

Cowbell Night: Help the Twins ring in a record

July 31st, 2014 9:24 pm by Tony Casey

The Elizabethton Twins need more cowbell to break a world record in an Aug. 16 contest against the Johnson City Cardinals.

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Knoxville Zoo shows off newest baby red pandas

Knoxville Zoo shows off newest baby red pandas

July 31st, 2014 5:00 pm by Amy McRary/Knoxville News Sentinel

Month old twin boys all fluff and fur

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