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Former nurse charged with failing to check vitals of East Tennessee jail inmate who died

Former nurse charged with failing to check vitals of East Tennessee jail inmate who died

March 11th, 2015 3:40 pm by Bob Fowler, Knoxville News-Sentinel

A nurse who allegedly lied when he said he checked the vital signs of an inmate who later died has been indicted on a charge of filing a false report.

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BMS economic impact is huge to the region

BMS economic impact is huge to the region

March 11th, 2015 3:27 pm by Jeff Birchfield

According to the study, the venue brings $417,166, 548 directly to the area. The result of the indirect impact is $1.4 billion.

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Kingsport among cities piloting 'Healthier Tennessee' initiative

Kingsport among cities piloting 'Healthier Tennessee' initiative

March 11th, 2015 3:23 pm by NET News Service

In Tennessee, one in four adults smokes, and one in five high school students uses tobacco. The rate of obesity has risen to almost 34 percent from only 10 percent in 1988. Type-2 diabetes and high blood pressure are at epidemic levels.

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Roe offers thanks for support during wife's illness, death

Roe offers thanks for support during wife's illness, death

March 11th, 2015 3:09 pm by Staff Report

Pamela Roe died last Thursday following her battle with colon cancer, an illness that prompted the congressman to curb his duties in Washington.

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Elizabethton school resource officer reassigned during investigation into inappropriate conduct with student

Elizabethton school resource officer reassigned during investigation into inappropriate conduct with student

March 11th, 2015 2:09 pm by Staff Report

Elizabethton Police Chief Greg Workman said a school resource officer has been reassigned to office duties during an administrative investigation of alleged inappropriate conduct with student.

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Gov. Haslam to meet with state's largest school districts over lawsuit threats

Gov. Haslam to meet with state's largest school districts over lawsuit threats

March 11th, 2015 1:53 pm by Andy Sher, Chattanooga Times Free Press

Gov. Bill Haslam today said he intends to meet with directors of the state's four biggest school systems as three of them - Hamilton, Knox and Shelby schools - explore suing the state over education funding.

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3 men charged with stealing cattle from Tennessee farm

3 men charged with stealing cattle from Tennessee farm

March 11th, 2015 1:21 pm by Associated Press

Investigator Max Thomas said the high price of beef can be motivation for thieves to steal cattle.

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Teen motorcyclist flees Kingsport police at 100 mph, flips cop the bird

Teen motorcyclist flees Kingsport police at 100 mph, flips cop the bird

March 11th, 2015 1:11 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Citing his age, police have declined to release his identity.

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Firing squads? Utah State Legislature votes to be only state allowing them

Firing squads? Utah State Legislature votes to be only state allowing them

March 11th, 2015 11:49 am by KELLY CATALFAMO and MICHELLE L. PRICE, Associated Press

The bill's passage comes as states struggle to obtain lethal injection drugs amid a nationwide shortage.

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Couple rescue puppy from garbage bag dumped along NE Tennessee road

Couple rescue puppy from garbage bag dumped along NE Tennessee road

March 11th, 2015 11:22 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

Guardian angel?

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