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FAA puts brakes on new air ambulance safety rules

FAA puts brakes on new air ambulance safety rules - VIDEO

April 17th, 2014 9:30 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday delayed for one year the implementation of a broad new set of stricter air ambulance safety regulations previously set to take effect next week.

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ETSU facing budget reductions

ETSU facing budget reductions

April 17th, 2014 9:16 pm by Nathan Baker

Flat higher-education funding in Gov. Bill Haslam's $32.4 billion budget approved by state lawmakers last week could mean more belt-tightening for East Tennessee State University and increased tuition and fees to students next year.

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Good Samaritan spares no expense to help injured dog

Good Samaritan spares no expense to help injured dog

April 17th, 2014 9:13 pm by Kristen Swing

When Mike and Wanda Phillips found an obviously injured dog lying in their front yard late last week, the Bluff City residents were unsure what to do.

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10-year sentence given for enticement charge

10-year sentence given for enticement charge

April 17th, 2014 9:04 pm by Staff Reports

A Blountville man was sentenced Thursday to serve 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to a December federal charge that he had used interstate commerce to entice a child for sexual activity.

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Time is of essence for retail development deal in Boones Creek

Time is of essence for retail development deal in Boones Creek

April 17th, 2014 9:01 pm by Tony Casey

Thursday afternoon's Washington County Economic Development Council meeting at the King Centre concluded with more questions than answers in regards to a possible Tax Increment Financing district around Boones Creek.

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Winners and losers in Tennessee legislative session

Winners and losers in Tennessee legislative session

April 17th, 2014 4:42 pm by Associated Press

Bills that passed or failed.

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Common Core on partial hold as Tennessee General Assembly adjourns for the year

Common Core on partial hold as Tennessee General Assembly adjourns for the year

April 17th, 2014 4:36 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

State lawmakers concluded a session Thursday in which they approved measures to allow folks to buy wine in grocery stores, fight methamphetamine production and give high school graduates free tuition at community colleges.

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Trial date set for adults in Unicoi Co. girls' Facebook video fight

Trial date set for adults in Unicoi Co. girls' Facebook video fight

April 17th, 2014 2:53 pm by Brad Hicks

A trial date has been set for the three adults who were allegedly present at a recorded fight between two juveniles, the video of which police said was previously posted on the Facebook page of one of the minors.

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Ex-Boone coach subject of TBI, DCS probe about alleged relationship with student

Ex-Boone coach subject of TBI, DCS probe about alleged relationship with student

April 17th, 2014 2:08 pm by Becky Campbell

Ryan Arnold's sudden resignation in February surprised the high school sports community, and he offered no direct confirmation about his reason.

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Public art plan: Johnson City Commission to decide sculptures, locations

Public art plan: Johnson City Commission to decide sculptures, locations

April 17th, 2014 11:10 am by Gary B. Gray

The Johnson City Public Art Committee and the curator have narrowed the selections and will be recommending those to commissioners. The art is expected to be installed in time for the Blue Plum Festival.

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