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More documents released regarding Dentsply, still no signed confidentiality agreement

More documents released regarding Dentsply, still no signed confidentiality agreement

February 28th, 2015 9:52 pm by Nathan Baker

A signed, formally authorized confidentiality agreement between Washington County officials and representatives of Dentsply International, parent to Johnson City manufacturer Tulsa Dental Specialties, has not yet surfaced as part of the public record.

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In God Micah Van Huss trusts and he thinks Tennessee should, too

In God Micah Van Huss trusts and he thinks Tennessee should, too

February 28th, 2015 9:49 pm by Tony Casey

The first four words of the Bible are "In the beginning, God ... "

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Local attorney: Email to Fall Branch District suggests state troopers work under DUI quotas

Local attorney: Email to Fall Branch District suggests state troopers work under DUI quotas

February 28th, 2015 9:45 pm by Becky Campbell

A local attorney filed a motion in Washington County Criminal Court asking for a hearing in a DUI case and believes he has evidence Tennessee Highway Patrol troopers work under an arrest-quota system - something the department adamantly denies.

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Blind dog rescued after being lost for 2 weeks in the cold

Blind dog rescued after being lost for 2 weeks in the cold

February 28th, 2015 9:26 pm by Associated Press

A blind dog who wandered away from her Ester, Alaska, home during a cold snap has been reunited with her owner.

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Unicoi County Board of Education accepting applications for Director of Schools

Unicoi County Board of Education accepting applications for Director of Schools

February 28th, 2015 8:46 pm by Brad Hicks

The Unicoi County Board of Education is now accepting applications for the position of Director of Schools.

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Elizabethton seeks comments on International Building Code adoption

Elizabethton seeks comments on International Building Code adoption

February 28th, 2015 8:42 pm by Staff Report

The city of Elizabethton is seeking public comment on adoption of the 2012 International Building Code, the 2012 International Residence Code, the 2012 Existing Building Code, the 2012 Plumbing Code, the 2011 National Electric Code, the 2012 Mechanical Co

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Obama signs 1-week bill to keep Homeland Security funded

Obama signs 1-week bill to keep Homeland Security funded

February 28th, 2015 4:01 pm by JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press

President Barack Obama has signed a one-week funding bill for the Homeland Security Department, keeping the agency open after a showdown that went right up to the brink.

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Marathon bombing trial stays in Boston, federal panel says

Marathon bombing trial stays in Boston, federal panel says

February 28th, 2015 3:56 pm by DENISE LAVOIE, AP Legal Affairs Writer

Publicity hasn't jeopardized Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's right to an impartial jury, a federal appeals panel says, and opening statements can proceed next week as scheduled in the city where the deadly explosions occurred almost tw

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AP PHOTOS: Antarctica's spectacular glaciers melting faster

AP PHOTOS: Antarctica's spectacular glaciers melting faster

February 28th, 2015 3:52 pm by LUIS ANDRES HENAO, Associated Press and SETH BORENSTEIN, Associated Press

From the ground of this extreme northern part of Antarctica, a spectacular white and blinding ice seemingly extends forever. What can't be seen is the battle raging below to reshape Earth.

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TWRA examines fishy outlook for Boone Lake drawdown

TWRA examines fishy outlook for Boone Lake drawdown

February 27th, 2015 9:45 pm by Max Hrenda

While local concern grows over the potential ill effects the Tennessee Valley Authority's extended repair on Boone Dam may have on local recreation, residences and businesses, a state agency has begun looking into its potential environmental and biologica

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