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Nearly 250 dogs removed from Tennessee home

Nearly 250 dogs removed from Tennessee home

June 12th, 2014 10:06 am by Associated Press

Nearly 250 dogs have been removed from a home in southern Tennessee where officials described the conditions as "wretched."

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Tennessee player wins $259.8M Powerball jackpot

Tennessee player wins $259.8M Powerball jackpot

June 12th, 2014 8:41 am by Associated Press

The winning ticket was purchased in Knoxville.

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Down to 6: Wellmont still looking for partner

Down to 6: Wellmont still looking for partner

June 12th, 2014 8:23 am by Nathan Baker

Out of nine health systems that answered Wellmont's request for proposals earlier this year, three are no longer under consideration, having failed to meet the specifications the board set for the new partner.

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Stout: Is Johnson City's school budget an 'animal' eating money?

Stout: Is Johnson City's school budget an 'animal' eating money?

June 12th, 2014 8:16 am by Gary B. Gray

"No - not in my opinion. We've been very frugal" - Director of Schools Richard Bales.

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Washington County money looking flat for 2015

Washington County money looking flat for 2015

June 11th, 2014 9:17 pm by Gary B. Gray

Washington County, much like Johnson City, is not likely to see either growth in tax revenues or an expansion of its tax base in fiscal 2015.

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Commissioner pulls out of race after close second in primary

Commissioner pulls out of race after close second in primary

June 11th, 2014 8:56 pm by Gary B. Gray

Washington County Commissioner David Shanks has withdrawn from the Aug. 7 county general election, citing personal reasons.

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FBI opens criminal probe into VA health care scandal

FBI opens criminal probe into VA health care scandal

June 11th, 2014 1:35 pm by MATTHEW DALY and ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press

As Congress moves to help thousands of military veterans enduring long wait times for VA medical care, the FBI said it has opened a criminal investigation into the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Local doctor, wife get probation, $300K in fines in cancer drug case

Local doctor, wife get probation, $300K in fines in cancer drug case

June 11th, 2014 12:24 pm by Staff Report

Dr. Anindya Kumar Sen and his wife, Patricia Posey Sen, who run the East Tennessee Cancer and Blood Centers in Johnson City and Greeneville, were convicted in December of purchasing misbranded cancer drugs.

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Senate Republicans block student loan bill

Senate Republicans block student loan bill

June 11th, 2014 12:09 pm by ERICA WERNER, Associated Press

The bill would have been paid for with the so-called Buffett Rule, which sets minimum tax rates for people making over $1 million.

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2 more men charged in Holly Bobo case

2 more men charged in Holly Bobo case

June 11th, 2014 11:54 am by Associated Press

The brothers were charged with tampering with evidence and accessory after the fact. Two other men have pleaded not guilty to kidnapping and murder charges.

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