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Tennessee lays off 121 state workers

Tennessee lays off 121 state workers

June 17th, 2014 1:45 pm by Chas Sisk, The Tennessean

The state Department of Human Services has laid off 121 workers responsible for administering food stamp and welfare payments in Tennessee.

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Redflex study says speeding increased after cameras disabled in Oak Ridge

Redflex study says speeding increased after cameras disabled in Oak Ridge

June 17th, 2014 12:25 pm by Associated Press

The study was conducted by the company that provides - and profits from - the cameras.

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Agency investigating deaths of ducks in Tennessee

Agency investigating deaths of ducks in Tennessee

June 17th, 2014 12:16 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is investigating after more than 20 ducks died in a 24-hour period around Old Hickory Lake.

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Obama to create world's largest ocean preserve

Obama to create world's largest ocean preserve

June 17th, 2014 12:08 pm by JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press

"If we ignore these problems, if we drain our oceans of their resources, we won't just be squandering one of humanity's greatest treasures" - President Barack Obama.

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Pentagon says Benghazi suspect in U.S. custody

Pentagon says Benghazi suspect in U.S. custody

June 17th, 2014 12:06 pm by Associated Press

A Libyan militant suspected in the deadly attack on Americans in Benghazi has been captured and is in American custody, the Pentagon said Tuesday, marking the first time the U.S. has apprehended one of the alleged perpetrators.

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Carter County board briefed on potential Happy Valley projects

Carter County board briefed on potential Happy Valley projects

June 17th, 2014 11:53 am by John Thompson

Happy Valley High School Principal Terry Hubbard and some of her staff briefed the Carter County School Board on several new programs being considered for implementation into the school in the near future. The programs include a military cadet program, an

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Carter County Commission closes fiscal year on contentious note

Carter County Commission closes fiscal year on contentious note

June 17th, 2014 11:28 am by John Thompson

The Carter County Commission closed out the 2013-2014 fiscal year with a sometimes contentious debate on several matters Monday night, from a noisy animal shelter to a 5 percent raise for employees of the Carter County Highway Department.

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Developer on pace to complete student housing complex by summer

Developer on pace to complete student housing complex by summer

June 16th, 2014 9:57 pm by Nathan Baker

With construction in full swing, the builders of a 550-bed student housing complex on the former site of a Johnson City flooring manufacturer are confident the units will be complete in time for East Tennessee State University students to take up residenc

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Diners swarm to Tupelo Honey on opening day

Diners swarm to Tupelo Honey on opening day

June 16th, 2014 9:49 pm by Nathan Baker

The hivemind was squarely focused on biscuits, grits and banana pudding Monday afternoon, as hundreds swarmed Johnson City's historic former CC&O railroad depot for a taste of Tupelo Honey Cafe's Southern cuisine.

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Q&A with Sue Reed on underserved health care

Q&A with Sue Reed on underserved health care

June 16th, 2014 9:35 pm by Elizabeth Saulsbury

Migrant workers, the homeless and individuals living in public housing settings are eligible to receive care through the Johnson City Community Health Center, which is operated by East Tennessee State University's College of Nursing.

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