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Haslam: All Dems will be needed to pass Tenn. Medicaid deal

Haslam: All Dems will be needed to pass Tenn. Medicaid deal

January 7th, 2015 4:17 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Republican Gov. Bill Haslam says long-awaited details on his Medicaid expansion proposal should be released "within 24 hours" and that he expects to need the votes of all Democrats in the GOP-controlled Legislature to give the deal a chance of passage.

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Obama: Paris shooting a cowardly attack on journalists

Obama: Paris shooting a cowardly attack on journalists

January 7th, 2015 12:34 pm by NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press

Three masked gunmen shouted "Allahu akbar!" as they stormed the Paris offices of a satirical newspaper. It was France's deadliest postwar terrorist attack.

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UT medical school looking at expansion

UT medical school looking at expansion

January 7th, 2015 11:42 am by Associated Press

The aim is a satellite campus in Nashville in partnership with Saint Thomas Health that would be located on six acres near Saint Thomas West Hospital.

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Sisters, 15 and 11, charged in older brother's fatal shooting

Sisters, 15 and 11, charged in older brother's fatal shooting

January 7th, 2015 11:38 am by JASON DEAREN, Associated Press

Law enforcement officials said they discovered the teen's body late Monday night at the family home in rural White Springs in north Florida.

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TBI: Teen accused in Knoxville drive-by murder captured in Chattanooga

TBI: Teen accused in Knoxville drive-by murder captured in Chattanooga

January 7th, 2015 9:44 am by Knoxville News-Sentinel

Jabriel Aireece Linzy, 18, was taken into custody at a Chattanooga apartment Tuesday evening by TBI agents, U.S. Marshals and local police, according to a TBI news release.

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County schools to upgrade cameras

County schools to upgrade cameras

January 7th, 2015 9:36 am by Nathan Baker

The remaining $138,000 of a half-million dollar fund for security upgrades will be used to beef up the video surveillance systems at the county's 14 schools after the expenditures were approved Tuesday by the Washington County Board of Education.

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Utility asks customers to save power during cold weather

Utility asks customers to save power during cold weather

January 7th, 2015 9:32 am by Staff Report

Citing increased demand during the invading cold snap, the Tennessee Valley Authority and the Johnson City Power Board are asking electric utility customers to conserve energy where possible.

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Update: Editor, cartoonist among dead in Paris newspaper terror attack

Update: Editor, cartoonist among dead in Paris newspaper terror attack

January 7th, 2015 8:25 am by JAMEY KEATEN and LORI HINNANT, Associated Press

Masked gunmen shouting "Allahu akbar!" stormed the Paris offices of a satirical newspaper Wednesday, killing 12 people before escaping. It was France's deadliest terror attack in at least two decades.

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Elizabethton water line project stretches by 60 days, $168,000

Elizabethton water line project stretches by 60 days, $168,000

January 6th, 2015 10:04 pm by John Thompson

Because the city of Elizabethton has had such a good experience with Tipton Construction Company to replace and renovate water lines in the East Side community, the project has been extended and an additonal $168,000 has been designated for the work.

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Prosecution, defense hash out details in marijuana, hash oil trial

Prosecution, defense hash out details in marijuana, hash oil trial

January 6th, 2015 9:56 pm by Becky Campbell

A Gray man who picked up a 15-pound package from California addressed to him two years ago testified at his bench trial Tuesday that he had no idea the box contained nearly 2,000 grams of hash oil, a high-THC content resin product of marijuana.

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