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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Washington County Commissioner David Shanks has withdrawn from the Aug. 7 county general election, citing personal reasons.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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Minorities in Medicine: ETSU med school seeking to boost underrepresented populations

Minorities in Medicine: ETSU med school seeking to boost underrepresented populations

June 11th, 2014 9:02 am by Nathan Baker

14 Hispanic high school students and college freshmen started Monday at the Simulated Medicine in Action camp in the medical college's simulation lab.

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Fight rages over definition of Tennessee whiskey

Fight rages over definition of Tennessee whiskey

June 11th, 2014 8:48 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

State lawmakers this summer are expected to return to the struggle of crafting the legal definition of Tennessee whiskey, whose history and lore is entwined in the state's identity as much as lobsters in Maine and crab cakes in Maryland.

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What can the U.S. do about gun violence in schools?

What can the U.S. do about gun violence in schools?

June 11th, 2014 8:38 am by Associated Press

Tuesday's fatal teen shooting at an Oregon school followed a string of mass shootings that have disturbed the nation, including one on Sunday in Nevada that left two Las Vegas police officers and a civilian dead.

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House Majority Leader Cantor defeated in primary

House Majority Leader Cantor defeated in primary

June 10th, 2014 9:57 pm by ALAN SUDERMAN, Associated Press

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor lost in his Republican primary election Tuesday to a little-known economics professor, a stunning upset for the GOP's No. 2 in the House and a major victory for the tea party.

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