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Jonesborough BMA approves plan aimed at reducing employee, town health care costs

Jonesborough BMA approves plan aimed at reducing employee, town health care costs

April 14th, 2014 11:18 pm by Max Hrenda

Despite facing increases to insurance premiums, the town of Jonesborough elected to play the odds that helping its employees pay for medical care would be cheaper than paying for policies with low deductibles.

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UPDATE: Fire claims Boones Creek home, up to 17 animals' lives

UPDATE: Fire claims Boones Creek home, up to 17 animals' lives - VIDEO

April 14th, 2014 4:53 pm by Max Hrenda

Despite spending approximately seven hours battling a blaze, firefighters were unable to save a Boones Creek home, or what could have been as many as 17 animals that were trapped inside.

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Van Huss says he would raise money for 'bogus' costs for Tennessee open carry

Van Huss says he would raise money for 'bogus' costs for Tennessee open carry

April 14th, 2014 4:23 pm by Associated Press

The bill would eliminate the state's background and training requirements for openly carrying guns in public. It would keep the permit rules in place for concealed firearms.

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Update: Jonesborough police, fire crews have barn fire under control

Update: Jonesborough police, fire crews have barn fire under control

April 14th, 2014 3:10 pm by Staff Report

Members of the Jonesborough police and fire departments are battling a barn fire in the area of 231 Old State Route 34, near the intersection with Judge Vines Road.

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Off the Wall News: Me-ow! Tennessee cat survives being shot in head with arrow

Off the Wall News: Me-ow! Tennessee cat survives being shot in head with arrow

April 14th, 2014 3:03 pm by Associated Press

"It was right by his ear; half was sticking out one side and half was sticking out the other."

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Update: Missing Greene Co. man found

Update: Missing Greene Co. man found

April 14th, 2014 1:00 pm by Staff Report

Capt. Jeff Morgan reported just after 1 p.m. that William E. Wawerski had been located.

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Attempted murder charge: Man accused of trying to kill Kingsport cop

Attempted murder charge: Man accused of trying to kill Kingsport cop

April 14th, 2014 12:48 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

The incident began with a report of a suspicious man on Glen Avenue and escalated into confrontation between the man and police involving Tasers, cinder blocks and bean bag blasts.

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U.S. stocks rise on retail sales increase

U.S. stocks rise on retail sales increase

April 14th, 2014 12:25 pm by ALEX VEIGA, AP Business Writer

U.S. retail sales notched their biggest increase in 18 months in March.

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Update: Police say Utah mom admitted to killing her 6 babies

Update: Police say Utah mom admitted to killing her 6 babies

April 14th, 2014 12:24 pm by BRADY McCOMBS, Associated Press

State Judge Steven Hansen set bail at $1 million for each child when Megan Huntsman appeared via video in a Utah courtroom Monday morning.

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Kindergartner hit and killed by school bus in North Georgia

Kindergartner hit and killed by school bus in North Georgia

April 14th, 2014 12:20 pm by Chattanooga Times Free Press

Officials said the young boy had ridden the bus to school and had just gotten off before stepping in front and being hit.

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