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Haslam unveils higher education drive

Haslam unveils higher education drive

September 5th, 2013 12:16 pm by Nathan Baker

In an effort to address the need for skilled labor and a general higher level of education in the state, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam announced an initiative Wednesday with a goal to ensure that 55 percent of residents hold certificates or degrees beyond hi

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Report: Burglar pours himself a drink after Bloomingdale woman finds him in her bed

Report: Burglar pours himself a drink after Bloomingdale woman finds him in her bed

September 5th, 2013 10:03 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

The Bristol, Va., man faces multiple charges in the incident.

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Tennessee couple arrested after infant's death

Tennessee couple arrested after infant's death

September 5th, 2013 9:57 am by Associated Press

Police have arrested a Tennessee mother and her boyfriend on charges of murder and abuse in the death of the woman's 4-month-old child.

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10 things to know today from across the nation and around the world

10 things to know today from across the nation and around the world

September 5th, 2013 7:54 am by Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

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Johnson City mayor to detail animal shelter plans at City Commission meeting

Johnson City mayor to detail animal shelter plans at City Commission meeting

September 4th, 2013 9:29 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

After nailing down a location for the new Washington County-Johnson City Animal Shelter Tuesday, as well as a building design, Johnson City Mayor Ralph Van Brocklin will give a presentation at Thursday’s City Commission meeting.

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Dragon boat practice begins

September 4th, 2013 8:22 pm by Lee Talbert

Dragon boat practice begins

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The Buzz: Local news that will get you talking today

The Buzz: Local news that will get you talking today

September 4th, 2013 3:58 pm by Staff Report

Miss something? The Buzz has your back. Here are 15 local news stories worth your time.

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Feds won't enforce same-sex veterans law

Feds won't enforce same-sex veterans law

September 4th, 2013 3:35 pm by PETE YOST, Associated Press

Last week, a federal judge in Los Angeles ruled that a lesbian Army veteran and her spouse should be entitled to disability benefits, given the Supreme Court's recent ruling.

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Update: Home invasion that caused Unicoi Co. school lockdown was false report

Update: Home invasion that caused Unicoi Co. school lockdown was false report

September 4th, 2013 2:10 pm by Brad Hicks

ERWIN — Unicoi County's secondary schools and one elementary school have been locked down in a precaution as authorities search for two men who robbed someone in the area.

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Three state officials tour Dawn of Hope; commissioners hopeful funding will be increased

Three state officials tour Dawn of Hope; commissioners hopeful funding will be increased

September 4th, 2013 11:55 am by Sue Guinn Legg

This year’s small increase in government reimbursements for services to Tennesseans with intellectual and developmental disabilities was the first increase agencies like Johnson City’s Dawn of Hope Development Center have seen since 2005.

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