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Study on U.S. children's well-being finds striking racial disparities

Study on U.S. children's well-being finds striking racial disparities

April 1st, 2014 6:48 pm by Associated Press

The report, released Tuesday by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, detailed nationwide racial disparities that put Asian and white children in a far more advantageous position than black, Latino and American Indian children.

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Carter Co. substitute teacher accused of stapling 3 students

Carter Co. substitute teacher accused of stapling 3 students

April 1st, 2014 5:59 pm by John Thompson

A substitute teacher with the Carter County School System has been dismissed and is facing criminal charges after she allegedly stapled three children at Central Elementary School on Monday.

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Off the Wall News: Archbishop buys $2.2 million Atlanta mansion

Off the Wall News: Archbishop buys $2.2 million Atlanta mansion

April 1st, 2014 4:43 pm by RAY HENRY and RACHEL ZOLL, Associated Press

The Tudor-style mansion, stretching nearly 6,400 square feet, includes two dining rooms and a safe room.

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Update: Full story on accused downtown Johnson City killer bound over

Update: Full story on accused downtown Johnson City killer bound over

April 1st, 2014 4:25 pm by Becky Campbell

Jamarcus L. Jackson faces a Criminal Court hearing May 16.

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Cocke County EMA director charged with domestic assault, assault on an officer

Cocke County EMA director charged with domestic assault, assault on an officer

April 1st, 2014 4:06 pm by Lance Coleman, Knoxville News-Sentinel

He's been placed on unpaid administrative leave.

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3 years dead: Police find decomposed bodies of twins in Chattanooga home

3 years dead: Police find decomposed bodies of twins in Chattanooga home

April 1st, 2014 2:48 pm by Associated Press

Police found the skeletal remains of Andrew and Anthony Johnson sitting in recliners in their living room. Investigators think they died in early 2011 based on the bodies' conditions.

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13 deaths: Congress seeks answers on delay in GM recall

13 deaths: Congress seeks answers on delay in GM recall

April 1st, 2014 2:37 pm by DEE-ANN DURBIN and TOM KRISHER, AP Auto Writers

Diana DeGette, D-Colorado, held up an ignition switch for one of the cars and said a small spring inside of it failed to provide enough force, causing the car engines to turn off when they went over a bump.

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Report: Tennessee's incentive for Volkswagen was contingent on Haslam's 'satisfaction' with union vote

Report: Tennessee's incentive for Volkswagen was contingent on Haslam's 'satisfaction' with union vote

April 1st, 2014 12:27 pm by Associated Press

Haslam, who has been a vocal critic of the United Auto Workers' efforts to represent workers at Volkswagen's lone U.S. plant, has long denied suggestions that tax credits, grants and other incentives were tied to the union being rejected at the factory.

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Haslam drops raises for teachers, state workers

Haslam drops raises for teachers, state workers

March 31st, 2014 9:56 pm by Chas Sisk, The Tennessean

Gov. Bill Haslam's plan to boost pay for teachers will be put on hold for at least a year, the governor announced Monday, as he works to close a $160 million gap in the state budget.

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Attorney questions Power Board's $500K donation

Attorney questions Power Board's $500K donation

March 31st, 2014 9:48 pm by Gary B. Gray

Elizabethton Attorney Jerome Cochran is inquiring about the Johnson City Power Board's $500,000 donation to East Tennessee State University and its intended use of aiding construction of the new performing arts center.

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