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Unicoi County looks to combine recycling efforts with Carter, other counties

Unicoi County looks to combine recycling efforts with Carter, other counties

January 29th, 2015 9:51 pm by Brad Hicks

County officials gathered Thursday afternoon to talk a little trash - a discussion these officials hope will lead to an improved recycling process and cost savings for the county.

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Purported Project X competitor decries 'unfair advantage' offered by county

Purported Project X competitor decries 'unfair advantage' offered by county

January 29th, 2015 9:48 pm by Nathan Baker

An owner of a Johnson City-based manufacturer competing with the company believed to be the recipient of a $1 million incentive package approved by the Washington County Commission this week said he feels the use of public funds is improper.

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Intergovernmental Affairs Committee opens with pain pill policy proposition

Intergovernmental Affairs Committee opens with pain pill policy proposition

January 29th, 2015 9:42 pm by Gary B. Gray

The first recommendation to spring from the Washington County Intergovernmental Affairs Committee's inaugural meeting Thursday was not among the most obvious issues of late, such as annexation, tax distribution and school funding.

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Haslam makes stop in Johnson City to push Medicaid expansion plan

Haslam makes stop in Johnson City to push Medicaid expansion plan

January 29th, 2015 9:18 pm by Nathan Baker

On a tip-to-tail tour of Tennessee, Gov. Bill Haslam stopped in Johnson City on Thursday to tout his iteration of a plan to expand Medicaid to cover 200,000 more state residents.

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Girl charged with stabbing boy at SE Tennessee school

Girl charged with stabbing boy at SE Tennessee school

January 29th, 2015 3:48 pm by Associated Press

The girl has been charged with attempted criminal homicide and carrying a weapon on school property.as

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Bluff City man tries to push pickup off road, injured when truck slammed by SUV

Bluff City man tries to push pickup off road, injured when truck slammed by SUV

January 29th, 2015 3:45 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

He was flown to a hospital after the crash on the Weaver Pike near Sullivan East High School.

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Pickup crashes into rear of parked flatbed on 11-W near Rogersville

Pickup crashes into rear of parked flatbed on 11-W near Rogersville

January 29th, 2015 3:33 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

A witness said the driver, who was the lone occupant of the pickup, appeared to be critically injured.

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Study: Chances of driver dying in car crash plummets

Study: Chances of driver dying in car crash plummets

January 29th, 2015 2:09 pm by JOAN LOWY, Associated Press

Improved vehicle designs and safety technology have a lot to do with the reduced risk, but a weak economy that led to reductions in driving may also have played a role, the institute said.

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Fugitive treasure hunter says in court he is very sick

Fugitive treasure hunter says in court he is very sick

January 29th, 2015 1:48 pm by MATT SEDENSKY, Associated Press

A treasure hunter who vanished two years ago while he was in a dispute over one of the greatest deep-sea hauls in American history was in court Thursday, appearing ready to defend himself and saying he was in an "extreme medical situation."

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Groups at work for love of Earth, animals and party dresses

January 29th, 2015 1:20 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Washington County schools protecting the environment. Hunka, Hunka Furry Love for East Tennessee Spay & Neuter. $25 prom gowns.

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