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Your Turn: Should schools be barred from advertising sugary drinks?

Your Turn: Should schools be barred from advertising sugary drinks?

February 25th, 2014 10:47 am by MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press

Moving beyond the lunch line, new rules that will be proposed today by the White House and the Agriculture Department would limit marketing of unhealthy foods in schools.

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Roundup: News of interest in Tennessee

Roundup: News of interest in Tennessee

February 25th, 2014 10:28 am by Associated Press

Haslam asks feds for Medicaid counterproposal, ex-football player gets probation for racial threats & more from around the state.

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TSA discovers two loaded handguns at Tri-Cities Regional Airport

TSA discovers two loaded handguns at Tri-Cities Regional Airport

February 25th, 2014 10:06 am by Staff Report

The passenger was cited by local law enforcement.

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County Commission in mood to table or defer resolutions

County Commission in mood to table or defer resolutions

February 25th, 2014 8:53 am by Gary B. Gray

Three resolutions were either deferred or tabled during an unusually brief Washington County Commission meeting Monday.

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Cameras-in-classrooms draws concerns from teachers, parents

Cameras-in-classrooms draws concerns from teachers, parents

February 24th, 2014 9:58 pm by Nathan Baker

A new video teacher evaluation process in Washington County Schools has been temporarily suspended while the state reviews the practice, but teachers and parents are asking why they weren't notified of the program in the first place.

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Four Ketron Elementary students taken to hospital following bus accident

Four Ketron Elementary students taken to hospital following bus accident

February 24th, 2014 9:31 pm by Wes Bunch, Net News Service

Four elementary school students were taken to the hospital with minor injuries following an accident Monday afternoon that involved a Sullivan County school bus.

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House votes 69-17 to approve anti-Sex Week resolution

House votes 69-17 to approve anti-Sex Week resolution

February 24th, 2014 9:23 pm by Tom Humphrey, Knoxville News Sentinel

A resolution condemning the University of Tennessee's Sex Week as "an atrocious event" and "an outrageous misuse of student fees and grant moneys" was approved by the House on Monday night over protests of some Democrats that students' rights were being i

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Area dentist's license on probation due to conviction

Area dentist's license on probation due to conviction

February 24th, 2014 9:13 pm by Becky Campbell

The license of a former Johnson City dentist now practicing in Bristol was placed on probation in January because of a misdemeanor conviction that stemmed from a child pornography investigation.

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Effort to build gay marriage support heads South

Effort to build gay marriage support heads South

February 24th, 2014 7:14 pm by CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY, Associated Press

Less than two weeks after a federal judge declared Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional, a new effort has been launched in the South seeking to build wider acceptance of gay and lesbian couples in the hope of overturning similar bans acros

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Auditor recommends financial fixes for Carter County Tomorrow

Auditor recommends financial fixes for Carter County Tomorrow

February 24th, 2014 5:45 pm by John Thompson

Formal purchasing policy among the suggestions.

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