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State agency changes course on release of legislator insurance premium costs

State agency changes course on release of legislator insurance premium costs

May 8th, 2015 10:40 am by Dave Boucher, The Tennessean

The state Benefits Administration changed course Thursday after initially agreeing to release the information about taxpayer-funded premiums for members of the General Assembly.

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Look out, Rocky! Squirrel hunting season opens Saturday

Look out, Rocky! Squirrel hunting season opens Saturday

May 8th, 2015 10:29 am by Associated Press

Spring squirrel season opens on Saturday in Tennessee.

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Six killed in Blount County crash

Six killed in Blount County crash

May 8th, 2015 10:24 am by Associated Press

Six people, including three children, have been killed in a crash in eastern Tennessee, the Tennessee Highway Patrol said.

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Carter County department heads seek employee raises

Carter County department heads seek employee raises

May 8th, 2015 9:46 am by John Thompson

While no Carter County department covered in the General Fund made a request for a large increase in funding on Thursday night, most department heads did make a request for modest raises for their employees during the next fiscal year.

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Split vote amends Johnson City red light camera contract, adds speed cameras

Split vote amends Johnson City red light camera contract, adds speed cameras

May 8th, 2015 9:37 am by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City and Redflex Traffic Systems now equally share revenues generated from red light violations caught on video by watchful digital eyes installed by the company at six intersections.

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Washington County schools director to retire

Washington County schools director to retire

May 8th, 2015 9:05 am by Nathan Baker

The next school year will be Ron Dykes' last as director of Washington County Schools.

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Construction of Jonesborough Senior Center, Northeast State building threatened by contractor disputes

Construction of Jonesborough Senior Center, Northeast State building threatened by contractor disputes

May 8th, 2015 8:39 am by Nathan Baker

A Johnson City contractor is at the center of disputes threatening the progress of two major construction projects in the area this week.

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Employees go unpaid at Kingsport solar glass maker

Employees go unpaid at Kingsport solar glass maker

May 7th, 2015 7:50 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

Employees of a Kingsport glass making company are saying they have not been paid, with one employee saying some haven't been paid for weeks and even then some of the paychecks have bounced.

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Ex-Carter Co. deputy found guilty of assaulting ex-girlfriend, neighbor

Ex-Carter Co. deputy found guilty of assaulting ex-girlfriend, neighbor

May 7th, 2015 2:56 pm by John Thompson

Matthew Ward Ainsworth was found guilty of two counts of aggravated assault.

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Elizabethton school principal Wandell steps down amid battle with ALS

Elizabethton school principal Wandell steps down amid battle with ALS

May 7th, 2015 2:12 pm by John Thompson

Josh Wandell has inspired the entire community with his determination to carry on with his life and his career as best he could while suffering from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig's disease.

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