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Addiction doctors ask for relief from restrictions

Addiction doctors ask for relief from restrictions

June 30th, 2014 9:47 pm by Nathan Baker

Doctors working at the region's largest addiction treatment center met with state and federal lawmakers Monday in Johnson City to plead for reforms to restrictive laws they say hinder their efforts and put lives at risk.

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Jonesborough leaders eye winter completion for new seniors center

Jonesborough leaders eye winter completion for new seniors center

June 30th, 2014 9:42 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The steel skeleton of Jonesborough's new $2.3 million seniors center is up, and work to put the building under roof began Monday.

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Update: Police say drugs played part in Monday afternoon crash

Update: Police say drugs played part in Monday afternoon crash

June 30th, 2014 4:15 pm by Max Hrenda

Police said the driver of a pickup truck that crashed into a light pole and hospitalized five people, including three juveniles, was under the influence of narcotics.

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Update: Both men stable after Monday's 11E accident

Update: Both men stable after Monday's 11E accident

June 30th, 2014 3:58 pm by Staff Report

Both men who were hospitalized after a three-vehicle collision closed down U.S. Highway 11E for a portion of Monday afternoon were listed in stable condition a day later.

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Body found in Texas near border was Guatemalan boy

Body found in Texas near border was Guatemalan boy

June 30th, 2014 3:45 pm by CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN, Associated Press

Although hundreds of immigrants die crossing the border each year, the discovery of Gilberto Francisco Ramos Juarez's decomposed body earlier this month illustrates the dangers unaccompanied minors face as they cross into the U.S. in record numbers.

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Should Lamar Alexander debate Joe Carr?

Should Lamar Alexander debate Joe Carr?

June 30th, 2014 3:45 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Alexander told reporters in Nashville on Monday that there are seven candidates running for the GOP nomination and that it would be difficult to schedule them all to appear at once.

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GM recalls 7.6 million cars for ignition switches

GM recalls 7.6 million cars for ignition switches

June 30th, 2014 3:27 pm by Associated Press

General Motors is recalling at least 7.6 million more vehicles dating back to 1997 to fix faulty ignition switches as the company's safety crisis continues to grow.

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Obama: I'll act on my own on immigration

Obama: I'll act on my own on immigration

June 30th, 2014 3:24 pm by JIM KUHNHENN and ERICA WERNER, Associated Press

President Barack Obama says he's done waiting for House Republicans to act on immigration. He says he now plans to act on his own.

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U.S.  Supreme Court: Religious objection allows businesses to ban contraceptives from health coverage

U.S. Supreme Court: Religious objection allows businesses to ban contraceptives from health coverage

June 30th, 2014 12:04 pm by Associated Press

The Supreme Court ruled Monday that some corporations can hold religious objections that allow them to opt out of the new health law requirement that they cover contraceptives for women.

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Update: Jonesborough water, sewer rates increase

Update: Jonesborough water, sewer rates increase

June 30th, 2014 11:18 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Town officials said the funds collected from increased rates would go to meet the debt payments on approximately $11.5 million in improvements to the town's water and sewer systems.

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