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Haslam 'doesn't know' next step to fix Tenn. health care

Haslam 'doesn't know' next step to fix Tenn. health care

February 4th, 2015 9:40 pm by Andy Sher, Chattanooga Times Free Press

Republican Gov. Bill Haslam said this afternoon he is "very disappointed" that his Insure Tennessee proposal died today in the special session of the General Assembly that he'd called to consider it.

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2nd defeat for GOP on homeland, immigration bill

2nd defeat for GOP on homeland, immigration bill

February 4th, 2015 4:23 pm by ERICA WERNER, Associated Press

Democrats said that no matter how many times Republicans held the vote, the outcome would be the same unless the contested language on immigration were removed.

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Haslam health plan Insure Tennessee is dead

Haslam health plan Insure Tennessee is dead

February 4th, 2015 4:16 pm by Dave Boucher, The Tennessean

Tennessee will not expand health benefits to hundreds of thousands of low-income residents, with state senators rebuking Gov. Bill Haslam's controversial health care proposal.

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26 confirmed dead as crashed plane hoisted from river in Taiwan

26 confirmed dead as crashed plane hoisted from river in Taiwan - VIDEO

February 4th, 2015 11:37 am by RALPH JENNINGS, Associated Press

Rescuers used a crane to hoist the fuselage of a wrecked TransAsia Airways plane from a shallow river in Taiwan's capital late Wednesday as they searched into the night for 17 people missing in a crash that killed at least 26 others.

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Carter committee ponders ways to utilize buildings

Carter committee ponders ways to utilize buildings

February 4th, 2015 9:09 am by John Thompson

The Building and Grounds Committee of the Carter County Commission continued its efforts to efficiently utilize the county's many buildings during its monthly meeting on Tuesday.

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Washington County samples food truck discussion

Washington County samples food truck discussion

February 3rd, 2015 10:18 pm by Jessica Fuller

The Washington County Planning Commission jumped into the food truck discussion Tuesday night in the wake of the discussion's drift through other area municipalities.

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Crowe files bill to allow hotel-motel tax increase

Crowe files bill to allow hotel-motel tax increase

February 3rd, 2015 10:14 pm by Gary B. Gray

State Sen. Rusty Crowe, R-Johnson City, has introduced legislation that would allow Johnson City the right to raise the hotel-motel tax from the current 5 percent maximum to 7 percent.

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Wintry weather will delay Washington County-Johnson City Animal Shelter completion to April

Wintry weather will delay Washington County-Johnson City Animal Shelter completion to April

February 3rd, 2015 10:12 pm by Max Hrenda

While weather conditions can factor into daily operations at the Washington County-Johnson City Animal Shelter, a city official said it can also play a part in the new one, even though it has yet to be built.

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'X' may not mark spot: Records request results show no written confidentiality agreement for Project X

'X' may not mark spot: Records request results show no written confidentiality agreement for Project X

February 3rd, 2015 10:05 pm by Nathan Baker

A legally binding confidentiality agreement that does not exist in written form is keeping the Washington County Economic Development Council and county Mayor Dan Eldridge from divulging the recipient of an incentive package to the representatives who vot

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Roe to limit time in Washington while family member copes with illness

Roe to limit time in Washington while family member copes with illness

February 3rd, 2015 5:36 pm by Staff Report

In the statement, the former Johnson City mayor did not identify which member of his family was ill.

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