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2 lawmakers ask for probe into Tennessee test score delay

2 lawmakers ask for probe into Tennessee test score delay

May 30th, 2014 1:06 pm by Associated Press

Meanwhile, three Democrats have filed an open records request seeking information about the late release of student scores on the Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program.

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Former Tennessee sheriff acquitted on assault charges

Former Tennessee sheriff acquitted on assault charges

May 30th, 2014 1:04 pm by Associated Press

A female deputy had accused him of sexually assaulting her at her home.

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Roe says VA Secretary Shinseki's departure sends 'strong signal' to veterans

Roe says VA Secretary Shinseki's departure sends 'strong signal' to veterans

May 30th, 2014 12:49 pm by Contributed

The Johnson City congressman released the statement today following President Barack Obama's announcement that the Veterans Affairs' secretary was resigning amid concerns about patient care.

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Haslam: Tennessee back in talks with VW

Haslam: Tennessee back in talks with VW

May 30th, 2014 11:35 am by Associated Press

VW is close to making a decision on where it will build a new SUV.

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Obama announces VA Secretary Shinseki's resignation

Obama announces VA Secretary Shinseki's resignation

May 30th, 2014 11:15 am by Associated Press

The Associated Press is reporting President Obama has announced that Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki is resigning amid widespread troubles with veterans' health care.

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Expert: Increase in measles cases not a major concern, provided you're vaccinated

Expert: Increase in measles cases not a major concern, provided you're vaccinated

May 30th, 2014 8:45 am by Tony Casey

People who travel while not knowing if they've received the vaccine to combat the virus are often the ones who spread the rash-producing and possibly fatal ailment to others.

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4-H event offers variety, fun instead of summer school

4-H event offers variety, fun instead of summer school

May 29th, 2014 9:03 pm by Tony Casey

Having free reign over more than 30 classes with the ability to choose the ones that sound the best appealed to more than 130 local students Thursday.

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Downtown beautification meets budgetary brick wall

Downtown beautification meets budgetary brick wall

May 29th, 2014 8:52 pm by Gary B. Gray

Risk and reward. That may as well have been the theme of Thursday night's budget workshop.

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U-Haul looks to haul out of downtown, into new location

U-Haul looks to haul out of downtown, into new location

May 29th, 2014 8:34 pm by Gary B. Gray

U-Haul will close on the former Lowe's and Fun Expedition site at 2805 N. Roan St. on June 4, allowing the company to relocate its downtown business and opening the door for Johnson City's pursuit of a large storm water project at the site.

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11 leaving University School after 12, 13 years

11 leaving University School after 12, 13 years

May 29th, 2014 8:27 pm by Nathan Baker

Eleven University School students will receive diplomas this year after either 12 or 13 years at the institution, attending since kindergarten or first grade.

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