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Erwin ambulance vote blasted

Erwin ambulance vote blasted

January 23rd, 2015 9:50 pm by Brad Hicks

Puzzled. Baffled."Frustrated beyond belief."The CEO of Unicoi County's ambulance provider says that's what he's feeling after the Unicoi County Commission's Ambulance Committee's vote Thursday to recommend putting the county's ambulance service contract b

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Mountain States' plans in Unicoi proceeding on schedule

Mountain States' plans in Unicoi proceeding on schedule

January 23rd, 2015 9:44 pm by Brad Hicks

Mountain States Health Alliance's new Unicoi County Memorial Hospital is set to open its doors in early spring of 2018, and according to MSHA officials, the behind-the-scenes strategic planning for the hospital continues to progress.

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Alleged home intruder nabbed with billy club that was described by victim

Alleged home intruder nabbed with billy club that was described by victim

January 23rd, 2015 9:32 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET NEWS SERVICE

A Hawkins County man was charged with aggravated assault and aggravated burglary Tuesday night after allegedly bursting into a Rogersville home with a "billy club" - apparently looking for his brother.

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Knox jailer fired, 1 quits, 2 disciplined over inmate abuse

Knox jailer fired, 1 quits, 2 disciplined over inmate abuse

January 23rd, 2015 9:25 pm by Lance Coleman, Knoxville News Sentinel

The Knox County Sheriff's Office on Friday released video of a Nov. 28 use of force against a jail inmate that spawned an internal affairs investigation and led one deputy to quit, one corrections officer to be fired and two others to be disciplined.ntion

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N. State of Franklin crash sends 3 to hospital

N. State of Franklin crash sends 3 to hospital

January 23rd, 2015 8:29 pm by Staff Report

A serious crash on N. State of Franklin Road sent three to the hospital Friday afternoon.

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Man wrongly convicted freed from prison after four decades of captivity

Man wrongly convicted freed from prison after four decades of captivity

January 23rd, 2015 5:18 pm by Jonathan Drew, Associated Press

A 70-year-old man wrongly convicted of the 1976 stabbing deaths of a mother and daughter walked out of prison Friday, saying he was looking forward to sleeping in a real bed and maybe swimming in a pool.

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Doctor: Vanderbilt player was so drunk, he'd struggle to join a gang-rape

Doctor: Vanderbilt player was so drunk, he'd struggle to join a gang-rape

January 23rd, 2015 5:12 pm by Sheila Burke, Associated Press

A defense witness in the case of four former Vanderbilt University football players charged with gang-raping a fellow student testified Friday that one of them was so drunk, he would have struggled to form the intent to commit such a crime.

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Anti-Medicaid expansion lawmaker criticizes radio ads

Anti-Medicaid expansion lawmaker criticizes radio ads

January 23rd, 2015 5:04 pm by Erik Schelzig, Associated Press

State House Republican Caucus Chairman Glen Casada, a staunch opponent of Gov. Bill Haslam's proposal to extend health coverage to 200,000 low-income Tennesseans, is criticizing radio ads targeting fellow Republicans for failing to condemn the plan.

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ETSU announces new crop of Roan Scholars

ETSU announces new crop of Roan Scholars

January 23rd, 2015 4:42 pm by Staff Report

East Tennessee State University announced the names of seven high school seniors Friday chosen as the newest members of the college's Roan Scholars Leadership Program.

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Rep. Timothy Hill to hold town hall

Rep. Timothy Hill to hold town hall

January 23rd, 2015 12:57 pm by Staff Report

Tennessee Rep. Timothy Hill will hold a town hall-style meeting next week in Mountain City to confer with constituents.

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