Author Archives: Jenny De Tar

Judge’s ruling favors USDA on horse abuse regulations

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is within its rights to demand standardized penalties and speedy appeals hearings in violations of the Horse Protection Act, a Forth Worth, Texas, judge ruled Monday.

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Roe’s bill urges schools to stock anti-allergy drug

The House has passed a bill aimed at helping schools better prepare for severe, sometimes life-threatening, allergic reactions caused by eating peanuts or other food products.

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Democrats support Obama as GOP stays away

Sometimes when you’re a Democratic politician in a Republican state, any fellow Democrat is better than none at all.

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Mosque opponents take case to Tennessee Supreme Court

Plaintiffs opposed to Rutherford County’s approval of a mosque construction filed an appeal to the Tennessee Supreme Court Monday, their attorney Joe Brandon Jr. said.

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Big South Fork offers a night with the stars

For those who have ever looked up into the evening East Tennessee sky and pondered the meaning of each star and constellation alignment, now is the opportunity to get your stargazing fix.

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Traffic down to one lane on I-75 South in Lake City

Construction to repair a bridge on a busy interstate could lead to delays for several more days in Anderson County.

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Tight-lipped

The National Nuclear Security Administration is still not saying much about the incident early Sunday morning at the Y-12 nuclear weapons plant, in which a firearm reportedly discharged accidentally and slightly injured two security police officers.

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Roane Chamber announces 2013-14 board

The Roane County Chamber of Commerce has announced its board for the 2013-14 year.

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Knoxville Museum of Art will close August 26th for renovations

The Knoxville Museum of Art has officially announced its plans to temporarily close starting on August 26th for renovation work.

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With youth sports concussion law, push is on for more athletic trainers in TN schools

Fresh off a win in the state legislature with a new youth sports concussion law, the state athletic trainers association is embarking on a long-term effort to require all schools to have trainers.

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