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  1. Monroe County Woman Charged With TennCare FraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Chattanoogan.com

    A Monroe County woman is charged in both McMinn and Monroe Counties with TennCare fraud involving doctor shopping, or using TennCare to go to multiple doctors in a short time period to obtain prescriptions for controlled substances. The Office of Inspector General , assisted by sheriff's officers in McMinn and Monroe counties, on Friday announced the arrest of Tiffany V. Kaeppner, 28, of Athens.

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  2. Hovering near zero degrees, thousands still in the darkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... and Kentucky. Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1EvD7Hn Like many utility customers in Monroe County, a Madisonville family has been living without power for days now. Feb. 19, 2015 Earlier this week, a powerful winter storm cut ...

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  3. Madisonville family has lived for days without powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Like many utility customers in Monroe County, a Madisonville family has been living without power for days now. Feb. 19, 2015 Madisonville family has lived for days without power Like many utility customers in Monroe County, a Madisonville family has been living without power for days now.

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  4. Hovering near zero degrees, many still in the darkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... to return. "We Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1EvD7Hn Like many utility customers in Monroe County, a Madisonville family has been living without power for days now. Feb. 19, 2015 MADISONVILLE - On what is expected to be the ...

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  5. Monroe County Animal Shelter waits for electricityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    We are days into power outage issues all over East Tennessee, and one animal shelter still sits without power or heat. Monroe County Animal Shelter waits for electricity We are days into power outage issues all over East Tennessee, and one animal shelter still sits without power or heat.

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  6. Outage update: About 7,400 served by Fort Loudoun Electric without powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... Loudoun Electric Cooperative crews continue to work to restore power to about 9,000 customers, many in the Monroe County area. KUB customer outages were down to about 600 by 10 p.m. Wednesday. The utility had warned that while it hoped to restore ... 1 comment

  7. Preparation key in being a Circuit Court judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    Be ready and do your research. That's what Monroe County Circuit Court Judge David Rice said are the keys to being a good judge.

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  8. The Red Cross is opening a shelter at Parkwest Church of God.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... of Rockwood, Caryville Elementary School, First Christian Church in Crossville and Jellico High School. The Monroe County Sheriff's Office says because some residents will not have power restored Tuesday, Sequoyah High School is open for those who ...

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  9. Several shelters open for people without powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... Monte Vista Baptist Church, located at 1735 Old Niles Ferry Road and at Friendsville First Baptist Church. In Monroe County, there's a shelter open at Sequoyah High School, and a warming station set up Sweetwater City Hall.

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  10. Monroe board scraps grade policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The Monroe County Board of Education has voted to get rid of its controversial grading policy that made any failing score a 60. Dozens Monroe board scraps grade policy MADISONVILLE - The Monroe County Board of Education has voted to get rid of its controversial grading policy that made any failing score a 60. Dozens Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1E6bG6J MADISONVILLE - The Monroe County Board of Education has voted to get rid of its controversial grading policy that made any failing score a 60. Many opposed it, including students Leslie Summitt and Brianna Irvin. They gathered the signatures of more than 200 fellow students who also opposed the move.

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  11. 9th Annual Young Sportsman Quail Hunt Is March 7 In Monroe CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Chattanoogan.com

    The Knoxville Quail Forever Chapter and Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will sponsor a young sportsman quail hunt on March 7, at the McGhee-Carson Unit of the Tellico Lake Wildlife Management Area.

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  12. Monroe Co. school board to review controversial grading policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... on the chopping block Thursday evening. Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1E2VVxB The Monroe County school board voted to adopt a grading policy that bans teachers from handing out any grade lower than 60 percent. A majority of ...

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  13. Monroe County man arrested, tried to shoot man at Etowah plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    A Monroe County man faces attempted first degree murder charges after officials say he fired a gun at a contractor employee at an industrial

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  14. Mustangs get Senior Night victories over SequoyahRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    ... Valley and Sequoyah found themselves neck-and-neck in the first quarter with the home team edging out their Monroe County visitors by one point, 21-20. Senior Peyton Davis, who finished the game out with four 3-pointers and a total of 16 points, led ...

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  15. Several school systems closed Friday due toaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Several school systems closed Friday due to illness At least three school systems in East Tennessee will be closed Friday because of illness. Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1D3Pqvz "This is a difficult decision to make, but we believe it is in the best interests of our students, faculty, and schools," Monroe County Director of Schools Tim Blankenship said in a statement.

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  16. Hiwassee College receives $220,000 grant to provide dental care to East TennesseeRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Cleveland Daily Banner

    ... program at Hiwassee College began in 2010 through a federal grant to assist the underserved population of Monroe County. Since the program's conception, approximately 300 patients have received preventive dental care. The program also initiated a ...

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  17. Athens boy, 7, dies from injuries suffered in Sunday crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    A 7-year-old Athens boy died Tuesday of injuries he suffered in a car crash Sunday night in Monroe County, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol. Athens boy, 7, dies from injuries suffered in Sunday crash A 7-year-old Athens boy died Tuesday of injuries he suffered in a car crash Sunday night in Monroe County, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol.

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  18. Bradley, Monroe County Men Charged With TennCare FraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 30 | Chattanoogan.com

    Robert Earl North, 35, of Vonroe, charged with TennCare fraud for using TennCare benefits to obtain the painkiller Oxycodone and later selling a portion of the drugs to a confidential informant.

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  19. $10,000 reward offered for info about bald eagle shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    A $10,000 reward is now being offered to anyone with information about who shot a bald eagle in Monroe County. The adult eagle was discovered $10,000 reward offered for info about bald eagle shooting A $10,000 reward is now being offered to anyone with information about who shot a bald eagle in Monroe County.

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  20. Sheriff: Man tried to ram Blount deputies during chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... Sheriff's Office patrol vehicles as they attempted to stop his vehicle." Authorities say Jinright drove into Monroe County. The chase ended in Madisonville near Tellico Street after Jinright ran over two sets of spikes dropped by law officers. ...

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