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  1. Plane makes hard landing in Union CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Plane makes hard landing in Union County No one was hurt when a small airplane made a hard landing Saturday in Union County. Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1Hp4PuH Emergency responders were called to a reported plane crash a little before 7:30 p.m. Saturday in the area of Tanglewood Road and Old Valley Road in Sharps Chapel, Sharps Chapel Fire Chief Chris Upton said.

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  2. School's AED doesn't work when woman needs it mostRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... Tennessee schools. See the full list on Project ADAM's website. A WBIR 10News survey of 33 school systems shows Union County Schools is the only district without any AEDs in their schools. Every other district said it has at least one defibrillator ...

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  3. Comparative Sequence Analyses of La Crosse Virus Strain Isolated from ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    ... of the child's home during summer 2012, after the postmortem diagnosis. In July 2012, a 6-year-old boy from Union County, Tennessee, was seen at an emergency department after 2 focal seizures and symptoms consistent with viral encephalitis. Because ...

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  4. U.S. Boy's Death Highlights Rare Mosquito-Borne InfectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | MedlinePlus

    ... new paper published in the May issue of the journal Emerging Infectious Diseases . In this case, the 6-year-old Union County boy was hospitalized in July 2012 after suffering two seizures and other symptoms associated with viral encephalitis. His ...

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  5. Judge won't order troubled virtual school to stayaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... NASHVILLE - Lawyers representing the families of three children who attend a struggling Union County-based online school have pleaded with a Nashville judge to keep it open. NASHVILLE - A judge has refused to issue a temporary injunction that would ...

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  6. Alexander's education bill allows states to dropaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... tests in general," Alexander said in opening remarks to the education committee Tuesday. Sarah Maness, a Union County schoolteacher of 37 years, said she's become disenchanted by the number of tests and how the results are used. "Students are tested ...

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  7. EducationFamilies sue to keep academy openFamilies sue to keep...Read the original story

    Apr 7, 2015 | The Leaf-Chronicle

    ... told the court. At the Tennessee Virtual Academy, kids stay home and do schoolwork on their computers. The Union County School Board contracts with K12 Inc., a Virginia-based for-profit corporation, to operate the school, but the students can Under ...

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  8. Parents ask judge to keep TN Virtual Academy openRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Lawyers representing the families of three children who attend a struggling Union County-based online school have pleaded with a Parents ask judge to keep TN Virtual Academy open NASHVILLE - Lawyers representing the families of three children who attend a struggling Union County-based online school have pleaded with a Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1FyLYJJ NASHVILLE - Lawyers representing the families of three children who attend a struggling Union County-based online school have pleaded with a Nashville judge to keep it open. NASHVILLE - Lawyers representing the families of three children who attend a struggling Union County-based online school have pleaded with a Nashville judge to keep it open.

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  9. Fire destroys historic building in Sharps ChapelRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... tore to a rental home. The renters living at the house at the time made it out safely, and no one was hurt. The Union County Red Cross is assisting the family with temporary housing.

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  10. Supreme Court Cites Errors in Jury Selection, Grants New TrialRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2015 | Chattanoogan.com

    The Tennessee Supreme Court has ordered a new trial in a Union County sexual battery case because the jury was not selected in the manner prescribed by the Tennessee Rules of Criminal Procedure.

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  11. Tenn. Supreme Court overturns Union County child molestation conviction based on jury selectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    The Tennessee Supreme Court has ordered a new trial for a man convicted of child molestation in Union County because the judge in the case did not follow the rules on how to pick a jury. The state's highest court said there was enough evidence presented at the 2009 trial to convict Dominic Frausto of aggravated sexual battery.

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  12. Union County Humane Society needs help with socializing hoarded dogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    More than 100 dogs were taken from a home on Raccoon Valley Road in Union County earlier this month. Those dogs are now staying at a few animal shelters across East Tennessee, including in Knoxville.

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  13. PetSafe Donates $8,000 to 136 Dogs Taken From One HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | Pet Product News

    Officials in Union County, Tenn., removed 136 dogs from inside a 1,000-square-foot home in Maynardville and rescued them from abject squalor and persons described by officials as "hoarders." The dogs were alive but in dire need of veterinary assistance and other basic care.

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  14. Family pulls daughter from TN Virtual Academy, shares storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... earlier this year from the online school. Tennessee Virtual Academy (TNVA) is an online public school based in Union County. It serves some 1,300 kindergarten-through-eighth-grade students throughout the state. TNVA has been under fire the past ...

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  15. Future of TN Virtual Academy set for discussion at Nashville meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... a meeting set for next week in Nashville. Tennessee Virtual Academy (TNVA) is an online public school based in Union County. It serves some 1,300 kindergarten-through-8th grade students throughout the state. TNVA has been under fire in the past ... 4 comments

  16. Volunteers step up around the country to help 136 dogs rescued from accused Union County hoardersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    The NCAA Selection Committee announced the bracket for the 2015 NCAA Women's Basketball Championship on Monday night, and Tennessee will mak Millions of people will commit a crime this week without even knowing they are doing so. Office pools in which people fill out brackets for

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  17. 136 dogs removed from 1,000 square foot Tennessee hoarder homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | Examiner.com

    The couple will be allowed to keep 2 dogs, must submit to psychiatric evaluation and help and will be regularly checked at their home. Authorities in Union County, Tennessee say this is the worst case of animal hoarding they have ever seen as staff and volunteer crews spent the weekend removing 136 dogs from a home on Racoon Valley Road in Maynardville, reports local8now.com.

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  18. Morristown man leads officials on high-speed chase through 2 countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Morristown man leads officials on high-speed chase through 2 counties Union County deputies arrested a man who led officials in a chase that spanned two counties. Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1bbygCs The chase started early Sunday morning when a Toyota van, driven by George E. Francisco, 54, of Morristown nearly struck a deputy's patrol car on Highway 33 in Maynardville.

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  19. Fire destroys campers at Maynardville marinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Campers at the Beach Island Resort & Marina in Maynardville caught fire Friday evening. Union County dispatch confirmed they received a call at 5:23 Fire destroys campers at Maynardville marina Campers at the Beach Island Resort & Marina in Maynardville caught fire Friday evening.

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  20. More than 80 dogs taken from Union Co. homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    A Union County couple is facing animal cruelty charges after more than eighty dogs were seized from their home. Micheal and Teresa Nichols were More than 80 dogs taken from Union Co.

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