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  1. Letter: Union virtual school progress lacking Kevin Huffman,...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Knoxville News Sentinel

    Kevin Huffman, Tennessee's education commissioner, has recommended Union County Schools "consider limiting enrollment" for the Tennessee Virtual Academy for the upcoming school year because - for the third consecutive year - students in the program have shown low achievement in testing, according to a letter he sent to the district's ... (more)

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  2. Virtual Academy in jeopardy The Union County school board will meet...Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Knoxville News Sentinel

    The Union County school board will meet in an emergency meeting on Thursday to decide if it will enroll 600 more students into the troubled Tennessee Virtual Academy.

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  3. 3 taken to the hospital after wreck following a police chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 19 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    ... after the vehicle being chased crashed. Officers on the scene told 10News the chase began on Plainview in Union County. Knox County Sheriff's Office joined the chase when the suspects crossed county lines. Thirty minutes after a 10News crew arrived ...

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  4. Knoxville officer acquitted of assault by Union County juryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 18 | Knoxville News Sentinel

    Veteran Knoxville Police Department Officer Charles Sands Jr., with the department since December 1998, was cleared Friday of assault charges after a day and a half of testimony, according to Assistant District Attorney Tracy Jenkins.

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  5. Traffic TipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 12 | Knoxville News Sentinel

    n In Knox County, on SR 33 Maynardville Highway between Temple Acres Drive and the Union County line, drivers should be alert for possible temporary lane closures with flagging personnel for a widening project. Also in Knox County, drivers on U.S. ...

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  6. Public Safety Record: Friday, July 11Read the original story

    Friday Jul 11 | The La Grande Observer

    Arrest: John Fabiano, 46, Elgin, was arrested on Wednesday on a Union County warrant charging order to show cause on original charges of fourth-degree felony assault, strangulation and harassment.

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  7. East Tennessee country star Lois Johnson diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | Knoxville News Sentinel

    Born and raised in Union County, Johnson began performing at age 11 and appeared on Knoxville radio and television shows, including "The Midday Merry-Go-Round," "The Tennessee Barn Dance" and "Cas Walker's Farm and Home Hour."

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  8. Wither the BEP? Tennessee Public School Funding Must Be Made More Equitable and More SufficientRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 25 | Metropulse.com

    ... by a convoluted set of BEP funding formulas. The state's share ranges from a high of 91 percent in poor little Union County to a low of 39 percent in Sevier County whose prodigious tourism-driven economy more than makes up for a lack of indigenous ...

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  9. Traffic TipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 25 | Knoxville News Sentinel

    For updated project information, go to http://www.tdot.state.tn.us/henley / -Also in Knox County, motorists should be alert for possible temporary lane closures with flagging personnel present and use extreme caution in the area of SR 33 Maynardville Highway between Temple Acres Drive and the Union County line.

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  10. Esther Ola Cooper KempRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2014 | The Bolivar Commercial

    ... 1 p.m. at Ray Funeral Home in Cleveland. Interment will be at Delta Heights Memorial Gardens. Originally from Union County, Tennessee, Esther grew up in the Litton community. She and Victor Kemp were united in holy matrimony on March 7, 1934, and ...

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  11. Union Lumber Co v. MillerRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2014 | FindLaw

    ... wife, defendant Linda Miller, for the cost of goods purchased by defendants' son, Ean Miller. The complaint in Union County Circuit Court Case No. 100746539 set out claims for breach of contract and unjust enrichment, alleging that Ean Miller ...

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  12. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2014 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... and after tasting it, you might agree with them. They're known as the Apple Butter Brothers, members of the Union County Masons. This summer they will make and sell hundreds of jars of apple butter at area festivals and crafts shows. MAYNARDVILLE ...

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  13. Court: Union County right to fire teacher who hosted drunken partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2014 | Knoxville News Sentinel

    The state's tenure law does not protect the job of a veteran Union County educator who hosted a drunken prom party, an appeals court ruled this week.

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  14. Body found in South Knoxville Tuesday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2014 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... they are not getting what they paid for following the closure of an outdoor pool. It's been two years since a Union County boy died from a rare disease caused by a mosquito bite. La Crosse encephalitis is found in just four parts of the United ...

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  15. Plans to improve Sutherland Avenue sidewalks moving forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2014 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... they are not getting what they paid for following the closure of an outdoor pool. It's been two years since a Union County boy died from a rare disease caused by a mosquito bite. La Crosse encephalitis is found in just four parts of the United ...

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  16. Strong winds bring tree down on truck on Northshore DriveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2014 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... they are not getting what they paid for following the closure of an outdoor pool. It's been two years since a Union County boy died from a rare disease caused by a mosquito bite. La Crosse encephalitis is found in just four parts of the United ...

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  17. Parts of Knoxville car dealership roof blow awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2014 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... they are not getting what they paid for following the closure of an outdoor pool. It's been two years since a Union County boy died from a rare disease caused by a mosquito bite. La Crosse encephalitis is found in just four parts of the United ...

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  18. Texas HS quarterback Dormady talks about UT decisionRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2014 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... they are not getting what they paid for following the closure of an outdoor pool. It's been two years since a Union County boy died from a rare disease caused by a mosquito bite. La Crosse encephalitis is found in just four parts of the United ...

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  19. Man charged with stealing medication from delivery truckMan charged...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2014 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Man charged with stealing medication from delivery truck Union County authorities arrested a man and charged him with stealing medications.

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  20. War on mosquito-borne virusRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2014 | Knoxville News Sentinel

    ... under the microscope in a lab on campus Thursday. It was the end of summer in 2012 when Rebecca Fryxell heard a Union County child had died of La Crosse encephalitis after being bitten by an infected mosquito. Already subscribe to Knoxville News ...

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