Thursday, July 05, 2012

ETSU Medical Students Confused by Obamacare
Students at ETSUís Quillen College of Medicine say they donít know that much about is in Obamacare, the nationís new healthcare law. ETSU medical students say they havenít heard any specifics of the law and donít know for sure how it will affect their future practice in medicine. According to the Dean of the College of Medicine, Philip Bagnell, the average Quillen student will graduate with $140,000 of student loan debt. According to a study from the Heritage Foundation, 78% of Americaís doctors say that the new regulations within Obamacare will have a negative affect on their salaries, and that could mean that these medical students will not make enough to pay back their loans. Students that were surveyed though say they aren't worried about not being able to pay the loans back but instead feel that the government should help pay back their debt. (hra)

Monday, March 02, 2015

  • Kingsport Educators Named to Testing Committee by Education Secretary
  • Former Russell County Government Official to go on Trial For Corruption Charges
  • Police in Tazewell County Looking for Suspect Involved in Bar Brawl
  • Killing Black Buzzards Permitted in TN if Law Passes Assembly
  • Carter County Commissioner Wants Locality to Add Acres to Tweetsie Trail
  • Concern for Health of Fish Under TVA Plan to Keep Boone Lake Low
  • Wise County Food Bank Rebounding from Storm Devastation
  • Significant Progress Made after State of Emergency in Wise County
  • Congressman Griffith: Not Part of Political Coup Against Boehner
  • Man Shot Dead in Kitchen of Johnson City Home
  • Energy Company Influence Noted in Virginia's 2015 Legislative Session
  • Sex Assaults Way Up at UT



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