Friday, March 15, 2013

An Attorney Charges TennCare With Shortchanging Children
An attorney with the Tennessee Justice Center says she is painfully aware of TennCare shortchanging more than a third of the children in the state. Michele Johnson filed the suit that a federal appeals court threw out. The 15-year-old legal agreement mandating regular medical and dental care for 750-thousand children on TennCare was killed. The opinion of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit was to void the deal and federal requirements governing the state's version of Medicaid. The consent decree came from the 1998 lawsuit alleging that children were not getting regular checkups. A federal judge ruled last year that the state was in compliance and dismissed the case. (bg)

Thursday, November 27, 2014

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  • Greene County Man Killed in Crash with Tanker Driven by Piney Flats Man
  • Many Stores Open for Thanksgiving Shopping
  • Center of Excellence Receives $2 Million Grant from Virginia Tobacco Commission
  • Wal-Mart Shoplifter Will Spend the Holiday in Jail
  • TN Leaders Looking to Lead the Nation in Education
  • Holiday Travel Up
  • PBA Looking into Joint Venture with ETSU and Millennium Centre
  • Special Black Friday Sales Set at Virginia ABC Stores
  • City of Kingsport Adds Climbing Wall in Aquatic Center
  • Tri Cities Labor Market Continues to be Weak, says ETSU's Economic Research
  • AEP to Issue Refunds to Electric Customers in Virginia After SCC Ruling
  • Improvement on Carolina Ave., Love St. Approved by Erwin Town Council
  • Citizens Chide Bristol, Virginia City Council for Borrowing to Debt Limit
  • NC Man Set to Serve 10 years for Cocaine Trafficking
  • Bristol, TN Taking Proposals From Developers on a Redesign of An Iconic Downtown Building



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