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Six dozen doctors arrested in opioid bust

On Apr. 17, the Department of Justice announced the arrest of dozens of healthcare professionals in connection to the opioid epidemic. 60 medical professionals in six states were charged in connection to over-prescription and healthcare fraud. Providers at every level have a responsibility to the community and their patients to ...

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Food Safety 101: E.coli breaks in the South

Food safety is incredibly important and is required to prevent outbreaks such as the E. coli outbreak that has spread to five states: Tennessee, Georgia, Kentucky, Ohio and Virginia. Kentucky has the most and Tennessee has the second most reported cases. The cause of the outbreak was announced on Friday ...

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Long live the vaccination: why the vaccine should be celebrated

A danger to the world. A denial of years of studying has led to outbreaks of diseases that can be prevented. A lack of understanding and fear has led to a movement of people that does not believe in the benefits of vaccines and the beauty of horrific diseases being ...

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Clemency granted by Gov. Bill Haslam

This is a sweet time of justice for Cyntoia Brown as she was granted clemency from Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam last Monday after serving 15 years of prison, according to NBC News. She is expected to be released on Aug. 7 while on parole for 10 years. This sparked joy ...

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AP: GOP Sen. Alexander of Tennessee not seeking 2020 re-election

Jonathan Mattise ASSOCIATED PRESS    Republican U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee announced Monday that he won’t seek re-election in 2020, giving the red state its second open Senate contest in two years. Alexander said in a news release that he was deeply grateful for being elected to more combined ...

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Baseball lays out 2019 Schedule, 32 games at Raymond C. Hand Park

APSU Baseball announced their 2019 schedule, featuring a slate of 32 games at Raymond C. Hand Park. The Govs open up their campaign with a three-game series at home against Kentucky starting on Friday, Feb. 15. The Wildcats serve as one of three opponents out of the Southeastern Conference that APSU will ...

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