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Saturday, August 12, 2017

Medical helicopter costs
Jail medical costs are up in Cocke County primarily because of drug addicted inmates. And Sheriff Armando Fontes frequently points to the cost of medical helicopters in transferring inmates to Knoxville. Now BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee is talking about in-network contracts with medical helicopter operators as a way to cut costs. Gov. Bill Haslam, previously pointed to medical helicopters and prescription drugs as reasons for growing healthcare costs.


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Saturday, November 18, 2017

  • Monica Denton heads back to prison
  • Tennessee jobless
  • Thanksgiving travel

    Friday, November 17, 2017

  • ACA enrollment
  • Cocke County Partnership meeting
  • Pridemore is being sought
  • Narcan program
  • Environmental standards are relaxed
  • Pro bono work in Tennessee
  • VietNow settlement
  • State jobless remains at record level
  • Major scam

    Thursday, November 16, 2017

  • Newport leaf truck
  • Animal shelter funding (Update)
  • Trousdale Prison issues
  • Thanksgiving travel
  • TVA finances and bonuses
  • Morriss and Nail Paradise

    Wednesday, November 15, 2017

  • Ebbs sentenced in 2016 death
  • Newport City Council
  • Electrical cord warning

    Tuesday, November 14, 2017

  • Cocke Finance Committee
  • Cocke County Circuit Court
  • James arrest
  • Newport animal shelter Update
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