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MA governor signing bill overhauling compound pharmacies
AP Thursday July 10, 2014

Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick is planning to sign a bill into law today which reorganizes the board that oversees compounding pharmacies in his state. In addition, the pharmacies would be required to participate in any national reporting systems and board inspectors would be trained in sterile compounding and non-sterile compounding practices. The legislation stems from the nationwide meningitis outbreak blamed on a tainted steroid produced by the now-closed New England Compounding Center in Framingham. The outbreak resulted in 64 deaths and hundreds of illnesses, including several here in Cumberland County.

 


Feds say TN has failed to meet requirements of health care law
AP Thursday July 10, 2014

Tennessee health officials say they disagree with numerous aspects of a letter from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services that accused the state of failing to provide services for people as required by the federal health care law. According to the letter, Tennessee has met only one of seven critical success factors required of the state. The letter says Tennessee fails to provide people with in-person assistance, and it has not set up a program that allows hospitals to temporarily enroll people in Medicaid if they are presumed eligible. Federal officials have given the state 10 days to submit a correction plan.

 


New law allows many to keep loaded firearms in vehicles without permit
AP Thursday July 10, 2014

Under a new law that took effect last week, many Tennessee gun-owners may now legally keep loaded firearms in their vehicles even if they don't have a state-issued handgun carry permit. As of July 1st, people who are legally able to possess a gun under state and federal law can keep a loaded handgun, rifle or shotgun in a car or truck they legally possess. Previously, only those with state-issued handgun carry permits could legally keep loaded firearms in their vehicles. The new law does not allow those without permits to carry loaded firearms outside their vehicle on streets or in businesses as permit holders can do. The law also won't allow those without carry permits to keep their loaded firearms in vehicles where parking lots are posted against guns.

 


Councilman Kerley Accuses Mayor of Abusing City Employee Who Happens to be Kerley's Father
City Council Wednesday July 9, 2014

Things got personal at Tuesday night’s Crossville City Council meeting. Crossville City Councilman Jesse Kerley asked what action the Council could bring against the Mayor for “verbally abusing another employee.” While Kerley did not identify the employee, Crossville City Mayor JH Graham III responded to Kerley’s comments referencing the incident by stating that he disagreed with Councilman Kerley that anyone was verbally abused and would reserve comment until the employee in question made a specific complaint. When Kerley continued on with details on the incident, the Mayor stated that he did ask Councilman Kerley’s father, city employee Jerry Kerley, to meet with him following a work session, but did not abuse him. Councilman Jesse Kerley stated that it was the City Manager’s job to address city employees, not council members. The Mayor responded that he was “fact finding,” which Kerley dismissed.

 


CPD getting new K-9
Crossville City Council Wednesday July 9, 2014

The Crossville City Police Department is getting a new officer…the Crossville City Council unanimously approved the purchase of a new patrol-narcotics detection canine. Police Chief David Beaty says the new canine officer will replace K-9 “Finn” who had to be put down due to health issues. K-9 Finn had served on the Crossville Police Force for 10 years. Funds for the purchase will come from the department’s drug fund.

 

 
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