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OBama Nominates Knoxville Lawyer as Federal Judge

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A longtime Knoxville lawyer and the first female president of the Tennessee Bar Association has been nominated by President Barack Obama to a seat on the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee.
The White House announced Thursday that Obama had nominated Pamela L. Reeves for the post. The Knoxville News Sentinel said if confirmed by the Senate, Reeves would replace U.S. District Judge Thomas W. Phillips, who retires this summer.
Reeves graduated from the University of Tennessee’s George C. Taylor College of Law in 1979 and received her bachelor’s with highest honors from UT in 1976.
She has been with the law firm of Reeves, Herbert & Anderson in Knoxville since 2002.
Reeves was bar association president from 1998 to 1999.

Cheerleading Coach’s Alleged Theft Caught in Audit

News release from state comptroller’s office:
An investigation by the Comptroller’s Division of Municipal Audit has revealed that the former cheerleading coach at Pigeon Forge High School and Pigeon Forge Middle School kept thousands of dollars in fees and revenues from fundraising activities that should have been turned over to the schools.
From 2008 through 2010, Pamela Schleif, the former coach, failed to turn over at least $11,950 in cheerleading fees that were supposed to cover costs such as uniforms, cheer camp expenses and shoes. Team members who paid the fees didn’t always receive the equipment they were promised.
Prospective cheerleaders were also required to pay tryout fees between $20 and $25 per person. Auditors discovered that Ms. Schleif failed to submit at least $700 in tryout fees.

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