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Off the Wall News: Twins slapped with misdemeanor charge after faking 4-year-old nephew's kidnapping

Off the Wall News: Twins slapped with misdemeanor charge after faking 4-year-old nephew's kidnapping

June 3rd, 2014 2:27 pm by Associated Press

The 25-year-old brothers said they were making a video to promote child abduction awareness.

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Crime
Kingsport mother charged with abuse, neglect after kids found unattended

Kingsport mother charged with abuse, neglect after kids found unattended

June 3rd, 2014 2:24 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Julia A. Smith turned herself in at the Kingsport Police Department on Monday.

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Community Local News TriCityMom
Covered Bridge 5K Run/3K Walk June 14 to benefit Sycamore Shoals Hospital Foundation

Covered Bridge 5K Run/3K Walk June 14 to benefit Sycamore Shoals Hospital Foundation

June 3rd, 2014 11:45 am by Contributed to the Press

Funds raised by the race will go toward upgrades to the medical/surgical floor at Sycamore Shoals Hospital. Last year's events raised nearly $23,000 and benefited the Chest Pain Center at Sycamore Shoals Hospital.

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Crime
Bristol man accused of raping 15-year-old after posing as younger man on social media

Bristol man accused of raping 15-year-old after posing as younger man on social media

June 3rd, 2014 10:31 am by Staff Report

Joel David Cormier, 26, was charged with aggravated statutory rape.

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ETSU researchers to be a part of effort to reduce number of babies born addicted to drugs

ETSU researchers to be a part of effort to reduce number of babies born addicted to drugs

June 3rd, 2014 9:56 am by Nathan Baker

DOH: 386 infants born this year so far showing withdrawal symptoms that can occur in babies exposed to drugs while in their mothers' wombs. That number is 22 percent higher than the same time period last year, creating "an epidemic-level health crisis."

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News Local News Education High schools
Board votes down coaching policy after public comment

Board votes down coaching policy after public comment

June 3rd, 2014 9:04 am by Nathan Baker

A proposed policy change to bar Johnson City School district employees from coaching athletics at other districts within a 50-mile radius failed unanimously Monday night at a meeting of the system's Board of Education.

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Opinion
Progress requires funding, why is JCPB donation being questioned?

Progress requires funding, why is JCPB donation being questioned?

June 3rd, 2014 8:49 am by SANDRA GARRETT

The Johnson City Power Board made a commitment of $50,000 a year to East Tennessee State University's performing arts program for the next 10 years. That's less than 66 cents per metered customer (households, businesses, etc.) per year. If that amount is

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News Regional & National
5 things to know about EPA's power plant rule

5 things to know about EPA's power plant rule

June 3rd, 2014 7:52 am by Associated Press

Five things to know about the Obama administration's plans to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, the chief greenhouse gas, from power plants.

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Crime
Scuffle with Johnson City police follows incident on West Market

Scuffle with Johnson City police follows incident on West Market

June 3rd, 2014 7:45 am by Staff Report

An incident outside a discount tobacco store Monday night led to a confrontation between a man and Johnson City police at nearby residence.

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News Regional & National
Migrant kids in the U.S.: 1 of 10 things to know today

Migrant kids in the U.S.: 1 of 10 things to know today

June 3rd, 2014 7:26 am by Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

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