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Rogersville family learns relative's fate 70 years after WWII MIA report

Rogersville family learns relative's fate 70 years after WWII MIA report

March 11th, 2015 8:15 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

The family of Pfc. Lewis E. Price were informed in May of 1945 that he had been reported missing in action in Germany on Nov. 16, 1944, but they never received any further notice about the Hawkins County native.

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Police: Johnson City teens pick up felony charges in shoplifting attempt

Police: Johnson City teens pick up felony charges in shoplifting attempt

March 11th, 2015 8:04 pm by Staff Report

Police said two teens each picked up felony shoplifting charges after they were caught trying to steal hundreds of dollars worth of merchandise from a local department store.

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Van Huss' bid to end Tennessee carry permit requirement fails in House

Van Huss' bid to end Tennessee carry permit requirement fails in House

March 11th, 2015 7:32 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

A proposal to eliminate Tennessee's requirement to obtain a state-issued permit to openly carry handguns was defeated in a House subcommittee on Wednesday.

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Former nurse charged with failing to check vitals of East Tennessee jail inmate who died

Former nurse charged with failing to check vitals of East Tennessee jail inmate who died

March 11th, 2015 3:40 pm by Bob Fowler, Knoxville News-Sentinel

A nurse who allegedly lied when he said he checked the vital signs of an inmate who later died has been indicted on a charge of filing a false report.

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Kingsport among cities piloting 'Healthier Tennessee' initiative

Kingsport among cities piloting 'Healthier Tennessee' initiative

March 11th, 2015 3:23 pm by NET News Service

In Tennessee, one in four adults smokes, and one in five high school students uses tobacco. The rate of obesity has risen to almost 34 percent from only 10 percent in 1988. Type-2 diabetes and high blood pressure are at epidemic levels.

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Roe offers thanks for support during wife's illness, death

Roe offers thanks for support during wife's illness, death

March 11th, 2015 3:09 pm by Staff Report

Pamela Roe died last Thursday following her battle with colon cancer, an illness that prompted the congressman to curb his duties in Washington.

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The Police Blotter is back with a case of missing time, a floral arraignment and more

The Police Blotter is back with a case of missing time, a floral arraignment and more

March 11th, 2015 3:07 pm by Max Hrenda

Also inside: Dumping justice, reverse psychology and more!

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Gray man accused of breaking into Johnson City apartment, assaulting resident

Gray man accused of breaking into Johnson City apartment, assaulting resident

March 11th, 2015 2:58 pm by Staff Report

James A. Boothe was charged with aggravated burglary and aggravated assault.

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Elizabethton school resource officer reassigned during investigation into inappropriate conduct with student

Elizabethton school resource officer reassigned during investigation into inappropriate conduct with student

March 11th, 2015 2:09 pm by Staff Report

Elizabethton Police Chief Greg Workman said a school resource officer has been reassigned to office duties during an administrative investigation of alleged inappropriate conduct with student.

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The Buzz: Here's what hot today on JohnsonCityPress.com

March 11th, 2015 1:53 pm by Johnson City Press

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