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Prosecutors argue controversial law helps drug-addicted moms

Prosecutors argue controversial law helps drug-addicted moms

April 18th, 2015 11:51 am by Dave Boucher and Tony Gonzalez, The Tennessean

No one wants a new mother to go to jail. But no one wants a woman to abuse drugs while she's pregnant, either.

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Kenseth on pole for FC 500

Kenseth on pole for FC 500

April 17th, 2015 10:34 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Matt Kenseth wasn't expecting to be on the pole for the Food City 500 following Friday's first practice session when he was 15th fastest on the speed charts. A few hours later, Kenseth was celebrating his first pole of the season and his second at BMS.

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Lack of offense costs Trailblazers in Tribe Classic

Lack of offense costs Trailblazers in Tribe Classic

April 17th, 2015 10:31 pm by Ivan Sanders, Press Correspondent

Daniel Boone went nine innings against Cherokee but couldn't capitalized, finishing in a 6-6 tie against the Chiefs. Earlier Friday, the Trailblazers were on the wrong end of a 5-0 shutout against Knox Karns.

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Forbes feels right at home at ETSU

Forbes feels right at home at ETSU

April 17th, 2015 10:27 pm by Joe Avento

Steve Forbes has only been in Johnson City for about three weeks, but ETSU's new basketball coach is already beginning to feel at home.

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Bucs' Meronk selected for Palmer Cup

Bucs' Meronk selected for Palmer Cup

April 17th, 2015 10:23 pm by Joe Avento

Adrian Meronk became the sixth golfer from East Tennessee State University to be chosen to play in the Palmer Cup on Friday.

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Johnson City Community Health Center celebrates 25 years of aiding homeless, less fortunate

Johnson City Community Health Center celebrates 25 years of aiding homeless, less fortunate - VIDEO

April 17th, 2015 10:12 pm by Jessica Fuller

When Thurman Walters came to Johnson City 14 years ago he was homeless, with a drug and alcohol addiction.

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Fan favorites struggle in qualifying

Fan favorites struggle in qualifying

April 17th, 2015 10:07 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Some of the biggest names in NASCAR struggled during Friday qualifying for the Food City 500 in support of Steve Byrnes at Bristol Motor Speedway.

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Johnson City Farmers Market begins Saturday

Johnson City Farmers Market begins Saturday

April 17th, 2015 10:01 pm by Nathan Baker

Though it's still early in the season, Lori Love expects the Johnson City Farmers Market to produce a bumper crop of pleased attendees at today's season debut.

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University High grad to study origin of cosmos at Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland

University High grad to study origin of cosmos at Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland

April 17th, 2015 9:58 pm by Tony Casey

University High graduate Meg Stuart, now a junior at the University of Tennessee, gave up her pursuit of an art degree because she said it was too hard.

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TBI: Johnson City man charged with extortion, stalking of juror

TBI: Johnson City man charged with extortion, stalking of juror

April 17th, 2015 9:54 pm by Staff Report

An investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in a Johnson City man being charged with extortion and trying to influence a juror, a news release said.

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