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TBI warns of fake painkillers 50 times stronger than heroin

TBI warns of fake painkillers 50 times stronger than heroin

May 15th, 2015 10:12 am by Associated Press

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has issued a warning about illicit pills that appear to be oxycodone but instead are a drug 50 times more potent than heroin.

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Report: Woman killed by Johnson City trash truck was not under influence

Report: Woman killed by Johnson City trash truck was not under influence

May 15th, 2015 10:06 am by Becky Campbell

"She was completely sober. She wasn't walking around drunk. She didn't throw herself off the curb" - Greg Harper, victim's son.

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Sevier County deputy indicted for on-duty sex

Sevier County deputy indicted for on-duty sex

May 15th, 2015 10:03 am by Knoxville News Sentinel

A fired Sevier County Sheriff's Office deputy has been indicted for allegedly having sex on the job with woman he met earlier the same day while answering an E-911 call, according to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.

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Johnson City Development Authority grants expense review to County Commission

Johnson City Development Authority grants expense review to County Commission

May 15th, 2015 9:41 am by Nathan Baker

JCDA members Allan Spritzer and Ralph Van Brocklin, also Johnson City's mayor, hesitated Thursday to grant the county's request for final review of expenses made using proceeds from rent payments made by Northeast State Community College for the use of th

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Erwin's Azteca restaurant has traditional Tex-Mex cuisine

Erwin's Azteca restaurant has traditional Tex-Mex cuisine

May 15th, 2015 9:23 am by Mystery Diner

Unlike Johnson City, not every town in East Tennessee can boast an overabundance of choice for dining out.

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Father gets 8-year prison sentence in infant abuse case

Father gets 8-year prison sentence in infant abuse case

May 15th, 2015 9:22 am by Becky Campbell

The 18-day-old child suffered nine fractured ribs and internal hemorrhaging to her kidney.

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The Down Home to feature several days of special music

The Down Home to feature several days of special music

May 15th, 2015 9:11 am by Contributed to the Press

Downtown Johnson City's The Down Home will feature a full lineup of musical guests over the next few days.

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Teen passed fake $100 bill, caught in foot chase, Johnson City police say

Teen passed fake $100 bill, caught in foot chase, Johnson City police say

May 15th, 2015 9:10 am by Staff Report

The 17-year-old boy from Hazelton, Pennsylvania, was charged with criminal simulation and evading arrest.

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SteelDrivers, Suzy Bogguss to rock downtown Greeneville's NPAC Saturday

SteelDrivers, Suzy Bogguss to rock downtown Greeneville's NPAC Saturday

May 15th, 2015 8:58 am by Contributed to the Press

On Saturday night, the Niswonger Performing Arts Center's stage in downtown Greeneville will be busting out with bluegrass and country flavor from some of the music industry's best.

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5 Out & About things to do

5 Out & About things to do

May 15th, 2015 8:51 am by Contributed to the Press

Music, barbecue, craft beer and wine, foot races and fun fill out the Racks by the Tracks festival in Kingsport this Saturday. Annabelle's Curse, Demon Waffle, Taylor Ray Holbrook, Trick Pony and Junior Brown highlight the musical lineup, while there will

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