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Mountain States hospitals named top performers on patient safety, patient experience

Mountain States hospitals named top performers on patient safety, patient experience

April 9th, 2015 1:56 pm by Contributed to the Press

Four hospitals in the region are recognized among top performers in the nation for patient safety and one for both patient safety and patient experience.

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House passes bill to allow Tennessee constables to be armed

House passes bill to allow Tennessee constables to be armed

April 9th, 2015 1:50 pm by Associated Press

The chamber voted 92-1 on Thursday to approve the measure sponsored by Republican Rep. Timothy Hill of Blountville.

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Johnson City appliance store closes owing at least $86K to customers

Johnson City appliance store closes owing at least $86K to customers

April 9th, 2015 1:33 pm by Becky Campbell

Customers, now victims, of Professional Appliance Direct, located at 3101 Browns Mill Road, Suite 3, began earlier this month reporting to the Johnson City Police Department that they had been defrauded and swindled.

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Walgreens aims to close about 200 US stores

Walgreens aims to close about 200 US stores

April 9th, 2015 11:07 am by Associated Press

The store closings amount to about 2 percent of the 8,232 drugstores it runs in the United States, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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Stepfather accused of pointing rifle at 9-year-old in NE Tennessee

Stepfather accused of pointing rifle at 9-year-old in NE Tennessee

April 9th, 2015 11:02 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

A Hawkins County man was charged with aggravated assault after he allegedly threatened his 9-year-old stepdaughter by pointing a .22 caliber rifle at her before taking her to school Monday morning.

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The Beach Boys to perform for Niswonger Children's Hospital benefit concert

The Beach Boys to perform for Niswonger Children's Hospital benefit concert

April 9th, 2015 10:45 am by Contributed to the Press

Tickets go on sale April 13 at 10 a.m.

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Elizabethton's fire rating upgraded

Elizabethton's fire rating upgraded

April 9th, 2015 10:42 am by John Thompson

The rating went from 4 to 3 on a scale of 1-10, with a lower score being better.

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20 kilos of cocaine seized on Interstate 40 in Tennessee

20 kilos of cocaine seized on Interstate 40 in Tennessee

April 9th, 2015 9:29 am by The Tennessean

The cocaine has a local street value of $720,000.

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Baseball bat attack left 1 man hospitalized, another in jail, Johnson City police say

Baseball bat attack left 1 man hospitalized, another in jail, Johnson City police say

April 9th, 2015 9:24 am by Staff Report

A Hamilton Street man was arrested early this morning on a charge that he struck another man with a baseball bat several times during a fight at a rooming house.

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Tony Casey

Lopez Lomong: Running for the United States - VIDEO

April 9th, 2015 9:14 am by Tony Casey

Shortly after finishing the particularly hilly 3.1-mile course in 16 minutes and 27.7 seconds, the Tully senior was cranking out the easiest, most fluid chin-ups I'd ever seen, one after another, for what seemed to be 15 minutes. He did this until the rec

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