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Tweetsie Trail Trek set to open trail on Labor Day weekend

Tweetsie Trail Trek set to open trail on Labor Day weekend

June 4th, 2014 1:19 pm by Tony Casey

Based on his 5,000-meter personal best time, 13 minutes and 19 seconds, it's possible that former East Tennessee State University "Irish Brigade" runner Ray Flynn could have completed a 4.3-mile stretch on the Tweetsie Trail from Lion's Field to the Alaba

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ACLU questions SW Virginia high school graduation hymn, other First Amendment issues

ACLU questions SW Virginia high school graduation hymn, other First Amendment issues

June 4th, 2014 12:07 pm by Wes Bunch, NET News Service

The Virginia chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union sent a letter last month to Lee County Public School officials warning them of potential First Amendment violations.

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Power outage shuts down operations at Eastman, results in wastewater discharge

Power outage shuts down operations at Eastman, results in wastewater discharge

June 4th, 2014 11:58 am by Hank Hayes, NET News Service

Eastman Chemical Company's Kingsport site experienced a widespread power outage that resulted in an unplanned shutdown of its operations about 10 this morning.

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Renowned neuroscientist joins ETSU's Quillen College of Medicine, brings two NIH grants

Renowned neuroscientist joins ETSU's Quillen College of Medicine, brings two NIH grants

June 4th, 2014 9:32 am by Contributed to the Press

Dr. Theo Hagg is Quillen's chair of Biomedical Sciences. He specializes in brain and spinal cord disorders.

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Local research to focus on osteoporosis in men

Local research to focus on osteoporosis in men

June 4th, 2014 9:21 am by Contributed to the Press

East Tennessee State University researchers have received a grant from the Tennessee Board of Regents to study osteoporosis risk in men.

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Commissioners of Tennessee, Virginia among speakers to discuss improving area health

Commissioners of Tennessee, Virginia among speakers to discuss improving area health

June 4th, 2014 9:16 am by Staff Report

"The State Street Project: Health Across Borders" will be held June 12 in Bristol.

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Tweetsie Trail running slightly ahead of schedule

Tweetsie Trail running slightly ahead of schedule

June 4th, 2014 9:09 am by Tony Casey

The first section of construction of the 10-mile recreational trail - called the Tweetsie Trail - between Johnson City and Elizabethton is just ahead of schedule to be finished by Labor Day.

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Shelter's money adds up as groundbreaking nears

Shelter's money adds up as groundbreaking nears

June 4th, 2014 8:59 am by Max Hrenda

Two days away from the groundbreaking ceremony - scheduled for Thursday - governmental and fundraising efforts reportedly have paid off.

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Opinion
Half-truths help support radical political, economic agendas

Half-truths help support radical political, economic agendas

June 4th, 2014 8:53 am by ROBERT CLAY

Ron McCarley's letter on May 9 vilifying environmentalists of causing millions of deaths by opposing genetically engineered "golden rice" and spraying of DDT is typical of the right-wing's use of half-truths, simplistic treatment of complex issues and out

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Do you agree with board's decision on coaches?

Do you agree with board's decision on coaches?

June 4th, 2014 8:50 am by Johnson City Press

The city's Board of Education has voted down a controversial change to its conflict of interest policy that would have barred city school employees from coaching for school systems that Johnson City competes against.

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