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Special event honors hundreds of area's special athletes

Special event honors hundreds of area's special athletes

May 1st, 2015 4:47 pm by Tony Casey

More than 450 athletes from Carter, Johnson, Unicoi and Washington counties competed in the Upper East Tennessee Track and Field Special Olympics Friday, showing a different kind of athletic spirit.

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Videos

2-headed calf born on farm in northern Florida - VIDEO

May 1st, 2015 2:56 pm by Associated Press

Multiple news sources report the calf was born Sunday in Baker County. Dwight Crews, the owner of the farm says he hadn't seen one born in his more than 60 years of raising cattle.

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Off the Wall News
Off the Wall News: Bag carrying $63K in moldy bills found at Pennsylvania park

Off the Wall News: Bag carrying $63K in moldy bills found at Pennsylvania park

May 1st, 2015 2:50 pm by Associated Press

Police say paperwork found near the money apparently lists the name of the woman it belongs to and other information police believe will help them identify her.

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Black mothers wonder if their lost babies are still alive

Black mothers wonder if their lost babies are still alive

May 1st, 2015 2:46 pm by JIM SALTER, Associated Press

Eighteen black women who were told decades ago that their babies had died soon after birth at a St. Louis hospital now wonder if the infants were taken away by hospital officials to be raised by other families.

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Entertainment Local Entertainment
Pride Music Festival set for Sunday in downtown Johnson City

Pride Music Festival set for Sunday in downtown Johnson City

May 1st, 2015 2:18 pm by Staff Report

Scheduled for 3-11 p.m., the festival will take place at the Willow Tree Coffeehouse and Music Room, 216 E. Main St.

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Baltimore's prosecutor files charges against police officers in Gray death

Baltimore's prosecutor files charges against police officers in Gray death

May 1st, 2015 12:54 pm by Ben Nuckols and Amanda Lee Myers, Associated Press

Baltimore's chief prosecutor moved swiftly Friday to address the biggest challenge of her career when she announced charges including second-degree murder against six officers in the death of Freddie Gray.

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Rural hospitals struggle to stay open, adapt to changes

Rural hospitals struggle to stay open, adapt to changes

May 1st, 2015 12:10 pm by David A. Lieb, Associated Press

A total of 50 hospitals in the rural U.S. have closed since 2010, and the pace has been accelerating, with more closures in the past two years than in the previous 10 years combined.

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Outdoors Opinion Erwin Mountain City
Adventures are available here in Northeast Tennessee

Adventures are available here in Northeast Tennessee

May 1st, 2015 10:52 am by Johnson City Press

We have the Appalachian Trail, trophy trout streams, pristine lakes and rivers and magnificent mountain views - all unspoiled by overpopulation, development and pollution.

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Crime
Johnson City law firm employee accused of embezzling $24K

Johnson City law firm employee accused of embezzling $24K

May 1st, 2015 10:40 am by Staff Report

Betty Marie Adams was the office manager at the Douglas Carter Law Firm.

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The Buzz
The Buzz: In case you missed it.

The Buzz: In case you missed it.

May 1st, 2015 10:21 am by Johnson City Press

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