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Crime
Bristol man accused of raping 15-year-old after posing as younger man on social media

Bristol man accused of raping 15-year-old after posing as younger man on social media

June 3rd, 2014 10:31 am by Staff Report

Joel David Cormier, 26, was charged with aggravated statutory rape.

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ETSU researchers to be a part of effort to reduce number of babies born addicted to drugs

ETSU researchers to be a part of effort to reduce number of babies born addicted to drugs

June 3rd, 2014 9:56 am by Nathan Baker

DOH: 386 infants born this year so far showing withdrawal symptoms that can occur in babies exposed to drugs while in their mothers' wombs. That number is 22 percent higher than the same time period last year, creating "an epidemic-level health crisis."

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Board votes down coaching policy after public comment

Board votes down coaching policy after public comment

June 3rd, 2014 9:04 am by Nathan Baker

A proposed policy change to bar Johnson City School district employees from coaching athletics at other districts within a 50-mile radius failed unanimously Monday night at a meeting of the system's Board of Education.

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Opinion
Progress requires funding, why is JCPB donation being questioned?

Progress requires funding, why is JCPB donation being questioned?

June 3rd, 2014 8:49 am by SANDRA GARRETT

The Johnson City Power Board made a commitment of $50,000 a year to East Tennessee State University's performing arts program for the next 10 years. That's less than 66 cents per metered customer (households, businesses, etc.) per year. If that amount is

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News Regional & National
5 things to know about EPA's power plant rule

5 things to know about EPA's power plant rule

June 3rd, 2014 7:52 am by Associated Press

Five things to know about the Obama administration's plans to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, the chief greenhouse gas, from power plants.

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Crime
Scuffle with Johnson City police follows incident on West Market

Scuffle with Johnson City police follows incident on West Market

June 3rd, 2014 7:45 am by Staff Report

An incident outside a discount tobacco store Monday night led to a confrontation between a man and Johnson City police at nearby residence.

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Migrant kids in the U.S.: 1 of 10 things to know today

Migrant kids in the U.S.: 1 of 10 things to know today

June 3rd, 2014 7:26 am by Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

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Police: Woman arrested after she hit, slashed man

Police: Woman arrested after she hit, slashed man

June 2nd, 2014 11:26 pm by Staff Report

Police said a city woman was arrested after she hit a man with a coffee mug and slashed him with a steak knife.

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Coming Home: Remains of Mountain City man's father, killed in WWII, discovered

Coming Home: Remains of Mountain City man's father, killed in WWII, discovered

June 2nd, 2014 11:15 pm by Max Hrenda

William Edwin "Eddie" Harris doesn't remember meeting his father, but the two spent time together in November 1944 when Pfc. Cecil Harris was granted leave to visit his wife and young son.

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Unicoi officials deny collusion in land deal

Unicoi officials deny collusion in land deal

June 2nd, 2014 11:10 pm by Brad Hicks

A candidate for the office of Unicoi County has accused the county's current mayor and a Unicoi County judge of colluding to see to it that they, and possibly others, profit from a possible land transaction.

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