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Johnson City woman arrested for drug charges at Winged Deer Park

Johnson City woman arrested for drug charges at Winged Deer Park

March 5th, 2014 9:06 pm by Staff Reports

Police say they've arrested a Johnson City woman on drug charges after finding her and another person in a vehicle early Wednesday morning at Winged Deer Park.

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Bucs head to Dunk City for A-Sun semifinal

Bucs head to Dunk City for A-Sun semifinal

March 5th, 2014 6:38 pm by Kelly Hodge

ETSU coach Murry Bartow hoped his troops would be able to recharge quickly after Tuesday's 89-88, double overtime win and challenge top-seeded Florida Gulf Coast in the A-Sun Conference semifinals.

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School voucher bill advances in Tennessee House

School voucher bill advances in Tennessee House

March 5th, 2014 3:39 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

The measure proposed by Gov. Bill Haslam passed the House Budget Subcommittee 7-6 on Wednesday.

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2nd arrest made in $90,000 Johnson City jewelry heist

2nd arrest made in $90,000 Johnson City jewelry heist

March 5th, 2014 3:20 pm by Staff Report

A Hickory, N.C., man was charged Wednesday from the theft of rings at Dempsey's Jewelers.

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Firm to donate sign to mark start of trail

Firm to donate sign to mark start of trail

March 5th, 2014 3:12 pm by Tony Casey

As the donations and fundraising efforts accumulate, the Tweetsie Trail keeps getting better and better.

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New dean gets down to work at medical school

New dean gets down to work at medical school

March 5th, 2014 3:09 pm by Nathan Baker

After a weather-abbreviated first day on the job, Robert T. Means Jr., settled into his office Tuesday for his first full day as the new dean of the James H. Quillen College of Medicine at East Tennessee State University.

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Animal Control Board picks construction company for new shelter

Animal Control Board picks construction company for new shelter

March 5th, 2014 3:05 pm by Max Hrenda

After reaching decisions on the design and location for a new animal shelter in its previous meetings, the Washington County/Johnson City Animal Control Board took another step toward the shelter's construction.

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Attempted murder charges filed in brutal Sullivan County beating

Attempted murder charges filed in brutal Sullivan County beating

March 5th, 2014 1:58 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A Bristol man was hospitalized with serious injuries following a brutal Sunday assault in far northeast Sullivan County, while three of his four alleged attackers now face charges of attempted murder.

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Haslam stands by own anti-meth proposal in Tennessee House

Haslam stands by own anti-meth proposal in Tennessee House

March 5th, 2014 1:34 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

Gov. Bill Haslam says the long-term prospects for his anti-meth proposal remain strong despite the bill being sidetracked in a House subcommittee this week.

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Facebook to delete posts for illegal gun sales

Facebook to delete posts for illegal gun sales

March 5th, 2014 1:05 pm by MICHAEL VIRTANEN, Associated Press

Under pressure from gun control advocates, Facebook agreed Wednesday to delete posts from users selling illegal guns or offering weapons for sale without background checks.

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