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NE Tennessee policeman recognized for actions during standoff with armed woman

NE Tennessee policeman recognized for actions during standoff with armed woman

August 28th, 2013 6:54 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

George Copas was honored for saving three lives during the Aug. 19 incident.

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Wasted taxpayer money, speeding drivers, constitutional rights and more in Wednesday's Forum

Wasted taxpayer money, speeding drivers, constitutional rights and more in Wednesday's Forum

August 28th, 2013 12:00 am by Staff Report

Readers weigh in on the animal shelter fundraising, cursive writing, speeding drivers and more.

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50 years since King speech: Local citizens discuss its significance

50 years since King speech: Local citizens discuss its significance

August 27th, 2013 9:22 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

Fifty years ago today, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered a speech at the Lincoln Memorial that for many was a symbolic “cashing of a check” for equality not yet seen in the United States.

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Eastman insurance change: Local pharmacists say online competition is unfair, unsafe

Eastman insurance change: Local pharmacists say online competition is unfair, unsafe

August 27th, 2013 9:19 pm by Nathan Baker

As more and more Tri-Cities businesses urge their employees to purchase prescriptions online, local pharmacists say the trend will likely hurt independent small businesses the most and could lead to dangerous drug interaction for patients.

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Unicoi County Memorial Hospital sale efforts back in state’s hands

Unicoi County Memorial Hospital sale efforts back in state’s hands

August 27th, 2013 9:17 pm by Brad Hicks

Now that the sale of Unicoi County Memorial Hospital to Mountain States Health Alliance has the backing of the governing bodies of both the town of Erwin and Unicoi County, officials involved say the next step in the process is to get the proposed sale ba

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County 911 center outgrows century-old building

County 911 center outgrows century-old building

August 27th, 2013 9:09 pm by Becky Campbell

If the walls and halls of the Washington County 911 center could talk, they would have many a story to tell about the ongoings there the past 100 years or so.

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The Buzz: Local news worth talking about

The Buzz: Local news worth talking about

August 27th, 2013 8:44 pm by Staff Report

What's that sound? It's The Buzz, bringing you some of the hottest recent articles on JohnsonCityPress.com.

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Photo: Truck goes down mountain off Hwy. 19E

Photo: Truck goes down mountain off Hwy. 19E

August 27th, 2013 8:41 pm by John Thompson

Workers from T & E Wrecker Service climb the steep hill to U.S. Highway 19E after attaching the towing cable to a pickup truck on Tuesday evening.

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Kingsport police cleared of excessive force in June shooting, wounded man indicted

Kingsport police cleared of excessive force in June shooting, wounded man indicted

August 27th, 2013 7:15 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

A grand jury decided Tuesday that the Kingsport Police Department did not use excessive force in a June shooting.

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Lomascolo, Cards shut out Danville for sweep

Lomascolo, Cards shut out Danville for sweep

August 27th, 2013 6:54 pm by Staff Report

Nick Lomascolo threw six shutout innings and combined with two relievers on a two-hitter as the Johnson City Cardinals finished a sweep of the Danville Braves with a 2-0 win Tuesday night at Legion Field.

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