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Johnson City Power Board to give ETSU $500K for new arts center

Johnson City Power Board to give ETSU $500K for new arts center

October 24th, 2013 9:22 pm by Nathan Baker

Johnson City’s electric utility will contribute $500,000 to help build East Tennessee State University’s $38 million fine and performing arts center, a pledge that the company’s leaders said will help drive economic development in the region.

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Nine experts named in cancer-risk study at NFS, other facilities

Nine experts named in cancer-risk study at NFS, other facilities

October 24th, 2013 9:16 pm by Brad Hicks

The National Academy of Sciences has announced the nine experts selected to carry out the planning of the cancer-risk pilot study titled “Analysis of Cancer Risks in Populations near Nuclear Facilities,” a release from the organization said.

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Science Hill expects battle from Boone

Science Hill expects battle from Boone

October 24th, 2013 8:36 pm by Douglas Fritz

Science Hill is 4-0 in Big Seven Conference play and 6-2 overall, with both losses coming against tough mid-state competition. Boone is 2-2 in the league and 3-5 overall, having lost to Class 4A state powers Elizabethton, Greeneville and Sullivan South —

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Update: Johnson City man accused in shooting near ETSU charged with campus burglaries

Update: Johnson City man accused in shooting near ETSU charged with campus burglaries

October 24th, 2013 4:21 pm by Becky Campbell

A Johnson City teenager charged with shooting into an apartment complex near East Tennessee State University now faces auto burglary and theft charges from incidents on campus, court records show.

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Were the Wright Brothers actually 2nd to fly? Connecticut law says yes

Were the Wright Brothers actually 2nd to fly? Connecticut law says yes

October 24th, 2013 2:13 pm by BRUCE SMITH, Associated Press

Conn. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed a law this summer saying German-born aviator and Bridgeport, Conn., resident Gustave Whitehead was the first to make a powered flight.

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Update: Navy recruiter who had been relieved of duty arrested after shooting 2 people at Naval facility in Tennessee

Update: Navy recruiter who had been relieved of duty arrested after shooting 2 people at Naval facility in Tennessee

October 24th, 2013 2:12 pm by Associated Press

A tweet on the Navy's official Twitter page says Naval Support Activity Midsouth in Millington, near Memphis, is on lockdown

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Gunman shoots employee in East Tennessee bank robbery

Gunman shoots employee in East Tennessee bank robbery

October 24th, 2013 2:00 pm by Beth Burger, Chattanooga Times Free Press

Even for a bank robbery, this one was rare.

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State laws come into play with radon detection

State laws come into play with radon detection

October 24th, 2013 1:11 pm by Tony Casey

The federal government’s goal with Radon Awareness Week this year is to prevent lung cancer deaths.

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Police still seeking leads on suspects in robberies this month

Police still seeking leads on suspects in robberies this month

October 24th, 2013 1:08 pm by Becky Campbell

Johnson City police and East Tennessee State University public safety are still following leads about other people who may have been involved in two robberies earlier this month.

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Committee ready to put finishing touches on Veterans Memorial

Committee ready to put finishing touches on Veterans Memorial

October 24th, 2013 11:02 am by Brad Hicks

Brenda Barnette likens the Johnson City/Washington County Veterans Memorial to a beautiful painting that lacks a bold and grand frame surrounding it.

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