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ETSU confirms meningitis diagnosis; employee released from hospital

ETSU confirms meningitis diagnosis; employee released from hospital

January 22nd, 2014 12:04 pm by Staff Report

ETSU had announced the possible case last week, saying the man did not prepare or serve any food on campus or come into direct contact with students.

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Crime
Police: Johnson City woman hit boyfriend with kitchen chair, threatened him with knife

Police: Johnson City woman hit boyfriend with kitchen chair, threatened him with knife

January 22nd, 2014 11:52 am by Staff Report

Cynthia Brooke Spradlin was charged with aggravated domestic assault.

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Authorities release name of woman killed in weekend house fire

Authorities release name of woman killed in weekend house fire

January 22nd, 2014 11:45 am by Staff Report

Serena Morrow, 22, died in the residential fire that broke out around 4 a.m. Saturday at 2528 Old State Route 34.

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Crime
Sheriff: Deputies find meth operation at Johnson County residence, 2 charged

Sheriff: Deputies find meth operation at Johnson County residence, 2 charged

January 22nd, 2014 10:34 am by Staff Report

The lab was found off Shoun Mission Lane.

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Man to get at least 10 years in prison after teen-sex plea

Man to get at least 10 years in prison after teen-sex plea

January 22nd, 2014 10:30 am by Brad Hicks

Rickie Lee Hoyle agreed to plead guilty to charges related to his attempt to solicit sex from a teenager.

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Common Core challenge could cause classroom conflict

Common Core challenge could cause classroom conflict

January 22nd, 2014 10:26 am by Nathan Baker

Republican state lawmakers announced a pair of bills Tuesday aimed at delaying the implementation of the Common Core State Standards and the companion test, the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers, by up to four years, leaving

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Bitter cold grips region ... again

January 22nd, 2014 9:56 am by Becky Campbell

Tri-Cities residents awoke to frigid conditions this morning along with fine powdery snow.

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Opinion
Dennis Prager can’t handle historic fact

Dennis Prager can’t handle historic fact

January 22nd, 2014 8:54 am by ANDREW L. SPITZNAS

Can the editors of the Johnson City Press honestly not find a better spokesperson for the right than Dennis Prager?

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Opinion
Those who injure others deserve tougher punishment

Those who injure others deserve tougher punishment

January 22nd, 2014 8:53 am by Johnson City Press

As Press staff writer Becky Campbell reported in Sunday’s paper, legislation will be introduced in the Tennessee General Assembly this year to toughen the penalties for those convicted of injuring someone while evading arrest.

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Fire damages 1,800 tombstones at Chattanooga National Cemetery, including those of Civil War dead

Fire damages 1,800 tombstones at Chattanooga National Cemetery, including those of Civil War dead

January 22nd, 2014 7:55 am by Tyler Jett, Chattanooga Times Free Press

The fire burned at least three tombstones so badly that cemetery officials will have to replace them.

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