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May 25th, 2015 10:10 pm by Jessica Fuller

The Johnson City/Washington County Veterans Memorial Foundation remembered 352 fallen veterans Monday afternoon during a special memorial service.

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Melungeon Heritage Association plans gathering in North Carolina

Melungeon Heritage Association plans gathering in North Carolina

May 25th, 2015 10:06 pm by Dylan Chesser

A group of people historically estranged because their ancestry did not fit into accepted United States ethnic categories is trying to spread awareness of their history and reconnect with their roots.

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Johnson City Public Library prepares for Summer Reading Program

Johnson City Public Library prepares for Summer Reading Program

May 25th, 2015 10:02 pm by David Floyd

Reading is an easy way for children to continue to learn outside of school, and the Johnson City Public Library is hoping to make the activity even more enjoyable with a special program designed to make reading more accessible during the summer.

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Mother seeks to publicize help done by service dogs for children with autism

Mother seeks to publicize help done by service dogs for children with autism

May 25th, 2015 10:00 pm by David Floyd

Everyone knows dogs provide a measure of comfort to people of all ages.

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Police: 3 kids injured when waterspout uproots bounce house

Police: 3 kids injured when waterspout uproots bounce house

May 25th, 2015 9:46 pm by JENNIFER KAY, Associated Press

A waterspout uprooted an inflatable bounce house with three children inside it on a South Florida beach Monday, but the youngsters were ejected before it flew above palm trees across four lanes of traffic into a parking lot, police said.

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Stranger honors 30 TN vets who died before age 30

Stranger honors 30 TN vets who died before age 30

May 25th, 2015 2:29 pm by Jessica Bliss, The Tennessean

They called him Superman.The big, blue-eyed soldier with an "S" tattooed on his chest.

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Sevierville teen ready for National Spelling Bee

Sevierville teen ready for National Spelling Bee

May 25th, 2015 2:24 pm by Michael Collins, Knoxville News Sentinel

Caitlyn Marentette has known for some time she has a good grasp of how words are put together.Her mom has known since she was a toddler.

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Local mother sees improvement in daughter after using CBD oil

Local mother sees improvement in daughter after using CBD oil

May 25th, 2015 2:19 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET NEWS SERVICE

Inside her Greeneville home, Ellen McCall sits on the couch with her daughter Penelope. She stands up and walks into the kitchen to get Penelope's medicine.

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Tennessee sites sought to offer summer meals to kids

Tennessee sites sought to offer summer meals to kids

May 25th, 2015 2:15 pm by Tim Omarzu, Chattanooga Times Free Press

During the school year, roughly 650,000 Tennessee children get free or reduced-priced school lunches.

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Obama pays tribute to fallen service members at Arlington

Obama pays tribute to fallen service members at Arlington

May 25th, 2015 2:12 pm by DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press

President Barack Obama saluted Americans who died in battle Monday, saying the country must "never stop trying to fully repay them" for their sacrifices and noting the first Memorial Day in 14 years without U.S. forces involved in a major ground war.

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Peeking into healthy brains to see if Alzheimer's is brewing

Peeking into healthy brains to see if Alzheimer's is brewing

May 25th, 2015 2:08 pm by LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer

Sticky plaque gets the most attention, but now healthy seniors at risk of Alzheimer's are letting scientists peek into their brains to see if another culprit is lurking.

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