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Animal fostering helps curtail euthanasia

September 30th, 2014 11:12 pm by Tony Casey

An email was sent out over the weekend, one that Debbie Dobbs said is sent much more often than she'd prefer.

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Going nuclear: NFS, NRC hash out details over operations, oversight

Going nuclear: NFS, NRC hash out details over operations, oversight

September 30th, 2014 11:07 pm by Brad Hicks

Questions over recent events at the Nuclear Fuel Services facility and comments concerning the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's oversight of the Erwin plant dominated a Tuesday meeting hosted by the NRC to discuss a myriad of NFS-related topics.

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ETSU prof decries article denouncing time-outs

ETSU prof decries article denouncing time-outs

September 30th, 2014 10:59 pm by Max Hrenda

An East Tennessee State University child psychologist has added her voice to the denouncing of a magazine article that suggests "time-outs" are ineffective means of disciplining children.

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Teacher accused of assaulting student picks up 2 more charges

Teacher accused of assaulting student picks up 2 more charges

September 30th, 2014 10:49 pm by Becky Campbell

A former county special education teacher now faces three separate cases of assault, all which stem from alleged incidents involving three students last year, according to court documents filed in Jonesborough.

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Alexander hopes election results in shift of power, majority

Alexander hopes election results in shift of power, majority

September 30th, 2014 10:46 pm by Max Hrenda

One of the state's incumbent U.S. legislators said he was hoping the Nov. 4 general election resulted not only in his re-election, but in a restructuring of power that could yield changes for education in Tennessee and the country.

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Ebola in the United States: Should you be worried?

Ebola in the United States: Should you be worried?

September 30th, 2014 7:20 pm by Associated Press

Since the summer months, U.S. health officials have been preparing for the possibility that an individual traveler could unknowingly arrive with the infection. Health authorities have advised hospitals on how to prevent the virus from spreading within the

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Levine: Local control most important concern for Tri-Cities health care

Levine: Local control most important concern for Tri-Cities health care

September 30th, 2014 6:25 pm by Nathan Baker

Mountain States CEO Alan Levine stressed the importance of retaining local control of health care to Johnson City Rotarians.

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Defense challenges aggravated assault indictment against Johnson City pharmacist

Defense challenges aggravated assault indictment against Johnson City pharmacist

September 30th, 2014 2:51 pm by Becky Campbell

A local pharmacist's arraignment on felony charges related to him injecting his hospitalized wife with a diabetes drug is on hold until his attorney files motions challenging the upgraded indictment.

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Murder charge unresolved from Johnson Inn shooting death

Murder charge unresolved from Johnson Inn shooting death

September 30th, 2014 2:40 pm by Becky Campbell

"We are going to meet with Johnson City police investigators to determine if we will present it to the grand jury again" - Assistant District Attorney Ken Baldwin.

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Man charged with theft after missing car found crushed

Man charged with theft after missing car found crushed

September 30th, 2014 10:40 pm by Staff Report

Police said a Church Hill man was arrested on charges that he stole someone's vehicle and left it to be crushed by a metal processing plant.

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Police: Man charged with driving as habitual motor offender

Police: Man charged with driving as habitual motor offender

September 30th, 2014 10:37 pm by Staff Report

Police said a traffic stop resulted in a city man's arrest on charges of being a habitual motor offender.

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