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The battle must end:  Health care officials say merger is best route to serve community

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The battle must end: Health care officials say merger is best route to serve community

April 25th, 2015 10:21 pm by Nathan Baker

In merging the Tri-Cities' two health care nonprofits, Alan Levine says he hopes to tear down the curtains pulled in place over the past two decades separating communities and people into one hospital system or the other.

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Exposed shoreline reveals more trash, litter for annual Boone Lake cleanup

Exposed shoreline reveals more trash, litter for annual Boone Lake cleanup

April 25th, 2015 10:43 pm by Jessica Fuller

Rusted nails, syringes and countless old tires.Those aren't things most people would want in their backyard, but volunteers find them - and much more - in Boone Lake each year during the Boone Lake volunteer cleanup.

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Majority of ETSU's Quillen graduates heading into primary care

Majority of ETSU's Quillen graduates heading into primary care

April 25th, 2015 10:35 pm by Tony Casey

As the world of health care dramatically changes around East Tennessee State University's Quillen College of Medicine, Dr. Kenneth Olive, a professor and associate dean for academic and faculty affairs, is still seeing medical students follow specialities

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UPDATE: Police say sob story at grocery store helped Johnson City man swindle elderly couple

UPDATE: Police say sob story at grocery store helped Johnson City man swindle elderly couple

April 24th, 2015 2:06 pm by Jessica Fuller

On Thursday, Johnson City police charged John C. Fenner with theft of property over $1,000, identity theft and worthless checks.

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Defense carries Orange to win over White

Defense carries Orange to win over White

April 25th, 2015 11:21 pm by AP

Cam Sutton scored on a 20-yard fumble return as the Orange team defeated the White 54-44 on Saturday in an Orange & White Game noteworthy for all the players missing due to injury.

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Late homers power Western past ETSU

Late homers power Western past ETSU

April 25th, 2015 11:20 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Western Carolina smashed a couple of solo home runs in the ninth inning and rallied for a 4-3 win over East Tennessee State on Saturday afternoon at Thomas Stadium.

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ETSU men, women reach SoCon tennis finals

ETSU men, women reach SoCon tennis finals

April 25th, 2015 11:18 pm by Staff Report

ETSU's women defeated Chattanooga 4-2, while the men were 4-1 winners over Samford in Saturday's semifinals of the Southern Conference tennis tournament.

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Strickland to head Science Hill girls' program

Strickland to head Science Hill girls' program

April 25th, 2015 11:17 pm by Jeff Birchfield

David Strickland, Science Hill's current boys' head coach, has been named the girls' coach following the resignation of Megan Harmon.

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'Toppers shut out Knox West

'Toppers shut out Knox West

April 25th, 2015 11:16 pm by Staff Report

Lucas Altman scored a hat trick and assisted on another goal by Miller Franklin in Science Hill's 4-0 victory over Knox West on Saturday afternoon at Kermit Tipton Stadium.

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Erwin woman charged with obtaining drugs falsely

Erwin woman charged with obtaining drugs falsely

April 25th, 2015 10:38 pm by Staff Report

An Erwin woman was charged Friday with picking up someone's prescription without authorization from that person, Johnson City police said in a news release.

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Hundreds attend annual Coptic Conference for conversation with universe, enlightenment

Hundreds attend annual Coptic Conference for conversation with universe, enlightenment - VIDEO

April 25th, 2015 10:31 pm by Jessica Fuller

This weekend, Johnson City is playing host to the 24th-annual Coptic Fellowship International Southern Conference, which so far has drawn more than 400 people this year to the Holiday Inn on West Springbrook Drive.

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