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Arms open to laid off Dawn of Hope workers

April 23rd, 2014 9:12 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Local businesses have stepped up to help adults with developmental disabilities.

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Man accused of Valentine's Day shooting dismisses second attorney, will represent self

Man accused of Valentine's Day shooting dismisses second attorney, will represent self

April 23rd, 2014 8:50 pm by Becky Campbell

A man charged with attempted first-degree murder in the Valentine's Day 2012 shooting of a Johnson City woman got what he asked for from a judge Wednesday morning, but it came with a twist.

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Tennessee paying unemployment benefits to felons behind bars

Tennessee paying unemployment benefits to felons behind bars

April 23rd, 2014 8:36 pm by Brian Haas, The Tennessean

Dead people and state employees are still getting jobless benefits. But a new group is reaping the rewards of Tennessee's broken unemployment system - felons behind bars.

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West Chestnut residence's porch torched by fire

West Chestnut residence's porch torched by fire

April 23rd, 2014 3:36 pm by Tony Casey

A discarded cigarette butt is likely the cause of a fire that happened Wednesday afternoon, authorities said.

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Off the Wall News: Friend's shout-out results in arrest

Off the Wall News: Friend's shout-out results in arrest

April 23rd, 2014 12:40 pm by Staff Report

"Sherman!" That may have been the last thing Sherman Love wanted to hear Tuesday afternoon when his van was pulled over by police at the corner of East Myrtle Avenue and North Broadway Street.

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Old North Side Hospital to be demolished for assisted living facility, Quillen rehab to expand

Old North Side Hospital to be demolished for assisted living facility, Quillen rehab to expand

April 23rd, 2014 9:34 am by Staff Report

Mountain States has entered into a definitive agreement with HealthSouth Corporation to create a joint venture partnership that will expand services at Quillen Rehabilitation Hospital.

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Kingsport police: Loaded, stolen gun found inside woman's body

Kingsport police: Loaded, stolen gun found inside woman's body

April 22nd, 2014 2:39 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

During the booking process, a female corrections officer reportedly detected an 'unknown item' in the woman's 'crotch.' It turned out to be a .22 caliber revolver.

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Haslam signs bill seeking to end Imagination Library book shredding

Haslam signs bill seeking to end Imagination Library book shredding

April 23rd, 2014 4:23 pm by Associated Press

The bill directs the U.S. Postal Service to instead donate the books to pre-kindergarten or other programs.

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Bradley is Chelsea now: Judge grants Manning permission to change name

Bradley is Chelsea now: Judge grants Manning permission to change name

April 23rd, 2014 3:47 pm by JOHN MILBURN, Associated Press

The Army private convicted of leaking classified documents to WikiLeaks won an initial victory Wednesday toward living as a woman.

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We can rebuild him: Michigan man among 1st in US to get 'bionic eye'

We can rebuild him: Michigan man among 1st in US to get 'bionic eye'

April 23rd, 2014 3:39 pm by MIKE HOUSEHOLDER, Associated Press

"It's awesome. It's exciting - seeing something new every day" - Roger Pontz.

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Off the Wall News: Man frees himself after being crushed by wall of mud

Off the Wall News: Man frees himself after being crushed by wall of mud

April 23rd, 2014 2:36 pm by JaNae Francis, Standard-Examiner

What would you do if your life depended on it?

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