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Prescription filled: Twins fans set world cowbell record

Prescription filled: Twins fans set world cowbell record

August 16th, 2014 9:18 pm by Max Hrenda

In a showing that would have sated all the yearnings of The Bill Dickinson - the fictional music mogul played by Christopher Walken in the popular Saturday Night Live skit, "More Cowbell" - fans of the Elizabethton Twins showed the world why their city wa

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ETSU prof reflects on time spent on-, off-camera with Robin Williams

ETSU prof reflects on time spent on-, off-camera with Robin Williams

August 15th, 2014 9:10 pm by Staff Report

It's probably not hard to believe that what East Tennessee State University's Dr. Brad DeWeese remembers most about working with the late Robin Williams in the movie "Patch Adams" was that he was a comedian both when the cameras were and weren't rolling.

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Local piano prodigy giving senior recital before packing up for Ivy League university

Local piano prodigy giving senior recital before packing up for Ivy League university

August 15th, 2014 9:45 am by Tony Casey

The possibilities for pianist Ming Wilson are endless. And that's why the Johnson City student is keeping his options open.

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Robin Williams' wife: He had Parkinson's disease

Robin Williams' wife: He had Parkinson's disease

August 14th, 2014 2:39 pm by Associated Press

The wife of the actor-comedian said he was not ready to share his Parkinson's diagnosis publicly.

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Robin Williams found dead in apparent suicide

Robin Williams found dead in apparent suicide

August 11th, 2014 7:11 pm by Associated Press

He was 63.

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'Breaking Bad' prequel 'Better Call Saul' to debut in February, AMC says

'Breaking Bad' prequel 'Better Call Saul' to debut in February, AMC says

August 11th, 2014 3:07 pm by Associated Press

The network recently released a clip of sleazy attorney Saul Goodman, played by Bob Odenkirk, arguing about the importance of always having a lawyer.

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Newer additions picking up steam at Umoja Festival

Newer additions picking up steam at Umoja Festival

August 9th, 2014 10:34 pm by Max Hrenda

Although the Umoja Festival has been part of Johnson City's summers for almost two decades, organizers said some of its more recent additions have begun to draw more attention as the years move on.

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Umoja Parade through Downtown Johnson City - VIDEO

August 9th, 2014 12:03 pm by Sam Watson

The annual Umoja festival continued Saturday morning with parade down West Main Street.

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City's 18th Umoja Festival opens strong, despite daytime drizzles

City's 18th Umoja Festival opens strong, despite daytime drizzles - VIDEO

August 8th, 2014 10:26 pm by Max Hrenda

Despite early, persistent rain showers, hundreds of people turned out for the opening day of Johnson City's annual celebration of unity.

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Digital redesign of 'Ninja Turtles' divides fans

Digital redesign of 'Ninja Turtles' divides fans

August 5th, 2014 4:50 pm by DERRIK J. LANG, AP Entertainment Writer

Many were shell-shocked to see in early teasers and trailers that the filmmakers added nostrils and lips to the turtles' faces.

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