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High hopes: ETSU student group hopes to lift off

January 31st, 2015 10:52 pm by Jessica Fuller

After a few years under the radar, East Tennessee State University's South Asian Culture Exchange has been revived and has big plans for the semester.

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Tri-Cities ranks third in most Bible-minded U.S. cities

Tri-Cities ranks third in most Bible-minded U.S. cities

January 31st, 2015 10:27 pm by Tony Casey

Have you heard the good news?Well, the news is good, depending on who you speak with in regards to the Tri-Cities being named the third most Bible-minded city in the United States by the American Bible Society and Barna Group.

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Local restaurants, bars gearing up for Super Bowl crowds

Local restaurants, bars gearing up for Super Bowl crowds

January 31st, 2015 10:43 pm by Jessica Fuller

As the Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots gear up for The Game today, local bars and restaurants are stocked, staffed and ready to go for the rush of football fans Super Bowl XLIX is soon to draw in.

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Local pharmacies find Eastman agreement with CVS one tough pill to swallow

Local pharmacies find Eastman agreement with CVS one tough pill to swallow

January 31st, 2015 10:39 pm by Max Hrenda

Although one of the region's largest employers said its insurance plan was altered to benefit its employees, some area businesses are concerned the change could have some negative effect on them.

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Homeowner returns to find uninvited guest, city police say

Homeowner returns to find uninvited guest, city police say

January 31st, 2015 8:09 pm by Staff Report

A homeowner returned home after several days to find someone in their home, city police said in a news release.

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More than 2M vehicles recalled 2nd time for faulty air bags

More than 2M vehicles recalled 2nd time for faulty air bags

January 31st, 2015 1:31 pm by MAE ANDERSON, AP Business Writer

More than 2 million Toyota, Chrysler and Honda vehicles are being recalled for a second fix for faulty air bags that may inadvertently inflate while the car is running.

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'Champion' campaign tops goal by $35,000

'Champion' campaign tops goal by $35,000

January 30th, 2015 9:53 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The Washington County United Way announced Friday that a final tally of contributions to its 2014 Be a Community Champion' fundraising campaign came in at $1,759,265, exceeding the campaign's $1.725 million goal by nearly $35,000.

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President Noland: 'It's time to embrace the community'

President Noland: 'It's time to embrace the community'

January 30th, 2015 9:47 pm by Nathan Baker

East Tennessee State University is facing dramatic changes in funding and programming in the coming years, and "change isn't easy," President Brian Noland said Friday.

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Updated with event photos and video: City manager says Johnson City needs commitment to keep moving forward

Updated with event photos and video: City manager says Johnson City needs commitment to keep moving forward

January 30th, 2015 9:40 pm by Becky Campbell

Johnson City has come a long way since its beginning and is shaping into a growing and thriving community, but there must be a continuing commitment to the process to keep it moving forward, City Manager Pete Peterson told a group of community and busines

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Town mayors say they're not talking contracts for ambulance service providers for Erwin- yet

Town mayors say they're not talking contracts for ambulance service providers for Erwin- yet

January 30th, 2015 9:31 pm by Brad Hicks

Town of Erwin Mayor Doris Hensley wants to put the rumor to rest - the town is not currently pursuing its own contract with MedicOne Medical Response or any other ambulance services provider.

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ETSU student reports sexual assault on campus

ETSU student reports sexual assault on campus

January 30th, 2015 7:32 pm by Staff Report

A female student reported she was sexually assaulted Wednesday night on East Tennessee State University's campus, according to a safety notice sent out by the school.

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