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Father gets 8-year prison sentence in infant abuse case

Father gets 8-year prison sentence in infant abuse case

May 15th, 2015 9:22 am by Becky Campbell

The 18-day-old child suffered nine fractured ribs and internal hemorrhaging to her kidney.

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The Down Home to feature several days of special music

The Down Home to feature several days of special music

May 15th, 2015 9:11 am by Contributed to the Press

Downtown Johnson City's The Down Home will feature a full lineup of musical guests over the next few days.

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SteelDrivers, Suzy Bogguss to rock downtown Greeneville's NPAC Saturday

SteelDrivers, Suzy Bogguss to rock downtown Greeneville's NPAC Saturday

May 15th, 2015 8:58 am by Contributed to the Press

On Saturday night, the Niswonger Performing Arts Center's stage in downtown Greeneville will be busting out with bluegrass and country flavor from some of the music industry's best.

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5 Out & About things to do

5 Out & About things to do

May 15th, 2015 8:51 am by Contributed to the Press

Music, barbecue, craft beer and wine, foot races and fun fill out the Racks by the Tracks festival in Kingsport this Saturday. Annabelle's Curse, Demon Waffle, Taylor Ray Holbrook, Trick Pony and Junior Brown highlight the musical lineup, while there will

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Needles in grocery fruit? Report results in Kingsport police investigation

Needles in grocery fruit? Report results in Kingsport police investigation

May 14th, 2015 1:32 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Kingsport police are investigating a claim that sewing needles were found in fruit bought at a local grocery store, while social media postings on the alleged discovery have spurred speculation of another incident at a second city business.

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Elizabethton resident sues to stop performances in Covered Bridge Park

Elizabethton resident sues to stop performances in Covered Bridge Park

May 14th, 2015 11:35 am by John Thompson

An Elizabethton resident sued the city to stop performances at a music venue in Covered Bridge Park, which he says is 50 feet from his bedroom.

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Parents knew toddler had been eating wooden splinters from crib, Johnson City police say

Parents knew toddler had been eating wooden splinters from crib, Johnson City police say

May 14th, 2015 11:02 am by Sam Watson

Splinters were lodged in the 2-year-old boy's stomach, intestine and colon. Doctor also had to remove the child's appendix.

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Transportation coalition calls for increase to roads funding

Transportation coalition calls for increase to roads funding

May 14th, 2015 10:38 am by Nathan Baker

Saying the state's transportation system was in a crisis, the leaders of infrastructure advocacy groups called on Tennessee lawmakers Thursday to reform the funding mechanisms for state and local roads to pay for $8 billion in unfunded construction projec

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Grand jury indicts Jonesborough man on police dog's injury from fountain drink thrown from vehicle

Grand jury indicts Jonesborough man on police dog's injury from fountain drink thrown from vehicle

May 14th, 2015 10:35 am by Becky Campbell

Indictments also were returned on a Johnson City shooting death, a stabbing and a delivery driver's robbery.

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TVA biologists get to bottom of Watauga River habitats

TVA biologists get to bottom of Watauga River habitats

May 14th, 2015 10:20 am by Nathan Baker

During a biological survey Tuesday in the Watauga River, it was the small fry that drew the interest of the Tennessee Valley Authority's biologists., but that doesn't mean the study was boring.

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