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Doctor seeks shorter sentence in unregulated drug purchase case

Doctor seeks shorter sentence in unregulated drug purchase case

May 31st, 2013 10:06 pm by Becky Campbell

A Johnson City cancer doctor who pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Greeneville earlier this year to buying cheaper unregulated treatment drugs but billing insurance and Medicare full price wants a lighter sentence than the 36 months prosecutors are

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Kingsport police: Infant found in filth after mother passes out on 2-year-old

Kingsport police: Infant found in filth after mother passes out on 2-year-old

May 31st, 2013 4:59 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A Kingsport woman has been arrested after she was allegedly found passed out on top of her daughter, age 2, while her infant son was left in a filthy crib with scurrying roaches.

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Man thrown from motorcycle on US 11E

Man thrown from motorcycle on US 11E

May 31st, 2013 4:48 pm by Staff Report

A motorcycle rider was injured Friday afternoon when he was thrown from his bike after crashing into the rear of a car stopped in traffic on U.S. Highway 11E in Jonesborough.

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No mold, no wheels, no joke: Couple gets keys to new house after trailer damaged in Dry Creek flood

No mold, no wheels, no joke: Couple gets keys to new house after trailer damaged in Dry Creek flood

May 31st, 2013 4:18 pm by Becky Campbell

When Tim and Katie Smith found out they were getting a new house free of charge to replace his mold-infested Dry Creek trailer, they thought it was a joke.

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Jonesborough approves budget with no rate, fee increase

Jonesborough approves budget with no rate, fee increase

May 31st, 2013 3:50 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The Jonesborough Board of Mayor & Alderman on Thursday gave first reading approval budget ordinances for a total $12.9 million 2013-2014 budget that includes no increases in property taxes or service rates and fees, and a 5 percent across the board pay ra

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Elizabethton set to offer concert series at City Hall

Elizabethton set to offer concert series at City Hall

May 31st, 2013 3:43 pm by John Thompson

Elizabethton, along with the Elizabethton Parks and Recreation Department, will be sponsoring a variety of upcoming events, starting with a Concert at the Hall tonight at 7.

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Sycamore Shoals to host weekend Native American fest

Sycamore Shoals to host weekend Native American fest

May 31st, 2013 2:33 pm by John Thompson

ELIZABETHTON — Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area will host its 23rd Annual Native American Festival on Saturday and Sunday.

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Johnson City man accused in teen sex case transferred to federal custody, faces up to 20 years in federal prison

Johnson City man accused in teen sex case transferred to federal custody, faces up to 20 years in federal prison

May 31st, 2013 11:48 am by Brad Hicks

A complaint filed in U.S. District Court charges Rickie Lee Hoyle Jr. with one count on inducing a minor to engage in illegal sexual activity, using interstate commerce - a cell phone - to do so.

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Carter County Budget Committee continues crafting budget

Carter County Budget Committee continues crafting budget

May 31st, 2013 11:23 am by John Thompson

As budget talks continue in Carter County, $110,000 was removed from the sheriff's budget.

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Longtime Kingsport educator, school board member Barbara Goodlett dies

Longtime Kingsport educator, school board member Barbara Goodlett dies

May 31st, 2013 11:04 am by Rick Wagner, NET News Service

KINGSPORT — Veteran educator, former city school board member and author Barbara Goodlett died Thursday.

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