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Life lessons and lemonade: Boy’s stand earns money for Children’s Hospital, teaches children importance of giving

Life lessons and lemonade: Boy’s stand earns money for Children’s Hospital, teaches children importance of giving

July 20th, 2013 9:07 pm by Kayla Carter

Anyone that drove up Hillrise Boulevard on Saturday couldn’t miss the gathering of neighbors, friends, family and children around a bright yellow lemonade stand that has served to raise money for the Niswonger Children’s Hospital two years in a row.

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ETSU paleontologists find remains of giant short-faced bear in Saltville, Va.

ETSU paleontologists find remains of giant short-faced bear in Saltville, Va.

July 20th, 2013 9:00 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

For a group of East Tennessee State University paleontologists, the fossil finds in the Saltville, Va., area continue to be plentiful.

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Local police not part of U.S. license plate database trend

Local police not part of U.S. license plate database trend

July 20th, 2013 8:45 pm by Becky Campbell

While a study released by the American Civil Liberties Union last week revealed a growing number of law enforcement agencies are gathering data from license plates by using automatic reader technology, departments in Upper Northeast Tennessee have chosen

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Volunteers help clean up Watauga Lake during annual event

Volunteers help clean up Watauga Lake during annual event

July 20th, 2013 8:43 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

Adam Buckles, Kim Walsh and Jeanette Campbell could be seen steering their boat into an open place at Fish Springs Marina on Saturday morning, and then proceeded to unload trash bags and other items they collected out on the water during the fourth-annual

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The Buzz: Today's look at local news worth knowing

The Buzz: Today's look at local news worth knowing

July 20th, 2013 11:13 am by Staff Reports

In case you missed these posts, here are six local and regional items that will get you talking today from JohnsonCityPress.com:

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Watauga Lake Cleanup

July 20th, 2013 12:00 am by Dave Boyd

Watauga Lake Cleanup Dave Boyd/Johnson City Press Volunteers worked through a morning rain to gather trash from the lake and the shoreline Saturday morning.

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Lemonade Stand

July 20th, 2013 12:00 am by Dave Boyd

Lemonade Stand Dave Boyd/Johnson City Press The Stout family set up a Lemonade Stand to raise money for the Niswonger Children's Hospital.

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Directors select new leader for Hands On!

Directors select new leader for Hands On!

July 19th, 2013 9:20 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

After a six-month national search, the board of directors of Hands On! Regional Museum has selected Andy Marquart to serve as the museum’s new executive director.

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Woman charged in murder-for-hire plot gets year in jail

Woman charged in murder-for-hire plot gets year in jail

July 19th, 2013 9:11 pm by Brad Hicks

The Unicoi County woman charged nearly two years ago with attempting to hire a hit man to kill her ex-husband was sentenced to spend the next year in jail at a Friday hearing in Unicoi County Criminal Court.

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Summer program educates, introduces students to science and math career opportunities

Summer program educates, introduces students to science and math career opportunities

July 19th, 2013 6:11 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

STEMsummer 2013, is an initiative started by Michael Cummings, INSIGHT Educational Center’s CEO, and Adam Dickson, Appalachian Community Federal Credit Union community development coordinator and INSIGHT COO, designed to enhance math and science skills, w

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