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Meet Your Neighbor: Laser light maestro has narrowed focus

Meet Your Neighbor: Laser light maestro has narrowed focus

December 14th, 2014 10:01 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Many people know Roger Forbes as the electronics wizard behind the Forbes Family Christmas Light Display he and his wife, Mary, host each December up and down the street in front of their home at 708 Holston Ave.

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Smokefree advocates fight pre-emption laws that limit regulations on tobacco use in Tennessee

Smokefree advocates fight pre-emption laws that limit regulations on tobacco use in Tennessee

December 14th, 2014 9:48 pm by Tony Casey

1994 was a good year for advocates of a smoke-free Tennessee with the passage of the Prevention of Youth Access to Tobacco Act, but what that accomplished might have not gone far enough and also limited the ability to enact further regulation of tobacco u

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Traditional vs. electronic: FDA considers regulation for e-cigarettes

Traditional vs. electronic: FDA considers regulation for e-cigarettes

December 14th, 2014 9:34 pm by Tony Casey

East Tennessee State University's Dr. Hadii Mamudu likens the difference between electronic cigarettes and traditional cigarettes to the result of someone falling off a 10-story building and falling off a 100-story building.

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Three Erwin residents shoplift over $1,000 in merchandise from JCPenny, police say

Three Erwin residents shoplift over $1,000 in merchandise from JCPenny, police say

December 14th, 2014 6:07 pm by Staff Report

Three Erwin residents took more than $1,000 worth of merchandise from JCPenney, resulting in their arrests Saturday, police said.

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Police: Man causes traffic accident with ex-girlfriend, flees scene

Police: Man causes traffic accident with ex-girlfriend, flees scene

December 14th, 2014 5:55 pm by Staff Report

A man was arrested Saturday after police said he fled the scene of an accident involving his ex-girlfriend the day before.

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City, county police ahead of anti-racial-profiling bill

City, county police ahead of anti-racial-profiling bill

December 13th, 2014 11:38 pm by Becky Campbell

Recent legislation introduced by two state lawmakers would "help end racial profiling by law enforcement agencies in Tennessee," according to a press release on the bill.

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Dietitian, ETSU professor gives tips on battling holiday bulge

Dietitian, ETSU professor gives tips on battling holiday bulge

December 13th, 2014 11:34 pm by Jessica Fuller

Are extra pounds on your Christmas list this year?

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Updated with video: 1,337 new East Tennessee State University graduates launch dreams

Updated with video: 1,337 new East Tennessee State University graduates launch dreams - VIDEO

December 13th, 2014 11:28 pm by Jessica Fuller

More than 1,000 East Tennessee State University students began a new chapter in their lives Saturday with a roll of paper in their hand.For some, it was a long time coming.

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Jonesborough streets light up for annual Christmas parade

December 13th, 2014 10:53 pm by Jessica Fuller

Jonesborough held its annual Christmas parade Saturday night, dazzling the crowd with lighted floats, live music and free candy.

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After 50 years at Milligan, retired alumna returns to give graduation speech

After 50 years at Milligan, retired alumna returns to give graduation speech

December 12th, 2014 10:16 pm by Jessica Fuller

Seeger Chapel filled with cheering family and friends Friday night as 113 students strode across the stage to receive their degrees.

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