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Music comes to East Tennessee State University campus

Music comes to East Tennessee State University campus

April 10th, 2015 9:09 am by Contributed to the Press

Bucstock, East Tennessee State University's spring music festival, will return to campus Saturday. During this second annual event, 12 local and regional bands will perform from noon until 9 p.m. on two stages in the Amphitheatre area adjacent to the D.P.

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County school board votes to consolidate middle school football teams

County school board votes to consolidate middle school football teams

April 9th, 2015 9:31 pm by Nathan Baker

The Washington County Board of Education voted unanimously Thursday evening to consolidate the district's eight middle school football teams into two, a move supporters say will improve competitiveness, participation and safety.

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ETSU students showcase projects at Appalachian Student Research Forum - VIDEO

ETSU students showcase projects at Appalachian Student Research Forum - VIDEO

April 9th, 2015 4:46 pm by Tony Casey

Rahul Paul's research project concluded that adolescents who have asthma are prone to depression, because it keeps them out of team sports and activities engaged in by healthier students.

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DUI charge dismissed in Tennessee Highway Patrol quota case

DUI charge dismissed in Tennessee Highway Patrol quota case

April 9th, 2015 4:36 pm by Becky Campbell

The DUI case that spurred a local attorney to raise questions of allegations about arrest quotas for the Tennessee Highway Patrol is over.

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Mountain States hospitals named top performers on patient safety, patient experience

Mountain States hospitals named top performers on patient safety, patient experience

April 9th, 2015 1:56 pm by Contributed to the Press

Four hospitals in the region are recognized among top performers in the nation for patient safety and one for both patient safety and patient experience.

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Johnson City appliance store closes owing at least $86K to customers

Johnson City appliance store closes owing at least $86K to customers

April 9th, 2015 1:33 pm by Becky Campbell

Customers, now victims, of Professional Appliance Direct, located at 3101 Browns Mill Road, Suite 3, began earlier this month reporting to the Johnson City Police Department that they had been defrauded and swindled.

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Elizabethton's fire rating upgraded

Elizabethton's fire rating upgraded

April 9th, 2015 10:42 am by John Thompson

The rating went from 4 to 3 on a scale of 1-10, with a lower score being better.

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Lopez Lomong: Running for the United States - VIDEO

April 9th, 2015 9:14 am by Tony Casey

Shortly after finishing the particularly hilly 3.1-mile course in 16 minutes and 27.7 seconds, the Tully senior was cranking out the easiest, most fluid chin-ups I'd ever seen, one after another, for what seemed to be 15 minutes. He did this until the rec

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Unaka Avenue Baptist Church secretary gets 8 years for stealing $420,000

Unaka Avenue Baptist Church secretary gets 8 years for stealing $420,000

April 9th, 2015 8:45 am by Becky Campbell

Testimony from a woman facing eight years in prison for stealing more than $420,000 from a local church might have been her undoing that led to a judge ordering her to serve her sentence.

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Church Brothers owner decides to stay put; city official to consider options

Church Brothers owner decides to stay put; city official to consider options

April 9th, 2015 8:35 am by Gary B. Gray

Church Brothers Family Fun Store owner Dennis Church said Wednesday he does not intend to relocate his West Watauga Avenue business nearer the former Kelly's Foods site in a land swap with Johnson City to accommodate a large makeover in that area.

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