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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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London's Lofts offers public peek at renovated residences

London's Lofts offers public peek at renovated residences

December 12th, 2014 10:02 pm by Max Hrenda

After spending most of the year working to restore one of downtown Johnson City's landmark buildings, a local developer decided to show the public what all that work had created.

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Plot to swap lots may provide perks for both city, church

Plot to swap lots may provide perks for both city, church

December 12th, 2014 9:51 pm by Gary B. Gray

Public Works Department Director Phil Pindzola said Friday he is talking with church officials about exchanging a newly created, city-owned lot adjacent to the church off West Main Street for a church-owned lot at Wilson Avenue and South Boone next to Mid

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Despite lone commissionee, ETSU military chair says ROTC program going strong

Despite lone commissionee, ETSU military chair says ROTC program going strong

December 12th, 2014 9:34 pm by Tony Casey

With the graduation of second lieutenant Karter Doyal on Friday morning in the Ball Hall auditorium, Lt. Col. Glen Howie, the Military Science Department chairman, says the state of ETSU's ROTC program is in the strongest position it's been in 25 years.

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The Buzz: Here's what hot today on JohnsonCityPress.com

The Buzz: Here's what hot today on JohnsonCityPress.com

December 12th, 2014 1:04 pm by Staff Report

The Buzz, flying in to keep you up to date on today's stories.

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Update: Captain says guilty conscience led to Shell's confession

Update: Captain says guilty conscience led to Shell's confession

December 12th, 2014 12:07 pm by John Thompson

A 23-year-old Carter County man pleaded guilty Friday to a 2012 Roan Mountain killing during a drug deal gone bad.

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Ramsey changes course on governor's Medicaid expansion plan

Ramsey changes course on governor's Medicaid expansion plan

December 12th, 2014 10:25 am by Erik Schelzig, Associated Press

Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey says that if fellow Republican Gov. Bill Haslam succeeds in his negotiations with President Barack Obama's administration on a special Tennessee deal for Medicaid expansion, the result could be "sellable" to skeptical state lawma

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Bluff City woman charged with shooting husband now accused of three-year poisoning campaign

Bluff City woman charged with shooting husband now accused of three-year poisoning campaign

December 12th, 2014 9:13 am by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

A Bluff City woman who allegedly shot her husband in the back, leaving him paralyzed and crawling through the woods for help while she went to Pigeon Forge with their children, is now being accused of poisoning him for the last three years.

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5 Out & About things to do

5 Out & About things to do

December 12th, 2014 8:35 am by Contributed

Nationally renowned comedian Sinbad will perform at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Instead of performing rehearsed monologues and jokes, Sinbad said he prides himself on being able to "leave everything open" so he can discus

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Captain's recovery steams ahead after losing leg to locomotive

Captain's recovery steams ahead after losing leg to locomotive

December 11th, 2014 10:02 pm by Max Hrenda

After Captain the dog lost his leg to a passing train, neither veterinarians, shelter workers nor even his owner thought he had much of a chance at survival.

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