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Body armor saves Knoxville policeman from bullet in motel shooting

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Body armor saves Knoxville policeman from bullet in motel shooting

May 21st, 2015 3:37 pm by Knoxville News-Sentinel

A Knoxville police officer shot Wednesday night while trying to arrest a Florida career criminal at an East Knoxville motel has been released from a hospital.

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Johnson City water/sewer employee accused of stealing 1,200 pounds of brass

Johnson City water/sewer employee accused of stealing 1,200 pounds of brass

May 22nd, 2015 9:01 am by Staff Report

Danny Ray Clark was charged with embezzlement over $10,000.

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UPDATE: Judge denies injunction, allows Covered Bridge Days events on contended stage

UPDATE: Judge denies injunction, allows Covered Bridge Days events on contended stage

May 21st, 2015 12:55 pm by John Thompson

Events at the 49th Annual Covered Bridge Celebration in downtown Elizabethton will be held as scheduled.

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Update: THP cites pickup driver in rollover crash with Johnson City police cruiser

Update: THP cites pickup driver in rollover crash with Johnson City police cruiser

May 21st, 2015 11:51 am by Sam Watson

JCPD Patrolman Michael McIntosh received minor injuries in the crash at West Market Street and East Watauga Avenue.

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Hearts of gold: Heart Association honors Washington County/Johnson City EMS

Hearts of gold: Heart Association honors Washington County/Johnson City EMS

May 21st, 2015 11:25 am by Becky Campbell

In 2014, EMS had 1,142 patients who met the criteria of a heart attack, which is 35 years or older experiencing chest pain.

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Unimpressive monthly increase leaves Tri-Cities housing market weak

Unimpressive monthly increase leaves Tri-Cities housing market weak

May 21st, 2015 11:17 am by Nathan Baker

Existing homes sales in the Tri-Cities saw a smaller than usual spring increase in 2015, to which Northeast Tennessee Association of Realtors President Sharon Duncan attributed fewer available houses on the market.

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Town Hall on Insure Tennessee: Why don't many working people have insurance?

Town Hall on Insure Tennessee: Why don't many working people have insurance?

May 21st, 2015 9:31 am by Becky Campbell

"These are working people. There are some people out in the world who don't have the same advantages I have or you have" - Dr. Patrick MacMillan, a Johnson City internal medicine physician and psychiatrist, speaking at Wednesday's town hall.

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Johnson City policeman involved in crash at W Market/W Watauga

Johnson City policeman involved in crash at W Market/W Watauga

May 20th, 2015 10:48 pm by Sam Watson

Only minor injuries were reported, although the pickup wound up in its side and the police cruiser was heavily damaged.

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Capitol Police chief: No excuse for leaving guns in bathroom

Capitol Police chief: No excuse for leaving guns in bathroom

May 20th, 2015 3:59 pm by STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press

One gun was found by a child.

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Summer programs to keep Carter County youths busy

Summer programs to keep Carter County youths busy

May 20th, 2015 9:14 am by John Thompson

The Boys and Girls Club of Elizabethton/Carter County and the Elizabethton/Carter County Public Library are two places offering special programs for youths during summer vacation this year. Both programs will focus on super heroes.

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NAACP will host Johnson City panel discussion about Common Core

NAACP will host Johnson City panel discussion about Common Core

May 20th, 2015 8:56 am by Dylan Chesser

The Tennessee NAACP is trying to improve community understanding of Tennessee academic standards by hosting a panel discussion with Johnson City educators and residents.

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