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Shelter's money adds up as groundbreaking nears

Shelter's money adds up as groundbreaking nears

June 4th, 2014 8:59 am by Max Hrenda

Two days away from the groundbreaking ceremony - scheduled for Thursday - governmental and fundraising efforts reportedly have paid off.

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Summer Food Program

June 4th, 2014 1:00 am by Dave Boyd

Summer Food Dave Boyd/Johnson City PressAngie Odom of TLC Community Center distributes sandwiches and snacks for the Summer Food Program.

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Tennessee DCS back on track,' court monitors say

Tennessee DCS back on track,' court monitors say

June 3rd, 2014 11:11 pm by Tony Gonzalez, The Tennessean

Tennessee's child welfare system rebounded under new leadership in the past year - although challenges remain - experts say in a new 505-page report.

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City school board talks tax hike to make up shortfalls

City school board talks tax hike to make up shortfalls

June 3rd, 2014 11:08 pm by Nathan Baker

City government leaders appear to be bracing for the first property tax rate increase in 12 years for the municipality's residents.

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Pharmacy company, Boys & Girls hope to be happy as Lark St. expands

Pharmacy company, Boys & Girls hope to be happy as Lark St. expands

June 3rd, 2014 11:01 pm by Gary B. Gray

Construction of the Lark Street Extension Project will not consume the Boys and Girls Club of Johnson City/Washington County, though the club's recreational fields will be moved to accommodate the new two-lane road.

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Road work may yield fields of dreams for Boys & Girls Club

Road work may yield fields of dreams for Boys & Girls Club

June 3rd, 2014 10:54 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The Boys & Girls Club of Johnson City Washington County is preparing to ride out the construction of the new Lark Street Extension in place and expecting to come out of the road work with its three sports fields significantly improved.

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Grocery stores look to become one-stop shop for wining, dining

Grocery stores look to become one-stop shop for wining, dining

June 3rd, 2014 10:50 pm by Nathan Baker

Petitions are already circulating in Northeast Tennessee to trigger referendum votes to allow wine in food stores, but the campaign is set to begin in earnest next week.

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Bike rider, 11, dies after being hit by vehicle in SW Virginia

Bike rider, 11, dies after being hit by vehicle in SW Virginia

June 3rd, 2014 5:16 pm by NET News Service

The child was flown by Virginia State Police to Holston Valley Medical Center in Kingsport, where he was pronounced dead.

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UPDATE: Sevierville woman says she didn't mean to put dog in danger

UPDATE: Sevierville woman says she didn't mean to put dog in danger - VIDEO

June 3rd, 2014 4:05 pm by Becky Campbell

A Sevierville woman said Tuesday she never meant to put her dog, Buster Brown, in harm's way when she left the young Red Nose Pit Bull/Boxer mix inside her car last month while shopping in Johnson City.

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ETSU researchers to be a part of effort to reduce number of babies born addicted to drugs

ETSU researchers to be a part of effort to reduce number of babies born addicted to drugs

June 3rd, 2014 9:56 am by Nathan Baker

DOH: 386 infants born this year so far showing withdrawal symptoms that can occur in babies exposed to drugs while in their mothers' wombs. That number is 22 percent higher than the same time period last year, creating "an epidemic-level health crisis."

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