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City schools renew HEROES contract

City schools renew HEROES contract

August 4th, 2014 11:50 pm by Nathan Baker

A mental health program threatened during Johnson City Schools' budget process this summer was renewed for another school year Monday evening at a lower cost than estimated.

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East Tennessee doctor quarantines himself after work with Ebola patients

East Tennessee doctor quarantines himself after work with Ebola patients

August 4th, 2014 11:39 pm by Adam Tamburin, The Tennessean

An East Tennessee doctor who recently returned from treating Ebola patients in West Africa has voluntarily quarantined himself inside his home, and a local expert says it's an admirable move, but probably unnecessary.

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Police: Man swims across Holston River in attempted Eastman theft

Police: Man swims across Holston River in attempted Eastman theft

August 4th, 2014 5:01 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Police are releasing surveillance images to solicit tips on his identity.

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Back to School: Usual hectic day in Johnson City, but still smooth

Back to School: Usual hectic day in Johnson City, but still smooth

August 4th, 2014 4:56 pm by Elizabeth Saulsbury

It may have been a half day, but school was in full force in Johnson City as students and teachers got acclimated for new academic year with assemblies, class assignments and get-to-know-you sessions.

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Could he be the oldest World War II vet?

Could he be the oldest World War II vet?

August 4th, 2014 4:38 pm by Becky Campbell

It was 1910 when Jason Snyder came into the world, the oldest of 10 children to a Valley Forge couple who would end up being honored this week as possibly the oldest surviving World War II veteran in Tennessee.

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WHO says death toll from Ebola in W. Africa hits 887

WHO says death toll from Ebola in W. Africa hits 887

August 4th, 2014 4:05 pm by BASHIR ADIGUN and JONATHAN PAYE-LAYLEH, Associated Press

Sierra Leone marked a national stay-at-home day Monday in an effort to halt the disease's spread.

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NE Tennessee man killed in four-wheeler accident

NE Tennessee man killed in four-wheeler accident

August 4th, 2014 3:38 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

A Hawkins County man was killed Sunday in an four-wheeler accident after apparently hitting a stump and overturning while traveling down a hill.

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Former White House press secretary Jim Brady, wounded in 1981 Reagan shooting, dies at 73

Former White House press secretary Jim Brady, wounded in 1981 Reagan shooting, dies at 73

August 4th, 2014 2:19 pm by Associated Press

Brady undertook a personal crusade for gun control after suffering the devastating bullet wound to his head outside the Washington Hilton Hotel on March 30, 1981.

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3 kids, parents dead in Virginia murder-suicide

3 kids, parents dead in Virginia murder-suicide

August 4th, 2014 1:47 pm by Associated Press

A family member discovered the bodies of the two adults, both 35, and three school-aged children Sunday night, Detective Angela Deavers with the Culpeper County Sheriff's Office said.

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Juvenile cited in auto burglary

Juvenile cited in auto burglary

August 4th, 2014 10:15 am by Staff Report

Witnesses chased two juvenile suspects

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