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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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Board votes down coaching policy after public comment

Board votes down coaching policy after public comment

June 3rd, 2014 9:04 am by Nathan Baker

A proposed policy change to bar Johnson City School district employees from coaching athletics at other districts within a 50-mile radius failed unanimously Monday night at a meeting of the system's Board of Education.

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5 things to know about EPA's power plant rule

5 things to know about EPA's power plant rule

June 3rd, 2014 7:52 am by Associated Press

Five things to know about the Obama administration's plans to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, the chief greenhouse gas, from power plants.

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Migrant kids in the U.S.: 1 of 10 things to know today

Migrant kids in the U.S.: 1 of 10 things to know today

June 3rd, 2014 7:26 am by Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

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Coming Home: Remains of Mountain City man's father, killed in WWII, discovered

Coming Home: Remains of Mountain City man's father, killed in WWII, discovered

June 2nd, 2014 11:15 pm by Max Hrenda

William Edwin "Eddie" Harris doesn't remember meeting his father, but the two spent time together in November 1944 when Pfc. Cecil Harris was granted leave to visit his wife and young son.

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