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Danish zoo kills giraffe and feeds to lions — in front of children — to prevent inbreeding

Danish zoo kills giraffe and feeds to lions — in front of children — to prevent inbreeding

February 10th, 2014 9:36 am by MALIN RISING and RICHARD STEED, Associated Press

Marius, a healthy male, was put down Sunday using a bolt pistol.

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Medical Marijuana March

February 9th, 2014 11:55 pm by Dave Boyd

Medical Marijuana Rally Dave Boyd/Johnson City Press Hundreds showed up for the Medicinal Marijuana Rally Saturday.

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ETSU professor: Opposition to Darwin’s work continues to evolve

ETSU professor: Opposition to Darwin’s work continues to evolve

February 9th, 2014 9:46 pm by Tony Casey

On his 205th birthday, naturalist Charles Darwin might have directed a tip of the cap to the East Tennessee State University and General Shale Brick Natural History Museum for its annual Darwin Day celebration Saturday.

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Health department donned with local pioneer physician’s name

Health department donned with local pioneer physician’s name

February 9th, 2014 9:22 pm by Tony Casey

If Boones Creek Historical Trust member Vicki Shell’s prediction comes to fruition, don’t be surprised to see the story of Dr. Hezekiah Hankal play out on the big screen in upcoming years.

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Meet Your Neighbor: Erwin woman puts pieces together

Meet Your Neighbor: Erwin woman puts pieces together

February 9th, 2014 9:16 pm by Brad Hicks

A corner room of Brenda Wilkins' tidy Erwin home is devoted to the tools of her trade. Stacked pieces of fabric fill shelves in the space. Equipment for measuring and cutting is kept close to the desk on which Wilkins completes her projects.

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Two charged with making meth in home they were visiting

Two charged with making meth in home they were visiting

February 9th, 2014 9:12 pm by John Thompson

The residents of a home at 836 Blue Springs Road were relocated Saturday evening and two people who had been visiting the residence were arrested by the Carter County Sheriff’s Department on methamphetamine charges.

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Man charged with intentionally causing crash

Man charged with intentionally causing crash

February 9th, 2014 8:45 pm by Staff Reports

A Banner Elk, N.C., man was charged Sunday after police said he caused a vehicle crash by intentionally slamming on his brakes several times, which caused the vehicle behind his to crash into the rear of his vehicle, Johnson City police said in a news rel

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Hundreds march for medical marijuana rights

Hundreds march for medical marijuana rights

February 8th, 2014 9:42 pm by Tony Casey

Allison Folsom brought her family all the way from Bristol to tote her “Moms for Medical Marijuana" sign Saturday.

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Alcohol consumption equals big business for some local communities

Alcohol consumption equals big business for some local communities

February 8th, 2014 9:38 pm by Nathan Baker

Regardless of one’s moral views on alcohol consumption, the sale of suds and spirits is big business, and some local communities have seen their cups runneth over from the monetary benefits of allowing libations.

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City neighborhood set for war against feathered foes

City neighborhood set for war against feathered foes

February 8th, 2014 9:31 pm by Gary B. Gray

Gump Addition residents are in lock-and-load mode to rid their neighborhood of pesky and poop-happy flocks of starlings, even if it means donning goggles, roaming the streets and launching pyrotechnics at the critters from devices resembling flame thrower

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