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ETSU confirms meningitis diagnosis; employee released from hospital

ETSU confirms meningitis diagnosis; employee released from hospital

January 22nd, 2014 12:04 pm by Staff Report

ETSU had announced the possible case last week, saying the man did not prepare or serve any food on campus or come into direct contact with students.

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Authorities release name of woman killed in weekend house fire

Authorities release name of woman killed in weekend house fire

January 22nd, 2014 11:45 am by Staff Report

Serena Morrow, 22, died in the residential fire that broke out around 4 a.m. Saturday at 2528 Old State Route 34.

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Man to get at least 10 years in prison after teen-sex plea

Man to get at least 10 years in prison after teen-sex plea

January 22nd, 2014 10:30 am by Brad Hicks

Rickie Lee Hoyle agreed to plead guilty to charges related to his attempt to solicit sex from a teenager.

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Common Core challenge could cause classroom conflict

Common Core challenge could cause classroom conflict

January 22nd, 2014 10:26 am by Nathan Baker

Republican state lawmakers announced a pair of bills Tuesday aimed at delaying the implementation of the Common Core State Standards and the companion test, the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers, by up to four years, leaving

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Bitter cold grips region ... again

January 22nd, 2014 9:56 am by Becky Campbell

Tri-Cities residents awoke to frigid conditions this morning along with fine powdery snow.

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Tweetsie Trail Donation

January 22nd, 2014 8:30 am by Dave Boyd

Tweetsie Trail Donation Dave Boyd/Johnson City Press

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Fire damages 1,800 tombstones at Chattanooga National Cemetery, including those of Civil War dead

Fire damages 1,800 tombstones at Chattanooga National Cemetery, including those of Civil War dead

January 22nd, 2014 7:55 am by Tyler Jett, Chattanooga Times Free Press

The fire burned at least three tombstones so badly that cemetery officials will have to replace them.

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The freeze is on: Wind chills to be near zero for few days; UPDATE: JC schools closed

The freeze is on: Wind chills to be near zero for few days; UPDATE: JC schools closed

January 22nd, 2014 7:30 am by Tony Casey

In preparation for the cold weather, area schools either let out early or closed.

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Proposed law would require jail time for meth

Proposed law would require jail time for meth

January 21st, 2014 9:41 pm by Becky Campbell

A new law proposed by a local state legislator would establish mandatory minimum sentencing for anyone convicted of possessing any amount of methamphetamine.

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EMS to take lead role in unattended deaths

EMS to take lead role in unattended deaths

January 21st, 2014 9:36 pm by Becky Campbell

Unattended death investigations in Washington County’s rural areas will soon no longer be the sole responsibility of the sheriff’s office, with a new requirement for a medically trained person to be on scene.

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