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Physicians prepare for swine flu

Physicians prepare for swine flu

December 30th, 2013 9:21 pm by Nathan Baker

Local health officials haven’t yet seen a surge in the number of influenza infections, but said they’re preparing for the worst as the flu season intensifies.

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Kingsport man accused of savagely beating his grandmother

Kingsport man accused of savagely beating his grandmother

December 30th, 2013 7:06 pm by Jeff Bobo — NET News Service

A Kingsport man who allegedly punched his grandmother in the head about 30 times during a savage beating Friday evening remained held in the Hawkins County Jail Monday on $100,000 bond.

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Church Hill woman killed in crash

December 30th, 2013 4:40 pm by by WES BUNCH, NET News Service

HILTONS -- A Tennessee woman was killed late Sunday night in a two-vehicle crash that occurred in Scott County.

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Noteworthy crimes, court cases from 2013

Noteworthy crimes, court cases from 2013

December 30th, 2013 4:16 pm by Becky Campbell

In addition to the numerous homicides and child abuse cases in the Northeast Tennessee region in 2013, there were also a number of other notable and newsworthy crime and court stories.

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Update: 97-year-old woman killed in Scott County, Va. house fire

Update: 97-year-old woman killed in Scott County, Va. house fire

December 30th, 2013 1:35 pm by by WES BUNCH, NET News Service

The Scott County Sheriff's Office and Virginia State Police are investigating a fatal fire that occurred Monday morning in Hiltons.

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Police: burglar caught on video

Police: burglar caught on video

December 30th, 2013 1:28 pm by Staff Report

A sophisticated surveillance system caught a burglar at work last week at a Johnson City business, and the man was scheduled for a court appearance today, according to information from the city police department.

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Fake door-to-door salesman charged with assault

Fake door-to-door salesman charged with assault

December 30th, 2013 12:29 pm by by RAIN SMITH, NET News Service

A Kingsport man charged with aggravated assault after allegedly hitting his girlfriend on the head with an iron on Christmas Eve may also have scammed people by presenting himself as a door-to-door salesman, according to police.

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Update: Wisconsin man arrested on child rape charge, fondled 12-year-old girl

Update: Wisconsin man arrested on child rape charge, fondled 12-year-old girl

December 30th, 2013 9:01 am by Staff Report

Johnson City police arrested a Wisconsin man Sunday on rape of a child and incest, according to a police department press release.

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Tweetsie Trail work begins today

Tweetsie Trail work begins today

December 29th, 2013 9:14 pm by Tony Casey

When construction begins on the Tweetsie Trail today, Johnson City workers won’t stop until the project is complete, public works director Phil Pindzola said.

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Nonprofit that helps children needing specialized care holding fundraiser

Nonprofit that helps children needing specialized care holding fundraiser

December 29th, 2013 9:12 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Kari’s Heart Foundation, the Johnson City-based nonprofit group that helps families across the region with children in need of specialized care at hospitals far from home, will host its biggest fundraiser of the year New Year’s Eve at Carnegie Hotel.

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