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Familiar TV pitchman Bill McConnell suffers carbon monoxide poisoning at Kingsport paint shop

Familiar TV pitchman Bill McConnell suffers carbon monoxide poisoning at Kingsport paint shop

August 2nd, 2013 4:28 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Fire department officials discovered elevated levels of carbon monoxide throughout the building.

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Update: Erwin woman killed in Telford crash; pickup driver who fled scene identified

Update: Erwin woman killed in Telford crash; pickup driver who fled scene identified

August 2nd, 2013 1:30 pm by Staff Report

The crash occurred just before 6:30 p.m. at the intersection of Horace Dillow Road and Nofattie Road.

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Are you concerned about traveling in wake of alert from al-Qaida threat?

Are you concerned about traveling in wake of alert from al-Qaida threat?

August 2nd, 2013 11:20 am by Staff Report

The United States issued a global travel alert Friday, citing an al-Qaida threat that also caused the State Department to close its embassies Sunday around the Muslim world.

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Update: Body identified in fatal north Johnson City house fire

Update: Body identified in fatal north Johnson City house fire

August 2nd, 2013 11:00 am by Staff Report

Firefighters were called to 4200 Englewood Blvd. just before 1 a.m.

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First Friday to feature local band, Science Hill mega reunion

First Friday to feature local band, Science Hill mega reunion

August 2nd, 2013 12:01 am by Jennifer Sprouse

As merchants and restaurant owners open their doors for locals during this month's First Friday events, some attendees will be reuniting with old classmates and friends from their high school days.

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Greenspace along State of Franklin Road to remain Founder's Park

Greenspace along State of Franklin Road to remain Founder's Park

August 1st, 2013 10:39 pm by Gary B. Gray

Founder’s Park by any other name just wouldn’t do on Thursday when city commissioners voted unanimously to christen the $2.8 million, 5-acre greenspace along State of Franklin Road — Founder’s Park.

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Traffic concerns idle $20M development at Sunset/State of Franklin

Traffic concerns idle $20M development at Sunset/State of Franklin

August 1st, 2013 10:15 pm by Gary B. Gray

Traffic, and all the potential problems linked with high vehicles counts and crowded streets, became the main focus at Thursday’s City Commission meeting when a second reading to rezone a 29-acre parcel off North State of Franklin Road to accommodate a $2

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The Buzz: Local news worth talking about

The Buzz: Local news worth talking about

August 1st, 2013 4:08 pm by Staff Report

In case you missed these posts, here are 10 items worth reading today on JohnsonCityPress.com.

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Ohio man gets life term in kidnapping of Amanda Berry and 2 other women held captive for decade

Ohio man gets life term in kidnapping of Amanda Berry and 2 other women held captive for decade

August 1st, 2013 2:11 pm by ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS and THOMAS J. SHEERAN, Associated Press

His victims included Berry, who has family in Elizabeththon

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Elizabethton Police: Alcohol may have been factor in Wednesday crash

Elizabethton Police: Alcohol may have been factor in Wednesday crash

August 1st, 2013 12:46 pm by Staff Reports

Police believe alcohol may have been a contributing factor in a head-on traffic crash Wednesday on West Elk Avenue near Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park in Elizabethton.

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