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The Buzz: What you need to know today from Johnson City Press

The Buzz: What you need to know today from Johnson City Press

December 2nd, 2014 1:11 pm by Johnson City Press

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Threat against other Science Hill triggers lockdown at Johnson City school

Threat against other Science Hill triggers lockdown at Johnson City school

December 2nd, 2014 12:45 pm by Staff Report

The convenience of the Information Age was to blame for a soft lockdown at Science Hill High School Tuesday morning, when administrators were alerted to an online threat against another Science Hill.

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Snip him or don't? CDC says circumcision benefits outweigh risks

Snip him or don't? CDC says circumcision benefits outweigh risks

December 2nd, 2014 11:41 am by Associated Press

Germs can grow underneath the foreskin, and CDC officials say the procedure can lower a male's risk of sexually-transmitted diseases, penile cancer and even urinary tract infections.

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Medical billing company announces more than 300 Kingsport jobs

Medical billing company announces more than 300 Kingsport jobs

December 2nd, 2014 11:34 am by NET News Service

The company will begin hiring immediately, employ 100 people within a year "and forecasts between 350 and 500 new jobs within four years of opening its Kingsport offices this fall."

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Highway explosion: 2 dead in I-24W crash near Nashville

Highway explosion: 2 dead in I-24W crash near Nashville

December 2nd, 2014 11:21 am by Adam Tamburin, The Tennessean

An eastbound semi hauling wood veered into westbound lanes, where it hit a FedEx truck in its gas tanks, causing an explosion.

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Crews find body of missing hiker in SE Tennessee

Crews find body of missing hiker in SE Tennessee

December 2nd, 2014 8:57 am by Associated Press

First responders say the rainy, foggy weather, as well as the rough terrain, made for a difficult search.

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Justice for All: Tennessee Supreme Court justice works to open access to legal aid

Justice for All: Tennessee Supreme Court justice works to open access to legal aid

December 2nd, 2014 8:49 am by Becky Campbell

When it comes to helping someone solve a legal problem, Tennessee Supreme Court Justice Connie Clark knows just how fulfilling that role has been for her, and she's quick to recognize when others do the same.

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Polish doctors treating 2-year-old found in frost

Polish doctors treating 2-year-old found in frost

December 2nd, 2014 8:39 am by Associated Press

The boy's body temperature was 12 degrees Celsius (54 F) and his heart was beating once every few dozen seconds when he was brought in on Sunday.

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Gone for good? Gump residents wonder if they've seen the last of their feathered invaders

Gone for good? Gump residents wonder if they've seen the last of their feathered invaders

December 1st, 2014 9:35 pm by Jessica Fuller

Gump residents grabbed their pots and pans to aid the firecrackers' attempt at ridding the neighborhood of its noisy, nasty invaders.

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Suspect in 4 West Virginia killings found dead

Suspect in 4 West Virginia killings found dead

December 1st, 2014 9:31 pm by MATT STROUD, Associated Press

A West Virginia man suspected in four killings in separate shootings was discovered dead in his truck of a self-inflicted gunshot wound after an hourslong manhunt, police said Monday.

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