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Johnson City police: Passenger grabbed wheel from driver, crashing vehicle into I-26 bridge

Johnson City police: Passenger grabbed wheel from driver, crashing vehicle into I-26 bridge

July 10th, 2013 8:49 am by Staff Report

The early morning crash led to the arrest of a Kingsport man on a reckless endangerment charge.

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Haslam defends education commissioner under fire over teacher pay

Haslam defends education commissioner under fire over teacher pay

July 10th, 2013 7:30 am by Associated Press

At least two Facebook pages have been created calling for Kevin Huffman's ouster as well as an online petition that has garnered hundreds of signatures.

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10 Things to Know for Today

10 Things to Know for Today

July 10th, 2013 7:13 am by Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

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Singer Randy Travis remains in critical condition

Singer Randy Travis remains in critical condition

July 10th, 2013 7:08 am by CHRIS TALBOTT, AP Music Writer

Country singer Randy Travis remained in critical condition Tuesday in a Texas hospital after doctors inserted a device to stabilize his weakened heart.

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Lawsuit against Johnson City, state agency challenges denial of methadone clinic citing federal law violations

Lawsuit against Johnson City, state agency challenges denial of methadone clinic citing federal law violations

July 9th, 2013 7:24 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

A complaint was filed in U.S. District Court in Nashville Monday against the Tennessee Health Services and Development Agency and city of Johnson City, citing violations of the Rehabilitation Act and Americans with Disabilities Act for not allowing Tri-Ci

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Johnson City nursing home appealing fine imposed after investigation of patient injury

Johnson City nursing home appealing fine imposed after investigation of patient injury

July 9th, 2013 5:09 pm by Rex Barber

A fine has been imposed on a Johnson City assisted living facility following an investigation that alleges a certified nurse assistant injured a resident and allowed another to sit in filth for hours.

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Update: Woman dies in crash on U.S. Highway 19E in Carter County

Update: Woman dies in crash on U.S. Highway 19E in Carter County

July 9th, 2013 3:46 pm by John Thompson

HAMPTON — A woman was killed Monday afternoon in a three-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 19E.

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Update: Official misconduct charges dismissed against former Unicoi sheriff Harris; prosecutors may not proceed with remaining charges

Update: Official misconduct charges dismissed against former Unicoi sheriff Harris; prosecutors may not proceed with remaining charges

July 9th, 2013 3:27 pm by Brad Hicks

Senior Judge Jon Kerry Blackwood told the jurors chosen to hear former Unicoi County sheriff Kent Harris’ trial on six counts of official misconduct that he had little doubt that a violation of the law had occurred.

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Police: Man dies after girlfriend stabs him with large knife during argument

Police: Man dies after girlfriend stabs him with large knife during argument - VIDEO

July 9th, 2013 12:58 pm by Kayla Carter

A woman has expressed remorse for her actions during an altercation involving a kitchen knife and alcohol, which created a deadly situation for her boyfriend early Tuesday morning, according to the Johnson City Police Department.

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Rain pushes Watauga Lake to record mark for second time this year

Rain pushes Watauga Lake to record mark for second time this year

July 9th, 2013 11:02 am by Kayla Carter

“We just set another record high at Watauga,” said Chuck Bach, general manager of river scheduling at Tennessee Valley Authority.

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