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Police say gun man pointed at officer in standoff was plastic

Police say gun man pointed at officer in standoff was plastic

November 16th, 2013 4:06 pm by Becky Campbell

The gun a Johnson City man pointed at police Thursday after he became irate over a visit from an Animal Control officer turned out to be a black and silver plastic weapon, a court document filed in the case said.

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Big Bad Voodoo Daddy swings in NPAC

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy swings in NPAC

November 16th, 2013 3:33 pm by For the Press

This year marks the 20th anniversary of Big Bad Voodoo Daddy’s remarkable arrival onto the music scene. In its first years, having secured their legendary residency at the Derby nightclub in Los Angeles, they reminded the world — in the middle of the grun

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No-armed guitarist Goffeney, his band, Big Toe, rock ETSU

No-armed guitarist Goffeney, his band, Big Toe, rock ETSU - VIDEO

November 16th, 2013 8:39 am by Tony Casey

Mark Goffeney and his band, Big Toe, performed at the East Tennessee State University Martha Culp Auditorium Friday night.

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Students learn math of accidents

Students learn math of accidents

November 15th, 2013 9:36 pm by Becky Campbell

If Connie Williams’ students had conducted themselves in real life like they did in class Friday, the 13- and 14-year-olds would likely end up in juvenile detention.

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3,000 angels wait for Christmas gifts

3,000 angels wait for Christmas gifts

November 15th, 2013 9:30 pm by Press Staff Writers Sue Guinn Legg and John Thompson

The Salvation Army’s four-week Angel Tree shopping adoption project for nearly 3,000 in-need children in Washington, Carter and Unicoi counties kicked off Friday and will run through Dec. 13.

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Food City chief won’t confirm move possibility

Food City chief won’t confirm move possibility

November 15th, 2013 9:26 pm by Nathan Baker

The CEO of Food City’s parent company wouldn’t go as far as confirming the grocery store will open a new supermarket in a proposed shopping center planned for Johnson City’s west side, but said the company is interested in having a store in the vicinity.

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States’ refusal to accept federal Medicaid money frustrates MSHA leaders

States’ refusal to accept federal Medicaid money frustrates MSHA leaders

November 15th, 2013 9:20 pm by Gary B. Gray

The leadership transition at Mountain States Health Alliance reveals no loose threads when it comes to solidarity of thought, especially federal and state legislation and its effect on hospitals and patients.

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Report: Hatcheries should remain open

Report: Hatcheries should remain open

November 15th, 2013 5:36 pm by Brad Hicks

U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander today released the following statement on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's report on the National Fish Hatchery System, which does not recommend closing Tennessee's hatcheries at Dale Hollow and Erwin in 2014 but highlights l

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ETSU professor to speak about Kennedy assassination at Johnson City library

ETSU professor to speak about Kennedy assassination at Johnson City library

November 15th, 2013 4:54 pm by Contributed — ETSU

In this free public talk, Dr. Daryl Carter of East Tennessee State University will discuss Kennedy’s career in Congress, his presidency and his death, including aspects and details of various theories revolving around the assassination.

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Carter Co. man wounded while watching neighbors shooting in target practice

Carter Co. man wounded while watching neighbors shooting in target practice

November 15th, 2013 2:59 pm by John Thompson

The incident on Dugger Branch Road shortly after noon Thursday.

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