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Erwin woman charged with obtaining drugs falsely

Erwin woman charged with obtaining drugs falsely

April 25th, 2015 10:38 pm by Staff Report

An Erwin woman was charged Friday with picking up someone's prescription without authorization from that person, Johnson City police said in a news release.

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Majority of ETSU's Quillen graduates heading into primary care

Majority of ETSU's Quillen graduates heading into primary care

April 25th, 2015 10:35 pm by Tony Casey

As the world of health care dramatically changes around East Tennessee State University's Quillen College of Medicine, Dr. Kenneth Olive, a professor and associate dean for academic and faculty affairs, is still seeing medical students follow specialities

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Hundreds attend annual Coptic Conference for conversation with universe, enlightenment

Hundreds attend annual Coptic Conference for conversation with universe, enlightenment - VIDEO

April 25th, 2015 10:31 pm by Jessica Fuller

This weekend, Johnson City is playing host to the 24th-annual Coptic Fellowship International Southern Conference, which so far has drawn more than 400 people this year to the Holiday Inn on West Springbrook Drive.

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3 charged with vandalism of vacated business

3 charged with vandalism of vacated business

April 25th, 2015 10:24 pm by Staff Report

Three people were charged by Johnson City Police Department officers Friday evening after a call to respond to 1416 S. Roan St. on a report of several individuals inside a vacated business, the department said in a news release.

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The battle must end:  Health care officials say merger is best route to serve community

The battle must end: Health care officials say merger is best route to serve community

April 25th, 2015 10:21 pm by Nathan Baker

In merging the Tri-Cities' two health care nonprofits, Alan Levine says he hopes to tear down the curtains pulled in place over the past two decades separating communities and people into one hospital system or the other.

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Man gets 20 years in musician's murder

Man gets 20 years in musician's murder

April 25th, 2015 10:12 pm by Stacey Barchenger, The Tennessean

Nashville Criminal Court Judge Steve Dozier did not buy Chris Ferrell's claims that Ferrell shot and killed his friend, country musician Wayne Mills, in self-defense.

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Man arrested on charges placed in 2009

Man arrested on charges placed in 2009

April 25th, 2015 10:07 pm by Staff Report

A man wanted in the 2009 theft of two flat-screen televisions was arrested Saturday, a news release from the Johnson City Police Department said.

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Nepal quake: Over 1,000 dead, history razed, Everest shaken

Nepal quake: Over 1,000 dead, history razed, Everest shaken

April 25th, 2015 4:04 pm by BINAJ GURUBACHARYA, Associated Press and MUNEEZA NAQVI, Associated Press

Tens of thousands of people were spending the night in the open under a chilly and thunderous sky after a powerful earthquake devastated Nepal on Saturday, killing more than 1,180 people, collapsing modern houses and ancient temples and triggering a lands

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Bruce Jenner comes out as transgender, says 'I am a woman'

Bruce Jenner comes out as transgender, says 'I am a woman'

April 25th, 2015 1:40 pm by DAVID BAUDER, AP Television Writer

In the 1970s, Bruce Jenner was a symbol of American masculinity as an Olympic champion. Nearly 40 years later, in an extraordinary television interview, Jenner told the world that he identifies as a woman and has felt gender confusion since he was a littl

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Carter County students shine in state competitions

Carter County students shine in state competitions

April 24th, 2015 10:23 pm by John Thompson

Six students from Carter County's four high schools won state championships in recent competitions.

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