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Shelter alert: Animal fostering helps curtail euthanasia

Shelter alert: Animal fostering helps curtail euthanasia

September 30th, 2014 11:12 pm by Tony Casey

An email was sent out over the weekend, one that Debbie Dobbs said is sent much more often than she'd prefer.

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Going nuclear: NFS, NRC hash out details over operations, oversight

Going nuclear: NFS, NRC hash out details over operations, oversight

September 30th, 2014 11:07 pm by Brad Hicks

Questions over recent events at the Nuclear Fuel Services facility and comments concerning the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's oversight of the Erwin plant dominated a Tuesday meeting hosted by the NRC to discuss a myriad of NFS-related topics.

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ETSU prof disagrees with Time magazine article denouncing time-outs

ETSU prof disagrees with Time magazine article denouncing time-outs

September 30th, 2014 10:59 pm by Max Hrenda

An East Tennessee State University child psychologist has added her voice to the denouncing of a magazine article that suggests "time-outs" are ineffective means of disciplining children.

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Teacher accused of assaulting student picks up 2 more charges

Teacher accused of assaulting student picks up 2 more charges

September 30th, 2014 10:49 pm by Becky Campbell

A former county special education teacher now faces three separate cases of assault, all which stem from alleged incidents involving three students last year, according to court documents filed in Jonesborough.

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Alexander hopes election results in shift of power, majority

Alexander hopes election results in shift of power, majority

September 30th, 2014 10:46 pm by Max Hrenda

One of the state's incumbent U.S. legislators said he was hoping the Nov. 4 general election resulted not only in his re-election, but in a restructuring of power that could yield changes for education in Tennessee and the country.

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Levine: Local control most important concern for Tri-Cities health care

Levine: Local control most important concern for Tri-Cities health care

September 30th, 2014 6:25 pm by Nathan Baker

Mountain States CEO Alan Levine stressed the importance of retaining local control of health care to Johnson City Rotarians.

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Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps arrested on DUI charge

Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps arrested on DUI charge

September 30th, 2014 3:41 pm by JULIET LINDERMAN, Associated Press

This is Phelps' second DUI charge in Maryland.

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Missing real estate agent's body found; accused killer pleads not guilty

Missing real estate agent's body found; accused killer pleads not guilty

September 30th, 2014 3:38 pm by JILL BLEED, Associated Press

Arron Michael Lewis appeared in court Tuesday and pleaded not guilty to one count each of capital murder, kidnapping and robbery, as well as four weapons charges.

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Defense challenges aggravated assault indictment against Johnson City pharmacist

Defense challenges aggravated assault indictment against Johnson City pharmacist

September 30th, 2014 2:51 pm by Becky Campbell

A local pharmacist's arraignment on felony charges related to him injecting his hospitalized wife with a diabetes drug is on hold until his attorney files motions challenging the upgraded indictment.

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Update: Suspect sought after 1 child hurt in Kentucky school shooting

Update: Suspect sought after 1 child hurt in Kentucky school shooting

September 30th, 2014 2:49 pm by Associated Press

The student had non-life threatening injuries and was reunited with parents at University Hospital.

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