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Surgeon general urges new resolve to end smoking

Surgeon general urges new resolve to end smoking

January 17th, 2014 12:09 pm by LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer

"Enough is enough" — acting Surgeon General Borish Lushniak.

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Obama backs limits on NSA phone collections

Obama backs limits on NSA phone collections

January 17th, 2014 11:14 am by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

The president also directed intelligence agencies to stop spying on friendly international leaders and called for extending some privacy protections to foreign citizens whose communications are scooped up by the U.S.

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Washington Co. sheriff: 58 'smurfs' and 'cooks' sentenced to 348 years in federal prison for 2 meth conspiracies

Washington Co. sheriff: 58 'smurfs' and 'cooks' sentenced to 348 years in federal prison for 2 meth conspiracies

January 17th, 2014 10:19 am by Becky Campbell

The investigations began in 2009 in the Gray community of Washington County and continued into Sulphur Springs, Telford, Limestone, Chuckey, Jonesborough and Johnson City, as well as Elizabethton and the Horse Creek community of Greene County.

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2 charged in Johnson City pharmacy robberies

2 charged in Johnson City pharmacy robberies

January 17th, 2014 9:08 am by Staff Report

Johnson City police have charged two men with a Boones Creek pharmacy robbery and one of the pair in a second pharmacy robbery on West Market Street.

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Parking still a concern for returning students

Parking still a concern for returning students

January 16th, 2014 9:25 pm by Nathan Baker

With a 1,200-space garage inching closer to completion on the north edge of campus, the availability of parking was a popular topic for students returning to East Tennessee State University on Thursday for the start of the spring semester.

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Lisa Nidiffer Rice to seek Criminal Court Judge Part 1 in 2014 Republican primary

Lisa Nidiffer Rice to seek Criminal Court Judge Part 1 in 2014 Republican primary

January 16th, 2014 9:24 pm by Becky Campbell

Long-time attorney Lisa Nidiffer Rice is officially in the running for a 1st Judicial District Criminal Court judicial seat that will be up for grabs with the reported retirement of a sitting judge.

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ETSU President Brian Noland addresses personal injuries, university issues in first day back

ETSU President Brian Noland addresses personal injuries, university issues in first day back

January 16th, 2014 8:02 pm by Nathan Baker

East Tennessee State University President Brian Noland returned to business as usual Thursday for the first day of classes in the spring semester, speaking publicly for the first time of the serious neck injuries he suffered in a November car crash.

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Fight shaping up for Washington County sheriff's seat

Fight shaping up for Washington County sheriff's seat

January 16th, 2014 7:45 pm by Becky Campbell

Craig Ford wasted no time sending sparks of criticism flying Thursday during his announcement to run for Washington County sheriff, but later in the day his claims were met with a calm, albeit firm response, from Sheriff Ed Graybeal.

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Washington Co. sheriff: Large number of people convicted in 2 meth conspiracies

Washington Co. sheriff: Large number of people convicted in 2 meth conspiracies

January 16th, 2014 4:41 pm by Staff Reports

Sheriff Ed Graybeak plans to announce details in a 10 a.m. news conference Friday at the Sheriff's Office in Jonesborough.

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City Commission to consider SHHS field house plan

City Commission to consider SHHS field house plan

January 16th, 2014 1:02 pm by Gary B. Gray

Plans for a new field house at Science Hill High School have been on and off the table many times over the past three years.

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