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That's one tough cockroach: 1 of 10 things to know today at a glance

That's one tough cockroach: 1 of 10 things to know today at a glance

December 9th, 2013 7:22 am by Associated Press

Your daily glance at national and world news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

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Kids group gets Christmas surprise at Bristol Motor Speedway

Kids group gets Christmas surprise at Bristol Motor Speedway

December 8th, 2013 9:11 pm by Tony Casey

The Christmas surprises kept coming Sunday afternoon at Bristol Motor Speedway for the kids at the Children Exceeding Expectations School.

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Johnson City mayor hopes to keep guns out of city parks

Johnson City mayor hopes to keep guns out of city parks

December 8th, 2013 9:05 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

Johnson City Mayor Ralph Van Brocklin hopes the city will not be following an action neighboring Bristol took last week in repealing the ban on guns in its local parks.

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Johnson City woman has little brother competing on NBC's "The Voice"

Johnson City woman has little brother competing on NBC's "The Voice"

December 8th, 2013 8:59 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

Sitting through the long pauses and the dramatic thumping music during the results show for NBC’s “The Voice” can make anyone anxious over which performers America chose to move on in the competition and the ones they chose to discard.

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Man arrested on warrant after panhandling call

Man arrested on warrant after panhandling call

December 8th, 2013 7:03 pm by Staff Reports

An investigation into a subject’s panhandling Friday evening led to an arrest on a warrant on charges of aggravated domestic assault and theft from a building, Johnson City police said in a news release.

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Project to improve Jonesborough's Five Points intersection under way

Project to improve Jonesborough's Five Points intersection under way

December 8th, 2013 3:33 pm by Brad Hicks

Work to improve safety while maintaining a continuous traffic flow at Jonesborough’s Five Points intersection is now under way, and officials say the project could be complete by summer.

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Lehman Brothers suing Wellmont for $21 million

Lehman Brothers suing Wellmont for $21 million

December 8th, 2013 12:56 pm by Nathan Baker

Regional health care provider Wellmont Health Systems has been named in the latest lawsuit filed by the left-behind pieces of financial services firm Lehman Brothers in an attempt to recover a portion of its soured portfolio.

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Health care changes extra tough for rural hospitals

Health care changes extra tough for rural hospitals

December 7th, 2013 9:19 pm by Nathan Baker and Brad Hicks

The country’s drastically changing health care system has brought tumultuous times for all hospitals, but rural facilities, with higher proportions of uninsured patients, face increased risks.

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Governor Haslam leads the way at annual Johnson City event

Governor Haslam leads the way at annual Johnson City event

December 7th, 2013 9:14 pm by Tony Casey

Gov. Bill Haslam led Johnson City’s Christmas Parade Saturday afternoon, cruising through downtown on a bright red tractor, shouting “Merry Christmas” to the thousands of people lining the streets

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Washington County Detention Center responds to high number of inmate deaths

Washington County Detention Center responds to high number of inmate deaths

December 7th, 2013 9:03 pm by Becky Campbell

Taking a look at the number of inmate deaths at the Washington County Detention Center during the last decade, it’s apparent 2013 has not been a typical year for the jail.

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