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Suspicious package shuts down Tri-Cities Regional Airport, turns out to be harmless

Suspicious package shuts down Tri-Cities Regional Airport, turns out to be harmless

September 29th, 2013 6:47 pm by Jeff Bobo — NET News Service

A suspicious package that prompted security at Tri-Cities Regional Airport to shut down the facility and stop all flights Sunday afternoon turned out to be harmless.

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It's still too early to tell the long-term impact of e-cigarettes

It's still too early to tell the long-term impact of e-cigarettes

September 28th, 2013 8:58 pm by Jennifer Sprouse and Nathan Baker - Press Staff Writers

There are a lot of differences between cigarettes and electronic cigarettes –– size, shape, smell –– but local medical experts say it’s hard to predict what the long-term health impact will be for current users.

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Bristol inspirational speaker writes book about Lou Gehrig's disease awareness

Bristol inspirational speaker writes book about Lou Gehrig's disease awareness

September 28th, 2013 8:13 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

A little more than two years since his diagnosis with Lou Gehrig’s disease, well-known Bristol marketing executive and inspirational speaker Phil Timp is losing his ability to speak.

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Feed the Children delivery for local homeless students

Feed the Children delivery for local homeless students

September 27th, 2013 9:07 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

“The backpacks are back,” said a jubilant Bonnie White, coordinator of Johnson City Schools Homeless Education Program.

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Johnson City police awarded grant to add SRO positions

Johnson City police awarded grant to add SRO positions

September 27th, 2013 9:04 pm by Tony Casey

When Johnson City Police Chief Mark Sirois received word Friday afternoon that his department had been awarded a grant to add new school resource officer positions, he was said he couldn’t wait to get busy.

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Appellate court upholds pair’s convictions in death of child

Appellate court upholds pair’s convictions in death of child

September 27th, 2013 9:01 pm by Tony Casey

A state Court of Criminal Appeals judge affirmed convictions against a Johnson City couple charged with killing their baby by child abuse, in a ruling posted Friday.

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East Tennessee having success in fighting rabies

East Tennessee having success in fighting rabies

September 27th, 2013 8:47 pm by Tony Casey

It appears the rabies vaccinations are working.

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Kittens rescued from piping outside local grocery store, animal cruelty suspected

Kittens rescued from piping outside local grocery store, animal cruelty suspected

September 27th, 2013 6:55 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

Fast action by a local grocery store’s employees and a call to Washington County-Johnson City Animal Control saved the lives of four kittens that were found stuck in piping Friday afternoon.

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Matthew Hill says he may reverse course and support supermarket wine in Tennessee

Matthew Hill says he may reverse course and support supermarket wine in Tennessee

September 27th, 2013 10:52 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

The Tennessee House chairman who cast a deciding vote against a bill seeking to allow supermarket wine sales in the state said Thursday that he's willing to reconsider the measure next session.

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Wellmont, UnitedHealthcare renew relationship

Wellmont, UnitedHealthcare renew relationship

September 27th, 2013 10:45 am by Hank Hayes — Kingsport Times-News

KINGSPORT - Northeast Tennessee Medicare beneficiaries enrolled in UnitedHealthcare’s Medicare Advantage plans will continue to have access to care at Wellmont Health System facilities, Wellmont announced Friday.

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