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Washington County 911 plans to accept text, video messages for emergency services

Washington County 911 plans to accept text, video messages for emergency services

July 27th, 2013 9:15 pm by Becky Campbell

As communications technology advances, emergency communications have also had to change, and the public will soon be able to contact 911 by text and video messaging.

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Clinchport pair arrested following discovery of meth lab

Clinchport pair arrested following discovery of meth lab

July 27th, 2013 5:24 pm by Wes Bunch- Net News Service

Two people were arrested in Scott County on multiple felony charges this week after authorities allegedly discovered them operating an active methamphetamine lab in a wooded area near Clinchport.

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ETSU doctors studying specific vitamin E form, use in cancer prevention

ETSU doctors studying specific vitamin E form, use in cancer prevention

July 27th, 2013 2:30 pm by Staff Reports

An interdisciplinary research team that draws on faculty members from East Tennessee State University’s James H. Quillen College of Medicine and Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy is studying a specific form of vitamin E called tocotrienol that is derived fr

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Johnson City schools exceed averages in standardized tests

Johnson City schools exceed averages in standardized tests

July 27th, 2013 2:17 pm by Nathan Baker

Johnson City Schools received high marks last year on systemwide standardized testing, outdoing state averages in all measurable marks.

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Spanish justice minister says train driver now held on suspicion of negligent homicide

Spanish justice minister says train driver now held on suspicion of negligent homicide

July 27th, 2013 8:10 am by YESICA FISCH, Associated Press

The train derailment killed 78 people and injured dozens more.

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Gunman among 7 dead after Fla. apartment shootout

Gunman among 7 dead after Fla. apartment shootout

July 27th, 2013 7:43 am by CHRISTINE ARMARIO, Associated Press

A gunman holding hostages inside a South Florida apartment complex killed six people before being shot to death by a SWAT team that stormed the building early Saturday following an hours-long standoff, police said.

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Sewage dumping disappoints activist

Sewage dumping disappoints activist

July 26th, 2013 10:40 pm by Becky Campbell

Bill Francisco drives past a long-closed construction site every day on his way to work, never realizing that a local company was dumping an environmental hazard he is fighting hard to prevent.

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Spending plan goes back to committee

Spending plan goes back to committee

July 26th, 2013 10:37 pm by Gary B. Gray

Commissioner Mark Ferguson threw the County Commission a curve ball earlier this week when he unexpectedly introduced an amended version of a $6 million capital projects spending plan, originally hammered out and recommended to commissioners by the Budget

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Wetlands Water Park, Jonesborough

July 26th, 2013 10:20 pm by Lee Talbert

Wetlands Water Park, Jonesborough

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Innovation Lab director to attend environmental-leadership training

Innovation Lab director to attend environmental-leadership training

July 26th, 2013 10:17 pm by Kayla Carter

Director of the ETSU Innovation Laboratory Dr. Audrey Depelteau will travel to Chicago on Monday for the Climate Change Reality Leadership Corps Training program that focuses on various environmental issues and how to create more awareness of those issues

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