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Children run for fun, fitness at event held at ETSU

Children run for fun, fitness at event held at ETSU

September 21st, 2013 6:27 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

Parts of East Tennessee State University’s campus, especially the areas near University School, were infiltrated with young runners Saturday as they grouped to run the 2013 Niswonger Children’s Hospital Kids Run and Walk ’n’ Roll.

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Report: US came close to nuclear disaster in 1961

Report: US came close to nuclear disaster in 1961

September 21st, 2013 5:17 pm by Associated Press

A U.S. hydrogen bomb nearly detonated on the nation's east coast, with a single switch averting a blast which would have been 260 times more powerful than the device that flattened Hiroshima, a newly published book says.

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Kenya Red Cross: 22 dead in upscale mall attack

Kenya Red Cross: 22 dead in upscale mall attack

September 21st, 2013 2:12 pm by Associated Press

Gunmen threw grenades, fired automatic weapons and targeted non-Muslims at the upscale Westgate mall in Kenya's capital on Saturday, killing at least 22 people and wounding dozens more, a Red Cross official and witnesses said.

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SNAP cuts make food agencies' jobs to feed the hungry more difficult

SNAP cuts make food agencies' jobs to feed the hungry more difficult

September 20th, 2013 9:33 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

By chance, Thursday’s U.S. House of Representatives vote to cut $39 billion from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program program, also known as food stamps, coincided with the Feeding America food bank network’s SNAP Challenge, a request for everyon

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Ex-Carter law officer leaving military post

Ex-Carter law officer leaving military post

September 20th, 2013 9:09 pm by John Thompson

After two years in command of the Department of Defense task force responsible for conducting criminal investigations on a global basis, Lt. Col. James Parrish will be returning home to Carter County to resume his law enforcement career.

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Police share crime-stopping tips amid recent car break-ins

Police share crime-stopping tips amid recent car break-ins

September 20th, 2013 8:56 pm by Tony Casey

A string of auto break-ins in recent weeks has the Johnson City Police Department urging citizens to take all precautions in securing their vehicles, and police have released a list of tips to prevent auto break-ins.

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Development Council officially names Mitch Miller CEO

Development Council officially names Mitch Miller CEO

September 20th, 2013 6:17 pm by Nathan Baker

After months of helming the Washington County Economic Development Council, the organization’s board officially dropped the “interim” from the front of Mitch Miller’s CEO title Thursday, giving him the reins to drive the county’s future growth.

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Foster says he took money at Tennessee

Foster says he took money at Tennessee

September 20th, 2013 6:02 pm by Associated Press

Houston Texans running back Arian Foster says in an upcoming documentary he accepted money his senior year at Tennessee.

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ETSU considering outsourcing custodial services

ETSU considering outsourcing custodial services

September 20th, 2013 4:18 pm by Rex Barber

Custodial services provided by around 100 East Tennessee State University employees could be outsourced to a third party company, according to a university spokesman, a move that would save the school benefits costs.

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Updated: Historic Lady of the Fountain statue dedicated in downtown Johnson City

Updated: Historic Lady of the Fountain statue dedicated in downtown Johnson City

September 20th, 2013 3:37 pm by Nathan Baker

Dozens of spectators cheered Friday morning when the four jets surrounding the rejuvenated Lady of the Fountain sprayed forth, ending years of drought in Johnson City’s Fountain Square.

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