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Teacher accused of assaulting student picks up 2 more charges

Teacher accused of assaulting student picks up 2 more charges

September 30th, 2014 10:49 pm by Becky Campbell

A former county special education teacher now faces three separate cases of assault, all which stem from alleged incidents involving three students last year, according to court documents filed in Jonesborough.

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Alexander hopes election results in shift of power, majority

Alexander hopes election results in shift of power, majority

September 30th, 2014 10:46 pm by Max Hrenda

One of the state's incumbent U.S. legislators said he was hoping the Nov. 4 general election resulted not only in his re-election, but in a restructuring of power that could yield changes for education in Tennessee and the country.

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Ebola in the United States: Should you be worried?

Ebola in the United States: Should you be worried?

September 30th, 2014 7:20 pm by Associated Press

Since the summer months, U.S. health officials have been preparing for the possibility that an individual traveler could unknowingly arrive with the infection. Health authorities have advised hospitals on how to prevent the virus from spreading within the

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Levine: Local control most important concern for Tri-Cities health care

Levine: Local control most important concern for Tri-Cities health care

September 30th, 2014 6:25 pm by Nathan Baker

Mountain States CEO Alan Levine stressed the importance of retaining local control of health care to Johnson City Rotarians.

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Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps arrested on DUI charge

Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps arrested on DUI charge

September 30th, 2014 3:41 pm by JULIET LINDERMAN, Associated Press

This is Phelps' second DUI charge in Maryland.

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Missing real estate agent's body found; accused killer pleads not guilty

Missing real estate agent's body found; accused killer pleads not guilty

September 30th, 2014 3:38 pm by JILL BLEED, Associated Press

Arron Michael Lewis appeared in court Tuesday and pleaded not guilty to one count each of capital murder, kidnapping and robbery, as well as four weapons charges.

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Defense challenges aggravated assault indictment against Johnson City pharmacist

Defense challenges aggravated assault indictment against Johnson City pharmacist

September 30th, 2014 2:51 pm by Becky Campbell

A local pharmacist's arraignment on felony charges related to him injecting his hospitalized wife with a diabetes drug is on hold until his attorney files motions challenging the upgraded indictment.

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Update: Suspect sought after 1 child hurt in Kentucky school shooting

Update: Suspect sought after 1 child hurt in Kentucky school shooting

September 30th, 2014 2:49 pm by Associated Press

The student had non-life threatening injuries and was reunited with parents at University Hospital.

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Murder charge unresolved from Johnson Inn shooting death

Murder charge unresolved from Johnson Inn shooting death

September 30th, 2014 2:40 pm by Becky Campbell

"We are going to meet with Johnson City police investigators to determine if we will present it to the grand jury again" - Assistant District Attorney Ken Baldwin.

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California becomes first state to ban plastic bags

California becomes first state to ban plastic bags

September 30th, 2014 2:15 pm by FENIT NIRAPPIL, Associated Press

A national coalition of plastic bag manufacturers immediately said it would seek a voter referendum to repeal the law, which is scheduled to take effect in July 2015.

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