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Philip Seymour Hoffman, Actor, Dies at 46

Philip Seymour Hoffman, Actor, Dies at 46

February 2nd, 2014 2:21 pm by Associated Press

The actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead in his New York apartment Sunday morning of an apparent drug overdose, according to a law enforcement official who requested anonymity because he was not certain the actor’s family had been informed of the d

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Climate speech sparks debate at fossil site

Climate speech sparks debate at fossil site

February 1st, 2014 9:44 pm by Tony Casey

“I love fossil fuels” read the shirt of Abingdon, Va.’s James La Force, who spoke up after a climate change talk at the East Tennessee State University and General Shale Brick Natural History Museum and Gray Fossil Site Saturday afternoon.

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UPDATE: Body of man found dead near Boone Lake identified

UPDATE: Body of man found dead near Boone Lake identified

February 1st, 2014 9:40 pm by Tony Casey

The body of a man who was found dead near Boone Lake Saturday evening has been identified.

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Red light traffic cameras draw mixed opinions

Red light traffic cameras draw mixed opinions

February 1st, 2014 9:26 pm by Gary B. Gray

Some motorists still despise the rigid red light traffic cameras in place in Johnson City and Jonesborough; others welcome their lurking yet useful purpose.

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Johnson City utility customers can go paperless

Johnson City utility customers can go paperless

February 1st, 2014 9:23 pm by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City is now offering its utility customers online paperless statements and bank draft options in an effort to streamline the billing process — and it’s free.

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MSHA employees receive training for emergencies

MSHA employees receive training for emergencies

February 1st, 2014 9:16 pm by Becky Campbell

A group of Mountain States Health Alliance employees are more prepared than ever for a major emergency following a week of intensive crisis training through the Federal Emergency Management Agency at the Center for Domestic Preparedness.

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When it comes to the Super Bowl, Peyton Manning changes everything

When it comes to the Super Bowl, Peyton Manning changes everything

January 31st, 2014 9:50 pm by Tony Casey

This year’s Super Bowl has one thing different from last year’s game: Peyton Manning throwing for one of the teams.

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Parents of child on ventilator stay calm during power outage

Parents of child on ventilator stay calm during power outage

January 31st, 2014 9:38 pm by Tony Casey

Thursday afternoon, Fall Branch resident Crystal Morelock’s power went out.

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Workshop held to address capital project priorities in Elizabethton

Workshop held to address capital project priorities in Elizabethton

January 31st, 2014 9:28 pm by John Thompson

The Elizabethton City Council and the Elizabethton City School Board met in a two-hour workshop session Friday night in an effort to address concerns over the school system's capital project priorities of building a new athletic complex and music room at

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Walmart gift to meet needs for meals

Walmart gift to meet needs for meals

January 31st, 2014 9:16 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

A gift of $50,000 from the Walmart Foundation to the First Tennessee Human Resource Agency Nutrition Program is providing home delivered meals 30 of 1,500 seniors and disabled adults in the eight-county region on FTHRA’s Meals on Wheels waiting list.

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