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Study calls heart imaging into question for mild chest pain

Study calls heart imaging into question for mild chest pain

March 14th, 2015 7:31 pm by MARILYNN MARCHIONE, AP Chief Medical Writer

People checked with a heart CT scan after seeing a doctor for chest pain have no less risk of heart attack, dying or being hospitalized months later than those who take a simple treadmill test or other older exam, finds a big federal study.

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KPD seeks witnesses to late night I-81 tractor-trailer crash

KPD seeks witnesses to late night I-81 tractor-trailer crash

March 14th, 2015 1:12 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET NEWS SERVICE

Police are hoping someone can explain why a 67-year-old tractor trailer driver swerved abruptly on I-81 Friday night, sending the vehicle and its payload of 30,000 pounds of frozen chicken over a barricade and off the side of a bridge.

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UPDATE: Lederer and Penny repeat as Chasing Snakes 10k winners

UPDATE: Lederer and Penny repeat as Chasing Snakes 10k winners

March 14th, 2015 10:54 am by Tony Casey

The 7th annual Chasing Snakes 10K had a wet finish, but winner J Penny crossed the line just 3 seconds off the course record.

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World War II veteran to gain grave marker after 72 years of being declared missing in action

World War II veteran to gain grave marker after 72 years of being declared missing in action

March 13th, 2015 9:24 pm by Jessica Fuller

More than 70 years after being declared missing in action, a local World War II veteran will be remembered with a grave marker this morning at Mountain Home National Cemetery.

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Interim Unicoi County Schools Director hopes to provide 'good transition' for next full-time director

Interim Unicoi County Schools Director hopes to provide 'good transition' for next full-time director

March 13th, 2015 9:21 pm by Brad Hicks

A busy Friday morning was followed by a calmer afternoon for Tommy Clouse, but the newly appointed interim director of Unicoi County Schools said much work awaits him and the Unicoi County Board of Education in the near future.

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ETSU receives go-ahead for stadium

ETSU receives go-ahead for stadium

March 13th, 2015 9:13 pm by Nathan Baker

East Tennessee State University is off and running on plans for a 10,000-seat football stadium now that the State Building Commission has approved the facility's funding and construction.

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Health care takes center stage at Elizabethton/Carter County Legislative Breakfast

Health care takes center stage at Elizabethton/Carter County Legislative Breakfast

March 13th, 2015 9:13 pm by John Thompson

Health insurance on both the state and federal levels was one of the leading topics of conversation at the Elizabethton/Carter Legislative Breakfast held at the Tennessee College of Applied Technology on Friday.

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International Storytelling Center to host Sister City Dinner

International Storytelling Center to host Sister City Dinner

March 13th, 2015 9:09 pm by Gary B. Gray

The Tri-Cities Sister City Program has partnered this year with the town of Jonesborough to hold its annual International Dinner on March 21 at the International Storytelling Center.

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Proposal would require media to get permission to record

Proposal would require media to get permission to record

March 13th, 2015 9:03 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessee Supreme Court is considering requiring the news media to get permission from a judge before reporters can use a laptop, digital recorder or any other electronic device to cover a court proceeding.

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Protest organizers say more work lies ahead in Ferguson

Protest organizers say more work lies ahead in Ferguson

March 13th, 2015 9:00 pm by JIM SUHR, Associated Press

The protesters who spent eight months pressing for changes in Ferguson's police practices after the fatal shooting of Michael Brown take credit for this week's resignations of the city manager and the police chief.

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