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Free health screenings offered in Sullivan County

Free health screenings offered in Sullivan County

September 17th, 2014 7:08 am by J. H. Osborne

The Sullivan County Regional Health Department's 11th annual Free Health Check-up Days event continues today and tomorrow at the agency's Blountville offices at 154 Blountville Bypass. No appointments are required.

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Church Hill Community Chest asking younger generation to support the program

Church Hill Community Chest asking younger generation to support the program

September 16th, 2014 10:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

As the Church Hill Community Chest turns 20 this year its board members are trying to raise awareness about the program and inspire younger generations to support the organization.

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Belgium grants jailed rapist, murderer euthanasia

Belgium grants jailed rapist, murderer euthanasia

September 16th, 2014 9:44 pm by Associated Press

A Belgian man convicted of murder and rape is being put to death. Yet the country doesn't have the death penalty. Confused?

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CDC study: Americans' bellies are expanding fast

CDC study: Americans' bellies are expanding fast

September 16th, 2014 9:35 pm by Associated Press

The number of American men and women with big-bellied, apple-shaped figures — the most dangerous kind of obesity — has climbed at a startling rate over the past decade, according to a government study.

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Grieving Johnson City mother feels 'completely let down by people ... that are supposed to protect us'

Grieving Johnson City mother feels 'completely let down by people ... that are supposed to protect us'

September 16th, 2014 9:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

"I remember he was really cold and he was completely clean," she said. "I wanted to hold him and I asked for a heated blanket. The staff wondered why I wanted a heated blanket but in my mind I just wanted my son to be warm."

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Race for the Cure chairperson draws inspiration from volunteers

Race for the Cure chairperson draws inspiration from volunteers

September 16th, 2014 8:00 pm by Contributed by Tri-Cities Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure

Are you one of the faces of breast cancer? Do you know one of the faces? You can help Komen in their fight to keep those faces alive and have a world without breast cancer. Come RACE with us!

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Georgia man gets 20 years for gun battle at school

Georgia man gets 20 years for gun battle at school

September 16th, 2014 7:00 pm by RAY HENRY, Associated Press

Hill's defense attorney, Annie Deets, said Hill has a history of mental illness that started when he was 7. Deets said Hill was abused by his late father and lived with a mother who abused drugs and alcohol

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Tenn. Senate Speaker Ramsey spins wins out of defeats

Tenn. Senate Speaker Ramsey spins wins out of defeats

September 16th, 2014 6:15 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

"He somehow always seems to win, even when he's losing," said an aide to former Democratic Gov. Phil Bredesen. "It's really just a function of being willing to roll the dice and take risks. The Democrats could learn a thing or two from him."

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'Let Freedom Ring' flies high in Wise: Classic aircraft makes history come alive at Lonesome Pine Airport

'Let Freedom Ring' flies high in Wise: Classic aircraft makes history come alive at Lonesome Pine Airport

September 16th, 2014 5:00 pm by Stephen Igo

Freedom isn't free, but the airport's 'Let Freedom Ring' event certainly is. There is no admission charge, it's all free, so pack up the kids and grandmas and grandpaws and let 'em loose on the Lonesome Pine tarmac.

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Police: Jonesborough woman picks up 2nd DUI charge while 6-year-old in car

Police: Jonesborough woman picks up 2nd DUI charge while 6-year-old in car

September 16th, 2014 3:34 pm by NET News service

In the arrest report, police said that, after waking the driver — who was later identified as Emery — she told officers she was just tired. When officers returned to her car after checking her driver's license, police said, Emery had fallen asleep again.

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