Johnson City Press Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Washington County Detention Center lieutenant fired after shoplifting charge

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Washington County Detention Center lieutenant fired after shoplifting charge

November 25th, 2014 3:40 pm by Becky Campbell

Lt. Rick Edens is accused of concealing $254 worth of merchandise inside puppy training pad box

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Ferguson officer: 'I know I did my job right'

Ferguson officer: 'I know I did my job right'

November 25th, 2014 7:05 pm by Associated Press

Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson says he couldn't have done anything differently in his confrontation with Michael Brown to have prevented the 18-year-old's shooting death.

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Residents plan downtown vigil for Michael Brown after no indictment

Residents plan downtown vigil for Michael Brown after no indictment

November 25th, 2014 3:25 pm by Staff Report

In the wake of a grand jury's decision that has caused disagreements and discord across the nation, a group of concerned citizens will gather to remember the man whose death sparked the controversy.

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County body votes to ax commissioner benefits

County body votes to ax commissioner benefits

November 24th, 2014 10:36 pm by Gary B. Gray

Washington County commissioners' taxpayer-subsidized health insurance will end March 31.

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Plea deal nets 12-year prison sentence on 40 burglary-, theft-related charges

Plea deal nets 12-year prison sentence on 40 burglary-, theft-related charges

November 24th, 2014 10:06 pm by Becky Campbell

In an hour-long plea hearing in Washington County Criminal Court on Monday, a Johnson City man was convicted of 40 charges related to a string of auto and residential burglaries two years ago.

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Volunteer tops Boone in Hardee's Classic

Volunteer tops Boone in Hardee's Classic

November 25th, 2014 10:02 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Junior guard Blake Smith launched a 3-point shot right before the buzzer to lift the Falcons to a 58-55 victory over Daniel Boone in Tuesday's opening game of the 25th annual Hardee's Classic basketball tournament.

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Putting on the pounds: more than 778 pages to be included in Thursday's edition

Putting on the pounds: more than 778 pages to be included in Thursday's edition

November 25th, 2014 9:58 pm by Max Hrenda

Although some retailers have adjusted their strategies with regard to the country's biggest shopping day, for Johnson City Press staff, it's business as usual.

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Happy Valley gets past Junior Bucs

November 25th, 2014 9:56 pm by Gene Renfro

A strong second quarter and a high-output performance from Brandon Young propelled Happy Valley past University High Tuesday 69-45 on top of Warrior Hill.

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Embarrassed Vanderbilt eager to play

Embarrassed Vanderbilt eager to play

November 25th, 2014 9:55 pm by AP

Vanderbilt coach Derek Mason seems to have gotten the attention of his Commodores coming off the program's worst loss in 20 years.

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Indian Trail alumni return from fame to speak to students about dreams, success

Indian Trail alumni return from fame to speak to students about dreams, success

November 25th, 2014 9:45 pm by Tony Casey

It would be hard to imagine a better example of dreams being fulfilled than former Indian Trail Intermediate School student and current Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Daniel Norris, standing below a screen in the school's filled auditorium as a video of Norris

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ETSU looks to Science Hill for football stadium to call home for next two seasons

November 25th, 2014 9:29 pm by Nathan Baker

Looking to extend a partnership that Johnson City and East Tennessee State University officials are so far calling a success, the city Board of Education will consider the structure of an agreement with the college to play host to its rebooted football te

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