Johnson City Press Friday, October 24, 2014
Model pilots: Johnson City Radio Controllers gear down at Bowser Ridge Landfill

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Model pilots: Johnson City Radio Controllers gear down at Bowser Ridge Landfill

October 24th, 2014 10:00 pm by Gary B. Gray

Pilots have been flying premier model aircraft across the skies at the city-owned Bowser Ridge Landfill for 20 years, and Johnson City Radio Controllers will hold its ground at that location for at least another five years thanks to a lease extension appr

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Blanket statement: S.D. woman crafted quilt for local veteran

Blanket statement: S.D. woman crafted quilt for local veteran

October 24th, 2014 9:44 pm by Nathan Baker

A South Dakota woman was the answer to a local mystery uncovered this week by a Greene County veteran.

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Police: $12K in drugs fished from Kingsport toilet

Police: $12K in drugs fished from Kingsport toilet

October 24th, 2014 9:06 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Vice officers and a SWAT team raided a Kingsport home on Thursday night, netting a large amount of crack cocaine and two arrests.

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Authorities: Remains belong to missing Va. student

Authorities: Remains belong to missing Va. student

October 24th, 2014 5:12 pm by Associated Press

Authorities say remains found Oct. 18 in a rural area are that of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham.

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Johnson City police: Boy, 15, stabbed Science Hill classmate twice with pencil

Johnson City police: Boy, 15, stabbed Science Hill classmate twice with pencil

October 24th, 2014 2:59 pm by Staff Report

The girl had bruising in the area where she was struck and did not require medical attention.

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Sheriff: Man found near Backbone Rock killed himself

Sheriff: Man found near Backbone Rock killed himself

October 24th, 2014 10:04 pm by Staff Report

Johnson County Sheriff Mike Reece said a man whose body was found near the Backbone Rock Recreation Center died from an apparent suicide.

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Medical histories out front during senior center's Flashback Friday

Medical histories out front during senior center's Flashback Friday

October 24th, 2014 9:50 pm by Tony Casey

When Julia Martin's father, Dr. Bowman, used to go out on house calls, she and her sisters would go along, oftentimes playing doctor as their father did anything but play.

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Harvard professors offers guideposts for pursuit of happiness

Harvard professors offers guideposts for pursuit of happiness

October 24th, 2014 9:38 pm by Tony Casey

A Harvard professor told an ETSU crowd his research suggested that having children makes people less happy.

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DA wants to charge Papa John's murder suspect as adult

DA wants to charge Papa John's murder suspect as adult

October 24th, 2014 8:52 pm by Adam Tamburin, The Tennessean

The Columbia teenager charged in Monday night's Papa John's murder will be tried as an adult if the local district attorney general has his way.

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Watauga Lake Winery

October 24th, 2014 8:00 pm by John Thompson

Watauga Lake Winery is working with Western North Carolina wineries to create a nationally designated wine producing region.

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Jamie McMurray bests Chase drivers to win pole

Jamie McMurray bests Chase drivers to win pole

October 24th, 2014 7:36 pm by AP

Jamie McMurray bumped all eight of NASCAR's championship contenders with a surprising pole-winning run Friday at Martinsville Speedway.

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