Johnson City Press Tuesday, September 23, 2014
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School district police stock up free military gear

School district police stock up free military gear

September 17th, 2014 8:56 pm by TAMI ABDOLLAH, Associated Press

School police departments across the country have taken advantage of free military surplus gear, stocking up on mine resistant armored vehicles, grenade launchers and scores of M16 rifles.

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Authorities search for possible missing person after unmanned sailboat found on Watauga Lake

Authorities search for possible missing person after unmanned sailboat found on Watauga Lake

September 17th, 2014 6:00 pm by Staff Report

The identity of the sailboat's owner was not released Wednesday because next of kin had not been notified.

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Police say Mtn. City man used stolen credit card in JC

Police say Mtn. City man used stolen credit card in JC

September 17th, 2014 5:30 pm by Staff Report

Police said a Mountain City man was arrested on charges that he used a credit card he stole in Johnson County for purchases in Johnson City.

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Police: 3 arrested after thousands of pounds of metal go missing

Police: 3 arrested after thousands of pounds of metal go missing

September 17th, 2014 5:01 pm by Staff Report

Police said three city men were arrested on charges that they stole more than 6,000 pounds of metal from a recycling facility.

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Sen. Lamar Alexander accepts invitation to participate in forum with Democratic rival

Sen. Lamar Alexander accepts invitation to participate in forum with Democratic rival

September 17th, 2014 3:13 pm by Andy Sher, Times Free Press

The Republican incumbent will join his Democratic challenger in a candidate forum in Cookeville next month.

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Johnson County authorities seek missing woman

Johnson County authorities seek missing woman

September 17th, 2014 2:09 pm by Staff Report

The Johnson County Sheriff's Department is asking for help in locating a woman missing since Friday.

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Tennessee death row inmate asks high court to postpone execution

Tennessee death row inmate asks high court to postpone execution

September 17th, 2014 1:46 pm by Travis Loller, Associated Press

Death row inmate Billy Ray Irick is asking the Tennessee Supreme Court to postpone his Oct. 7 execution pending the outcome of a challenge to Tennessee's execution protocol.

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FedEx interest confirmed in Middle Tennessee for industrial operation

FedEx interest confirmed in Middle Tennessee for industrial operation

September 17th, 2014 12:51 pm by Andy Humbles, The Tennessean

A project developer in Mt. Juliet confirmed the shipping company was in the final stages to close on the property.

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Iraq premier says no foreign troops

Iraq premier says no foreign troops

September 17th, 2014 10:40 am by Vivian Salama; Qassim Abdul-Zahra, Associated Press

Iraq's new prime minister says foreign ground troops not needed or wanted in his country's fight against ISIL.

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Race for Wandell set for Saturday

Race for Wandell set for Saturday

September 17th, 2014 9:38 am by John Thompson

It all began a year ago as a simple foot race started by friends and family of Josh Wandell, 35, as a way to help him raise some funds in his expensive battle against amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS.

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