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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Defending Funny Car champ enjoys slower pace of life off the track

Defending Funny Car champ enjoys slower pace of life off the track

June 16th, 2015 8:43 pm by Jeff Birchfield

After going over 300 mph in his NHRA Funny Car, Matt Hagan likes to slow down - way down - to 6 or 7 mph on his tractor and cut hay on the 500-acre spread which he calls home in Montgomery County, Virginia.

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Sports Sports Columns Jeff Birchfield NASCAR/Racing
Old favorites come into Bristol as recent winners

Old favorites come into Bristol as recent winners

June 16th, 2015 8:42 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Three of the most successful drivers in NHRA history come into this weekend's NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway as the most recent winners on the Mello Yello Drag Racing tour.

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Community
Help us honor your dad on Father's Day

Help us honor your dad on Father's Day

June 16th, 2015 2:22 pm by Johnson City Press

Is your dad the best dad around? Tell us why. We'd love to share your comments in a Father's Day story this weekend.

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Crime
Tree Streets resident caught neighbor's son burglarizing home, Johnson City police say

Tree Streets resident caught neighbor's son burglarizing home, Johnson City police say

June 16th, 2015 12:20 pm by Staff Report

A woman spotted her neighbor's 18-year-old son leaving her Tree Streets residence after it had been burglarized Monday, police said, resulting in his arrest on several charges.

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News Local News Regional & National Business & Technology
UPDATED: TVA proposes to extend boat ramps, build temporary beach at Boone Lake

UPDATED: TVA proposes to extend boat ramps, build temporary beach at Boone Lake

June 16th, 2015 12:17 pm by Nathan Baker

To alleviate limited recreational opportunities this year on the lowered Boone Reservoir, the Tennessee Valley Authority plans to extend boat ramps and create a swimming beach for visitors.

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News Regional & National Elections
Prez race 2016: Trump is in

Prez race 2016: Trump is in

June 16th, 2015 11:56 am by Associated Press

The Associated Press is reporting that Donald Trump is the latest of a slew of candidates seeking the GOP nomination.

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The Buzz
The Buzz: Here's what hot today

The Buzz: Here's what hot today

June 16th, 2015 11:37 am by Johnson City Press

River danger, trailer park pepper spray, cop gets finger, TSSAA debate, mom's murder charge and more of what's trending today on JohnsonCityPress.com.

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News Crime Regional & National
19-year-old Tennessee mom faces murder charge in death of 2-year-old son

19-year-old Tennessee mom faces murder charge in death of 2-year-old son

June 16th, 2015 10:54 am by Associated Press

Jermyle Campbell died Saturday after police say his mother placed him under a mattress as a form of discipline.

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News Regional & National
Ex-NAACP leader Rachel Dolezal: 'I identify as black'

Ex-NAACP leader Rachel Dolezal: 'I identify as black'

June 16th, 2015 10:18 am by KILEY ARMSTRONG, Associated Press

Asked when she started "deceiving people," she replied, "I do take exception to that."

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