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The Red Shield Boys' Club flame refuses to be extinguished

The Red Shield Boys' Club flame refuses to be extinguished

July 27th, 2015 9:33 am by Bob Cox

The subject of the Red Shield Boys' Club has become a favorite subject with my readers, with two of them adding their comments about the organization: Norm Andrews and Dick Church.

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Scientists discover new promising candidate in search for Earth's closest relative

Scientists discover new promising candidate in search for Earth's closest relative

July 26th, 2015 10:07 pm by David Floyd

Mother Earth is a lonely planet, but a recent announcement indicates scientists might have found one of her long-lost cousins.

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Tennesseans should begin preparing for the first total solar eclipse in the U.S. since 1979

Tennesseans should begin preparing for the first total solar eclipse in the U.S. since 1979

July 26th, 2015 10:04 pm by David Floyd

Our ancestors feared them, but today we celebrate them as proof behind the majesty of the cosmos, and Aug. 21, 2017, might be many Tennesseans' only chance to see one of nature's greatest phenomena: a total solar eclipse.

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Fall in love with Shakespeare in Founders Park come September

Fall in love with Shakespeare in Founders Park come September

July 26th, 2015 10:00 pm by Tony Casey

To the best of her abilities, Stephanie Sherwood, director and producer of "Shakespeare in Founders Park," will draw the curtains and show you a performance for four nights in September.

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Christmas Box building on 35 years of sharing

Christmas Box building on 35 years of sharing

July 26th, 2015 9:56 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

In the fall of 1980, a young Johnson City Press reporter who had been working on stories with the local Department of Human Services asked her fellow Johnson City Press employees to chip in donations to help a few low-income families who earned too much t

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Meet your neighbor: Salon owner offers organically personal touch

Meet your neighbor: Salon owner offers organically personal touch

July 26th, 2015 9:53 pm by Gary B. Gray

Acceptance, relaxation, healthfulness, organic - clean and serene.You see and feel the tone and intent of Johnson City's Monarch Organic Salon after just two steps inside the door.

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Tenn. lethal injection trial continues with dueling experts

Tenn. lethal injection trial continues with dueling experts

July 26th, 2015 9:40 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

The Tennessee Supreme Court says the death penalty is constitutional, so there must be a constitutional way to carry it out. But attorneys for 33 death row inmates say lethal injection isn't one of them.

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Texas county where inmate died has history of racial tension

Texas county where inmate died has history of racial tension

July 26th, 2015 9:34 pm by MICHAEL GRACZYK, Associated Press

In the searing 100-degree Texas heat, Sylvester Nunn uses three worn beach umbrellas to protect himself and the produce piled in the bed of his old Chevy pickup truck as he carries on a generations-old summer tradition.

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Bobbi Kristina Brown, daughter of Whitney Houston, has died

Bobbi Kristina Brown, daughter of Whitney Houston, has died

July 26th, 2015 9:30 pm by Associated Press

A representative for the Houston family has said Bobbi Kristina Brown, daughter of the late entertainer Whitney Houston and R&B singer Bobby Brown, has died, about 7 months after she was found face-down and unresponsive in a bathtub. She was 22 years old.

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As threats to Muslims mount, Pentagon asks civilians to stand down

As threats to Muslims mount, Pentagon asks civilians to stand down

July 26th, 2015 1:17 pm by Andy Sher, Times Free Press staff

The nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization on Saturday called for federal officials to launch hate-crime investigations into incidents involving two mosques in Johnson City, Tenn., and Roanoke, Va.

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