Johnson City Press Friday, November 21, 2014
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Semi crashes into house in Nashville area, killing woman inside

Semi crashes into house in Nashville area, killing woman inside

October 8th, 2014 12:06 pm by Adam Tamburin, The Tennessean

Police say Carol Boo, 66, was inside her home when the semi slammed through the brick and crushed her around 3:30 a.m.

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SW Virginia rockslide triggers crash with injuries, closes road

SW Virginia rockslide triggers crash with injuries, closes road

October 8th, 2014 11:49 am by Marci Gore, NET News Service

Officials say a rockslide and heavy fog led to an early morning traffic crash in Scott County on Wednesday.

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ETSU designated as Olympic Training Site for bobsled and skeleton teams

ETSU designated as Olympic Training Site for bobsled and skeleton teams

October 8th, 2014 11:29 am by Contributed - ETSU

The partnership was announced during a news conference Wednesday morning.

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U.S. Ebola patient dies in Dallas

U.S. Ebola patient dies in Dallas

October 8th, 2014 11:21 am by Associated Press

The Associated Press is reporting the death of the U.S.'s first Ebola patient in a Dallas hospital.

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Quick action by Good Samaritan saves woman from Carter Co. mobile home fire

Quick action by Good Samaritan saves woman from Carter Co. mobile home fire

October 8th, 2014 11:17 am by John Thompson

An unwatched trash fire is the suspected cause of a fire that damaged a mobile home in Lynn Valley on Monday.

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Marriage equality in Tennessee? Proponents say it's coming

Marriage equality in Tennessee? Proponents say it's coming

October 8th, 2014 9:20 am by Becky Campbell

Kenn Lyon and John Baker, both involved in creating the Price Community Center of the Tri-Cities, said the issue is more about civil rights as opposed to the ability for same-sex couples to marry.

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Corker at the Press: Fiscal issues on senator's list, along with Middle East

Corker at the Press: Fiscal issues on senator's list, along with Middle East

October 8th, 2014 9:01 am by Gary B. Gray

Bob Corker, Tennessee's Republican junior senator, is the ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and he did expound on current Middle East troubles during his visit Tuesday to the Johnson City Press.

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Sports High schools

Vikings send Toppers to losers' bracket in district volleyball

October 7th, 2014 10:47 pm by George Thwaites

Having Keisha Gregory back in the lineup was a plus for Science Hill in Tuesday night's District 1-AAA volleyball tournament showdown with Tennessee High. It just wasn't quite enough.

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Cyclones fall to South in district volleyball

Cyclones fall to South in district volleyball

October 7th, 2014 10:38 pm by Douglas Fritz

Elizabethton lost in four sets to Sullivan South, 25-15, 22-25, 25-13, 25-23, in Tuesday's District 1-AA volleyball semifinal at Treadway Gym.

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Next two races first real test for new Chase

Next two races first real test for new Chase

October 7th, 2014 10:35 pm by Jeff Birchfield

The next two weekends at Charlotte at Talladega present the first real test of the new NASCAR "Chase for the Sprint Cup" playoffs. Up until now, the best performing drivers have been rewarded by making the Chase and advancing to the next round.

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