Johnson City Press Saturday, August 30, 2014
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Security Council urges Gaza truce; no sign of lull

Security Council urges Gaza truce; no sign of lull

July 12th, 2014 10:00 pm by KHALED KHAZZIHA and MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH, Associated Press

Ignoring international appeals for a cease-fire, Israel on Saturday widened its range of Gaza bombing targets to civilian institutions with suspected Hamas ties and announced it would hit northern Gaza "with great force" to prevent rocket attacks from the

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TWRA: Girl's parents involved in fatal Boone Lake jet ski crash

TWRA: Girl's parents involved in fatal Boone Lake jet ski crash

July 12th, 2014 9:22 pm by Staff Report

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has released updated information on an incident that occurred Friday on Boone Lake that left a 14-year-old girl dead.

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Ausmus, Hodge give Tigers taste of Johnson City

Ausmus, Hodge give Tigers taste of Johnson City

July 12th, 2014 8:01 pm by Trey Williams

The Detroit Tigers have Johnson City connections in first-year manager Brad Ausmus and assistant coach Ed Hodge. Ausmus' father, Harry, graduated from Science Hill in 1955. Hodge is a former Johnson City police officer.

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Elizabethton's Thomas qualifies for junior nationals

Elizabethton's Thomas qualifies for junior nationals

July 12th, 2014 7:59 pm by Trey Williams

Autumn Thomas qualified for the AAU Junior Olympic Games last week in Murfreesboro when she recorded a personal best 100-meter run (13.02) at the Southeast Region 6 qualifier.

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Activists stage protest outside governors meeting

Activists stage protest outside governors meeting

July 12th, 2014 5:56 pm by Associated Press

Activists have staged a protest outside the Nashville hotel where the National Governors Association is meeting.

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Tracy Morgan sues Wal-Mart for crash that killed 1

Tracy Morgan sues Wal-Mart for crash that killed 1

July 12th, 2014 1:17 pm by Associated Press

Former "Saturday Night Live" star Tracy Morgan has sued Wal-Mart over a highway crash involving one of its drivers that left him seriously injured and a fellow comedian dead.

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Retail, residential may mix in plan

Retail, residential may mix in plan

July 12th, 2014 8:51 am by Nathan Baker

A Charleston, South Carolina, developer holding a contract on a corner Johnson City property asked that the rezoning of the land be put off for a month by the city Planning Commission to allow him to better understand the surrounding neighborhood.

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Press takes first place for special issue/section

Press takes first place for special issue/section

July 12th, 2014 8:43 am by Staff Reports

The Johnson City Press and its affiliated newspapers fared well at an awards ceremony held Friday to judge outstanding content in the state.

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Cards can't avoid sweep by Astros

Cards can't avoid sweep by Astros

July 11th, 2014 11:14 pm by Staff Report

Juan Santana went 3-for-4 with a double and an RBI and starter Robert Kahana allowed one unarned run in four innings as the Greeneville Astros completed a three-game sweep of Johnson City with an 8-3 win Friday at Pioneer Park.

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Mets rout Twins to salvage series

Mets rout Twins to salvage series

July 11th, 2014 10:42 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Kingsport pitchers Yoryi Nuez and Martires Arias combined on a four-hit shutout and the Mets offense accounted for 19 hits in a 12-0 victory over Elizabethton on Friday night at Joe O'Brien Field.

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