Johnson City Press Wednesday, May 27, 2015
News Regional & National
Indiana lawmakers try to quiet firestorm surrounding new law

Indiana lawmakers try to quiet firestorm surrounding new law

March 30th, 2015 9:08 pm by TOM DAVIES, Associated Press

Gov. Mike Pence called off public appearances Monday and sports officials planned an "Indy Welcomes All" campaign ahead of this weekend's NCAA Final Four in Indianapolis as lawmakers scrambled to quiet the firestorm over a new law that has much of the cou

Comments
News Regional & National
Obama: Politicians should carry themselves more like Kennedy

Obama: Politicians should carry themselves more like Kennedy

March 30th, 2015 9:05 pm by DAVID ESPO, Associated Press and NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press

President Barack Obama summoned today's quarrelsome political leaders on Monday to emulate the late Sen. Edward M. Kennedy in the pursuit of compromise, and said a new institute that bears the longtime Massachusetts senator's name can be as much an antido

Comments
News Local News Regional & National ETSU Sports ETSU
Forbes announced as Bucs' new head coach

Forbes announced as Bucs' new head coach

March 30th, 2015 5:59 pm by Staff Report

It's official - Steve Forbes will lead the East Tennessee State University Buccaneers' men's basketball program, replacing recently ousted Murry Bartow.

Comments
News Crime Regional & National
New Hampshire woman shot, killed 2 young daughters, then herself

New Hampshire woman shot, killed 2 young daughters, then herself

March 30th, 2015 4:36 pm by Associated Press

The attorney general's office on Monday identified them as Nina Obukhov, her 8-year-old daughter Katherine and her 6-year-old daughter Elizabeth.

Comments
News Crime Local News
Gray woman arrested on pot growing charge after reporting armed robbery; 2 men charged with robbery

Gray woman arrested on pot growing charge after reporting armed robbery; 2 men charged with robbery

March 30th, 2015 4:25 pm by Becky Campbell

Deputies discovered a marijuana growing operation in Gray when a woman reported that she had been robbed by two men at gunpoint earlier this month, Sheriff Ed Graybeal announced today in a news release.

Comments
News Regional & National
Will Indiana allow businesses to discriminate against gays and lesbians, other minorities?

Will Indiana allow businesses to discriminate against gays and lesbians, other minorities?

March 30th, 2015 4:24 pm by TOM DAVIES, Associated Press

Republicans say they will "clarify' the religious freedom law. Democrats want a full repeal.

Comments
News Crime Local News
Undercover bath salts investigation leads to 2 arrests in Unicoi Co.

Undercover bath salts investigation leads to 2 arrests in Unicoi Co.

March 30th, 2015 4:01 pm by Staff Report

Andy Harris and Brandy M. Nelson were charged with sale of an imitation controlled substance.

Comments
Crime Off the Wall News
Holy car crash, Batman! Kingsport police arrest cape-clad man

Holy car crash, Batman! Kingsport police arrest cape-clad man

March 30th, 2015 3:40 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

On Saturday evening, police responded to a call about a fight on Highview Avenue. When police got there, a woman was screaming on the front porch.

Comments
News Local News
Victim's identity in Telford house fire released

Victim's identity in Telford house fire released

March 30th, 2015 2:00 pm by Staff Report

The identity of the victim who died in a Telford house fire on March 23 has been released.

Comments
News Regional & National Business & Technology
Haslam urges lawmakers to look beyond politics on Medicaid expansion

Haslam urges lawmakers to look beyond politics on Medicaid expansion

March 30th, 2015 1:52 pm by Erik Schelzig, Associated Press

Gov. Bill Haslam on Monday urged fellow Republicans to look beyond political considerations as they prepare to vote on a revived version of his Insure Tennessee proposal.

Comments