Johnson City Press Saturday, December 20, 2014
Regional & National
Vatican offers olive branch to US nuns

Vatican offers olive branch to US nuns

December 16th, 2014 1:05 pm by NICOLE WINFIELD, Associated Press

A sweeping Vatican investigation of Roman Catholic nuns in the United States that began five years ago over fears they had become too feminist and secular ended up mostly praising the sisters Tuesday - a major shift in tone and approach under the social j

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News Regional & National
Oak Ridge nuclear weapons plant evacuated after spill

Oak Ridge nuclear weapons plant evacuated after spill

December 16th, 2014 12:42 pm by Frank Munger, Knoxville News Sentinel

Federal spokesman Steven Wyatt confirmed that a chemical spill occurred Tuesday inside a building at the Y-12 nuclear weapons plant.

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Columns Community Voices
Spread your Christmas cheer close to home

Spread your Christmas cheer close to home

December 16th, 2014 12:14 pm by Bonnie Simmerman, Community Voices Columnist

"I would rather be asked out right for a donation than have someone use a ploy to get me to give" - Bonnie Simmerman.

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Columns Community Voices
Diversity be damned: A bold legislative wish list for 2015

Diversity be damned: A bold legislative wish list for 2015

December 16th, 2014 12:04 pm by Kenneth D. Gough, Community Voices Columnist

The November election was interesting.

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News Regional & National
Update: Taliban assault on Pakistan school leaves 141 dead

Update: Taliban assault on Pakistan school leaves 141 dead

December 16th, 2014 11:35 am by RIAZ KHAN, Associated Press

The overwhelming majority of the victims were students at the school, which has children and teenagers in grades 1-10.

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Local News The Buzz
Today's Buzz: No need to surf, here's what's trending

Today's Buzz: No need to surf, here's what's trending

December 16th, 2014 11:33 am by Staff Reports

Miss something? The Buzz is your best friend. Here are today's trending stories on JohnsonCityPress.com:

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Entertainment Regional & National
Black Captain America leading comic book diversity

Black Captain America leading comic book diversity

December 16th, 2014 11:02 am by JESSE J. HOLLAND, Associated Press

Society has changed, so superheroes - at heart a reflection of life in the United States - have to as well.

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News Local News
Update: Family says missing woman with Johnson City ties found safe

Update: Family says missing woman with Johnson City ties found safe

December 16th, 2014 10:35 am by Staff Report

Erin Mabe, 42, left her parents' home in Berryville, Va., of her own accord and had not been heard from in days.

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Opinion
Johnson City residents deserve a fair return of Washington County tax dollars

Johnson City residents deserve a fair return of Washington County tax dollars

December 16th, 2014 10:28 am by Johnson City Press

Nine other fire departments, including one in Sullivan County and one in Carter County, are each receiving $120,000 from the county in this fiscal year. But not the Johnson City Fire Department, which services half of Washington County.

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