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Update: List of closings, delays for Friday, Feb. 27

Update: List of closings, delays for Friday, Feb. 27

February 26th, 2015 6:24 pm by Staff Report

The Johnson City Schools system has announced that its schools will open two hours later on Friday as the district deals with inclement winter weather.

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Off the Wall News
Off the Wall News: 2 loose llamas lassoed after running amok

Off the Wall News: 2 loose llamas lassoed after running amok

February 26th, 2015 4:19 pm by Associated Press

Cars and golf carts stopped in their tracks because of the wayward livestock.

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News Regional & National
Lawyer says 2nd autopsy shows police shot unarmed man from behind

Lawyer says 2nd autopsy shows police shot unarmed man from behind

February 26th, 2015 4:03 pm by NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS, Associated Press

The Mexican immigrant's death has prompted calls for a federal investigation and two weeks of demonstrations in Pasco, an agricultural center with 68,000 residents.

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More fun in the snow from our readers

February 26th, 2015 3:29 pm by Reader Photos

You, too, can see your pics on JohnsonCityPress.com. Here's how.

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Reader Photo: Human snowblower

February 26th, 2015 2:53 pm by Susan Saylor

Susan Saylor sent us this picture of her daughter Ginnie Belle.

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Update: TVA: Boone Lake drawdown for safety, to examine seepage

Update: TVA: Boone Lake drawdown for safety, to examine seepage - VIDEO

February 26th, 2015 1:23 pm by Max Hrenda

After announcing that a sinkhole beneath Boone Dam had been repaired, Tennessee Valley Authority officials said a deeper problem will result in lower lake levels for the foreseeable future.

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News Regional & National Business & Technology
FCC approves 'net neutrality,' allows city-owned Internet providers to expand

FCC approves 'net neutrality,' allows city-owned Internet providers to expand

February 26th, 2015 1:13 pm by Emery P. Dalesio and ANNE FLAHERTY, Associated Press

The Federal Communications Commission says city-owned broadband companies can expand and compete with commercial Internet providers.

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Kidnapping in Sullivan County leads to drug arrest in Johnson City

Kidnapping in Sullivan County leads to drug arrest in Johnson City

February 26th, 2015 12:50 pm by Becky Campbell and Rain Smith, NET News Service

Johnson City police busted out a car window to arrest a Piney Flats man who ended up here after an alleged kidnapping in Sullivan County Wednesday.

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Opinion
Passage of Wilderness Act is key to our area

Passage of Wilderness Act is key to our area

February 26th, 2015 11:04 am by Johnson City Press

Contact Rep. Phil Roe's office today an let him know.

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Opinion
Physical education needed in local schools

Physical education needed in local schools

February 26th, 2015 10:57 am by Johnson City Press

A lack of exercise and poor diets have resulted in bulging waistlines and serious health problems for too many Tennesseans, both young and old.

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