Johnson City Press Friday, December 19, 2014
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Meet Your Neighbor: Laser light maestro has narrowed focus

Meet Your Neighbor: Laser light maestro has narrowed focus

December 14th, 2014 10:01 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Many people know Roger Forbes as the electronics wizard behind the Forbes Family Christmas Light Display he and his wife, Mary, host each December up and down the street in front of their home at 708 Holston Ave.

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Smokefree advocates fight pre-emption laws that limit regulations on tobacco use in Tennessee

Smokefree advocates fight pre-emption laws that limit regulations on tobacco use in Tennessee

December 14th, 2014 9:48 pm by Tony Casey

1994 was a good year for advocates of a smoke-free Tennessee with the passage of the Prevention of Youth Access to Tobacco Act, but what that accomplished might have not gone far enough and also limited the ability to enact further regulation of tobacco u

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Traditional vs. electronic: FDA considers regulation for e-cigarettes

Traditional vs. electronic: FDA considers regulation for e-cigarettes

December 14th, 2014 9:34 pm by Tony Casey

East Tennessee State University's Dr. Hadii Mamudu likens the difference between electronic cigarettes and traditional cigarettes to the result of someone falling off a 10-story building and falling off a 100-story building.

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Photos - Washington Co. Animal Shelter celebrates Christmas with the community

December 14th, 2014 9:20 pm by Jessica Fuller

The Washington County/Johnson City Animal Shelter held its annual Christmas pet party Sunday afternoon. Members of the community were invited to donate supplies or bring home a furry new family member.

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Dozens protest at Opry Mills mall

Dozens protest at Opry Mills mall

December 14th, 2014 6:26 pm by Tony Gonzalez, The Tennessean

A group of Nashville demonstrators protested against police brutality inside Opry Mills Mall on Saturday night with chants and marching that drew emotional responses - for and against - from everyday mall-goers.

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Police: Arrest in shooting death of Auburn player

Police: Arrest in shooting death of Auburn player

December 14th, 2014 6:19 pm by KIM CHANDLER, Associated Press

A 22-year-old man has been arrested on a felony warrant charging him with murder in Sunday's fatal shooting of Auburn football player Jakell Lenard Mitchell, police said. The shooting took place at the same off-campus apartment complex where two former fo

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Three Erwin residents shoplift over $1,000 in merchandise from JCPenny, police say

Three Erwin residents shoplift over $1,000 in merchandise from JCPenny, police say

December 14th, 2014 6:07 pm by Staff Report

Three Erwin residents took more than $1,000 worth of merchandise from JCPenney, resulting in their arrests Saturday, police said.

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Police: Man causes traffic accident with ex-girlfriend, flees scene

Police: Man causes traffic accident with ex-girlfriend, flees scene

December 14th, 2014 5:55 pm by Staff Report

A man was arrested Saturday after police said he fled the scene of an accident involving his ex-girlfriend the day before.

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City, county police ahead of anti-racial-profiling bill

City, county police ahead of anti-racial-profiling bill

December 13th, 2014 11:38 pm by Becky Campbell

Recent legislation introduced by two state lawmakers would "help end racial profiling by law enforcement agencies in Tennessee," according to a press release on the bill.

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Dietitian, ETSU professor gives tips on battling holiday bulge

Dietitian, ETSU professor gives tips on battling holiday bulge

December 13th, 2014 11:34 pm by Jessica Fuller

Are extra pounds on your Christmas list this year?

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