Johnson City Press Thursday, July 31, 2014
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Hill not invited to GOP picnic at mayor's farm

Hill not invited to GOP picnic at mayor's farm

July 24th, 2014 9:11 pm by Gary B. Gray

Five-term incumbent state Rep. Matthew Hill, R-7th, confirmed Thursday he is not among the roughly 500 Republicans and guests who received invitations to Friday night's shindig at Washington County Mayor Dan Eldridge's Jonesborough farm.

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Gov. Haslam to meet selected educators, prompting Hill, Van Huss to offer counter gathering

Gov. Haslam to meet selected educators, prompting Hill, Van Huss to offer counter gathering

July 24th, 2014 9:03 pm by Nathan Baker

What organizers are calling an outdoor gathering Friday in the parking lot of the Washington County School District's central office is intended to shed light on a closed-door meeting taking place inside between the governor and selected school officials.

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Bristol, Va., store allegedly robbed at gunpoint

Bristol, Va., store allegedly robbed at gunpoint

July 24th, 2014 5:08 pm by Staff Reports

Police are looking for two men after a store was reported to be robbed Wednesday evening.

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Bristol police say numerous tires stolen

Bristol police say numerous tires stolen

July 24th, 2014 5:05 pm by Staff Reports

Police say they're looking into several recent burglaries that have occurred in a business' storage lot.

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UPDATE: Judge says mistrial necessary after juror misconduct in Johnson City vehicular homicide case

UPDATE: Judge says mistrial necessary after juror misconduct in Johnson City vehicular homicide case

July 24th, 2014 4:40 pm by Becky Campbell

A juror apparently drove the route of the crash last night and told other jurors during deliberations today he made curve at high speed

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U.S. Army's 3rd most wanted fugitive arrested in Tennessee on more than 100 counts of sexual abuse of a minor

U.S. Army's 3rd most wanted fugitive arrested in Tennessee on more than 100 counts of sexual abuse of a minor

July 24th, 2014 4:13 pm by Maranda Faris, The Tennessean

James Johnson, 31, was arrested June 20, 2012, on charges of sexual abuse of a minor in Christian County, Ky., but was released on bond the same day.

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Early Christmas Box Campaign Down to Wire

Early Christmas Box Campaign Down to Wire

July 24th, 2014 3:10 pm by Staff Report

Help needed to make up last year's shortfall and meet the continued rise in the cost of food.

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Off the Wall News: Man claims doctors botched circumcision, amputated penis

Off the Wall News: Man claims doctors botched circumcision, amputated penis

July 24th, 2014 2:47 pm by Associated Press

An Alabama man who went to the hospital for a routine circumcision says doctors mistakenly amputated his penis.

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2 dead, dozens hurt after storm at Va. campground

2 dead, dozens hurt after storm at Va. campground

July 24th, 2014 2:38 pm by Associated Press

Those hurt were taken to hospitals with most of the injuries ranging from cuts to broken bones. At least one person was in critical condition.a

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Campaign Ad Spending Ramps Up In State Justices Vote

Campaign Ad Spending Ramps Up In State Justices Vote

July 24th, 2014 2:35 pm by Tom Humphrey/Knoxville News Sentinel

The executive director of Justice at Stake said the continued flood of money into judicial elections from all sides is a threat to impartial justice and could transform judicial politics nationwide.

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