Johnson City Press Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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Boko Haram leader claims massacre in Baga, threatens more

Boko Haram leader claims massacre in Baga, threatens more

January 21st, 2015 9:48 am by HARUNA UMAR and MICHELLE FAUL, Associated Press

As many as 2,000 civilians were killed and 3,700 homes and business were destroyed in the Jan. 3 attack on the town near Nigeria's border with Cameroon, said Amnesty International.

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Tennessee survives South Carolina's late rally for 66-62 win

Tennessee survives South Carolina's late rally for 66-62 win

January 20th, 2015 11:16 pm by AP

Josh Richardson and Kevin Punter had 13 points each and Derek Reese hit a foul shot with 13.8 seconds left that sealed Tennessee's 15th straight victory over South Carolina in a 66-62 win Tuesday night.

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Lady 'Toppers get key league win; 'Toppers roll past Boone

Lady 'Toppers get key league win; 'Toppers roll past Boone

January 20th, 2015 10:41 pm by Trey Williams

Hannah Rodgers scored a game-high 13 points and Kaitlyn Phillips added 10 as Science Hill's all but sealed its sixth straight Big Seven title with a 42-33 victory over Daniel Boone. The boys rolled to a 76-34 win.

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Pioneers withstand Vikings to remain in first in Big Seven

Pioneers withstand Vikings to remain in first in Big Seven

January 20th, 2015 10:38 pm by Ivan Sanders

David Crockett managed to take the best that Tennessee High had to offer and withstand a late Viking rally to take a 63-58 victory and remain in first place in the Big Seven Conference.

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Cyclones fend off Patriots to remain atop Three Rivers

Cyclones fend off Patriots to remain atop Three Rivers

January 20th, 2015 10:37 pm by Douglas Fritz

Tyler Nichols, Bo Pless and Conley Bowers helped the Cyclones hold on for a 58-54 win over Sullivan East on Tuesday night at the Patriots' gym to remain in first place in the Three Rivers Conference.

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Lady Cyclones remain undefeated with rout of East

Lady Cyclones remain undefeated with rout of East

January 20th, 2015 10:35 pm by Douglas Fritz

Sullivan East's girls had a chance to tie Elizabethton for first place in the Three Rivers Conference, but midway through the fourth quarter the mercy clock was running.

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Estes lifts University High past Cloudland

January 20th, 2015 10:34 pm by Gene Renfro

Dustin Estes scored 19 points and had an 8-0 scoring spurt to help University High to a 48-42 win over Cloudland Tuesday at Brooks Gym.

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State funding cuts proposed for services for intellectually disabled

State funding cuts proposed for services for intellectually disabled

January 20th, 2015 9:49 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Governor Bill Haslam's request for an across the board 7 percent reduction in state agency spending and the Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities' proposal to meet that request with nearly $14 million cuts to its Medicaid Wavier and Fa

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