Johnson City Press Saturday, April 18, 2015
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Off the Wall News: German mother of 13 pregnant with quadruplets at age 65

Off the Wall News: German mother of 13 pregnant with quadruplets at age 65

April 13th, 2015 11:07 am by Associated Press

She already has children ranging in age from 9 to 44, from five fathers.

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News Regional & National Elections
One more for the GOP: All signs point to White House bid for Florida's Marco Rubio

One more for the GOP: All signs point to White House bid for Florida's Marco Rubio

April 13th, 2015 10:16 am by PHILIP ELLIOTT and BRENDAN FARRINGTON, Associated Press

It comes a day after Hillary Rodham Clinton announced her bid for the Democratic nomination and as she is traveling to Iowa on her first trip as a candidate.

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Community
Great-grandson finds Kingsport woman's long lost anniversary ring

Great-grandson finds Kingsport woman's long lost anniversary ring

April 13th, 2015 9:55 am by Matthew Lane, NET News Service

Ruth Jones married her husband Rufus in 1952 and on their one-year wedding anniversary he gave her the gold ring.

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News Regional & National
AP investigation details perimeter breaches at US airports

AP investigation details perimeter breaches at US airports

April 13th, 2015 12:01 am by MARTHA MENDOZA and JUSTIN PRITCHARD, Associated Press

At Los Angeles International, a mentally ill man hopped the fence eight times in less than a year - twice reaching stairs that led to jets.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Allmendinger ready for short-track challenge

Allmendinger ready for short-track challenge

April 12th, 2015 11:09 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Although the 33-year-old California native didn't grow up racing stock cars or even racing on the short tracks, he feels as confident as anyone after doing it for nearly a decade in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.

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Sports High schools
Unicoi rallies from 15th seed to win Eastman

Unicoi rallies from 15th seed to win Eastman

April 12th, 2015 11:06 pm by Dave Ongie/NET News Service

Dominant pitching, timely hitting and surehanded defense did the job once again as the Lady Blue Devils wrapped up their seventh tournament championship with a 3-1 victory over Greeneville.

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Sports ETSU Sports
Pritchard's persistence pays off for ETSU

Pritchard's persistence pays off for ETSU

April 12th, 2015 11:03 pm by Joe Avento

Pritchard tried out for the East Tennessee State University football team twice. Both times he was sent home, told he wasn't good enough to play for the Bucs.

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News Local News
Meet your neighbor: Funeral directors have feelings, too

Meet your neighbor: Funeral directors have feelings, too

April 12th, 2015 9:25 pm by Tony Casey

With nearly 29 years of work in all aspects of funeral services, David Mathes has seen a lot of bad things, but he's seen a lot of good things, too.

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News Local News
Goldwing Clubs fly Volunteer Flag colors for St. Jude

Goldwing Clubs fly Volunteer Flag colors for St. Jude

April 12th, 2015 9:22 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

When local Goldwing Road Riders Association members leave Bristol in September for their 20th annual Wings Across Tennessee Ride for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, the colors they fly and the donations they deliver to the Memphis hospital will bot

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Milligan College biology major finds research not easily done

Milligan College biology major finds research not easily done

April 12th, 2015 9:19 pm by Contributed to the Press

John Crowe, a junior biology major at Milligan College, has spent a lot of time in the lab recently, testing for E. coli presence in the waters of Buffalo Creek, which runs alongside the college's iconic gazebo and past the campus entrance.

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