Johnson City Press Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Opinion
Will Mother Nature keep you out of your backyard?

Will Mother Nature keep you out of your backyard?

June 22nd, 2015 4:28 pm by Staff Report

Summer officially arrived Sunday, which means some Americas will be spending more time relaxing or recreating in the great outdoors. Or maybe not.

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Second on-campus sex assault this month reported at ETSU

Second on-campus sex assault this month reported at ETSU

June 22nd, 2015 3:16 pm by Staff Report

According to an East Tennessee State University safety alert, another sexual assault in an on-campus residence hall was reported Monday to the school's Department of Public Safety.

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Catholic peace activists who vandalized Oak Ridge uranium bunker likely to remain free

Catholic peace activists who vandalized Oak Ridge uranium bunker likely to remain free

June 22nd, 2015 2:51 pm by Travis Loller, Associated Press

An 85-year-old nun and two fellow Catholic peace activists are likely to remain free because the government said Monday that it will not seek to have a sabotage charge reconsidered.

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Columns As I See It
Countdown to the next municipal election has begun

Countdown to the next municipal election has begun

June 22nd, 2015 1:55 pm by Robert Houk

Prepare yourself, Johnson Citians, there's going to be a humdinger of an election coming in November 2016. And I'm not talking about the race for the White House.

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News Regional & National
Where's the line on using the 'n-word'? President Obama uses it in context in discussion on racism

Where's the line on using the 'n-word'? President Obama uses it in context in discussion on racism

June 22nd, 2015 1:30 pm by NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press

"And it's not just a matter of it not being polite to say nigger in public. That's not the measure of whether racism still exists or not" - President Obama during Marc Maron's podcast.

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Columns All About Abby
All About Abby: Is the world ready for dyed female armpit hair?

All About Abby: Is the world ready for dyed female armpit hair?

June 22nd, 2015 1:06 pm by Abby Hathorn

What coloring fad will be next? Turquoise leg hair?

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NE Tennessee men kill 3.5 foot copperhead that bit three dogs

NE Tennessee men kill 3.5 foot copperhead that bit three dogs

June 22nd, 2015 12:41 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

The dogs were taken to an emergency vet that night and survived

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Baby sitter charged with burning girl on stove faces new charges after police viewed nanny cam

Baby sitter charged with burning girl on stove faces new charges after police viewed nanny cam

June 22nd, 2015 12:35 pm by Associated Press

Court records say the DVR system used to store videos shows more abuse against the girl and 1-year-old twins.

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Crime
Johnson City man faces vandalism, attempted burglary charges after incident at ex-girlfriend's residence

Johnson City man faces vandalism, attempted burglary charges after incident at ex-girlfriend's residence

June 22nd, 2015 12:03 pm by Staff Report

A Johnson City man was arrested Sunday on charges alleging that he tried to force his way into his ex-girlfriend's home and vandalized her relative's vehicle.

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Taliban suicide bomber, gunmen attack Afghan parliament

Taliban suicide bomber, gunmen attack Afghan parliament

June 22nd, 2015 9:49 am by Rahim Faiez and Amir Shah, Associated Press

A Taliban suicide bomber struck the entrance to the Afghan parliament on Monday and gunmen tried to storm the heavily guarded compound, setting off a gunbattle with police that left two people dead as lawmakers were meeting inside to vote on the appointme

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