Johnson City Press Monday, September 22, 2014
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Pay it forward: Former Jayhawk, ETSU prof donates $370K to KU scholarship funds

Pay it forward: Former Jayhawk, ETSU prof donates $370K to KU scholarship funds

June 29th, 2014 9:31 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Had it not been for a Summerfield scholarship, Dr. Frank Newby would never have attended the University of Kansas, where he earned the degrees in chemistry that brought him to teach at East Tennessee State College more than 50 years ago.

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Unicoi developers look at expanding historical designations

Unicoi developers look at expanding historical designations

June 29th, 2014 9:20 pm by Brad Hicks

The A.R. Brown House on South Main Avenue was once occupied by Albert Rosecrans Brown, an influential figure in the town's early days.

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Hands On! readies for newest exhibition

Hands On! readies for newest exhibition

June 29th, 2014 9:09 pm by David Floyd

Hands On! Regional Museum's latest attraction, "The Tesla Experience," provides visitors with the opportunity to see the world's largest bipolar musical Tesla coil.

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2 killed when hit by train on bridge, boy survives

2 killed when hit by train on bridge, boy survives

June 29th, 2014 9:00 pm by Associated Press

A railroad spokesman says a man and a girl were killed when they were hit by a train while fishing from a bridge in southwestern Virginia. A boy who was with them survived.

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Police: 9 shot on Bourbon Street in New Orleans

Police: 9 shot on Bourbon Street in New Orleans

June 29th, 2014 8:15 pm by STACEY PLAISANCE, Associated Press

Two men exchanged gunfire early Sunday on the city's always-crowded Bourbon Street in the celebrated French Quarter and nine people were shot in the crossfire, including two who were critically wounded, police said.

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Man arrested after girlfriend alleges assault

Man arrested after girlfriend alleges assault

June 29th, 2014 7:56 pm by Staff Report

A city man was arrested, police said, after his girlfriend told them he assaulted her.

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Update: Police say man held knife to wife's throat before setting her on fire

Update: Police say man held knife to wife's throat before setting her on fire

June 29th, 2014 5:49 pm by Max Hrenda

Johnson City police arrested a man accused of setting his wife on fire during an argument that occurred this weekend.

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Alleged Johnson City-based Ponzi scheme not first for ex-NASCAR driver

Alleged Johnson City-based Ponzi scheme not first for ex-NASCAR driver

June 29th, 2014 9:46 am by Becky Campbell

The lead man behind an alleged $15 million Ponzi scheme that promised big returns to investors in a coal exploration company was once a NASCAR driver for the late Bobby Hamilton, and the alleged scam wasn't the first time he's been involved in questionabl

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Another shutout by E-Twins; Cards postponed

Another shutout by E-Twins; Cards postponed

June 28th, 2014 11:05 pm by Staff Report

Four Elizabethton pitchers combined on a shutout, and Tanner English and Max Murphy each drove in a pair of runs, as the Twins beat the Bristol Pirates, 6-0, Saturday night at Joe O'Brien Field in Elizabethton.

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JCPD-involved accident hospitalizes 2, closes I-26 interchange

JCPD-involved accident hospitalizes 2, closes I-26 interchange

June 28th, 2014 10:43 pm by Max Hrenda

Two people were hospitalized and an Interstate 26 interchange was partially closed after a two-car accident involving a Johnson City police officer Saturday afternoon.

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