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Zorak the Praying Mantis

September 29th, 2014 1:47 pm by Leslie Lipsius

A front porch visitor

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Obama: US 'underestimated' Islamic State threat

Obama: US 'underestimated' Islamic State threat

September 29th, 2014 1:38 pm by KEN DILANIAN, AP Intelligence Writer

President Barack Obama is acknowledging that U.S. intelligence agencies underestimated the threat from Islamic State militants in the Middle East and overestimated the ability and will of Iraq's army to fight such extremists.

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Kingsport woman faces animal cruelty charge after police find emaciated puppy

Kingsport woman faces animal cruelty charge after police find emaciated puppy

September 29th, 2014 1:34 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Police were responding to a separate, unrelated domestic disturbance when a resident alerted them to an apartment that might be on fire.

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Young U.S. marijuana industry growing political influence

Young U.S. marijuana industry growing political influence

September 29th, 2014 1:13 pm by Kristen Wyatt, Associated Press

The entrepreneurs of the young U.S. marijuana industry are taking another step into the mainstream, becoming political donors who use some of their profits to support cannabis-friendly candidates and ballot questions that could bring legal pot to more sta

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Rogersville Rockettes Place 3rd in ASA Big Orange Showcase

Rogersville Rockettes Place 3rd in ASA Big Orange Showcase

September 29th, 2014 1:13 pm by Ron Dailey

The Rogersville Rockettes placed 3rd in single elimination bracket play at the Big Orange Showcase 16U Division in Knoxville, TN. The showcase was attended by Division I schools such as the University of Tennessee and the University of Alabama among othe

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More Best Shots: Photos from our readers

September 29th, 2014 11:33 am by Contributed from Our Readers

You, too, can take your best shot on a digital camera and send it to the Johnson City Press.

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NE Tennessee teacher arrested on drug charges at school

NE Tennessee teacher arrested on drug charges at school

September 29th, 2014 11:25 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

She was scheduled for arraignment Monday on drug possession and public intoxication charges.

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Best Shots: Photos from our readers

September 29th, 2014 11:17 am by Contributed from Our Readers

You, too, can take your best shot on a digital camera and send it to the Johnson City Press.

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State says $21,773 stolen from Middle Tennessee town

State says $21,773 stolen from Middle Tennessee town

September 29th, 2014 10:21 am by Staff Report

Investigators uncovered two schemes and several internal control deficiencies that allowed money to be stolen from the city's water and sewer fund without detection, the report stated.

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Remembering party lines, wall phones and rotary dialing

September 29th, 2014 9:59 am by Dan Kyte, Community Voices Columnist

The radio was our main source of communication with the outside world.

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