Johnson City Press Friday, November 28, 2014
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Grandmother, granddaughter hope Christmas Box and Angel Tree will make a big difference

Grandmother, granddaughter hope Christmas Box and Angel Tree will make a big difference

November 27th, 2014 1:09 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Every morning in rural Washington County, a kindergartner who fled her home with her mother, leaving everything they owned behind, climbs on her school bus in hooded fleece jacket and tennis shoes.

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Alderman's death painful for town of Unicoi

Alderman's death painful for town of Unicoi

November 27th, 2014 1:01 pm by Brad Hicks

Town of Unicoi Mayor Johnny Lynch said although it does not always appear so, members of town's Board of Mayor and Aldermen can disagree without being disagreeable and are a close-knit group.

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Two injured in Stoney Creek elevator accident

Two injured in Stoney Creek elevator accident

November 27th, 2014 12:56 pm by Staff Reports

A 54-year-old man and a 54-year-old woman suffered possible leg fractures when an elevator in which they were riding fell approximately 8 feet on Tuesday evening.

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A not-entirely thankless job: Emergency workers make plans for Thanksgiving holiday

A not-entirely thankless job: Emergency workers make plans for Thanksgiving holiday

November 27th, 2014 8:00 am by Becky Campbell

While you're bellying up to the Thanksgiving Day table and spending time with friends or family, you can rest easy knowing that all emergency services will continue as usual.

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Building authority seeking stronger university ties with arts center

Building authority seeking stronger university ties with arts center

November 26th, 2014 9:00 pm by Nathan Baker

The Johnson City-owned Millennium Centre's proximity to the favored site for East Tennessee State University's fine and performing arts center has the Public Building Authority considering the benefits of a possible business relationship.

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McGue, Thomas co-players of the year on Elite 11 team

McGue, Thomas co-players of the year on Elite 11 team

November 26th, 2014 5:55 pm by Douglas Fritz

Science Hill's Malik McGue and Elizabethton's Ethan Thomas are both record-setting players - two of the best Northeast Tennessee has ever seen.

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Bucs showed they can win other ways

Bucs showed they can win other ways

November 26th, 2014 5:53 pm by Joe Avento

East Tennessee State's last basketball game was kind of ugly, and that actually could be good news. The Bucs struggled offensively against Winthrop, yet still managed to leave Rock Hill, South Carolina, with an important road victory.

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Tyndall thinks Vols can deal with distractions

Tyndall thinks Vols can deal with distractions

November 26th, 2014 5:51 pm by AP

Two members of Tennessee coach Donnie Tyndall's staff have resigned since the Nov. 6 announcement that the NCAA was conducting a review of Southern Mississippi, where Tyndall worked the last two seasons.

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Local job market still weak, researchers say

Local job market still weak, researchers say

November 26th, 2014 3:35 pm by Nathan Baker

The jobs market in the Tri-Cities continued to shrink through the summer, a result of few opportunities and workers leaving the region for greener pastures, according to labor force statistics released Wednesday.

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Are you thankful for low gas prices?

Are you thankful for low gas prices?

November 26th, 2014 2:45 pm by Tony Casey

Experts say more Americans will hit the road for Thanksgiving this year than any year since 2007 - and pay quite a bit less at the gas pumps in doing so.

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