Johnson City Press Thursday, July 31, 2014
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Tony Casey

The pen is still mightier than the .50 cal

July 31st, 2014 1:11 pm by Tony Casey

With pro-gun declarations boldly made on bumpers all across East Tennessee, it's no surprise that this area, overall, cherishes and brandishes its right to bear arms.

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Sue Guinn Legg

Motorcycle, 4-wheeler accidents leave two families in need of help premium content

July 31st, 2014 1:10 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Friends rally to organize fundraisers

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Join the parade: Umoja seeking entrants

Join the parade: Umoja seeking entrants

July 31st, 2014 10:55 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Participants will line up at 9 a.m. Aug. 9 at Carver Recreation Center.

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Ready to spend? Sales tax holiday is this weekend in Tennessee

Ready to spend? Sales tax holiday is this weekend in Tennessee

July 31st, 2014 10:41 am by Hank Hayes, NET News Service

Since 2006, Tennessee has been holding a Sales Tax Holiday the first weekend in August each year.

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Crime
Pair arrested after puppy found locked in hot car at Kingsport mall

Pair arrested after puppy found locked in hot car at Kingsport mall

July 31st, 2014 10:27 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

The vehicle was locked, while the dog was reportedly unconscious.

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Knox man shot as opened door at 1 a.m., unsure about pressing charges

Knox man shot as opened door at 1 a.m., unsure about pressing charges

July 31st, 2014 10:21 am by Don Jacobs, Knoxville News-Sentinel

He was taken to the University of Tennessee Medical Center with a nonfatal injury

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Carter Co. Commission overrides mayor's budget veto

Carter Co. Commission overrides mayor's budget veto

July 31st, 2014 9:47 am by John Thompson

The move established a 12-cent property tax increase.

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Unicoi Co. takes advantage of state program to replace bridges

Unicoi Co. takes advantage of state program to replace bridges

July 31st, 2014 9:17 am by Brad Hicks

The Highway Department intends to replace several of the county's more than 100 bridges at a discounted price by taking advantage of recent changes to the State Aid Bridge Grant Program.

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Off the Wall News
Off the Wall News: Couple finds naked intruder asleep in bed

Off the Wall News: Couple finds naked intruder asleep in bed

July 31st, 2014 9:09 am by Associated Press

He grabbed a Sprite from the fridge before taking his nap.

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Crime
Banned from Walmart: Greeneville woman arrested after incident in Johnson City

Banned from Walmart: Greeneville woman arrested after incident in Johnson City

July 31st, 2014 8:48 am by Staff Report

Police said she tried to steal more than $900 worth of merchandise without paying.

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