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Opinion
Take steps to keep the bears away

Take steps to keep the bears away

April 10th, 2015 10:03 am by Johnson City Press

The black bear population here in Northeast Tennessee has reached a 100-year high, which means more bears are showing up on backyard patios and even in busy commercial districts.

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News Regional & National Elections
She's in: Hillary Clinton to announce presidential campaign on Sunday

She's in: Hillary Clinton to announce presidential campaign on Sunday

April 10th, 2015 9:58 am by JULIE PACE and KEN THOMAS, Associated Press

The first official word that Clinton will seek the Democratic Party's nomination will come via an online video posted on social media.

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Opinion
WETS needs your support to stay on the air

WETS needs your support to stay on the air

April 10th, 2015 9:53 am by Johnson City Press

More than half the funding for WETS comes from listener support.

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News Crime Regional & National
Charges pending against boy in fatal East Tennessee dirt bikes crash

Charges pending against boy in fatal East Tennessee dirt bikes crash

April 10th, 2015 9:44 am by Knoxville News-Sentinel

Two dirt bikes collided on U.S. Highway 321, and a 22-year-old man was killed.

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Local News Business & Technology Mystery Diner
Rico's Pizzas & Subs is a bit of old New York on the road to Damascus

Rico's Pizzas & Subs is a bit of old New York on the road to Damascus

April 10th, 2015 9:31 am by Mystery Diner

Gentle readers, I am grateful to you for telling me about the just-spotted eatery that you just had to try. Or that old favorite restaurant that you and your family have been frequenting since grandma and grandpa took you there when you were little.

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Local Entertainment
5 Out & About things to do

5 Out & About things to do

April 10th, 2015 9:28 am by Contributed to the Press

Thirsty Orange Brew Extravaganza will be held at the Millennium Center on Saturday. Samples available of more than 150 unique and obscure beers from craft breweries around the region. Activities include the Run for the Booty 5K Color Run, music by DJ ALla

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Entertainment Local Entertainment
The Down Home posts busy weekend line-up

The Down Home posts busy weekend line-up

April 10th, 2015 9:21 am by Contributed to the Press

The Down Home stage at 300 W. Main will see several performers this weekend and next week.

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Crime Opinion
Tennessee lawmakers continue to protect cockfighting

Tennessee lawmakers continue to protect cockfighting

April 10th, 2015 9:19 am by Johnson City Press

State legislators have routinely declined to get tough on cockfighting, even after hearing testimony from federal agents who say Tennessee is part of the infamous "Cockfighting Corridor," where criminals who engage in this blood sport flock to ply their h

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Local News Local Entertainment
"Nashville on the Road" visits Niswonger Performing Arts Centers

"Nashville on the Road" visits Niswonger Performing Arts Centers

April 10th, 2015 9:15 am by Contributed to the Press

"Nashville on the Road" comes to Niswonger Performing Arts Center on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. with performances by hit songwriters Victoria Shaw, Gary Burr, Georgia Middleman and Jim Photoglo.

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Local News Local Entertainment
Music comes to East Tennessee State University campus

Music comes to East Tennessee State University campus

April 10th, 2015 9:09 am by Contributed to the Press

Bucstock, East Tennessee State University's spring music festival, will return to campus Saturday. During this second annual event, 12 local and regional bands will perform from noon until 9 p.m. on two stages in the Amphitheatre area adjacent to the D.P.

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