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News Local News Election 2014
District 6 Q&A: Stout, Van Huss discuss motivations for state office

District 6 Q&A: Stout, Van Huss discuss motivations for state office

July 25th, 2014 11:54 pm by Gary B. Gray

Incumbent state Rep. Micah Van Huss, R-6th, said without hesitation Friday he has not returned the Johnson City Press' telephone calls, accepted invitations to participate in its meetings or responded to questions emailed to all 6th and 7th House District

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Community Local News Local Entertainment Umoja
Umoja undertakers hope for union of upbeat, unique entertainment

Umoja undertakers hope for union of upbeat, unique entertainment

July 25th, 2014 11:34 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Johnson's City 18th annual Umoja Festival is set to run Aug. 8 and 9.

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Local News Education
Core concerns: Legislators, educators gather as Haslam meets with county school staff

Core concerns: Legislators, educators gather as Haslam meets with county school staff

July 25th, 2014 11:21 pm by Nathan Baker

Trust, and the lack thereof, was the topic of concern Friday afternoon among a group of teachers, legislators and a school board member gathered outside the Washington County School District central office before Gov. Bill Haslam and Education Commissione

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Sports JC Cards Elizabethton Twins
Penilla keeps Cards quiet in Twins win

Penilla keeps Cards quiet in Twins win

July 25th, 2014 11:18 pm by Trey Williams

After allowing nine runs in one-third inning in his previous start in Johnson City, Elizabethton left-hander Derrick Penilla threw five shutout innings of relief for the victory in the Twins' 8-1 win.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Bigfoot ready to return to BMS

Bigfoot ready to return to BMS

July 25th, 2014 8:48 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Bigfoot driver Dan Runte explained that his Ford pickup is more than the star of tonight's Thompson Metals Monster Truck Madness at Bristol Motor Speedway.

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Sports ETSU Sports
Mister hired to coach at Lees-McRae

Mister hired to coach at Lees-McRae

July 25th, 2014 7:29 pm by Joe Avento

Mister Jennings, arguably ETSU's most popular basketball player ever, was hired as an assistant coach at the NCAA Division II school in Banner Elk, North Carolina, on Friday.

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Sports ETSU Sports Local Golf
Bucs' Hickman busy posting low rounds

Bucs' Hickman busy posting low rounds

July 25th, 2014 7:28 pm by Joe Avento

Chris Hickman has spent the last two summers showing he can be quite a front-runner. Once he gets a lead in a golf tournament, he figures out a way to close it out.

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News Regional & National
US says Russia is firing across border into Ukraine

US says Russia is firing across border into Ukraine

July 25th, 2014 4:19 pm by DAVID McHUGH, Associated Press

Russia accused Washington of lying and charged Ukraine with firing across the border on a Russian village.

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Crime Local News
Man arrested after wife says he re-married before divorce

Man arrested after wife says he re-married before divorce

July 25th, 2014 4:08 pm by Staff Report

Deputies said a city man was arrested after his wife of 20 years said he had remarried more than a year before their divorce would be heard in court.

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Crime Local News
Update: Woman said man kidnapped, beat her for refusing to pick up cigarette

Update: Woman said man kidnapped, beat her for refusing to pick up cigarette

July 25th, 2014 2:02 pm by Max Hrenda

An Elizabethton man was convicted on charges stemming from a 2013 incident in which he kidnapped and beat a woman who refused to pick up a dropped cigarette.

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