Johnson City Press Thursday, March 5, 2015
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Snow expected Thursday, but less than previous storms

Snow expected Thursday, but less than previous storms

March 4th, 2015 1:25 pm by Tony Casey

The snow just won't go away. Though snow days have plagued the schedules of local education providers, commuters and municipalities, it appears there's more on the way.

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News Regional & National Health
McDonald's dropping human antibiotics from chicken

McDonald's dropping human antibiotics from chicken

March 4th, 2015 11:58 am by CANDICE CHOI, AP Food Industry Writer

The practice has become a public health issue, with officials saying it can lead to germs becoming resistant to drugs so that they're no longer effective in treating a particular illness in humans.

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Columns As I See It
Tide may have turned on Attorney General election in Tennessee

Tide may have turned on Attorney General election in Tennessee

March 4th, 2015 11:54 am by Robert Houk

Democrats need to give voters a distraction that they can happily get behind. Medical marijuana may just be it.

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Columns All About Abby
All About Abby: Makeup or Make Believe?

All About Abby: Makeup or Make Believe?

March 4th, 2015 11:36 am by Abby Hathorn

Last time I checked, my makeup just helps to enhance my appearance by hiding a few blemishes and by adding a pop of color to my lips.

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News Crime Regional & National
In Ferguson, scathing US report brings pressure for change

In Ferguson, scathing US report brings pressure for change

March 4th, 2015 10:17 am by ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press

A Justice Department report says blacks in Ferguson, Missouri, are disproportionately subject to excessive police force, baseless traffic stops and citations for infractions as petty as walking down the middle of street.

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Entertainment Local Entertainment
Ever seen a giant rabbit? Check out Milligan's version of 'Harvey'

Ever seen a giant rabbit? Check out Milligan's version of 'Harvey'

March 4th, 2015 9:45 am by Contributed to the Press

The play has been adapted for film and TV, most notably the 1950 film starring James Stewart as Elwood P. Dowd

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Crime
Johnson City police say 2 fled after ride in stolen car

Johnson City police say 2 fled after ride in stolen car

March 4th, 2015 9:24 am by Staff Report

Scotty Shelton and Nikki Hoilman were arrested after the incident at Aspen Ridge Apartments on King Springs Road.

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Local News Elizabethton
Carter County Election Commission may relocate

Carter County Election Commission may relocate

March 4th, 2015 9:21 am by John Thompson

Candidates and new voters for the 2016 elections may be going to a new building to conduct business with the Carter County Election Commission.

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News Crime Local News Elizabethton
Man previously facing life in prison sentenced to less than year

Man previously facing life in prison sentenced to less than year

March 4th, 2015 9:12 am by John Thompson

A man who earlier this year had been facing the possibility of spending the rest of his life in prison was sentenced Monday to serve 75 percent of a sentence of 11 months and 29 days in the Carter County Jail.

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Education ETSU
ETSU receives $1.2M gift for College of Education scholarships

ETSU receives $1.2M gift for College of Education scholarships

March 4th, 2015 9:01 am by Contributed to the Press

The bequest came from the estate of the late Inez DeLaughter, who created the scholarship endowment in memory of her sister, the late Nelle Jessee.

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