Johnson City Press Friday, August 22, 2014
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Local attorney, Bob Jessee, dead at 60

Local attorney, Bob Jessee, dead at 60

August 21st, 2014 10:19 am by Becky Campbell

Affable and lovable are just two descriptions of a local veteran attorney who embraced life with his every breath, but Wednesday Bob Jessee's short medical battle with pneumonia ended that.

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Grant completes funding for Boundless Playground at Johnson City's Rotary Park

Grant completes funding for Boundless Playground at Johnson City's Rotary Park

August 21st, 2014 9:17 am by Sue Guinn Legg

The significance of the playground is its accessibility to children with mobility issues that present a barrier to play on traditional playgrounds.

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Feeling stuffy? Allergy sufferers, this may be a rough week for you

Feeling stuffy? Allergy sufferers, this may be a rough week for you

August 21st, 2014 9:02 am by David Floyd

Rain and warm weather: perfect conditions for weed growth but terrible conditions for allergy sufferers. Local weather patterns are forecast to match these conditions this week, creating a dynamic conducive to the creation of ragweed pollen.

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News Local News Rails to Trails
Tweetsie Trail Trek to officially open recreational trail

Tweetsie Trail Trek to officially open recreational trail

August 21st, 2014 8:48 am by Tony Casey

With all the buzz it's been receiving, it hard to imagine that people haven't sampled at least a portion of the Tweetsie Trail before it officially opens at the end of the month, but organizers of the opening day Tweetsie Trail Trek are working to make su

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Columns Running Around
Tony Casey

Sage advice: How to run in the mountains

August 21st, 2014 8:40 am by Tony Casey

If you've got questions about running, Sage Canaday's got answers. His YouTube channel: Vo2max Productions and his website www.vo2maxproductions.com have countless videos of the former Cornell University distance standout, 2:16-marathoner while running th

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News Regional & National Off the Wall News
Off the Wall News: Tennessee student in trouble for saying 'bless you'

Off the Wall News: Tennessee student in trouble for saying 'bless you'

August 21st, 2014 8:26 am by Associated Press

The phrases "my bad," ''hang out," ''dumb," ''stupid" and "stuff" also were banned from class.

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News Regional & National
Navy cheating scandal: 1 of 10 Things to Know Today

Navy cheating scandal: 1 of 10 Things to Know Today

August 21st, 2014 8:18 am by Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

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Crime
Jonesborough man accused of stealing $10K in goods from Kingsport employer

Jonesborough man accused of stealing $10K in goods from Kingsport employer

August 21st, 2014 7:32 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

The goods from Leisure Products Inc. were allegedly placed online for sale.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Stewart will skip Cup race

Stewart will skip Cup race

August 20th, 2014 11:10 pm by AP

Tony Stewart will not race Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway, the third Sprint Cup race he's skipped since his car struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr. during a sprint car race.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Truck race postponed

Truck race postponed

August 20th, 2014 11:06 pm by Staff Report

The UNOH 200 NASCAR Truck Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway was postponed Wednesday night due to rain.

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