Johnson City Press Friday, September 19, 2014
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Update: Fla. sheriff says 6 children, 2 adults shot to death

Update: Fla. sheriff says 6 children, 2 adults shot to death

September 18th, 2014 7:53 pm by Staff Report

A sheriff says a man killed six of his grandchildren, his adult daughter and himself at a home in a small town in North Florida.

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Facebook campaign to fight local hunger

Facebook campaign to fight local hunger

September 18th, 2014 3:10 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

"Your vote every day from Sept. 15 to Oct. 5 can really make a difference in the lives of hungry individuals, families, children and seniors in Northeast Tennessee," Rhonda Chafin, executive director of the regional Second Harvest Food Bank.

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Anti-gay billboard stirs debate in Middle Tennessee

Anti-gay billboard stirs debate in Middle Tennessee

September 18th, 2014 1:35 pm by Associated Press

An anti-gay billboard is stirring a debate over bullying and religion in a rural community about 30 miles north of Nashville.

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Man charged in Peeping Tom incident at Kingsport Old Navy

Man charged in Peeping Tom incident at Kingsport Old Navy

September 18th, 2014 1:19 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

For the second time in four years, a Rogersville man has been arrested for a Peeping Tom incident at an area changing room - this time allegedly utilizing a camera attached to his foot to spy on a teenager.

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Tony Casey

Runners have a duty to sort out stomach issues

September 18th, 2014 10:30 am by Tony Casey

Everyone poops. We all know this. Before I go any further, I should point out that if the second word used offends you, or this topic in general, then you should stop reading now.

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Haslam, legislative speakers call education summit

Haslam, legislative speakers call education summit

September 18th, 2014 9:18 am by The Associated Press

Gov. Bill Haslam says a summit convening in Nashville is meant to review the ongoing education overhaul in Tennessee and plan for the future.

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Ex-deputy reindicted on assault charges from domestic incident

Ex-deputy reindicted on assault charges from domestic incident

September 18th, 2014 8:35 am by John Thompson

A former deputy with the Carter County Sheriff's Department has been reindicted by a Carter County grand jury on charges he assaulted an ex-girlfriend in October and a neighbor who had come to the woman's aid after the alleged domestic violence.

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Unicoi school officials look to snag grant by encouraging safe driving by students

Unicoi school officials look to snag grant by encouraging safe driving by students

September 18th, 2014 8:33 am by Brad Hicks

Unicoi County School System officials agree that encouraging safe driving practices among local teens is the priority, but they also agree the monetary benefits that may come from doing so are a great bonus.

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NRC to hold meeting in Erwin on NFS

NRC to hold meeting in Erwin on NFS

September 18th, 2014 8:30 am by Staff Reports

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission will hold a meeting in Erwin later this month to provide residents with information on the agency's inspection and oversight activities at the Nuclear Fuel Services facility.

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City project to provide better parking, drainage

City project to provide better parking, drainage

September 18th, 2014 8:27 am by Gary B. Gray

A plan is in motion to accommodate both more stormwater and downtown parking in Johnson City near West Main and West Market streets.

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