Johnson City Press Friday, October 31, 2014
Opinion
If you suspect abuse, you must report it

If you suspect abuse, you must report it

June 12th, 2014 8:43 am by Johnson City Press

Child abuse and neglect is a sad fact of life that readers of this newspaper are reminded of almost daily. There are cruel and unthinking people in our own community who put children at grave risk of injury as a result of neglect or mistreatment.

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Off the Wall News
Off the Wall News: No croaking in this game of Frogger

Off the Wall News: No croaking in this game of Frogger

June 12th, 2014 8:41 am by KATHY MATHESON, Associated Press

Why do toadlets cross the road? To get to the woods on the other side.

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News Entertainment Regional & National
Tennessee player wins $259.8M Powerball jackpot

Tennessee player wins $259.8M Powerball jackpot

June 12th, 2014 8:41 am by Associated Press

The winning ticket was purchased in Knoxville.

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Entertainment Local Entertainment Elizabethton
They have the bridge fest 'Covered'

They have the bridge fest 'Covered'

June 12th, 2014 8:28 am by John Thompson

Tonight is Bluegrass Night, with some great acts to entertain the crowd. Among the performers will be will be 10-year-old Carson Peters and the Fiddlin' Carson Peters Band, who has appeared on the Grand Ole Opry and the Tonight Show.

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Down to 6: Wellmont still looking for partner

Down to 6: Wellmont still looking for partner

June 12th, 2014 8:23 am by Nathan Baker

Out of nine health systems that answered Wellmont's request for proposals earlier this year, three are no longer under consideration, having failed to meet the specifications the board set for the new partner.

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Stout: Is Johnson City's school budget an 'animal' eating money?

Stout: Is Johnson City's school budget an 'animal' eating money?

June 12th, 2014 8:16 am by Gary B. Gray

"No - not in my opinion. We've been very frugal" - Director of Schools Richard Bales.

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Washington County money looking flat for 2015

Washington County money looking flat for 2015

June 11th, 2014 9:17 pm by Gary B. Gray

Washington County, much like Johnson City, is not likely to see either growth in tax revenues or an expansion of its tax base in fiscal 2015.

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Crime
Not guilty plea entered to carjacking charge

Not guilty plea entered to carjacking charge

June 11th, 2014 9:02 pm by Brad Hicks

A federal trial date has been scheduled for the Bristol man arrested earlier this year for allegedly pointing a gun at a Unicoi woman and attempting to steal vehicles in a Unicoi County community.

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Commissioner pulls out of race after close second in primary

Commissioner pulls out of race after close second in primary

June 11th, 2014 8:56 pm by Gary B. Gray

Washington County Commissioner David Shanks has withdrawn from the Aug. 7 county general election, citing personal reasons.

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Regional & National
Tea Party whacked: Cantor plans to resign from House leadership

Tea Party whacked: Cantor plans to resign from House leadership

June 11th, 2014 2:45 pm by DAVID ESPO, AP Special Correspondent

Eric Cantor's exit clears the way for a potentially disruptive Republican shake-up a few months before midterm elections with control of Congress at stake.

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