Johnson City Press Thursday, October 23, 2014
Police Blotter
The Police Blotter returns with tales of the unknown lover, a brutal belly bumper, and more

The Police Blotter returns with tales of the unknown lover, a brutal belly bumper, and more

May 27th, 2014 7:47 pm by Staff Report

Also inside: The bikini burglary, Jill-of-all-trades, and more!

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Crime Regional & National
Tennessee mom accused of abusing son who ran away after orders of 1,500 pushups for lying about toast

Tennessee mom accused of abusing son who ran away after orders of 1,500 pushups for lying about toast

May 27th, 2014 5:12 pm by Jamie Page, The Tennessean

The incident prompted a six-day search.

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Crime
Police: Man robbed woman at Johnson City motel, dragged 2 with vehicle

Police: Man robbed woman at Johnson City motel, dragged 2 with vehicle

May 27th, 2014 4:49 pm by Staff Report

Christopher A. Elliott was captured in the 2900 block of West Walnut Street after he had fled from Washington County Sheriff's Office deputies in an unrelated incident, police said.

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Off the Wall News
Off the Wall News: Babies left on health department's doorstep. They had claws.

Off the Wall News: Babies left on health department's doorstep. They had claws.

May 27th, 2014 4:04 pm by JIM FITZGERALD, Associated Press

The came with bottles of milk, blankets and toys.

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News Regional & National Business & Technology
The CEO got a huge raise. You didn't. Here's why.

The CEO got a huge raise. You didn't. Here's why.

May 27th, 2014 3:51 pm by JOSH BOAK, AP Economics Writer

Pay for globe-trotting CEOs has soared to new heights, even as most workers remain grounded by paychecks that are barely budging.

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News Local News
Minister files racial harassment suit against Bluff City, alderman

Minister files racial harassment suit against Bluff City, alderman

May 27th, 2014 3:38 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

The lawsuit was filed by Carol Keith, a black minister in Bluff City.

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Community Local News
Meet Your Neighbor: Jerry Davis' electric career spans 5 decades

Meet Your Neighbor: Jerry Davis' electric career spans 5 decades

May 27th, 2014 2:57 pm by Nathan Baker

When Jerry Davis returned to Johnson City in 1958 with his new bride, he took a job with the local electric utility because he and his wife, Phyllis, planned to settle down and start a family.

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Election 2014
UPDATE: Ford told supporters about concession before going public

UPDATE: Ford told supporters about concession before going public

May 27th, 2014 2:52 pm by Gary B. Gray

Craig Ford, who considered contesting the May 6 Republican primary results in which incumbent Washington County Sheriff Ed Graybeal was re-elected by 12 votes, conceded the election Tuesday but said he will consider running for the spot again in 2018.

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News Community Local News
One ACRE Cafe plans new work training co-op

One ACRE Cafe plans new work training co-op

May 27th, 2014 2:50 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

One ACRE Cafe, the restaurant on West Walnut Street where everyone eats regardless of their ability to pay and works for their meals if they need to, is launching a new jobs cooperative to be conducted in partnership with other local nonprofit organizatio

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News Regional & National
Methodists want state to reconsider electric chair law

Methodists want state to reconsider electric chair law

May 27th, 2014 2:27 pm by Getahn Ward, The Tennessean

A group of United Methodist leaders is urging Gov. Bill Haslam and state lawmakers to reconsider a bill that starting July 1 would allow Tennessee to execute death row inmates via the electric chair in the event the state is unable to obtain drugs used fo

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