Johnson City Press Thursday, July 2, 2015
Crime
Johnson City man accused of forging prescription after stealing pad from vehicle

Johnson City man accused of forging prescription after stealing pad from vehicle

January 22nd, 2015 3:28 pm by Staff Report

Thomas S. Guess was charged with auto burglary, theft under $500, forgery and obtaining narcotics by fraud.

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News Regional & National Heritage
Thumbs in pre-human ancestors suggest they were more like us than once thought

Thumbs in pre-human ancestors suggest they were more like us than once thought

January 22nd, 2015 2:26 pm by Associated Press

This is the oldest evidence of pre-humans using hands to manipulate items, said Brian Richmond, human origins curator at the American Museum of Natural History in New York.

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Crime
Homeless man stole sick boy's money, Kingsport police say

Homeless man stole sick boy's money, Kingsport police say

January 22nd, 2015 2:17 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Three weeks ago, investigators asked the public for information on the case, releasing surveillance images from the store.

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News Regional & National
Fort Campbell soldiers returning from Ebola-fighting mission

Fort Campbell soldiers returning from Ebola-fighting mission

January 22nd, 2015 1:41 pm by Associated Press

The soldiers have completed 21 days of controlled monitoring at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia.

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News Regional & National
GOP pushes abortion bill through House after earlier stumble

GOP pushes abortion bill through House after earlier stumble

January 22nd, 2015 1:37 pm by ALAN FRAM, Associated Press

The White House warned that President Barack Obama would veto the measure, all but ensuring that it would never become law.

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Columns Running Around
Tony Casey

Exercising discipline on the boat of temptation

January 22nd, 2015 1:16 pm by Tony Casey

For many distance runners, the late winter and early spring months provide a great opportunity to run a marathon. Unfortunately, this is trouble for those who find their vacations in the middle of their marathon training block.

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News Sports Regional & National NASCAR/Racing
Jeff Gordon to retire as full-time driver after 2015 NASCAR season

Jeff Gordon to retire as full-time driver after 2015 NASCAR season

January 22nd, 2015 10:52 am by Associated Press

Four-time NASCAR champion Jeff Gordon says he will retire as a full-time driver after 2015 season.

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News Local News
Hill plans town hall meetings in Jonesborough, Telford, Embreeville

Hill plans town hall meetings in Jonesborough, Telford, Embreeville

January 22nd, 2015 10:33 am by Contributed to the Press

The events are free and open to the public and will provide an opportunity for the citizens of Washington County to provide input on important state issues.

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News Regional & National
Campaign finance protest, hidden camera disrupt U.S. Supreme Court

Campaign finance protest, hidden camera disrupt U.S. Supreme Court

January 22nd, 2015 10:11 am by MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press

The protest Wednesday took place on the fifth anniversary of the court's Citizen United ruling that freed corporations and labor unions to spend as much as they want on elections for Congress and president.

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Opinion
Sound Off: Should students buckle up on school buses?

Sound Off: Should students buckle up on school buses?

January 22nd, 2015 9:59 am by Johnson City Press

A cost analysis of a seat belt bill introduced in 2004 determined that it would cost $84 million to retrofit all school buses in Tennessee.

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