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Labor Day weekend laid-back holiday for locals, cookouts planned

Labor Day weekend laid-back holiday for locals, cookouts planned

August 31st, 2013 6:55 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

Holiday weekends are typically jam-packed with numerous activities and plans, but many area residents agree Labor Day is one time to sit back, grab a burger or a hot dog and just relax.

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Buzzworthy: Local news stories sure to get you talking today

Buzzworthy: Local news stories sure to get you talking today

August 31st, 2013 2:36 pm by Staff Reports

In case you missed these items, here are seven posts from JohnsonCityPress.com that will get you talking:

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Obama seeking lawmakers' approval for Syria strike

Obama seeking lawmakers' approval for Syria strike

August 31st, 2013 2:12 pm by Associated Press

President Barack Obama says he has decided that the United States should take military action against Syria in response to a deadly chemical weapons attack.

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’Toppers escape Cyclones, stop Thomas at 1 on final play

’Toppers escape Cyclones, stop Thomas at 1 on final play

August 30th, 2013 11:40 pm by Trey Williams

Elizabethton’s Ethan Thomas rushed for 214 yards and two touchdowns Friday night at Science Hill, but came up about a yard and a half short of what would’ve been a stunning Cyclones victory.

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State lawmakers pondering reversal of teaching policy

State lawmakers pondering reversal of teaching policy

August 30th, 2013 9:28 pm by Nathan Baker

State legislators are poised to take action to reverse a state Board of Education policy that they say goes too far and could cost Tennessee hundreds of dedicated educators.

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Ribbon cutting conducted for Veterans Park, Doughboy

Ribbon cutting conducted for Veterans Park, Doughboy

August 30th, 2013 9:24 pm by Tony Casey

Veterans and members of several civic groups turned out Friday afternoon for the ribbon-cutting ceremony for Veterans Plaza and the the refurbished Doughboy statue on the grounds of Memorial Park Community Center, 510 Bert St.

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Johnson City man charged with murder has probation revoked in earlier case

Johnson City man charged with murder has probation revoked in earlier case

August 30th, 2013 9:22 pm by Becky Campbell

A Johnson City man charged with murder had his previous probation revoked in a hearing Friday in Washington County Criminal Court.

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David Crockett High School's TVAAS score announced during school pep rally

David Crockett High School's TVAAS score announced during school pep rally

August 30th, 2013 6:32 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

Friday morning’s pep rally at David Crockett High School garnered a lot of school spirit, as various faculty members dressed up as DCHS cheerleaders and celebrity favorites from the TV show “Duck Dynasty” to help the students cheer on the football team fo

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Crocheted gifts donated to Niswonger Children's Hospital in honor of girl who died in July storm

Crocheted gifts donated to Niswonger Children's Hospital in honor of girl who died in July storm

August 30th, 2013 4:25 pm by Gary B. Gray

Cards attached to 28 crocheted baby blankets and booties donated to Niswonger Children’s Hospital on Friday each were decorated with a gold butterfly, the same image that adorns Shelby Ann McCamy’s tombstone.

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