Johnson City Press Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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To shop or not to shop: Dispute among chain stores over Thanksgiving Day hours

To shop or not to shop: Dispute among chain stores over Thanksgiving Day hours

November 24th, 2014 10:25 pm by Nathan Baker

With a new holiday season approaching, Black Friday seepage - like the red wine a tipsy Uncle Dave will inevitably spill on mom's fancy tablecloth - has almost been accepted as the norm, but now some retail stores are resisting the allure to open Thanksgi

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New, familiar faces sworn into office in Jonesborough

New, familiar faces sworn into office in Jonesborough

November 24th, 2014 10:16 pm by Max Hrenda

As they have for longer than any other municipality in Tennessee, residents of Jonesborough gathered to celebrate the continuations and inauguration of their latest elected officials.

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ETSU president, former presidents consider options for performing arts center building

ETSU president, former presidents consider options for performing arts center building

November 24th, 2014 10:08 pm by Nathan Baker

For a meeting with city commissioners, East Tennessee State University's former President Paul Stanton, Chief of Staff Jeremy Ross and current President Brian Noland took on the roles of the past, present and future of a fine and performing arts center pl

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Plea deal nets 12-year prison sentence on 40 burglary-, theft-related charges

Plea deal nets 12-year prison sentence on 40 burglary-, theft-related charges

November 24th, 2014 10:06 pm by Becky Campbell

In an hour-long plea hearing in Washington County Criminal Court on Monday, a Johnson City man was convicted of 40 charges related to a string of auto and residential burglaries two years ago.

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Grant awarded to Johnson City Housing Authority to help build homes for veterans

Grant awarded to Johnson City Housing Authority to help build homes for veterans

November 24th, 2014 9:59 pm by Jessica Fuller

A home is not something everyone is fortunate enough to have, but some homeless Johnson City veterans will soon find a roof over their heads.

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Boone Lake water levels hit new low while seepage at dam continues

Boone Lake water levels hit new low while seepage at dam continues

November 24th, 2014 9:50 pm by Jessica Fuller

Boone Lake's winter water levels have dropped even lower as an investigation into seepage at the dam continues.

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2-9 Titans off to worst start since leaving Texas

2-9 Titans off to worst start since leaving Texas

November 24th, 2014 9:37 pm by TERESA M. WALKER, AP Pro Football Writer

Here's how ugly it's been.

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Breaking: No charges for cop who killed teen in Ferguson, Missouri

Breaking: No charges for cop who killed teen in Ferguson, Missouri

November 24th, 2014 9:28 pm by Associated Press

This is an Associated Press news alert. More to follow.

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Tenn. Dept. of Human Services proposes cutting 300 jobs

Tenn. Dept. of Human Services proposes cutting 300 jobs

November 24th, 2014 4:59 pm by Dave Boucher, The Tennessean

The Tennessee department that oversees social service programs like food stamps is proposing cutting more than 300 jobs by the start of the 2016 budget year. That's a drop of about 900 positions since the 2014 budget year.

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N.C. women arrested on prostitution charges in Elizabethton

N.C. women arrested on prostitution charges in Elizabethton

November 24th, 2014 4:54 pm by Staff Report

Two North Carolina women were arrested, police said, on charges they worked together to commit acts of prostitution.

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