Johnson City Press Friday, March 27, 2015
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Congress sends Homeland bill to Obama without conditions

Congress sends Homeland bill to Obama without conditions

March 3rd, 2015 3:33 pm by ERICA WERNER and DAVID ESPO, Associated Press

Without action, funding for the department would have expired Friday at midnight.

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Community
4 make Eagle Scout at St. Mary's

4 make Eagle Scout at St. Mary's

March 3rd, 2015 3:06 pm by Contributed to the Press

Four young men were front and center in the Eagle Scout Court of honor conducted Feb. 28 by Boy Scout Troops 112 and 240 at St. Mary's church.

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Carter County inmates help construct Rotary Club pavilion on the Tweetsie Trail - PHOTOS

March 3rd, 2015 2:29 pm by Tony Casey

Carter County inmate crews have already started constructing a pavilion near the quarry on the Tweetsie Trail.

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Reader Pic: On frozen pond

March 3rd, 2015 2:15 pm by Opal Sadler

The pond at the frozen Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Mountain Home. Submitted by Opal Sadler, Johnson City.

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Boehner backs clean Homeland bill in House

Boehner backs clean Homeland bill in House

March 3rd, 2015 1:07 pm by David Espo, Associated Press

In a major victory for President Barack Obama, the Republican-led House relented on Tuesday and will back legislation to fund the Homeland Security Department through the end of the budget year, without restrictions on immigration.

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ETSU film screening rescheduled for tonight at Real to Reel Cinemas

ETSU film screening rescheduled for tonight at Real to Reel Cinemas

March 3rd, 2015 10:28 am by Staff Reports

Originally scheduled for Feb. 24, but delayed by all the recent snow days, East Tennessee State University's Radio/TV/Film Program will have their annual film screening this evening at Real to Reel Cinemas.

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UPDATE: Tennessee lawmakers urge attorney general to sue over FCC broadband ruling

UPDATE: Tennessee lawmakers urge attorney general to sue over FCC broadband ruling

March 3rd, 2015 9:50 am by Erik Schelzig, Associated Press

The Federal Communication Commission ruled last week that cities like Chattanooga may expand their municipal broadband service, but Tennessee officials who oppose the decision are lining up to block the move.

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Sports High schools
Lady Cyclones reach Murfreesboro again

Lady Cyclones reach Murfreesboro again

March 2nd, 2015 10:12 pm by Douglas Fritz

It wasn't easy, but Elizabethton punched its Murfreesboro ticket behind a pair of mammoth performances.

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Let Johnson City Schools budget calculations begin

Let Johnson City Schools budget calculations begin

March 2nd, 2015 9:38 pm by Tony Casey

In preparation for the Johnson City Schools' budget for fiscal year 2016, the Board of Education preceded Monday night's regular meeting with a budget preparation session.

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North Carolina woman indicted on charges of hitting Unicoi boy, grandmother with car

North Carolina woman indicted on charges of hitting Unicoi boy, grandmother with car

March 2nd, 2015 9:37 pm by Brad Hicks

A Unicoi County grand jury has indicted a North Carolina woman arrested last year after officials said she struck a boy and his grandmother with her vehicle at a Unicoi bus stop.

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