Johnson City Press Friday, July 3, 2015
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Woman faces assault charges after hitting ex with van

Woman faces assault charges after hitting ex with van

June 5th, 2015 10:42 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET NEWS SERVICE

One local woman is facing assault charges after allegedly hitting her ex-fianc with a van in the parking lot of the Kingsport Justice Center, according to a police report.

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Teen sentenced to life plus 20 years in mother's death

Teen sentenced to life plus 20 years in mother's death

June 5th, 2015 10:35 pm by Associated Press

A judge has added 20 years to the life sentence a Middle Tennessee teenager will serve in the 2012 sledgehammer beating death of his mother.

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Founders Park entrance sign hit with graffiti before Blue Plum Festival weekend

Founders Park entrance sign hit with graffiti before Blue Plum Festival weekend

June 5th, 2015 10:35 pm by Tony Casey

Just ahead of Blue Plum Festival weekend - and its two big ticket items scheduled for Founders Park - graffiti marred some of the public art within the city park's parameters.

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Duggar parents placed locks on bedroom doors after fondling

Duggar parents placed locks on bedroom doors after fondling

June 5th, 2015 10:29 pm by DAVID BAUDER, AP Television Writer

Two of reality TV's Duggar sisters fondled by their brother Josh say they weren't even aware it had happened until he confessed and their parents told them about it.

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Commission OKs 40-cent property tax hike

Commission OKs 40-cent property tax hike

June 5th, 2015 10:15 pm by Gary B. Gray

After lengthy debate, Mayor Ralph Van Brocklin, Vice Mayor Clayton Stout and Commissioner Jenny Brock voted to approve the amended budget ordinance, including the 40-cent increase. Commissioners David Tomita and Jeff Banyas voted against the measure.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Sipes wants to emulate racing hero

Sipes wants to emulate racing hero

June 5th, 2015 8:27 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Saturday's AMA Red Bull Tennessee National is the perfect opportunity for Ryan Sipes to pay tribute to his racing hero Johnson City rider Mike Brown.

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Muddy Creek one of AMA's top destinations

Muddy Creek one of AMA's top destinations

June 5th, 2015 8:26 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Red Bud, Hangtown, Muddy Creek. In a few short years of hosting a national event, the Blountville track has truly become one of the top destinations for the AMA Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Series.

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Sports Local Golf
Tillinghast: Spratlin's NCAA title was 20 years ago

Tillinghast: Spratlin's NCAA title was 20 years ago

June 5th, 2015 8:25 pm by Joe Avento

It's been 20 years since Chip Spratlin won the NCAA golf championship, but the Johnson City native says it feels like it was yesterday.

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Sports ETSU Sports
Former Buc Campbell signs to play professional soccer

Former Buc Campbell signs to play professional soccer

June 5th, 2015 8:24 pm by Joe Avento

Jonny Campbell, a former walk-on for the ETSU soccer team, signed a contract with the Charlotte Independence of the United Soccer League last week. His signing was announced on Friday.

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