Johnson City Press Friday, October 31, 2014
Crime
Phony Benjamin: Blountville teen charged with passing counterfeit $100 bill at Johnson City Hardee's

Phony Benjamin: Blountville teen charged with passing counterfeit $100 bill at Johnson City Hardee's

October 9th, 2014 10:29 am by Staff Report

Elijah J. Koniak, 18, was charged with criminal simulation.

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Photos Reader Photos

Photo Gallery: Cows on the loose near Jonesborough/Johnson City limits

October 9th, 2014 10:18 am by Kristen Swing

Former Johnson City Press staff member Kristen Swing had an interesting commute to work this morning.

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News Regional & National
In Liberia, children orphaned, ostracized by Ebola

In Liberia, children orphaned, ostracized by Ebola

October 9th, 2014 9:40 am by KRISTA LARSON, Associated Press

In Liberia's large, deeply religious families, there is usually an aunty somewhere willing to take in a child who has lost a parent. But Ebola, and the fear of contagion and death is now unraveling those bonds.

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Crime
Police: Man assaulted 2 at Johnson City apartments

Police: Man assaulted 2 at Johnson City apartments

October 9th, 2014 9:28 am by Staff Report

An intoxicated man assaulted his roommate and a neighbor during a series of arguments at a Grande Avenue apartment complex on Wednesday, Johnson City police said.

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Off the Wall News
Off the Wall News: Owners send love to Tennessee truck thief

Off the Wall News: Owners send love to Tennessee truck thief

October 9th, 2014 9:10 am by Mary Helen Miller, Chattanooga Times Free Press

"Whoever stole our truck last wk we love you. Trust Jesus."

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News Regional & National
Off-duty St. Louis cop kills man, sparking protest

Off-duty St. Louis cop kills man, sparking protest

October 9th, 2014 9:04 am by Associated Press

St. Louis Police Chief Col. Sam Dotson said the 18-year-old man, whom he didn't identify, opened fired on the officer, who returned fire and killed the man.

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Sports High schools
Lady 'Toppers set up rematch with Vikings

Lady 'Toppers set up rematch with Vikings

October 8th, 2014 10:41 pm by Pat Kenney

Science Hill survived a determined effort from Sullivan Central on Wednesday to remain alive in the District 1-AAA volleyball tournament at Viking Hall.

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Sports ETSU Sports
ETSU picked for Olympic bobsled, skeleton training site

ETSU picked for Olympic bobsled, skeleton training site

October 8th, 2014 10:41 pm by Staff Report

ETSU announced the addition of two Olympic training programs on Wednesday, making the school an official site for the national bobsled and skeleton teams.

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Sports High schools
Robinson, Cyclones wrap up top seed for district

Robinson, Cyclones wrap up top seed for district

October 8th, 2014 10:36 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Senior forward Sarah Robinson scored three goals and the Elizabethton girls' soccer team won by a needed four goals over University High on Wednesday to wrap up the top seed in next week's District 1-A/AA tournament.

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Sports NASCAR/Racing
Johnson calls Charlotte race a virtual must-win

Johnson calls Charlotte race a virtual must-win

October 8th, 2014 10:13 pm by AP

Jimmie Johnson is treating Charlotte as a must-win race. The alternative for the six-time Sprint Cup Series champion is leaving it all up to the chaotic, utterly unpredictable Talladega Superspeedway where a driver's fate can careen out of his hands in an

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