Johnson City Press Wednesday, May 6, 2015
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Family died of gas poisoning after utility cut power to home

Family died of gas poisoning after utility cut power to home

April 7th, 2015 9:10 pm by JULIET LINDERMAN, Associated Press

A divorced father and the seven children he was trying to raise on a kitchen worker's salary were poisoned in their sleep by carbon monoxide only days after the power company discovered a stolen meter and cut off electricity to their rental home, police s

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Morrell excited about move to Texas

Morrell excited about move to Texas

April 7th, 2015 8:41 pm by Joe Avento

Michael Morrell is making the move from Virginia Commonwealth University to Texas as a member of Shaka Smart's coaching staff.

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White South Carolina cop charged with murder for shooting black man

White South Carolina cop charged with murder for shooting black man - VIDEO

April 7th, 2015 7:59 pm by BRUCE SMITH, Associated Press

A white South Carolina police officer was charged with murder Tuesday in the weekend shooting death of a black motorist after a traffic stop.

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Plans for Model Mill development fall through

Plans for Model Mill development fall through

April 7th, 2015 6:48 pm by Nathan Baker

More than a century of turning seasons and eroding economic tides has given Johnson City's Model Mill the resilience to weather many challenges, including those from development, it seems.

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Johnson City man arrested on 2nd try at fraudulent loan, police say

Johnson City man arrested on 2nd try at fraudulent loan, police say

April 7th, 2015 5:44 pm by Staff Report

A Johnson City man tried twice to take out a loan using someone else's identity, resulting in his arrest on the second try last week, police said.

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House sends "loaded" guns-in-parks bill back to Senate

House sends "loaded" guns-in-parks bill back to Senate

April 7th, 2015 4:59 pm by Gary B. Gray

Van Huss says amendment to allow guns in state Capitol was attempt to get governor to veto bill

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Mountain States, Wellmont announce members of council for merger planning

Mountain States, Wellmont announce members of council for merger planning

April 7th, 2015 4:53 pm by Sam Watson

The council will be composed of system executives and physicians, and it will make recommendations to the joint board task force, the governing group of leaders from each system.

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Bear sightings: Johnson City police offer safety tips

Bear sightings: Johnson City police offer safety tips

April 7th, 2015 2:38 pm by Contributed to the Press

Residents are advised to call 911 if a bear is sighted in a populated area.

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Rocky Fork State Park soft opening Hikers' Jamboree slated for May 2

Rocky Fork State Park soft opening Hikers' Jamboree slated for May 2

April 7th, 2015 2:32 pm by Tony Casey

On Saturday, May 2, the general public will finally be let loose to explore the state's newest park. That will be the day of the First Annual Hikers' Jamboree, where people of all ages are welcome to take part in a sun-up-to-sun-down day of events, includ

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James Best, TV's Rosco P. Coltrane, dead at 88

James Best, TV's Rosco P. Coltrane, dead at 88 - VIDEO

April 7th, 2015 1:45 pm by Associated Press

Best died Monday night in hospice care in Hickory, N.C., from complications of pneumonia.

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