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New amphitheater expands JC Public Library's kids zone

New amphitheater expands JC Public Library's kids zone

July 24th, 2015 9:14 am by David Floyd

Adults and kids visiting the Johnson City Public Library will now have a nice scenic area to sit in while they read their books about adolescent vampires and boy wizards.

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Sports ETSU Sports
Basketball and breakfast for Bucs?

Basketball and breakfast for Bucs?

July 23rd, 2015 11:30 pm by Joe Avento

ETSU is in negotiations to take part in ESPN's College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon, and could play a 6 a.m. home game.

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Sports Elizabethton Twins
Late-inning heroics help Twins avoid sweep

Late-inning heroics help Twins avoid sweep

July 23rd, 2015 10:31 pm by Ivan Sanders, Press Correspondent

A walk-off single from the bat of shortstop Ariel Montesino brought home Amaurys Minier to give the Twins a 2-1 victory as the home team pulled a victory out of the clutches of defeat.

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News Local News Erwin
Unicoi County budget committee nixes proposed 7 cent property tax increase

Unicoi County budget committee nixes proposed 7 cent property tax increase

July 23rd, 2015 10:17 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The failure of the tax increase proposal unleashed a storm of raised voices.

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Sports JC Cards
Stranded Cards come up short against Danville

Stranded Cards come up short against Danville

July 23rd, 2015 10:14 pm by Collin Brooks, Press Correspondent

The Johnson City Cardinals didn't have much trouble getting runners in scoring position, but it was their performance after that which forced them to suffer a 7-3 setback to the Danville Braves on Thursday night at Cardinal Park.

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News Regional & National
Q&A: A look at the death of Sandra Bland in Texas jail

Q&A: A look at the death of Sandra Bland in Texas jail

July 23rd, 2015 10:09 pm by JAMIE STENGLE, Associated Press

The release of information from the autopsy of a Chicago-area woman who died in a Texas jail has provided some answers in the case, with authorities saying she had no injuries that were consistent with a homicide.

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News Crime Regional & National
Official: 2 dead in movie theater shooting, including gunman

Official: 2 dead in movie theater shooting, including gunman

July 23rd, 2015 10:06 pm by Associated Press

At least six others were injured.

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News
Scientists find closest thing yet to Earth-sun twin system

Scientists find closest thing yet to Earth-sun twin system

July 23rd, 2015 9:54 pm by MARCIA DUNN, AP Aerospace Writer

This older, bigger cousin to Earth is called Kepler-452b. What makes this planet remarkable is that it orbits its star at about the same distance that Earth orbits the sun.

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Community Local News Good Neighbor
Good Neighbor: Ministry racing to fill back to school needs

Good Neighbor: Ministry racing to fill back to school needs

July 23rd, 2015 5:00 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Good Samaritan asking community members, businesses, churches and civic clubs to help with individual child sponsorhips or donations of backpacks and supplies, socks and underwear, summer clothing of all sizes for boys and girls in preschool through 12th

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3 people rescued after boat overturns in Holston

3 people rescued after boat overturns in Holston

July 23rd, 2015 4:58 pm by NET News Service

The boat had become lodged on an obstacle and had begun to take on water

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