Johnson City Press Thursday, November 27, 2014
Sports High schools
Playoff picture  looms over matchup of 'Blazers, Vikings

Playoff picture looms over matchup of 'Blazers, Vikings

October 16th, 2014 8:53 pm by Douglas Fritz

A lot of people have probably written Daniel Boone out of the playoff picture, but the Trailblazers could dramatically change that perception with a win over Tennessee High.

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Sports High schools
'Toppers have chance to build against Falcons

'Toppers have chance to build against Falcons

October 16th, 2014 8:52 pm by Douglas Fritz

Science Hill probably shouldn't be looking at tonight's game as a potential easy win, but rather an opportunity to get better.

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Sports High schools
Longhorns look to mix up Three Rivers

Longhorns look to mix up Three Rivers

October 16th, 2014 8:50 pm by Douglas Fritz

It has been a perfect football season so far for Johnson County in the Three Rivers Conference. The only caveat to that statement is the Longhorns are preparing for back-to-back games against the top leading title contenders.

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Photos

'No on Amendment 1' rally on the corner of State of Franklin Road and West Market street - PHOTOS

October 16th, 2014 6:26 pm by Tony Casey

Demonstrators hold signs on the corner of State of Franklin Road and West Market Street Thursday evening, suggesting those passing in traffic vote against Amendment 1.

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Off the Wall News Election 2014
Florida Fangate: Portable fan blows up governor's race

Florida Fangate: Portable fan blows up governor's race

October 16th, 2014 5:01 pm by TAMARA LUSH and BRENDAN FARRINGTON, Associated Press

Gov. Rick Scott waited seven minutes, an eternity on live television, before appearing onstage for Wednesday night's debate, all because former Gov. Charlie Crist insisted on having his portable pal plugged in below his lectern.

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Crime
Kingsport father charged with abuse of mentally disabled girl

Kingsport father charged with abuse of mentally disabled girl

October 16th, 2014 4:51 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A Kingsport man has been arrested after bruised and swelling wounds were observed on his 4-year-old, mentally disabled daughter - the results of his purported discipline with a belt after she urinated on herself.

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News Regional & National
HIV+ pastor who confessed to affairs temporarily banned

HIV+ pastor who confessed to affairs temporarily banned

October 16th, 2014 3:46 pm by PHIL RAWLS, Associated Press

Montgomery County Circuit Judge Charles Price issued a preliminary injunction, as sought by deacons and trustees of Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church.

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News Crime Regional & National
Hiding crime? FBI director warns against cellphone encryption

Hiding crime? FBI director warns against cellphone encryption

October 16th, 2014 3:42 pm by ERIC TUCKER and JACK GILLUM, Associated Press

Privacy advocates and technology experts called the concerns exaggerated and little more than recycled arguments the government has raised against encryption since the early 1990s.

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News Business & Technology
Apple debuts iPad Air 2, Apple Pay, new Macs

Apple debuts iPad Air 2, Apple Pay, new Macs

October 16th, 2014 2:44 pm by ANICK JESDANUN and BRANDON BAILEY, AP Technology Writers

Apple unveiled a thinner iPad Thursday with a faster processor and a better camera as it tries to drive excitement for tablets amid slowing demand.

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Community ETSU
National Fossil Day to be celebrated Saturday at ETSU Natural History Museum

National Fossil Day to be celebrated Saturday at ETSU Natural History Museum

October 16th, 2014 2:38 pm by Contributed - ETSU

National Fossil Day is a celebration organized by the National Park Service and the American Geological Institute to promote public awareness and stewardship of fossils

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