Johnson City Press Monday, December 22, 2014
What makes the Bucs go?

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What makes the Bucs go?

December 21st, 2014 9:24 pm by Joe Avento

The players and coaches earn the glory when East Tennessee State University wins a basketball game, but some of the real stars of the team are rarely noticed.

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Ministry sets up fund to help NE Tennessee family with child's heart surgery expenses

Ministry sets up fund to help NE Tennessee family with child's heart surgery expenses

December 22nd, 2014 9:19 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

Alliana Delph's birth in October of 2013 seemed routine until she started turning blue about two hours after the delivery.

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25 years later: Johnson City's Christmas Eve turns tragic, claiming 16 lives

25 years later: Johnson City's Christmas Eve turns tragic, claiming 16 lives - VIDEO

December 21st, 2014 8:30 am by Becky Campbell

See the special Johnson City Press video documentary.

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Readers share memories of 1989 John Sevier Christmas Eve fire

Readers share memories of 1989 John Sevier Christmas Eve fire - VIDEO

December 20th, 2014 10:28 pm by Becky Campbell

The Johnson City Press solicited comments from people who wanted to share their memories of the 1989 Christmas Eve John Sevier fire.

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Stoplight cameras still clicking despite expired agreement

Stoplight cameras still clicking despite expired agreement

December 20th, 2014 10:19 pm by Gary B. Gray

A five-year agreement between Johnson City and Redflex Traffic Systems inked in 2009 remains in place despite the fact it was set to expire Nov. 12.

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Should Tennessee cities have greater control over tobacco?

Should Tennessee cities have greater control over tobacco?

December 22nd, 2014 10:16 am by Johnson City Press

Tennessee does not have a law making it illegal to smoke in car when a child in present. Smoking also is allowed in nursing homes, tobacco stores, automotive/body shops and private clubs.

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Lighting up the neighborhood

December 22nd, 2014 9:55 am by Becky Campbell

A short drive around Johnson City in search of holiday light displays was not disappointing Sunday.

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Meet Your Neighbor: Retired teacher ensures neediest families feast for Christmas

Meet Your Neighbor: Retired teacher ensures neediest families feast for Christmas

December 21st, 2014 9:29 pm by John Thompson

It takes a lot of love and hard work to provide a festive Christmas feast for 523 families. The Johnson City Christmas Box provided that many feasts for needy families in Carter County this year, thanks, in no small part, to the overflowing love, hard wor

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Killer of 2 NYC officers had long criminal history

Killer of 2 NYC officers had long criminal history

December 21st, 2014 7:05 pm by TOM HAYS, Associated Press

The gunman who fatally ambushed two police officers in their squad car had a long criminal record, a hatred for police and the government and an apparent history of mental instability that included an attempt to hang himself a year ago, authorities said S

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Australian woman charged with murder of 8 children

Australian woman charged with murder of 8 children

December 21st, 2014 6:22 pm by KRISTEN GELINEAU, Associated Press

An Australian woman was charged with murder on Sunday in the deaths of seven of her children and her niece, whose bodies were found inside her home, police said.

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Dead baby's mother accused of drugging other children

Dead baby's mother accused of drugging other children

December 21st, 2014 2:47 pm by Stacey Barchenger, The Tennessean

Emergency responders found Jamey Chaffin sitting on the front steps of her home holding the body of her 22-month-old son on June 20, 2013.

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