Johnson City Press Thursday, May 28, 2015
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Backyard Terrors a roaring time for year-round fun

Backyard Terrors a roaring time for year-round fun

May 26th, 2015 9:37 pm by Jessica Fuller

Chris Kastner's back yard is full of his art, free for the public to enjoy.It just so happens that art consists of life-size dinosaur replicas.

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2,066 state workers to be offered buyouts

2,066 state workers to be offered buyouts

May 26th, 2015 9:23 pm by Tom Humphrey, News Sentinel Staff

Gov. Bill Haslam's administration, which has eliminated thousands of state job positions since he took office in 2011, is this summer offering buyouts to a couple thousand more state employees.

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Indoor marijuana growing operation, stolen property discovered in Flag Pond home

Indoor marijuana growing operation, stolen property discovered in Flag Pond home

May 26th, 2015 6:10 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Shane Staton, 29, 4451 Asheville Highway, was arrested in Palm County, Florida on numerous charges stemming from burglaries in that area in which tens of thousands of dollars worth of property was stolen.

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Update: 22-year-old Kingsport man charged with pharmacy robbery, carjacking

Update: 22-year-old Kingsport man charged with pharmacy robbery, carjacking

May 26th, 2015 4:48 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

He was arrested after a chase through Kingsport's Fairacres neighborhood.

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Meet Your Neighbor: Larry Grogan wears many hats in community

Meet Your Neighbor: Larry Grogan wears many hats in community

May 26th, 2015 9:09 am by David Floyd

Larry Grogan moved to Johnson City from New York to be closer to his aging parents in North Carolina.

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Surviving family members, comrades remember 352 local veterans at Memorial Day service

Surviving family members, comrades remember 352 local veterans at Memorial Day service - VIDEO

May 25th, 2015 10:10 pm by Jessica Fuller

The Johnson City/Washington County Veterans Memorial Foundation remembered 352 fallen veterans Monday afternoon during a special memorial service.

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Melungeon Heritage Association plans gathering in North Carolina

Melungeon Heritage Association plans gathering in North Carolina

May 25th, 2015 10:06 pm by Dylan Chesser

A group of people historically estranged because their ancestry did not fit into accepted United States ethnic categories is trying to spread awareness of their history and reconnect with their roots.

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Johnson City Public Library prepares for Summer Reading Program

Johnson City Public Library prepares for Summer Reading Program

May 25th, 2015 10:02 pm by David Floyd

Reading is an easy way for children to continue to learn outside of school, and the Johnson City Public Library is hoping to make the activity even more enjoyable with a special program designed to make reading more accessible during the summer.

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Mother seeks to publicize help done by service dogs for children with autism

Mother seeks to publicize help done by service dogs for children with autism

May 25th, 2015 10:00 pm by David Floyd

Everyone knows dogs provide a measure of comfort to people of all ages.

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Local mother sees improvement in daughter after using CBD oil

Local mother sees improvement in daughter after using CBD oil

May 25th, 2015 2:19 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET NEWS SERVICE

Inside her Greeneville home, Ellen McCall sits on the couch with her daughter Penelope. She stands up and walks into the kitchen to get Penelope's medicine.

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