Johnson City Press Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Pet of the Week for July 20 - Blake

July 20th, 2014 6:31 pm by Max Hrenda

Meet Blake, an 8- to 9-month-old male labrador mix who has been a guest of the Washington County/Johnson City Animal Control Center since May of this year.

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Police: Woman gave fake name during warrant check

Police: Woman gave fake name during warrant check

July 20th, 2014 6:05 pm by Staff Report

A city woman was charged identity theft, police said, after she gave officers a fake name when she was approached about a theft-related warrant.

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Human and canine friendships formed at Johnson City Dog Park

Human and canine friendships formed at Johnson City Dog Park

July 20th, 2014 8:59 am by Tony Casey

Tara and Maya are just two of many canines jumping for joy at the Johnson City Dog Park, showing their excitement as they leap for a frisbee at the hands of Tara's owner, Rod Balch, only to chase the disk deep into the wooded area.

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Follow the Money: Hill, Van Huss campaign finances largely from outside PACs

Follow the Money: Hill, Van Huss campaign finances largely from outside PACs

July 20th, 2014 7:03 am by Gary B. Gray

The Johnson City Press took a look at these candidates' last three financial disclosures on file with the Tennessee Registry of Election Finance: a 2013 year-ending report, and reports for the first and second quarters of 2014.

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Mountain States on the block?

Mountain States on the block?

July 19th, 2014 10:11 pm by Nathan Baker

With its regional competitor poised to potentially become part of a much larger corporate system, Mountain States Health Alliance CEO Alan Levine said all options are on the table for the Johnson City-based health system he leads, including a merger.

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Immigration concerns prompt area activists onto overpass

Immigration concerns prompt area activists onto overpass

July 19th, 2014 10:00 pm by Max Hrenda

In response to a declaration on immigration reform by President Barack Obama, a group of citizens took to the highways to express their disapproval of his, and the country's, position on immigration.

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Local seniors reap benefits of JCP Christmas Box

Local seniors reap benefits of JCP Christmas Box

July 19th, 2014 9:44 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

We extend our heartfelt appreciation to all those who have contributed early.

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Update: Service restored to E. Oakland Ave. area

Update: Service restored to E. Oakland Ave. area

July 19th, 2014 4:31 pm by Staff Report

The Johnson City Power Board is working to restore service to "a few hundred" customers who lost power Saturday afternoon.

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TBR: ETSU has lowest number of tenured teachers in system

TBR: ETSU has lowest number of tenured teachers in system

July 18th, 2014 10:09 pm by Nathan Baker

In the midst of a multi-year budget squeeze, East Tennessee State University's proportion of teachers granted tenure status is the lowest among four-year institutions governed by the Tennessee Board of Regents, but administrators say that's attributable t

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Bitter pills: State, local health pros talk reducing prescription medication abuse

Bitter pills: State, local health pros talk reducing prescription medication abuse

July 18th, 2014 10:05 pm by Nathan Baker

With a new organized, multi-pronged approach touted in Johnson City on Friday, state and local officials hope to quell Tennessee's seemingly insatiable appetite for prescription opioids and cure the negative side effects resulting from their abuse.

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