Johnson City Press Friday, May 22, 2015
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Health care town hall scheduled at downtown Johnson City church

Health care town hall scheduled at downtown Johnson City church

May 15th, 2015 9:22 pm by Nathan Baker

A poll published this week showed nearly two-to-one support among Tennessee residents for a Medicaid expansion program shopped by Gov. Bill Haslam.

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JCPD remembers officers lost in line of duty

JCPD remembers officers lost in line of duty

May 15th, 2015 9:19 pm by Becky Campbell

Johnson City police officers and their families gathered Friday to pay tribute to police officers, living and deceased, as National Police Week drew to a close.

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Mountain City soldier killed at Fort Hood honored by Tennessee Governor Haslam

Mountain City soldier killed at Fort Hood honored by Tennessee Governor Haslam

May 15th, 2015 4:34 pm by Contributed to the Press

Specialist Frederick Greene of Mountain City was killed during a shooting rampage at the Fort Hood Soldier Readiness Processing Center on November 5, 2009.

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Kingsport killer dies on death row after 37 years

Kingsport killer dies on death row after 37 years

May 15th, 2015 4:00 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

Natural causes, not the needle, took life of Donald Wayne Strouth, who was sentenced to death in 1978.

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Kingsport police say man admitted he starved Labradoodle '45 days'

Kingsport police say man admitted he starved Labradoodle '45 days'

May 15th, 2015 3:54 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

The discovery of an "emaciated" dog has prompted the arrest of a Kingsport man, according to police, as he estimated that he hadn't fed the animal in a month and a half.

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Basketball coach tabbed to lead Unicoi County Schools

Basketball coach tabbed to lead Unicoi County Schools

May 15th, 2015 11:38 am by Sue Guinn Legg

John English will succeed Denise Brown, whose contract was not renewed in January.

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Report: Woman killed by Johnson City trash truck was not under influence

Report: Woman killed by Johnson City trash truck was not under influence

May 15th, 2015 10:06 am by Becky Campbell

"She was completely sober. She wasn't walking around drunk. She didn't throw herself off the curb" - Greg Harper, victim's son.

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Johnson City Development Authority grants expense review to County Commission

Johnson City Development Authority grants expense review to County Commission

May 15th, 2015 9:41 am by Nathan Baker

JCDA members Allan Spritzer and Ralph Van Brocklin, also Johnson City's mayor, hesitated Thursday to grant the county's request for final review of expenses made using proceeds from rent payments made by Northeast State Community College for the use of th

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Erwin's Azteca restaurant has traditional Tex-Mex cuisine

Erwin's Azteca restaurant has traditional Tex-Mex cuisine

May 15th, 2015 9:23 am by Mystery Diner

Unlike Johnson City, not every town in East Tennessee can boast an overabundance of choice for dining out.

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Father gets 8-year prison sentence in infant abuse case

Father gets 8-year prison sentence in infant abuse case

May 15th, 2015 9:22 am by Becky Campbell

The 18-day-old child suffered nine fractured ribs and internal hemorrhaging to her kidney.

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