Johnson City Press Thursday, August 28, 2014
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Local attorney, Bob Jessee, dead at 60

Local attorney, Bob Jessee, dead at 60

August 21st, 2014 10:19 am by Becky Campbell

Affable and lovable are just two descriptions of a local veteran attorney who embraced life with his every breath, but Wednesday Bob Jessee's short medical battle with pneumonia ended that.

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South African man oranged to death

South African man oranged to death

August 21st, 2014 9:39 am by Associated Press

Police say two men are suspected of killing a farmworker by pelting him with oranges.

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Grant completes funding for Boundless Playground at Johnson City's Rotary Park

Grant completes funding for Boundless Playground at Johnson City's Rotary Park

August 21st, 2014 9:17 am by Sue Guinn Legg

The significance of the playground is its accessibility to children with mobility issues that present a barrier to play on traditional playgrounds.

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Feeling stuffy? Allergy sufferers, this may be a rough week for you

Feeling stuffy? Allergy sufferers, this may be a rough week for you

August 21st, 2014 9:02 am by David Floyd

Rain and warm weather: perfect conditions for weed growth but terrible conditions for allergy sufferers. Local weather patterns are forecast to match these conditions this week, creating a dynamic conducive to the creation of ragweed pollen.

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Tweetsie Trail Trek to officially open recreational trail

Tweetsie Trail Trek to officially open recreational trail

August 21st, 2014 8:48 am by Tony Casey

With all the buzz it's been receiving, it hard to imagine that people haven't sampled at least a portion of the Tweetsie Trail before it officially opens at the end of the month, but organizers of the opening day Tweetsie Trail Trek are working to make su

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1 killed in crop duster crash in West Tennessee

1 killed in crop duster crash in West Tennessee

August 21st, 2014 8:32 am by Associated Press

The person killed was piloting the plane and was the only person aboard.

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Off the Wall News: Tennessee student in trouble for saying 'bless you'

Off the Wall News: Tennessee student in trouble for saying 'bless you'

August 21st, 2014 8:26 am by Associated Press

The phrases "my bad," ''hang out," ''dumb," ''stupid" and "stuff" also were banned from class.

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Navy cheating scandal: 1 of 10 Things to Know Today

Navy cheating scandal: 1 of 10 Things to Know Today

August 21st, 2014 8:18 am by Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

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Bass Pro angles for Tri-Cities market

Bass Pro angles for Tri-Cities market

August 20th, 2014 10:48 pm by Nathan Baker

The Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World grand opening event Wednesday evening at The Pinnacle, Bristol's newest major retail complex, had all the trappings of a three-ring circus.

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Bright's Zoo baby giraffe dies of unknown causes

Bright's Zoo baby giraffe dies of unknown causes

August 20th, 2014 10:41 pm by Staff Report

A reticulated boy giraffe that was born earlier this month at Brights Zoo has died, according to Zoo Director David Bright.

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