Johnson City Press Tuesday, July 7, 2015
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Boy, father attacked by alligator at lake outside Houston

Boy, father attacked by alligator at lake outside Houston

June 29th, 2015 10:05 am by Associated Press

Both were in serious but stable condition.

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Railroad crossings in Washington and Unicoi counties to temporarily close

Railroad crossings in Washington and Unicoi counties to temporarily close

June 29th, 2015 10:03 am by Staff Report

A CSX Transportation project beginning Monday and ending by July 12 will close several railroad crossings in the Washington and Unicoi county area.

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Fiddlin' Carson Peters to make appearance at Carter Family Fold on Independence Day

Fiddlin' Carson Peters to make appearance at Carter Family Fold on Independence Day

June 28th, 2015 10:02 pm by David Floyd

Local grade-school fiddler Carson Peters has packed a lifetime of fame into an 11-year timespan.

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Long-running Elizabethton Twins Fan enjoy return of Appalachian League season

Long-running Elizabethton Twins Fan enjoy return of Appalachian League season

June 28th, 2015 9:59 pm by John Thompson

Opening Day is always a special day for baseball fans, but Friday's opening for the Elizabethton Twins was especially anticipated by three of the Twins' longest and most loyal fans.

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What you get for 10 cents: Tax hike brings more miles of repaving for Johnson City

What you get for 10 cents: Tax hike brings more miles of repaving for Johnson City

June 28th, 2015 9:56 pm by Gary B. Gray

Johnson Citians should start seeing, whether they willingly agreed or strongly protested the recent property tax rate increase, smoother roads at a pace five times that of a traditional annual cycle.

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Meet your neighbor: Artist adds needles to paint brushes

Meet your neighbor: Artist adds needles to paint brushes

June 28th, 2015 9:43 pm by Jessica Fuller

With an infatuation for art, Chelsea Thacker has been drawing and painting for most of her life.The only difference now is that instead of paper or linen, her canvas is skin.

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Hey, kid, you wanna be an Olympian some day?

Hey, kid, you wanna be an Olympian some day? - VIDEO

June 28th, 2015 5:48 pm by Tony Casey

Rome - the host city of the 1960 Olympic games - wasn't built in one day and neither was the talent of the athletes that competed there.

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2nd escaped murderer is shot, captured near Canadian border

2nd escaped murderer is shot, captured near Canadian border

June 28th, 2015 5:42 pm by MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press

The second of two convicted murderers who staged a brazen escape three weeks ago from a maximum-security prison in northern New York was shot and captured near the Canadian border on Sunday, two days after his fellow inmate was killed in a confrontation w

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President Barack Obama to visit Middle Tennessee Wednesday

President Barack Obama to visit Middle Tennessee Wednesday

June 28th, 2015 5:37 pm by Joey Garrison, The Tennessean

President Barack Obama is set to speak about the Affordable Care Act in the Nashville area on Wednesday, making what will be his third swing through Middle Tennessee in the past year and a half.

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Time to change the subject in America's health care debate?

Time to change the subject in America's health care debate?

June 28th, 2015 5:33 pm by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press

The country finally has an opportunity to change the subject on health care, after the Supreme Court again upheld President Barack Obama's law.

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