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Reverent memorials to mark JFK 50th anniversary at site of assassination

Reverent memorials to mark JFK 50th anniversary at site of assassination

November 22nd, 2013 8:13 am by JAMIE STENGLE and NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press

About 5,000 tickets were issued for the free ceremony in Dealey Plaza, which is flanked by the Texas School Book Depository building where sniper Lee Harvey Oswald perched on the sixth floor.

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32 dead in supermarket: 1 of 10 things to know today at a glance

32 dead in supermarket: 1 of 10 things to know today at a glance

November 22nd, 2013 7:43 am by Staff Report

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

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ETSU professor says Kennedy key part of history

ETSU professor says Kennedy key part of history

November 21st, 2013 9:42 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

Fifty years ago today was a day known to many as “the day the world stood still,” as President John F. Kennedy was assassinated just after noon while riding in his motorcade in Dallas.

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Johnson City schools among finalists for grant

Johnson City schools among finalists for grant

November 21st, 2013 9:13 pm by Nathan Baker

The Johnson City School District is among 31 finalists out of more than 250 districts competing for $120 million in federal Race to the Top funding.

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Remembering JFK: Johnson City Press readers reflect on 50th anniversary of president's death

Remembering JFK: Johnson City Press readers reflect on 50th anniversary of president's death

November 21st, 2013 9:00 pm by Sam Watson

The Johnson City Press asked readers to share their memories of President John F. Kennedy's assassination and its impact on American society.

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Report: Elizabethton woman admitted to 'shooting up' cocaine while pregnant

Report: Elizabethton woman admitted to 'shooting up' cocaine while pregnant

November 21st, 2013 4:43 pm by John Thompson

Wendy Annette Langston was was 29 weeks pregnant at time.

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Update: Unicoi County mayor, probable election opponent clash in office scuffle

Update: Unicoi County mayor, probable election opponent clash in office scuffle

November 21st, 2013 3:14 pm by Brad Hicks

Unicoi County Mayor Greg Lynch and county mayoral candidate John Day were set to do battle for the office in next year’s election. But, according to law enforcement officials, things got physical between the two men late Thursday morning, leading to offic

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NE Tennessee high school band instruments damaged by sprinkler leak

NE Tennessee high school band instruments damaged by sprinkler leak

November 21st, 2013 2:53 pm by Staff Report

A school official said a sprinkler head failed at Sullivan North High School Thursday morning, flooding the band room and damaging an undetermined amount of instruments, music, books and other items.

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Here comes the Tweetsie Trail

Here comes the Tweetsie Trail

November 21st, 2013 1:59 pm by Gary B. Gray

Shovels hit the ground Wednesday kicking off the first phase of East Tennessee’s first “Rails-to-Trails” project — the Tweetsie Trail — a 10-mile pedestrian-friendly path from Johnson City to Elizabethton.

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5 children unresponsive after being pulled from car in pond; driver escapes

5 children unresponsive after being pulled from car in pond; driver escapes

November 21st, 2013 1:40 pm by Associated Press

Authorities say a car veered off a rain-slicked highway ramp in suburban Minneapolis, landing in a nearby holding pond and trapping five children underwater for several minutes until a tow truck could pull it out.

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