Johnson City Press Friday, October 31, 2014
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Far from starving, extension agent to retire after 43 years

Far from starving, extension agent to retire after 43 years

October 29th, 2014 3:53 pm by John Thompson

In 1971, when Keith Hart took a job as agricultural extension agent in Johnson County, a betting man would probably not have taken the odds that he would be still be working for the University of Tennessee Extension Office 43 years later.

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Ebola nurse says she plans to end voluntary quarantine in Maine

Ebola nurse says she plans to end voluntary quarantine in Maine

October 29th, 2014 2:07 pm by Associated Press

A nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa said Wednesday that she plans to stop quarantining herself in her home in rural Maine.

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Farragut gun owner pushing for lift of parks ban

Farragut gun owner pushing for lift of parks ban

October 29th, 2014 1:51 pm by Associated Press

A Tennessee gun owner is pushing the city of Farragut to allow guns in the local parks.

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Johnson City man charged with possession of 1.47 pounds of pot

Johnson City man charged with possession of 1.47 pounds of pot

October 29th, 2014 11:53 am by Staff Report

A traffic stop for speeding resulted in a Johnson City man's overnight arrest for marijuana possession with intent to sell.

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Heightened security measures in place for Science Hill, Dobyns-Bennett matchup

Heightened security measures in place for Science Hill, Dobyns-Bennett matchup

October 29th, 2014 11:18 am by Nathan Baker

Administrators of both Science Hill and Kingsport's Dobyns-Bennett high schools will take extra safety precautions this Friday for the game between the Hill Toppers and the Indians.

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Updated: Johnson City area Chamber backs Wellmont-Mountain States merger

Updated: Johnson City area Chamber backs Wellmont-Mountain States merger

October 29th, 2014 10:31 am by Nathan Baker

"Obviously, we want to drive down health care costs, that's important to all businesses"- Chamber Chairwoman Lottie Ryans.

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Employee accused of stealing from Johnson City Kroger's

Employee accused of stealing from Johnson City Kroger's

October 29th, 2014 9:54 am by Staff Report

Bryan S. Davis, 25, charged with embezzlement over $1,000.

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What caused NASA's supply rocket ship to explode?

What caused NASA's supply rocket ship to explode?

October 29th, 2014 7:28 am by BROCK VERGAKIS and MARCIA DUNN, Associated Press

The accident could draw scrutiny to the space agency's growing reliance on private U.S. companies in the post-shuttle era.

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Elizabethton Director Alexander says FOX News report on schools not fair, not balanced

Elizabethton Director Alexander says FOX News report on schools not fair, not balanced

October 28th, 2014 10:28 pm by John Thompson

Elizabethton is not known as a hotbed of Islamic fundamentalism, nor for accusing former U.S. presidents of being racists.

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De-Union-ized: After 42 years, Union Prescription Shop owner calls it quits

De-Union-ized: After 42 years, Union Prescription Shop owner calls it quits

October 28th, 2014 10:11 pm by Nathan Baker

Pharmacist Jim Anderson knows his retirement may be a bitter pill for some of his longtime customers to swallow, but this doctor is prescribing himself some deserved rest and relaxation.

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