Johnson City Press Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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Grant awarded to Johnson City Housing Authority to help build homes for veterans

Grant awarded to Johnson City Housing Authority to help build homes for veterans

November 24th, 2014 9:59 pm by Jessica Fuller

A home is not something everyone is fortunate enough to have, but some homeless Johnson City veterans will soon find a roof over their heads.

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Boone Lake water levels hit new low while seepage at dam continues

Boone Lake water levels hit new low while seepage at dam continues

November 24th, 2014 9:50 pm by Jessica Fuller

Boone Lake's winter water levels have dropped even lower as an investigation into seepage at the dam continues.

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Breaking: No charges for cop who killed teen in Ferguson, Missouri

Breaking: No charges for cop who killed teen in Ferguson, Missouri

November 24th, 2014 9:28 pm by Associated Press

This is an Associated Press news alert. More to follow.

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Tenn. Dept. of Human Services proposes cutting 300 jobs

Tenn. Dept. of Human Services proposes cutting 300 jobs

November 24th, 2014 4:59 pm by Dave Boucher, The Tennessean

The Tennessee department that oversees social service programs like food stamps is proposing cutting more than 300 jobs by the start of the 2016 budget year. That's a drop of about 900 positions since the 2014 budget year.

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Inmates, others charged with trying to sneak drugs into Unicoi Co. jail

Inmates, others charged with trying to sneak drugs into Unicoi Co. jail

November 24th, 2014 3:45 pm by Brad Hicks

Deputies initiated an investigation after monitoring a phone call between an inmate and an alleged co-conspirator.

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Heading toward the coast for Thanksgiving? Leave early

Heading toward the coast for Thanksgiving? Leave early

November 24th, 2014 3:40 pm by Associated Press

A nor'easter is expected to develop Wednesday along the East Coast just as millions of travelers are heading to their Thanksgiving destinations.

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Michael Brown family attorney says Ferguson grand jury announcement coming Monday evening

Michael Brown family attorney says Ferguson grand jury announcement coming Monday evening

November 24th, 2014 3:32 pm by Associated Press

A grand jury has reached a decision about whether to indict a Ferguson police officer in the shooting death of Michael Brown, media outlets reported Monday, citing unidentified sources.

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Update: TVA still trying to find cause of Boone Dam seepage

Update: TVA still trying to find cause of Boone Dam seepage

November 24th, 2014 2:30 pm by Contributed

The TVA is aiming to hold the water level of Boone Reservoir at approximately 12 feet below normal winter elevation.

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Shooting investigated at Bluff City youth home

Shooting investigated at Bluff City youth home

November 24th, 2014 2:20 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

No injuries were reported in an early Sunday morning shooting at a Bluff City youth home, where at least one round fired from outside entered the building.

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Police: Video of officer shooting boy holding fake gun is 'clear'

Police: Video of officer shooting boy holding fake gun is 'clear'

November 24th, 2014 1:54 pm by JOHN P. COYNE and KANTELE FRANKO, Associated Press

The president of the Cleveland Police Patrolmen's Association has said the officers weren't told the caller thought the gun might be fake.

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