Johnson City Press Thursday, October 23, 2014
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City hires firm to lobby state legislature

City hires firm to lobby state legislature

October 21st, 2014 10:26 pm by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City administrators, commissioners and staff hope to benefit from a Nashville lobbying firm hired to monitor the General Assembly and act as an advocate for legislation beneficial to the city.

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Deal reached, Freedom Hall to host Buccaneer basketball

Deal reached, Freedom Hall to host Buccaneer basketball

October 21st, 2014 10:14 pm by Nathan Baker

After months of pre-planning and advance ticket sales, it's officially "game on" at Freedom Hall Civic Center for the East Tennessee State University men's basketball team.

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Local minister, radio host prepares to sign off

Local minister, radio host prepares to sign off

October 21st, 2014 10:00 pm by Max Hrenda

After spending more than nine years at the helm of an Elizabethton church and more than two years hosting a weekly radio program, the Rev. John Shuck said it is time for him to sign off.

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FBI: Denver girls may have tried to join jihadis

FBI: Denver girls may have tried to join jihadis

October 21st, 2014 9:48 pm by SADIE GURMAN, Associated Press

Three teenage girls from suburban Denver may have been trying to join Islamic State militants in Syria after stealing their parents' money and flying to Germany, authorities said Tuesday.

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Pastor Appreciation Month

Pastor Appreciation Month

October 21st, 2014 8:00 pm by Staff Report

It's not too late to say thank you to your minister in the Johnson City Press

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Advocates continue call for Medicaid expansion in Tennessee

Advocates continue call for Medicaid expansion in Tennessee

October 21st, 2014 4:45 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

Members of the state chapter of the NAACP and other health care advocates held a mock funeral across from the state Capitol on Tuesday to characterize lives they say will be lost if Medicaid is not expanded in Tennessee.

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Police in Canada find remains of 4 dead infants in storage locker

Police in Canada find remains of 4 dead infants in storage locker

October 21st, 2014 4:40 pm by Associated Press

Concerned employees at the storage locker company called police Monday.

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Eastern Kentucky hospital: No Ebola patient here

Eastern Kentucky hospital: No Ebola patient here

October 21st, 2014 2:49 pm by Staff Report

An eastern Kentucky hospital staff has responded to rumors that it is treating a patient for the Ebola virus, issuing a statement saying the rumor is false.

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One American released from North Korea, two remain

One American released from North Korea, two remain

October 21st, 2014 2:31 pm by LARA JAKES, AP National Security Writer

American detainee Jeffrey Fowle has been released from North Korea, nearly six months after he was taken into custody on charges of leaving a Bible in a nightclub.

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Should children be banned from working on tobacco farms?

Should children be banned from working on tobacco farms?

October 21st, 2014 1:05 pm by FREDERIC J. FROMMER, Associated Press

Public health advocates and lawmakers are trying anew to get kids off tobacco farms.

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