Johnson City Press Friday, October 24, 2014
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Olympian Oscar Pistorius starts serving 5-year prison term for girlfriend's shooting death

Olympian Oscar Pistorius starts serving 5-year prison term for girlfriend's shooting death

October 21st, 2014 8:30 am by CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA and GERALD IMRAY, Associated Press

Pistorius, who had cried and wretched during his trial, was unemotional as he stood to hear his sentence.

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Independent Congressional candidate's family tree has roots in founding of U.S.

Independent Congressional candidate's family tree has roots in founding of U.S.

October 20th, 2014 10:08 pm by Gary B. Gray

Robert Franklin said his great-great-grandfather was Samuel Franklin, brother of founding father and American statesman Benjamin Franklin.

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Veteran hoping to find one who provided him cover

Veteran hoping to find one who provided him cover

October 20th, 2014 9:56 pm by Nathan Baker

A Greene County man is hoping to stitch together the pieces of a mystery to help him connect with an anonymous seamstress who warmed his heart in a time of need.

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Business owner hopes Erwin can stomach food carts

Business owner hopes Erwin can stomach food carts

October 20th, 2014 9:52 pm by Brad Hicks

Lewis Carsten admits business was initially a little sporadic at the eatery he and his wife, Pat, opened in Erwin a little more than four months ago

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Update: Elizabethton schools leader Alexander announces retirement date

Update: Elizabethton schools leader Alexander announces retirement date

October 20th, 2014 7:34 pm by Max Hrenda

Although the latest meeting of the Elizabethton city school board lasted less than 20 minutes, its system superintendent made sure it proved to be memorable.

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Third rape reported on ETSU campus

Third rape reported on ETSU campus

October 20th, 2014 5:18 pm by Staff Report

A rape reported by a female East Tennessee State University student marks the third such incident reported this semester, prompting officials to establish a new notification system to help curb the rash of crimes.

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Suspect in Va. abduction charged in DC area rape

Suspect in Va. abduction charged in DC area rape

October 20th, 2014 4:27 pm by Associated Press

Jesse L. Matthew Jr. was charged with abducting and raping a woman in suburban Washington, D.C., in 2005

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Johnson City fills long-vacant assistant fire chief post

Johnson City fills long-vacant assistant fire chief post

October 20th, 2014 2:55 pm by Becky Campbell

The position had been vacant since April 2013 when Mark Finucane retired. The process to replace him was moving along, then hit a number of stumbling blocks that left it empty.

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Calendar grrrl

Calendar grrrl

October 20th, 2014 2:50 pm by Marci Gore, NET News Service

Local dachshund makes cut for '365 Dogs'

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Water Work

Water Work

October 20th, 2014 2:11 pm by Gary B. Gray

This former Brush Creek stream bed is being fitted with new piping that will hold and divert stormwater.

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