Johnson City Press Saturday, May 23, 2015
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Hemp farmers waiting for delivery of seeds

Hemp farmers waiting for delivery of seeds

May 18th, 2015 9:53 pm by Nathan Baker

A little more than an acre on Wayne Smith's Eastern Star area farm is plowed and fertilized, but the highly regulated hemp seeds he requested from the state Department of Agriculture months ago still haven't arrived.

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Local law enforcement won't be hurt by military equipment directive

Local law enforcement won't be hurt by military equipment directive

May 18th, 2015 9:48 pm by Becky Campbell

A presidential directive to the federal government to stop issuing retired military equipment to state and local law enforcement agencies will have little effect on police departments and sheriff's offices in Northeast Tennessee.

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ETSU admin's underwater photography featured in National Geographic

ETSU admin's underwater photography featured in National Geographic

May 18th, 2015 9:35 pm by Dylan Chesser

Vibrant blues and greens paint the underwater scenes captured in the photography of East Tennessee State University administrator Carter Warden - a hobby that has landed in the pages of National Geographic.

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Haslam OKs creating 48-hour waiting period for abortion

Haslam OKs creating 48-hour waiting period for abortion

May 18th, 2015 9:13 pm by Associated Press

Republican Gov. Bill Haslam has signed a bill into law creating a mandatory waiting period before getting an abortion in Tennessee.

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More than 10,700 in Tennessee apply for tuition-free technical college

More than 10,700 in Tennessee apply for tuition-free technical college

May 18th, 2015 2:37 pm by Associated Press

The number exceeds initial estimates by more than 2,000.

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Toddler drowns in pool in SW Virginia

Toddler drowns in pool in SW Virginia

May 18th, 2015 1:48 pm by Marci Gore, NET News Service

Deputies say a 2-year-old boy drowned Monday morning in a swimming pool in the Yuma community of Scott County.

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Utility pole, line damaged in Monday morning two-car accident - PHOTOS/VIDEO

Utility pole, line damaged in Monday morning two-car accident - PHOTOS/VIDEO

May 18th, 2015 10:56 am by Staff Reports

A woman was taken to Johnson City Medical Center after a two-car accident at the intersection of Elm Street and East Unaka Avenue on Monday morning.

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Mountain City family of 3 - Milligan, ETSU graduates - killed in North Carolina crash

Mountain City family of 3 - Milligan, ETSU graduates - killed in North Carolina crash

May 18th, 2015 10:14 am by From staff and wire reports

Both vehicles burst into flames.

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President Obama bans some military equipment provided to local police

President Obama bans some military equipment provided to local police

May 18th, 2015 8:57 am by Associated Press

The federal government also is exploring ways to recall prohibited equipment already distributed.

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