Johnson City Press Wednesday, October 22, 2014
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Commissioners vote to adopt flood buyout plan

Commissioners vote to adopt flood buyout plan

October 16th, 2014 9:17 pm by Gary B. Gray

Johnson City now has a Floodplain Buyout Program in which properties in areas that flood can be purchased from owners at their discretion when alternative methods prove unsuccessful.

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Mountain States, Wellmont working together to prevent local Ebola outbreak

Mountain States, Wellmont working together to prevent local Ebola outbreak

October 16th, 2014 9:06 pm by Gary B. Gray

Both Wellmont Health System and Mountain States Health Alliance remain focused on the potential Ebola threat, especially the early identification of high-risk symptoms and isolation of patients who may exhibit signs of the deadly virus.

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Three newcomers vie for two spots on Elizabethton School Board

Three newcomers vie for two spots on Elizabethton School Board

October 16th, 2014 9:00 pm by John Thompson

There are three new candidates vying for two open seats on the Elizabethton City School Board in the Nov. 4 city election.

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Criteria would score and award tax incentives to companies

Criteria would score and award tax incentives to companies

October 16th, 2014 8:56 pm by Nathan Baker

Washington County and its contained municipalities could soon be under a set of criteria used to score and award tax incentives to new and expanding companies to tempt them to invest in the area.

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HIV+ pastor who confessed to affairs temporarily banned

HIV+ pastor who confessed to affairs temporarily banned

October 16th, 2014 3:46 pm by PHIL RAWLS, Associated Press

Montgomery County Circuit Judge Charles Price issued a preliminary injunction, as sought by deacons and trustees of Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church.

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Hiding crime? FBI director warns against cellphone encryption

Hiding crime? FBI director warns against cellphone encryption

October 16th, 2014 3:42 pm by ERIC TUCKER and JACK GILLUM, Associated Press

Privacy advocates and technology experts called the concerns exaggerated and little more than recycled arguments the government has raised against encryption since the early 1990s.

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Apple debuts iPad Air 2, Apple Pay, new Macs

Apple debuts iPad Air 2, Apple Pay, new Macs

October 16th, 2014 2:44 pm by ANICK JESDANUN and BRANDON BAILEY, AP Technology Writers

Apple unveiled a thinner iPad Thursday with a faster processor and a better camera as it tries to drive excitement for tablets amid slowing demand.

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United Way passes halfway mark in $1.725 million drive

United Way passes halfway mark in $1.725 million drive

October 16th, 2014 2:35 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

51 percent and rising

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Volunteers Rally in Fight Against Breast Cancer

Volunteers Rally in Fight Against Breast Cancer

October 16th, 2014 1:10 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

'Socktober' drive underway for homeless children

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Mountain States, Wellmont leaders issue joint statement on Ebola dangers, precautions

Mountain States, Wellmont leaders issue joint statement on Ebola dangers, precautions

October 16th, 2014 12:18 pm by Staff Report

Leaders at both regional hospital systems have issued a joint statement regarding public concerns about the possible spread of Ebola in the United States.

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