Johnson City Press Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Rogerville house fire reveals large indoor marijuana operation

Rogerville house fire reveals large indoor marijuana operation

July 18th, 2014 11:30 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

While battling the blaze firefighters discovered an indoor marijuana growing operation located in several rooms throughout the residence.

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Israeli ground assault pushes deeper into Gaza

Israeli ground assault pushes deeper into Gaza

July 18th, 2014 11:07 am by IBRAHIM BARZAK and ARON HELLER, Associated Press

The government said its goal is to stop rocket attacks, destroy the network of Hamas tunnels into Israel and weaken Hamas militarily.

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Driver from bus crash that injured students could face trial if no plea entered today

Driver from bus crash that injured students could face trial if no plea entered today

July 18th, 2014 8:59 am by Becky Campbell

At least that's what Criminal Court Judge Robert Cupp said at a July 3 hearing when Gray was supposed to plead guilty to something related to the case.

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Mishap? Johnson City Juvenile Court clerk post should have been elected since '88 ruling

Mishap? Johnson City Juvenile Court clerk post should have been elected since '88 ruling

July 18th, 2014 8:51 am by Becky Campbell

The position could be on the ballot in 2016.

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Apartment complexes pick up costs for Bucshot transportation to ETSU campus

Apartment complexes pick up costs for Bucshot transportation to ETSU campus

July 18th, 2014 8:34 am by Nathan Baker

The Johnson City Transit System operates five Bucshot routes when classes are in session to ferry students around campus and to some points near campus at no cost to the riders.

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Matthew Hill's campaign finances questioned at state level

Matthew Hill's campaign finances questioned at state level

July 18th, 2014 8:12 am by Gary B. Gray

"I would have to say yes" - Registry of Election Finance Executive Director Drew Rawlins when asked if there seemed to be something amiss.

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Risk of earthquake increased for one-third of US, including East Tennessee

Risk of earthquake increased for one-third of US, including East Tennessee

July 17th, 2014 10:20 pm by SETH BORENSTEIN, AP Science Writer

A new federal earthquake map dials up the shaking hazard just a bit for about one-third of the United States and lowers it for one-tenth.

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Johnson City Commission gives OK to build Science Hill field house

Johnson City Commission gives OK to build Science Hill field house

July 17th, 2014 9:57 pm by Gary B. Gray

"This will add to the footprint of Science Hill to make it one of the most prominent high schools in the state" - Commissioner Jenny Brock.

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Update: U.S. says Missile took down jet in Ukraine

Update: U.S. says Missile took down jet in Ukraine

July 17th, 2014 9:14 pm by Associated Press

Vice President Joe Biden said the incident was "not an accident" and described the Malaysia Airlines plane as having been "blown out of the sky."

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Near miss: Police say man crashed into Kingsport home 'inches' from porch sitters

Near miss: Police say man crashed into Kingsport home 'inches' from porch sitters

July 17th, 2014 4:13 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

The crash sent debris into one person's face.

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