Johnson City Press Friday, October 31, 2014
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UN says CO2 pollution levels at annual record high

UN says CO2 pollution levels at annual record high

September 9th, 2014 12:18 pm by JOHN HEILPRIN, Associated Press

Carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere reached a record high in 2013 as increasing levels of man-made pollution transform the planet, the U.N. weather agency said Tuesday.

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Raging floods kill more than 400 in Pakistan, India

Raging floods kill more than 400 in Pakistan, India

September 9th, 2014 11:51 am by K.M. CHAUDHRY and ASIF SHAHZAD, Associated Press

Hundreds of thousands were warned more to be prepared to flee their homes as helicopters and boats raced to save marooned victims.

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Longer Ray Rice video shows obscenities, spitting

Longer Ray Rice video shows obscenities, spitting

September 9th, 2014 9:40 am by ROB MAADDI, AP Pro Football Writer

The video, shown to the AP Monday night, includes audio and is longer than the grainy TMZ Sports video released earlier that day.

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In wake of great escape, Tennessee governor gets report on state's juvenile jails

In wake of great escape, Tennessee governor gets report on state's juvenile jails

September 9th, 2014 9:04 am by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

Five teens remained at large after 32 escaped last week from Woodland Hills Youth Development Center in Nashville.

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3 years missing: Police say remains are those of Tennessee woman Holly Bobo

3 years missing: Police say remains are those of Tennessee woman Holly Bobo

September 9th, 2014 8:57 am by ADRIAN SAINZ, Associated Press

The remains were found Sunday in Decatur County, not far from her home in the town of Parsons.

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Apple Festival set for 37th annual run

Apple Festival set for 37th annual run

September 9th, 2014 8:44 am by Sue Guinn Legg

The Unicoi County Chamber of Commerce has released the lineup of entertainment and activities planned for this year's 37th annual Apple Festival.

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J'boro approves settlement offer for county schools' lawsuit

J'boro approves settlement offer for county schools' lawsuit

September 8th, 2014 10:35 pm by Max Hrenda

Despite misgivings over the dollar amount, the town of Jonesborough's governing body approved an offer to settle pending litigation from the county's school system.

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JCHA one step closer to housing homeless vets

JCHA one step closer to housing homeless vets

September 8th, 2014 10:24 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The Johnson City Housing Authority's new nonprofit Keystone Development corporation is zeroing in on its plans to build a seven-unit apartment complex for homeless veterans at the corner of Dyer and Alan streets.

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Appeals court reinstates defamation suit against ousted Tennessee lawmaker Campfield

Appeals court reinstates defamation suit against ousted Tennessee lawmaker Campfield

September 8th, 2014 10:20 pm by Associated Press

The panel found that the lower court erred in throwing out the $750,000 lawsuit filed by former candidate Roger Byrge last year, and that the case could result in a finding of "actual malice" by Stacey Campfield.

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Money pit: Sinkhole forces closure of Dollar General

Money pit: Sinkhole forces closure of Dollar General

September 8th, 2014 10:18 pm by Nathan Baker

A discount store on one of Johnson City's northern tendrils is closed indefinitely while a crew assesses a sinkhole discovered in its parking lot.

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