Johnson City Press Tuesday, July 7, 2015
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Checklist: Paddleboard, drink beer and explore

Checklist: Paddleboard, drink beer and explore

July 2nd, 2015 9:32 am by Tony Casey

On a nice summer day, you'd be hard-pressed to find a better way to explore the area's waterways than atop a paddleboard.

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45th Jonesborough Days Festival starts today

45th Jonesborough Days Festival starts today

July 2nd, 2015 9:21 am by Nathan Baker

Coinciding with the rollover of the dog days of summer, Tennessee's oldest town will be having a few days of its own this week with plenty of treats in store.

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TVA will restrict access to areas around Boone Dam starting July 6

TVA will restrict access to areas around Boone Dam starting July 6

July 2nd, 2015 9:14 am by Dylan Chesser

Boaters will find themselves looking at Boone Dam from a distance after the Independence Day weekend.

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2-vehicle crash injures 3 near Jonesborough

2-vehicle crash injures 3 near Jonesborough

July 2nd, 2015 9:08 am by Staff Report

A two-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 11E west of Jonesborough injured three people and tied up traffic for about two hours Wednesday afternoon.

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Lauderback takes 1st Judicial District Circuit Court judge role

Lauderback takes 1st Judicial District Circuit Court judge role

July 2nd, 2015 9:05 am by Becky Campbell

Johnson City attorney Eddie Lauderback stood before court personnel, judges - both past and present - and fellow lawyers Wednesday morning, put his hand on his personal Bible that his wife held and promised to uphold the laws of the United States and Tenn

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US employers add 223K jobs; jobless rate falls to 5.3 pct.

US employers add 223K jobs; jobless rate falls to 5.3 pct.

July 2nd, 2015 8:48 am by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer

U.S. employers added a solid 223,000 jobs in June, and the unemployment rate fell to 5.3 percent, a seven-year low. The numbers reflect a job market moving close to full health and raise expectations that the Federal Reserve will start raising interest ra

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Updated with links: New Tennessee laws taking effect July 1

Updated with links: New Tennessee laws taking effect July 1

July 2nd, 2015 8:10 am by Associated Press

Carry permits, guns in trunks, animal fights, speed camera ban and more.

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Boy chained up with dead chicken around neck tells his story

Boy chained up with dead chicken around neck tells his story

July 1st, 2015 5:44 pm by MITCH WEISS and TOM FOREMAN Jr., Associated Press

For years, he was whipped with belts, his face was burned with electrical wires and his fingers were broken with pliers - all to "teach him a lesson."

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Family sues after California fraternity pledge died on hazing hike

Family sues after California fraternity pledge died on hazing hike

July 1st, 2015 5:38 pm by AMANDA LEE MYERS, Associated Press

The group was hiking in hot temperatures with little water and inadequate shoes, a school investigation found. The investigation concluded that hazing was to blame.

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Caught on Video: Burglary in Gray; sheriff seeks help

Caught on Video: Burglary in Gray; sheriff seeks help - VIDEO

July 1st, 2015 5:20 pm by Staff Report

A burglary caught on video in Gray prompted the Washington County Sheriff's Office investigators Wednesday to issue a plea for help in identifying the burglars.

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