Johnson City Press Sunday, July 5, 2015
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Motorcyclist critically injured in collision with pickup truck in Elizabethton

Motorcyclist critically injured in collision with pickup truck in Elizabethton

June 29th, 2015 4:16 pm by John Thompson

Douglas Barnett remained unconscious at Johnson City Medical Center.

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NBC to Donald Trump: You're fired

NBC to Donald Trump: You're fired

June 29th, 2015 3:55 pm by David Bauder, AP Television Writer

NBC said Monday that it is ending its business relationship with mogul and GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump because of comments he made about Mexican immigrants during the announcement of his campaign.

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Lawmakers seek to revive Tennessee Medicaid expansion plan

Lawmakers seek to revive Tennessee Medicaid expansion plan

June 29th, 2015 3:49 pm by Associated Press

Supporters of a failed plan to expand Medicaid in Tennessee are renewing an effort to try to pass it after a recent ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold health insurance subsidies.

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Fireworks accident takes life of 12-year-old in Tennessee

Fireworks accident takes life of 12-year-old in Tennessee

June 29th, 2015 3:27 pm by Associated Press

Multiple media outlets report that the boy was playing with mortar-style fireworks on Sunday night, when one of the shells exploded in his hand, hitting him in the chest.

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Great Golden Gathering set to join alumni of region's segregated black schools

Great Golden Gathering set to join alumni of region's segregated black schools

June 29th, 2015 1:21 pm by Holly Nelms, NET News Service

When the schools closed, much of their histories died with them, but their heritage is still alive.

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Supreme Court upholds use of drug implicated in botched executions

Supreme Court upholds use of drug implicated in botched executions

June 29th, 2015 10:16 am by Associated Press

The Supreme Court has upheld the use of a controversial drug that has been implicated in several botched executions.

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Boy, father attacked by alligator at lake outside Houston

Boy, father attacked by alligator at lake outside Houston

June 29th, 2015 10:05 am by Associated Press

Both were in serious but stable condition.

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Railroad crossings in Washington and Unicoi counties to temporarily close

Railroad crossings in Washington and Unicoi counties to temporarily close

June 29th, 2015 10:03 am by Staff Report

A CSX Transportation project beginning Monday and ending by July 12 will close several railroad crossings in the Washington and Unicoi county area.

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Fiddlin' Carson Peters to make appearance at Carter Family Fold on Independence Day

Fiddlin' Carson Peters to make appearance at Carter Family Fold on Independence Day

June 28th, 2015 10:02 pm by David Floyd

Local grade-school fiddler Carson Peters has packed a lifetime of fame into an 11-year timespan.

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Long-running Elizabethton Twins Fan enjoy return of Appalachian League season

Long-running Elizabethton Twins Fan enjoy return of Appalachian League season

June 28th, 2015 9:59 pm by John Thompson

Opening Day is always a special day for baseball fans, but Friday's opening for the Elizabethton Twins was especially anticipated by three of the Twins' longest and most loyal fans.

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