Johnson City Press Saturday, November 22, 2014
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ETSU suspends Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity in wake of hazing allegation

ETSU suspends Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity in wake of hazing allegation

November 17th, 2014 9:42 pm by Nathan Baker

A fraternity still on probation after a hazing incident last year is again on suspension while East Tennessee State University officials investigate allegations of hazing at a party two weeks ago.

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Bicycle chain making Trek to downtown Johnson City

Bicycle chain making Trek to downtown Johnson City

November 17th, 2014 9:34 pm by Nathan Baker

A new business expects to roll into downtown Johnson City this spring, building on the area's recent turn toward two-wheeled transport.

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Common law? Legislators lobby to cancel Common Core in Tennessee

Common law? Legislators lobby to cancel Common Core in Tennessee

November 17th, 2014 9:26 pm by Gary B. Gray

Legislation filed in Nashville by two prominent committee leaders Monday would, if successful this coming session, cancel Tennessee's Common Core State Standards.

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Freeze > fur: Shelter director cautions pet owners against leaving animals outside in wintry weather

Freeze > fur: Shelter director cautions pet owners against leaving animals outside in wintry weather

November 17th, 2014 9:14 pm by Jessica Fuller, Press Staff Writer

Debbie Dobbs, executive director of the Washington County/Johnson City Animal Shelter, said that when it comes to freezing temperatures, there isn't much difference between pet and owner.

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State says no violations in dead calf dumpster disposal at Unicoi County school

State says no violations in dead calf dumpster disposal at Unicoi County school

November 17th, 2014 9:08 pm by Brad Hicks

Tennessee Department of Agriculture investigators have determined there was no wrongdoing in an incident involving a dead calf discovered in a dumpster behind a Unicoi County school, according to county Director of Schools Denise Brown.

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Off the Wall News: Killer Charles Manson gets marriage license

Off the Wall News: Killer Charles Manson gets marriage license

November 17th, 2014 5:11 pm by Associated Press

Afton Elaine Burton left her Midwestern home nine years ago and moved to Corcoran, California - the site of the prison - to be near Manson.

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Uninsured Tennesseans percentage at lowest in a decade

Uninsured Tennesseans percentage at lowest in a decade

November 17th, 2014 5:03 pm by Richard Locker, Knoxville News-Sentinel

A University of Tennessee report released Monday says that 7.2 percent of Tennessee's 6.5 million residents are without some form of health insurance coverage.

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School bus catches fire at Middle Tennessee high school

School bus catches fire at Middle Tennessee high school

November 17th, 2014 4:45 pm by Jared Felkins, Lebanon Democrat

School resource officers knocked down the fire with extinguishers.

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Photo Gallery: Two local companies make their annual gifts to the Christmas Box

November 17th, 2014 4:10 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

THANK YOU International Paper and Moody Dumbar

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Bill Cosby clarifies statement on rape accusations

Bill Cosby clarifies statement on rape accusations

November 17th, 2014 2:51 pm by Associated Press

The new statement released Monday says that Cosby's denials do not refer to accuser Andrea Constand, whose civil lawsuit against him was settled in 2006.

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