Johnson City Press Saturday, May 23, 2015
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Mom, daughter land in US after Mexico judge returns custody

Mom, daughter land in US after Mexico judge returns custody

May 16th, 2015 3:50 pm by JUAN A. LOZANO, Associated Press

A Texas woman and her long-missing daughter arrived Saturday morning in Houston, ending an eight-year cross-border case that had mistakenly sent another girl to the U.S. against her will.

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Rocky Fork park manager, ranger greeted with reception

Rocky Fork park manager, ranger greeted with reception

May 15th, 2015 10:11 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Unicoi County leaders and a large crowd of well-wishers gathered at the Interstate 26 Welcome Center in Flag Pond Friday to welcome Rocky Fork State Park's new park manager and ranger to the community.

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Health care town hall scheduled at downtown Johnson City church

Health care town hall scheduled at downtown Johnson City church

May 15th, 2015 9:22 pm by Nathan Baker

A poll published this week showed nearly two-to-one support among Tennessee residents for a Medicaid expansion program shopped by Gov. Bill Haslam.

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JCPD remembers officers lost in line of duty

JCPD remembers officers lost in line of duty

May 15th, 2015 9:19 pm by Becky Campbell

Johnson City police officers and their families gathered Friday to pay tribute to police officers, living and deceased, as National Police Week drew to a close.

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Mountain City soldier killed at Fort Hood honored by Tennessee Governor Haslam

Mountain City soldier killed at Fort Hood honored by Tennessee Governor Haslam

May 15th, 2015 4:34 pm by Contributed to the Press

Specialist Frederick Greene of Mountain City was killed during a shooting rampage at the Fort Hood Soldier Readiness Processing Center on November 5, 2009.

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Trucker killed on I-40 in East Tennessee

Trucker killed on I-40 in East Tennessee

May 15th, 2015 4:11 pm by Hayes Hickman, Knoxville News-Sentinel

Wreckage closed the westbound lanes for seven hours near Dandridge.

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Kingsport killer dies on death row after 37 years

Kingsport killer dies on death row after 37 years

May 15th, 2015 4:00 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

Natural causes, not the needle, took life of Donald Wayne Strouth, who was sentenced to death in 1978.

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Kingsport police say man admitted he starved Labradoodle '45 days'

Kingsport police say man admitted he starved Labradoodle '45 days'

May 15th, 2015 3:54 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

The discovery of an "emaciated" dog has prompted the arrest of a Kingsport man, according to police, as he estimated that he hadn't fed the animal in a month and a half.

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Boston Marathon bomber sentenced to death

Boston Marathon bomber sentenced to death

May 15th, 2015 3:45 pm by DENISE LAVOIE, AP Legal Affairs Writer

A jury sentenced Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death Friday for the Boston Marathon bombing, sweeping aside pleas that he was just a "kid" who fell under the influence of his fanatical older brother.

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Basketball coach tabbed to lead Unicoi County Schools

Basketball coach tabbed to lead Unicoi County Schools

May 15th, 2015 11:38 am by Sue Guinn Legg

John English will succeed Denise Brown, whose contract was not renewed in January.

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