Johnson City Press Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Of 163 arrests since teen's slaying by police, 7 from Ferguson

Of 163 arrests since teen's slaying by police, 7 from Ferguson

August 21st, 2014 2:12 pm by ALAN SCHER ZAGIER and JIM SALTER, Associated Press

Police have come under gunfire and been targeted with Molotov cocktails and bricks. They've also been accused of instances of heavy-handedness and unnecessary arrests, including some journalists.

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2 fires bring suspicions in Carter Co.

2 fires bring suspicions in Carter Co.

August 21st, 2014 11:31 am by John Thompson

The Carter County Sheriff's Department is investigating two early Monday morning house fires that happened a short distance and a few hours apart.

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Retail development: Company offers Johnson City $350K for State of Franklin property

Retail development: Company offers Johnson City $350K for State of Franklin property

August 21st, 2014 11:23 am by Gary B. Gray

The initial rendering shows a two-building retail/commercial development.

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Aid group says U.S. doctor who had Ebola has recovered

Aid group says U.S. doctor who had Ebola has recovered

August 21st, 2014 11:05 am by JEFF MARTIN, Associated Press

Alison Geist, a spokeswoman for Samaritan's Purse, told The Associated Press she did not know the exact time Dr. Kent Brantly would be released but confirmed it would happen Thursday.

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Local attorney, Bob Jessee, dead at 60

Local attorney, Bob Jessee, dead at 60

August 21st, 2014 10:19 am by Becky Campbell

Affable and lovable are just two descriptions of a local veteran attorney who embraced life with his every breath, but Wednesday Bob Jessee's short medical battle with pneumonia ended that.

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South African man oranged to death

South African man oranged to death

August 21st, 2014 9:39 am by Associated Press

Police say two men are suspected of killing a farmworker by pelting him with oranges.

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Grant completes funding for Boundless Playground at Johnson City's Rotary Park

Grant completes funding for Boundless Playground at Johnson City's Rotary Park

August 21st, 2014 9:17 am by Sue Guinn Legg

The significance of the playground is its accessibility to children with mobility issues that present a barrier to play on traditional playgrounds.

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Feeling stuffy? Allergy sufferers, this may be a rough week for you

Feeling stuffy? Allergy sufferers, this may be a rough week for you

August 21st, 2014 9:02 am by David Floyd

Rain and warm weather: perfect conditions for weed growth but terrible conditions for allergy sufferers. Local weather patterns are forecast to match these conditions this week, creating a dynamic conducive to the creation of ragweed pollen.

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Tweetsie Trail Trek to officially open recreational trail

Tweetsie Trail Trek to officially open recreational trail

August 21st, 2014 8:48 am by Tony Casey

With all the buzz it's been receiving, it hard to imagine that people haven't sampled at least a portion of the Tweetsie Trail before it officially opens at the end of the month, but organizers of the opening day Tweetsie Trail Trek are working to make su

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1 killed in crop duster crash in West Tennessee

1 killed in crop duster crash in West Tennessee

August 21st, 2014 8:32 am by Associated Press

The person killed was piloting the plane and was the only person aboard.

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