Johnson City Press Saturday, October 25, 2014
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Tenn. school board chair in flap over racy bottle opener

Tenn. school board chair in flap over racy bottle opener

October 1st, 2014 11:20 am by Associated Press

A Middle Tennessee school board chairman is apologizing for a controversy over his involvement in a business that created a novelty bottle opener shaped like a woman's behind but says he won't step down.

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Off the Wall News: Alleged robber mugs for the camera

Off the Wall News: Alleged robber mugs for the camera

September 30th, 2014 7:27 pm by Associated Press

The mug shot of a man captured after trying to flee a bank robbery in Denver shows him flashing a broad, toothy grin.

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Off the Wall News: Woman finds two-headed baby snapping turtle

Off the Wall News: Woman finds two-headed baby snapping turtle

September 29th, 2014 8:42 am by Associated Press

She named it Frank and Stein.

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Nazi salute with KKK mask: Tennessee school investigating controversial photo of student

Nazi salute with KKK mask: Tennessee school investigating controversial photo of student

September 26th, 2014 2:38 pm by Associated Press

A Middle Tennessee school is investigating after a photo appeared on social media of a student in a classroom giving a Nazi salute while holding white paper that resembles a Ku Klux Klan mask.

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Off the Wall News: Groundhog dies after escaping New York City mayor's grip

Off the Wall News: Groundhog dies after escaping New York City mayor's grip

September 25th, 2014 6:04 pm by JONATHAN LEMIRE, Associated Press

Her shadow was one of the last things she saw.

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Off the Wall News: 35,000 pounds of frozen chicken held for ransom

Off the Wall News: 35,000 pounds of frozen chicken held for ransom

September 25th, 2014 1:47 pm by Associated Press

An employee of an Idaho trucking company abandoned a semitrailer containing thousands of pounds of frozen chicken at a western Montana truck stop after the company reportedly refused the driver's repeated requests for more money, Missoula County officials

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Johnson City police: Walking stick attack caused by argument over Cherokee Nation

Johnson City police: Walking stick attack caused by argument over Cherokee Nation

September 25th, 2014 11:41 am by Staff Report

Rudolph Espinoza was charged with aggravated assault.

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Alaska TV reporter -- formerly of WJHL -- quits on air to promote pot

Alaska TV reporter -- formerly of WJHL -- quits on air to promote pot

September 22nd, 2014 8:38 pm by MARK THIESSEN, Associated Press

A television reporter quit her job on live TV with a big four-letter flourish after revealing she owns a medical marijuana business and intends to press for legalization of recreational pot in Alaska.

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Megasausage invades Illinois

Megasausage invades Illinois

September 15th, 2014 3:38 pm by Associated Press

About 50 people volunteered to carefully grill a 100-foot bratwurst without burning or breaking it at a bar in Illinois.

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Off the Wall News: Tennessee man arrested after discussing drugs on 911 call

Off the Wall News: Tennessee man arrested after discussing drugs on 911 call

September 10th, 2014 8:14 pm by Associated Press

Dispatchers traced the call when they heard him talking about getting high and going to a drug dealer's house on an open line.

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