Johnson City Press Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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Quake on the Lake to feature BMS-like speeds

Quake on the Lake to feature BMS-like speeds

September 12th, 2014 9:07 am by Joe Avento

They'll be racing on water, not concrete, but Todd Brinkman likens this weekend's Winged Deer Quake on the Lake to a NASCAR race at Bristol Motor Speedway.

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DNA test ordered to confirm whether slain mountain lion was the one that attacked boy

DNA test ordered to confirm whether slain mountain lion was the one that attacked boy

September 11th, 2014 12:17 pm by Associated Press

After three days of searching and trap setting, the mountain lion was found and treed by dogs Wednesday before it was fatally shot in Cupertino by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, agency spokesman Patrick Foy said.

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Search resumes for mountain lion that attacked 6-year-old boy

Search resumes for mountain lion that attacked 6-year-old boy

September 8th, 2014 10:06 pm by TERRY COLLINS, Associated Press

Officials said the boy was released from the Santa Clara Valley Medical Center on Monday, a day after suffering bite wounds and scratches on his head and neck.

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Dragon the line: Annual charity race hits goal for children's hospital

Dragon the line: Annual charity race hits goal for children's hospital

September 6th, 2014 10:36 pm by Max Hrenda

To raise money for some new medical technology, Mountain States Health Alliance looked to one of the world's oldest sports.

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25th Tree Streets Yard Sale provides blocks of bargains

25th Tree Streets Yard Sale provides blocks of bargains - VIDEO

September 6th, 2014 10:30 pm by Tony Casey

They say nothing in life is free, but some people in Johnson City's Tree Streets might disagree.

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Winged Deer Park boat ramp to close for race

Winged Deer Park boat ramp to close for race

September 4th, 2014 3:40 pm by For the Press

In addition, no boats will be allowed to dock along the shoreline during the three-day schedule.

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City parks and recreation seek Winged Deer Park input

City parks and recreation seek Winged Deer Park input

September 3rd, 2014 9:33 pm by Gary B. Gray

There is no lack of interest in recreational activities at Johnson City's Winged Deer Park, but there currently is no money in the bank to expand to allow for higher demand.

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Tweetsie task force talks trek turnout, troubles, more

Tweetsie task force talks trek turnout, troubles, more

September 2nd, 2014 9:34 pm by Tony Casey

After East Tennessee State University professors and Dr. Fred Alsop and Dr. Tim McDowell both got the Tweetsie Trail task force's permission to pursue projects with students to identify, catalog and display information on bird and tree species found on an

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6 participants selected for 2014 elk hunt in Tennessee

6 participants selected for 2014 elk hunt in Tennessee

September 2nd, 2014 9:41 am by Associated Press

According to the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, more than 9,500 people applied for this year's hunt.

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Big wheels: Cruise-in, poker run turnout surprises organizers

Big wheels: Cruise-in, poker run turnout surprises organizers - VIDEO

August 30th, 2014 9:52 pm by Max Hrenda

Although the organizers of Jonesborough's first automotive-themed affair said they had modest hopes with regard to participation, the actual turnout may have left those expectations in the dust.

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