Johnson City Press Thursday, July 2, 2015
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Prez race 2016: Trump is in

Prez race 2016: Trump is in

June 16th, 2015 11:56 am by Associated Press

The Associated Press is reporting that Donald Trump is the latest of a slew of candidates seeking the GOP nomination.

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19-year-old Tennessee mom faces murder charge in death of 2-year-old son

19-year-old Tennessee mom faces murder charge in death of 2-year-old son

June 16th, 2015 10:54 am by Associated Press

Jermyle Campbell died Saturday after police say his mother placed him under a mattress as a form of discipline.

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Ex-NAACP leader Rachel Dolezal: 'I identify as black'

Ex-NAACP leader Rachel Dolezal: 'I identify as black'

June 16th, 2015 10:18 am by KILEY ARMSTRONG, Associated Press

Asked when she started "deceiving people," she replied, "I do take exception to that."

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Dynasty? Jeb makes bid to be 3rd Bush president official

Dynasty? Jeb makes bid to be 3rd Bush president official

June 15th, 2015 4:26 pm by STEVE PEOPLES and BRENDAN FARRINGTON, Associated Press

Before the event, the Bush campaign came out with a new logo - Jeb! - that conspicuously leaves out the Bush surname.

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Vanderbilt rape case defendants: Juror withheld information about own rape

Vanderbilt rape case defendants: Juror withheld information about own rape

June 15th, 2015 4:16 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

The juror, 31-year-old Todd Easter, testified Monday during a hearing that he didn't withhold information because he doesn't consider himself a victim.

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'Jurassic World' passes 'Avengers' for biggest opening ever

'Jurassic World' passes 'Avengers' for biggest opening ever

June 15th, 2015 1:57 pm by Associated Press

It was a T-Rex size opening at $208.8M.

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Head of Spokane NAACP quits amid furor over racial identity

Head of Spokane NAACP quits amid furor over racial identity

June 15th, 2015 1:52 pm by NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS, Associated Press

The controversy over racial authenticity unfolded last week after Rachel Dolezal's parents told the media their daughter is white with a trace of Native American heritage. They produced photos of her as girl with a pale complexion and straight blond hair.

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Judge orders troubled Tenn. online school stay open for another year

Judge orders troubled Tenn. online school stay open for another year

June 15th, 2015 11:48 am by Melanie Balakit, The Tennessean

Tennessee Virtual Academy, a struggling online public school slated to close this summer, will remain open for another year.

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47-year-old man who collapsed at Bonnaroo Festival in Middle Tennessee dies

47-year-old man who collapsed at Bonnaroo Festival in Middle Tennessee dies

June 15th, 2015 11:09 am by Associated Press

Officials say it was the 12th death at Bonnaroo in the festival's 14-year history.

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Gov. Haslam plans road show this summer for possible gas tax hike

Gov. Haslam plans road show this summer for possible gas tax hike

June 15th, 2015 10:09 am by Andy Sher and Dave Flessner, Chattanooga Times Free Press

Gov. Bill Haslam will hit the road this summer to talk about roads and how to build and maintain them.

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