Johnson City Press Thursday, March 26, 2015
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Old Yankee Stadium's 10-foot letters are going on auction block

Old Yankee Stadium's 10-foot letters are going on auction block

March 9th, 2015 10:17 am by Associated Press

The owner is Yankee legend Reggie Jackson.

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Open meetings law don't apply to Tenn. transparency panel

Open meetings law don't apply to Tenn. transparency panel

March 8th, 2015 9:24 pm by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

A panel of experts assembled to offer advice on transparency issues is not subject to the state's open meetings law. At least that's the opinion of Ann Butterworth, who heads the Comptroller's Office of Open Records Counsel.

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Aaron Hernandez still flashes swagger, smile at murder trial

Aaron Hernandez still flashes swagger, smile at murder trial

March 8th, 2015 9:20 pm by MICHELLE R. SMITH, Associated Press

Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez peers into a monitor as it displays evidence in his murder trial.

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Medical community seeks end of allowing parents to refuse vaccinations as measles threatens coming back, anti-vaccine movements grow

Medical community seeks end of allowing parents to refuse vaccinations as measles threatens coming back, anti-vaccine movements grow

March 8th, 2015 2:06 pm by Kate Belz, Chattanooga Times Free Press

Dr. Bill Schaffner still remembers the hot summers of his childhood, when he was not allowed to cool off in the public swimming pools.His parents were too worried about him catching polio.

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Johnson County veterans working to get local hospital approved as VA statelite

Johnson County veterans working to get local hospital approved as VA statelite

March 7th, 2015 8:48 pm by John Thompson

Veterans in the far northeastern corner of Tennessee, northwestern North Carolina and southwest Virginia may not have to drive all the way to the Veterans Affairs Hosptial at Mountain Home in Johnson City for medical treatment and lab work.

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Thousands gather to commemorate Bloody Sunday anniversary

Thousands gather to commemorate Bloody Sunday anniversary

March 7th, 2015 1:33 pm by JAY REEVES, Associated Press

Thousands of people gathered in Selma, Alabama on Saturday morning ahead of a speech by President Barack Obama at the 50th anniversary of a landmark event of the civil rights movement.

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UTC student dies hiking at Signal Point

UTC student dies hiking at Signal Point

March 7th, 2015 1:26 pm by Yolanda Putman, Chattanooga Times Free Press

It took rescuers hours on Friday to retrieve the body of a 20-year-old student who fell 200 feet to his death while hiking at Signal Point on Signal Mountain.

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State Police recover body from car in SW Virginia river

State Police recover body from car in SW Virginia river

March 6th, 2015 5:01 pm by NET News Service

As the car tried to drive through the water, the car began to float. Its driver was able to escape the car, but the passenger was swept away with the vehicle into the Russell Fork River.

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President Obama: Racial bias in Ferguson police dept. not isolated

President Obama: Racial bias in Ferguson police dept. not isolated

March 6th, 2015 11:47 am by NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press

President Barack Obama said the type of racial discrimination found in Ferguson, Missouri, is not unique to that police department, and he cast law enforcement reform as a chief struggle for today's civil rights movement.

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Gov. Haslam requests Health Department probe of 11 hypothermia deaths

Gov. Haslam requests Health Department probe of 11 hypothermia deaths

March 6th, 2015 9:57 am by Associated Press

Gov. Bill Haslam has asked the Department of Health to investigate why 11 people froze to death during last month's winter storm.

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