Johnson City Press Thursday, December 18, 2014
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Black Captain America leading comic book diversity

Black Captain America leading comic book diversity

December 16th, 2014 11:02 am by JESSE J. HOLLAND, Associated Press

Society has changed, so superheroes - at heart a reflection of life in the United States - have to as well.

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Gunman robs liquor store in SW Virginia

Gunman robs liquor store in SW Virginia

December 16th, 2014 10:23 am by NET News Service

The robber was last seen headed toward Kingsport.

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Could a third Bush be president?

Could a third Bush be president?

December 16th, 2014 10:11 am by GARY FINEOUT, Associated Press

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush on Tuesday took his most definitive step yet toward running for president, announcing plans to "actively explore" a campaign and form a new political operation allowing him to raise money for like-minded Republicans.

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NE Tennessee mom accused of abandoning kids who were hurt in wreck

NE Tennessee mom accused of abandoning kids who were hurt in wreck

December 16th, 2014 10:07 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

Ashley Brooke Mabe is accused of leaving the scene of a single-car wreck Dec. 5.

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Knoxville police charge man in stabbing death

Knoxville police charge man in stabbing death

December 16th, 2014 10:03 am by Don Jacobs, Knoxville News-Sentinel

Lawrence Dewayne Coats has been charged with second-degree murder.

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Fight over marijuana more risky in states than DC

Fight over marijuana more risky in states than DC

December 16th, 2014 9:24 am by KEVIN FREKING, Associated Press

It's easy for Congress to meddle with the District of Columbia's decision to legalize recreational use of marijuana, but taking on the states is a different matter.

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Search intensifies for gunman who killed 6

Search intensifies for gunman who killed 6

December 16th, 2014 8:50 am by MARYCLAIRE DALE and SEAN CARLIN, Associated Press

The manhunt for a Marine veteran suspected of killing his ex-wife and five of her relatives amid a child custody dispute has spread to two suburban Philadelphia counties.

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Haslam reveals health care expansion plan

Haslam reveals health care expansion plan

December 15th, 2014 12:18 pm by Nathan Baker

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today announced his proposal for a two-year pilot program to expand health insurance coverage to hundreds of thousands of state residents using federal dollars provided through the Affordable Care Act.

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Nashville police kill 16-year-old boy who wounded officer

Nashville police kill 16-year-old boy who wounded officer

December 15th, 2014 11:59 am by Associated Press

The boy was listed as a runaway at the time of the shooting.

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Families of Newtown victims sue rifle manufacturer

Families of Newtown victims sue rifle manufacturer

December 15th, 2014 11:35 am by Associated Press

The negligence and wrongful death lawsuit, filed in Bridgeport Superior Court, asserts that the Bushmaster AR-15 rifle should not have been made publicly available because it was designed for military use and is unsuited for hunting or home defense.

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