Johnson City Press Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Police: Trooper hurt in fatal ambush conscious, talking

Police: Trooper hurt in fatal ambush conscious, talking

September 14th, 2014 9:08 pm by Associated Press

The troopers were ambushed around 10:50 p.m. Friday as one of them was leaving the barracks and another was arriving. Cpl. Bryon Dickson of Dunmore was killed.

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Video shows slaying of British aid worker

Video shows slaying of British aid worker

September 13th, 2014 10:26 pm by ZEINA KARAM and SYLVIA HUI, Associated Press

Islamic State extremists released a video showing the beheading of British aid worker David Haines, who was abducted in Syria last year, and British Prime Minister David Cameron late Saturday condemned his slaying as "an act of pure evil."

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Stale breadsticks at Olive Garden: Bad for biz

Stale breadsticks at Olive Garden: Bad for biz

September 12th, 2014 11:48 am by Associated Press

As for Olive Garden's popular breadsticks, Starboard noted that quality seems to have declined and compared them to hot dog buns.

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ISIL battle: Roe wants well-defined plan to authorize force

ISIL battle: Roe wants well-defined plan to authorize force

September 12th, 2014 10:52 am by Hank Hayes, NET News Service

In a nationally-televised speech on Wednesday, President Barack Obama called for airstrikes against terrorist positions in Iraq and Syria.

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In the Navy: Johnson City sailor at work on the Pacific

In the Navy: Johnson City sailor at work on the Pacific

September 12th, 2014 10:48 am by Contributed

Aviation Support Equipment Technician 3rd Class Adam Black, Johnson City, is aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz.

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Sept. 11: Our Facebook fans remember

Sept. 11: Our Facebook fans remember

September 11th, 2014 5:32 pm by Sam Watson

We asked our Facebook fans to tell us: Where were you and what were you doing when you first learned about the 9/11 attacks? Here's a sample.

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7 bullets = 15 years in prison: Judge calls for sentencing overhaul in wake of Tennessee man's case

7 bullets = 15 years in prison: Judge calls for sentencing overhaul in wake of Tennessee man's case

September 11th, 2014 4:45 pm by BRETT BARROUQUERE, Associated Press

A federal appeals court judge on Thursday called for an overhaul of federal sentencing rules after upholding the 15-year prison term of a Tennessee man convicted of possessing seven bullets.

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219 soring violations found at Tennessee horse competition

219 soring violations found at Tennessee horse competition

September 11th, 2014 1:42 pm by Associated Press

Animal advocates say the numbers show that there is still a problem with soring, which occurs when a horse's legs are intentionally injured to make the animal have a higher gait.

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Home rebuild benefit set at Eldridge farm

September 11th, 2014 1:30 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Friends and neighbors of Fannie Mae Gosnell, a 78-year-old Jonesborough woman whose fire-damaged home is beyond repair, will host a musical benefit to help her rebuild Sunday afternoon, Sept. 28, at the John France Road farm of Washington County Mayor Dan

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South Carolina dad accused in 5 kids' deaths was ex-con

South Carolina dad accused in 5 kids' deaths was ex-con

September 11th, 2014 12:08 pm by JOHN O'CONNOR and EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS, Associated Press

Prison documents and a family member say a South Carolina man accused of killing his five children and dumping their bodies in Alabama was an ex-convict who went on a crime spree in 2001 in Illinois.

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