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Organizer says 2014 Plum featured family feel

Organizer says 2014 Plum featured family feel

June 8th, 2014 9:12 pm by Max Hrenda

Although some may regard the Blue Plum Festival as an alcohol-fueled event, certain evidence suggests that more people visited this year's festival for reasons other than drinking.

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Man charged with stealing couch from furniture truck

Man charged with stealing couch from furniture truck

June 8th, 2014 8:24 pm by Staff Report

A Duffield, Va., man was charged Sunday with burglary of a motor vehicle after witnesses say he and another individual were spotted removing a couch from the rear of a furniture store's delivery truck, police said in a news release.

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Bergdahl says he was tortured by Taliban captors

Bergdahl says he was tortured by Taliban captors

June 8th, 2014 5:33 pm by LOLITA C. BALDOR, Associated Press

U.S. Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has told people treating him at an American military medical facility in Germany that he was tortured, beaten and held in a cage by his Taliban captors in Afghanistan after he tried to escape, a senior U.S. official said Sunday.

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Scrum one, scrum all: Blue Plum rugby tournament invites Southeast for biff

Scrum one, scrum all: Blue Plum rugby tournament invites Southeast for biff

June 8th, 2014 4:56 pm by Carter Giegerich, Press Staff Writer

It's similar to football, soccer and a gigantic social club, but there's nothing quite like it. Rugby is a physically demanding, emotionally charged sport that is rapidly gaining popularity in the United States.

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Simpson case at 20: Views in black and white

Simpson case at 20: Views in black and white

June 8th, 2014 4:43 pm by JESSE WASHINGTON, AP National Writer

The O.J. Simpson murder trial exposed many painful truths. None hit harder than the idea that white and black people often look at the same facts and see different realities.

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Update: Names released from fatal motorcycle crash in Butler

Update: Names released from fatal motorcycle crash in Butler

June 8th, 2014 8:10 am by Staff Report

The Tennessee Highway Patrol released details from the crash Sunday morning.

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Blue Plum 2014 Saturday

June 7th, 2014 11:55 pm by Dave Boyd

Blue Plum 14 Saturday Dave Boyd/Johnson City PressBlue Plum 2014 Saturday

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Organizers look forward, kick back during 15th Blue Plum

Organizers look forward, kick back during 15th Blue Plum - VIDEO

June 7th, 2014 10:51 pm by Max Hrenda

While many in attendance at the 15th annual Blue Plum Festival may have had things like fried food, craft beer and live music on the mind, the event's organizers were already thinking ahead to next year's jubilee.

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Locals pour in for first Blue Hop Brewhaha

Locals pour in for first Blue Hop Brewhaha - VIDEO

June 7th, 2014 10:37 pm by Tony Casey

Beer lovers around the Tri-Cities came out to Saturday's fenced-off area at the Blue Plum Festival to sample as many as 20 craft beers from 12 different brewers at the Blue Hop Brewhaha.

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One Cupp free: Judge offers to forego pay in final month

One Cupp free: Judge offers to forego pay in final month

June 7th, 2014 10:24 pm by Becky Campbell

Criminal Court Judge Robert Cupp issued a verbal offer from the bench last week to stay on without pay after his term ends in August.

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