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UT scientists warn of insect damage to local fruit crops

UT scientists warn of insect damage to local fruit crops

June 5th, 2014 10:36 am by Associated Press

The insect targets strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, raspberries, cherries, grapes and other soft, thin-skinned fruit.

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Local News Education
Fall Branch students earn bench, birdhouse through recycling contest

Fall Branch students earn bench, birdhouse through recycling contest

June 5th, 2014 10:23 am by Sue Guinn Legg

Out of 424 schools nationwide that took part in Trex's Bags to Benches contest, Fall Branch School was one of only four in Tennessee to meet the goal of collecting 10,000 recycled bags to win the bench.

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Crime
Update: New photo in JC Walgreens shoplifting case

Update: New photo in JC Walgreens shoplifting case

June 5th, 2014 10:21 am by Contributed

The JCPD wants your help in identifying two people who allegedly shoplifted from an area Walgreens store earlier this month.

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Rock slide brings I-40 traffic through Johnson City on I-26

Rock slide brings I-40 traffic through Johnson City on I-26

June 5th, 2014 10:09 am by Contributed

The N.C. Department of Transportation has closed a portion of Interstate 40 in Haywood County near the Tennessee border.

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Columns Running Around
Tony Casey

Craft beer the perfect tool for the revitalization toolbox

June 5th, 2014 9:45 am by Tony Casey

I like craft beer. I have a lot of friends who also like craft beer.

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Local News Education
Teacher's technical talent leads to mobile iPad lab at area school

Teacher's technical talent leads to mobile iPad lab at area school

June 5th, 2014 9:44 am by Contributed to the Press

Erica Preswood's "cabinet on wheels" is inspiring middle-school students at University High.

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Crime
Johnson City police arrest alleged tool thief after surveillance images released to local media

Johnson City police arrest alleged tool thief after surveillance images released to local media

June 5th, 2014 9:41 am by Staff Report

Clarence Adam Williams was recognized as the man who stole more than $1,900 worth of power tools from a residential construction site on May 3, police said.

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Off the Wall News
Off the Wall News: Teddy bear GPS leads police to thief

Off the Wall News: Teddy bear GPS leads police to thief

June 5th, 2014 9:19 am by Associated Press

Alert: The bear is on the move. Repeat - the bear is on the move.

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Downtown flooding: Johnson City turns to Army Corps of Engineers for possible fix

Downtown flooding: Johnson City turns to Army Corps of Engineers for possible fix

June 5th, 2014 9:15 am by Gary B. Gray

City commissioners will consider an agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers tonight that would result in an evaluation of Brush and King creeks' water flow and be used to produce additional remedies for downtown flooding.

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Columns Adventures
Johnny Molloy

Yes, we really do live in a hiker's nirvana

June 5th, 2014 9:15 am by Johnny Molloy

In this outdoor writer job I travel a lot. And inevitably, after new friends learn I am from Johnson City, Tennessee, they invariably say, "Oh, what a beautiful area", or "That is a pretty part of the country." Know what? They are right.

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