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The Week in Review: Local stories that made headlines

The Week in Review: Local stories that made headlines

July 21st, 2013 6:04 pm by Staff Report

A glance at the week's top local stories on JohnsonCityPress.com:

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Update: No injuries in I-26 two-vehicle crash at Roan Street exit

Update: No injuries in I-26 two-vehicle crash at Roan Street exit - VIDEO

July 21st, 2013 3:05 pm by Staff Report

Johnson City police said there were no serious injuries in a two-vehicle crash on the bridge at the Roan Street Exit eastbound on Interstate 26.

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Drivers disregarding flood barricades committing crime

Drivers disregarding flood barricades committing crime

July 21st, 2013 2:45 pm by Becky Campbell

After recent rains caused flash flooding and large pools on Northeast Tennessee roads, emergency officials issued reminder to 'Turn around, don't drown'

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Washington County Courthouse: 100 years of serving justice

Washington County Courthouse: 100 years of serving justice premium content

July 21st, 2013 2:16 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

Celebration set for Aug. 10-11 in Jonesborough

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I-26 Exit 13 plan delayed; new bridge to be built

I-26 Exit 13 plan delayed; new bridge to be built

July 21st, 2013 7:00 am by Rex Barber

Improvements to Exit 13 on Interstate 26 now include the replacement of the bridge that spans the interstate and new lighting to better illuminate the ramps.

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Parties pleased with future of 108-year-old Sweet Shop building

Parties pleased with future of 108-year-old Sweet Shop building

July 20th, 2013 9:19 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

The Heritage Alliance of Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia will sell the 108-year-old Sweet Shop building in Jonesborough’s downtown historic district to Jeff Gurley, proprietor of The Lollipop Shop and a leader of Jonesborough Merchants Associat

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Life lessons and lemonade: Boy’s stand earns money for Children’s Hospital, teaches children importance of giving

Life lessons and lemonade: Boy’s stand earns money for Children’s Hospital, teaches children importance of giving

July 20th, 2013 9:07 pm by Kayla Carter

Anyone that drove up Hillrise Boulevard on Saturday couldn’t miss the gathering of neighbors, friends, family and children around a bright yellow lemonade stand that has served to raise money for the Niswonger Children’s Hospital two years in a row.

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ETSU paleontologists find remains of giant short-faced bear in Saltville, Va.

ETSU paleontologists find remains of giant short-faced bear in Saltville, Va.

July 20th, 2013 9:00 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

For a group of East Tennessee State University paleontologists, the fossil finds in the Saltville, Va., area continue to be plentiful.

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Local police not part of U.S. license plate database trend

Local police not part of U.S. license plate database trend

July 20th, 2013 8:45 pm by Becky Campbell

While a study released by the American Civil Liberties Union last week revealed a growing number of law enforcement agencies are gathering data from license plates by using automatic reader technology, departments in Upper Northeast Tennessee have chosen

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Froome effectively wins Tour de France

Froome effectively wins Tour de France

July 20th, 2013 5:51 pm by JOHN LEICESTER — AP Sports Writer

Chris Froome has two hands firmly on the Tour de France trophy. All that remains is for the British rider to raise it above his head before cheering crowds in Paris on Sunday.

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