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The Buzz: Today's top stories on JohnsonCityPress.com

July 11th, 2013 10:10 am by Staff report

The Buzz: Today's top stories on JohnsonCityPress.com

In case you missed it, here are some stories on JohnsonCityPress.com worth reading.

• Court record: 3 shots of liquor, political argument led to Johnson City killing Three shots of vodka and a political disagreement preceded a bedroom altercation that turned deadly between a boyfriend and girlfriend, according to court documents filed that charges the woman with murder.

• New ETSU football stadium could be approved today in Nashville A proposal for a new $18 million East Tennessee State University football stadium will likely be approved Thursday by the State Building Commission, according to Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey.

• Mattress manufacturer relocates to former Giant warehouse in downtown Johnson City Bill Bradley’s mattress company, BedInABox.com, may be moving into a smaller building, but the perks of its new location in downtown Johnson City — including job creation and reducing company costs — is worth the move.

• High water reported in downtown Johnson City as storms passed through area Bands of heavy rain hit the region late Wednesday evening and night, which caused high standing water in parts of Johnson City, including the downtown area.

• Three charged with burglary at St. John's Mill Two adults and a juvenile were arrested Tuesday after the now-closed St. John’s Mill owner caught them stealing equipment and metal, according to a police report and court records.

• Drugs found in cavities of Johnson City woman A Johnson City woman arrested on a driving charge following a traffic stop this week ended up hospitalized for an overdose of cocaine, Xanax and Lortab, then medical staff found other drugs hidden in two of her body cavities.

• Glass on: ETSU professor one of few to receive new Google Glass for testing “OK, Glass, record video,” Dr. Martin Olsen said, and suddenly video of the patient he was staring at was transmitted to a nearby tablet computer for all to see.

• Those were the days: Copy of old Johnson City Press-Chronicle brings back memories A copy of the Johnson City Press-Chronicle circa July 10, 1963, was delivered to the front desk Tuesday. The wrinkled pages, which were passed around the newsroom, caused quite a buzz and revealed first and foremost that life was much simpler in 1963. 

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