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The Buzz: Stories you should know about today

Staff Reports • Aug 19, 2013 at 5:11 PM

In case you missed these posts, here are eight local items that will get you talking today:

Mountain States names former Louisiana health secretary as president/CEO. Mountain States Health Alliance has named a former Louisiana health secretary as its new CEO. Alan Levine will join the local health care system Jan. 6.

Tree Streets resident charged with shooting up South Roan garage. Johnson City police have charged a Locust Street man with shooting up a South Roan Street business near his residence last week.

ETSU releases parking update as garage opening set for October. East Tennessee State University's new 1,200-space parking garage will not open until mid-October, and with numerous projects on campus as the new school year begins this week, officials have released a status update on parking.

Roe says House will not be rushed on immigration. With Congress on its summer break, U.S. Rep. Phil Roe, R-1st, took time Wednesday to stop by the Press to discuss important issues and talk a little politics. One of the issues was immigration reform.

Joe Castillo shares artistic storytelling abilities at local church. Grace Fellowship Church found itself operating at near capacity Sunday afternoon with a familiar face, artist Joe Castillo, performing for around 600 people.

Sears sales associate charged with embezzlement. Johnson City police arrested a Sears sales associate Saturday and charged him with embezzlement over $500.

Johnson City Country Club holds off Blackthorn. No lead is safe in the City Cup golf tournament, but the Johnson City Country Club’s advantage was just big enough.

Little's league: Local ump gets a taste of the majors. ATLANTA — Will Little says it was just another baseball game, yet when he found himself standing behind third base at Camden Yards, he was admittedly excited.

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