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Protesters cite study that reveals depleted uranium near Jonesborough’s Aerojet Ordnance

Protesters cite study that reveals depleted uranium near Jonesborough’s Aerojet Ordnance

July 16th, 2013 8:55 am by Gary B. Gray

Members of Chicago-based Christian Peacemakers Teams protested outside Jonesborough’s Aerojet Ordnance Tennessee Monday regarding that company's use of depleted uranium and showing tests that indicate soil contamination.

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Two charged with robbing woman

Two charged with robbing woman

July 15th, 2013 10:16 pm by Becky Campbell

Johnson City police arrested two men early Monday on a robbery charge after a woman flagged down an officer for help.

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Mouse’s Ear owner plans to rebuild

Mouse’s Ear owner plans to rebuild

July 15th, 2013 10:14 pm by Kayla Carter

Ralph Browning, owner of the Mouse’s Ear Exotic Sports Bar that burned in January, said he would like to start by taking what is left of the existing structure down and rebuilding it completely.

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Police seek information about nearly two dozen vandalized cars

Police seek information about nearly two dozen vandalized cars

July 15th, 2013 9:59 pm by Staff Report

Nearly two dozen automobiles were vandalized over a three-day period last week in Johnson City, Washington County and Carter County, according to police reports.

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Update: Carter County Commission approves 18-cent increase over last year's tax rate

Update: Carter County Commission approves 18-cent increase over last year's tax rate

July 15th, 2013 2:53 pm by John Thompson

The Carter County Commission has approved an 18-cent increase on the tax rate for the Fiscal Year 2013-2014.

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Buzzworthy: 10 local & regional news stories that will get you talking today

Buzzworthy: 10 local & regional news stories that will get you talking today

July 15th, 2013 8:24 am by Staff Report

In case you missed these posts, here are 10 items worth knowing today on JohnsonCityPress.com.

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Tree Streets neighbors invite all to Music in the Park

Tree Streets neighbors invite all to Music in the Park - VIDEO

July 14th, 2013 9:30 pm by Kayla Carter

Locust Street resident Betty Moore decided Sunday afternoon to take a short stroll with her Basset hound, Belle, to the season’s first Historic Tree Streets Music in the Park concert.

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One ACRE Cafe tax-exempt, on course for opening

One ACRE Cafe tax-exempt, on course for opening

July 14th, 2013 9:07 pm by Sue Guinn Legg

One ACRE Cafe, “A Community Restaurant for Everyone” regardless of their ability to pay, has received its nonprofit status and is moving full steam through the reconstruction of its West Walnut street location.

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The Week in Review: Local stories that made headlines

The Week in Review: Local stories that made headlines

July 14th, 2013 2:28 pm by Staff Report

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

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$21 M in ETSU projects approved by State Building Commission

$21 M in ETSU projects approved by State Building Commission

July 14th, 2013 8:00 am by Rex Barber

Much attention was placed this past week on members of the State Building Commission approving a plan to construct a new football stadium at East Tennessee State University, but that body also approved other university projects totaling around $21 million

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