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Blue Plum bike patrols start downtown festival police trend

Blue Plum bike patrols start downtown festival police trend

June 19th, 2013 4:11 am by Kayla Carter

Johnson City police link their use of bike patrols during the 2013 Blue Plum Festival to a decrease in that festival’s crime rate and their use of bike patrols will be increased for all downtown festivals.

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Spirit of Atlanta Drum Corps

June 19th, 2013 12:00 am by Dave Boyd

Spirit of Atlanta Drum Corps

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Elizabethton school board denies principal’s request to cancel transfer

Elizabethton school board denies principal’s request to cancel transfer

June 18th, 2013 10:43 pm by John Thompson

The Elizabethton City School Board voted 3-2 Tuesday night to deny a request by former West Side Elementary Principal Doug Mitchell to appeal his recent non rehire as principal and transfer a teaching position at T.A. Dugger Jr. High School.

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JCMC gets new germ-exterminating robot

JCMC gets new germ-exterminating robot

June 18th, 2013 7:44 pm by Madison Mathews

Germs no longer stand a chance at Johnson City Medical Center thanks to a new robotic system that is being used by the hospital.

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House committee takes up tough immigration bill

House committee takes up tough immigration bill

June 18th, 2013 5:05 pm by DAVID ESPO and ERICA WERNER, Associated Press

Challenged by protesters chanting "shame, shame," House Republicans advanced legislation Tuesday to crack down on immigrants living illegally in the United States as the Senate lurched ahead on a dramatically different approach offering the hope of citize

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Child, 3, found wandering partially clothed in rain in downtown Johnson City

Child, 3, found wandering partially clothed in rain in downtown Johnson City

June 18th, 2013 4:58 pm by Becky Campbell

A 3-year-old Johnson City boy found walking in the rain alone and wearing only a T-shirt Tuesday was returned to his father and there are no charges at this time.

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Update: TBI investigating death of Washington County jail inmate

Update: TBI investigating death of Washington County jail inmate

June 18th, 2013 11:51 am by Becky Campbell

Aaron Michael Bever is the fourth Washington County Detention Center inmate to die while in custody this year.

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Computers4Kids, DCS give laptops to youth in transition

Computers4Kids, DCS give laptops to youth in transition

June 18th, 2013 10:21 am by Becky Campbell

When 18-year-old Tabitha Gentry entered Tennessee’s foster care system last summer, she never imagined she’d be going to college or that someone would hand her a free laptop.

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Updated — Elizabethton Twins bus involved in fatal crash in Florida

Updated — Elizabethton Twins bus involved in fatal crash in Florida

June 18th, 2013 8:59 am by John Thompson

ELIZABETHTON — A charter bus carrying the Elizabethton Twins baseball team from its training facilities in Florida to Elizabethton was involved in a fatal crash early Tuesday morning near Jacksonville.

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The Buzz: Local news worth talking about

The Buzz: Local news worth talking about

June 18th, 2013 8:03 am by Staff Report

In case you missed these items, here are 10 stories worth reading on JohnsonCityPress.com.

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